Intel Core X in short supply
Published in Processors
Monday, 17 July 2017 12:50

Intel Core X in short supply


Demand outstripping supply


Chipzilla seems to have made a mistake over the demand for its eight- and 10-core Core X processors for the high-end desktop market.

Putin’s hackers hit Ireland’s power grid
Published in News


Putin and Trump will just say it is just leprechauns

Kremlin-based hackers targeted Ireland's power grid in another cyberattack on UK's critical infrastructure in exactly the sort of attack which is being dismissed as fake news.

UK adult websites face £250,000 fines
Published in News
Monday, 17 July 2017 06:00

UK adult websites face £250,000 fines


Protect the kiddies


UK websites without age-verification software may have to pay an eye-watering fine or be banned altogether.

UK WiFi customers agree to clean sewers
Published in Mobiles


Always read the fine print


WiFi provider Purple slipped a few gags into its user agreement to prove to the world that no-one ever reads them.

Aussie PM says Laws of Mathematics unimportant
Published in News


The laws made up by Aussie politicians decide reality


Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said the laws of mathematics come second to the law of the land in a row over privacy and encryption.

UAE alliance hacked Qatar
Published in News
Monday, 17 July 2017 11:00

UAE alliance hacked Qatar


Cyber Jihad planted fake news so it could create embargo 


Qatar's government news and social media sites in May was orchestrated by the UAE so they could have a pretext for isolating the country, according to US intelligence officials.

Apple supplier bails in supporting cargo-cult
Published in Memory


Jobs’ Mob in shock after someone turns down an offer they could not refuse.


The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple is in shock after one of its suppliers walked away from its custom.

PC is becoming forgotten and abandoned project
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Xbox man claims


Former Xbox lead engineer Boyd Multerer shocked the Develop conference by this year by warning that the PC is becoming the red-headed step-child of the processor market.

Huawei building GPU/CPU
Published in Processors
Friday, 14 July 2017 06:00

Huawei building GPU/CPU


With AI on the side


Chinese phone maker Huawei is about to launch its own APU which will combine a CPU, GPU and AI.

Carmakers lean on China to relax electric car rules
Published in News


Electric cars too advanced for us right now


Global automakers have urged China to delay and soften planned quotas for sales of electric and hybrid cars.