Amazon’s denies Cloud leaves China
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Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:40

Amazon’s denies Cloud leaves China


Web services have not been sold off

Amazon has denied that it has given up on trying to provide its lucrative cloud services in China and has flogged off the operation to its Chinese partner.

Nvidia boss says Koduri defection bad for AMD
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 Not worried about a stronger Intel

Chief executive Jensen Huang was clearly over the moon about Raja Koduri leaving AMD to become Intel’s senior VP of the Core and Visual Computing Group.

EU watchdog snarls about Bitcoin
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Monday, 13 November 2017 12:25

EU watchdog snarls about Bitcoin


You can lose everything


Europe’s top markets regulator has warned investors about the pitfalls of buying newly issued crypto coins, an experimental and unregulated form of online crowd funding particularly used by start-up businesses.

Qualcomm gears up to fight Broadcom
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Monday, 13 November 2017 12:03

Qualcomm gears up to fight Broadcom


Hostile take-over


Qualcomm is drawing up its battle plans to fight off a hostile takeover from Broadcom.

Russians confirm hacking Intel’s ME
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Monday, 13 November 2017 11:42

Russians confirm hacking Intel’s ME


Oh those Russians
 

The Russian outfit which claimed to hack Intel's secretive Management Engine has given some more details as to how it did it.

Biggish Blue expands its “quantum” cloud computing
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Powered by millions of dead or alive cats
 
The ever shrinking Big Blue is expanding what it calls quantum computing as a cloud service.

Alibaba's cloud powered by Qualcomm MDM9206
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Monday, 13 November 2017 10:25

Alibaba's cloud powered by Qualcomm MDM9206


Ported to the LTE IoT modem

Qualcomm and Alibaba have ported Alibaba Cloud Link One to run on the Qualcomm MDM9206 global multi-mode LTE IoT modem.

Dice Foundation rolls up with a new Bitcoin tech
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Because we all need another one

The DICE Foundation, the London, United Kingdom-based non-profit global digital currency company, is seeking funding to develop a new form of digital currency which does not use blockchain.

Iphone X cost $370 to make
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Friday, 10 November 2017 12:45

Iphone X cost $370 to make


Boldly going where no mark-up has gone before

While the Tame Apple Press is trying to convince you that the iPhone X is packed full of new technology, it appears that it only cost Jobs’ Mob $100 extra to make.

Forrester forecasts cloud for 2018
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Friday, 10 November 2017 12:33

Forrester forecasts cloud for 2018


So the same as 2017 then

Number crunchers at Forrester have been shuffling their tarot cards and reached the conclusion that the cloud will be even bigger in 2018.