AMD lowers expectations
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 12:05

AMD lowers expectations


15 per cent lower

Chipmaker AMD expects first-quarter revenue to be about 15 per cent below the fourth-quarter figure of $1.24 billion.

British mobile phone companies back net-neutrality
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US set to lose Land of the Free title

While the US telcos are frantically bribing, er lobbying, their tame politicians to block net-neutrality, it seems that the UK telcos are going the opposite way.

Putin spies on everyone in Moscow
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 11:27

Putin spies on everyone in Moscow


For their own good of course

Moscow is to experiment with a new system of mobile-phone tracking in 2015 to "aid research into potential modification to the transport infrastructure of the city."

Open Saucy laptop goes on sale
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 11:26

Open Saucy laptop goes on sale


What price security?... well rather a lot

Two Singapore-based engineers have created a laptop made almost entirely from open source hardware.

Pole sticks computer in mouse
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 11:19

Pole sticks computer in mouse


Makes mouse's eyes water

A Polish software and hardware developer has created a prototype computer which is entirely housed within a mouse.

Silverlight hacks soar
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Wednesday, 21 January 2015 11:14

Silverlight hacks soar


Still not as bad as Java and Flash

Silverlight exploits soared in late 2014 but Java and Flash is still the attack vector of choice, according to research from Cisco.

Sir Tim says that UK is the best and worst
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 12:30

Sir Tim says that UK is the best and worst


Open data but snoops like crazy

The inventor of the world wide web Sir Tim Berners-Lee praised the UK government for making its data open but said it was one of the worst in the world for surveillance and spying on its citizens.

Apple might snub Intel for ARM
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 12:25

Apple might snub Intel for ARM


Intel confident it is just a rumour

Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich has shrugged off rumours that the Fruity cargo cult Apple is about to switch to ARM in future Mac releases.

Microsoft can charge your phone with light
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Tuesday, 20 January 2015 12:21

Microsoft can charge your phone with light


Cordless is just so last year

Microsoft Researchers have worked out a way that means you will never have to plug in your phone again.

UK coppers say no evidence of Autonomy fraud
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Tuesday, 20 January 2015 12:16

UK coppers say no evidence of Autonomy fraud


Law not broken in the UK

The British serious fraud office has closed its inquiry into the British firm Autonomy saying that there was no evidence of fraud.