Nvidia releases Vulkan GeForce beta
Published in Graphics
Friday, 30 June 2017 12:46

Nvidia releases Vulkan GeForce beta


Updates VulkanRT

Nvidia has released its 382.68 beta Vulkan GeForce graphics driver.

Qualcomm starts HMD accelerator programme
Published in Wearables


Kickstarting VR 

Chipmaker Qualcomm has started an HMD accelerator programme to help VR device manufacturers develop premium standalone VR HMDs.

Microsoft working on tiny AI
Published in News
Friday, 30 June 2017 12:11

Microsoft working on tiny AI


Very small brains


Software King of the World, parts of the moon, and the rings of Uranus, is working on how to make very small AI brains.

Raspberry Pi wins English engineering award
Published in News


To be fair there was not much competition

The Raspberry Pi has been given the UK’s most prestigious engineering award.

CIA has a tool to hack Linux
Published in News
Friday, 30 June 2017 11:49

CIA has a tool to hack Linux


Just in case you thought you were any safer

US spooks apparently have a tool which is rather good at breaking into those who use Linux based machines.

Windows 10 now supports inter-dimensional travel
Published in News

 

Time lord friendly 

Windows 10's Fast Ring has an Easter Egg buried in the latest Windows 10 Insider build – the operating system opens a portal to another dimension.

New carrier does not “quite” run Windows XP
Published in News


It does at the moment, but not for much longer.

The Royal Navy has been a little disappointed that its high-tech aircraft carrier’s launch has been overshadowed by the fact that hacks noticed it was still running Windows XP.

London police force addicted to XP
Published in News
Thursday, 29 June 2017 12:46

London police force addicted to XP


Harder to kick than crack

Concerns are starting to be raised about the fact that London’s Metropolitan Police is still on Window XP.

US senators call for Kaspersky ban
Published in News
Thursday, 29 June 2017 12:31

US senators call for Kaspersky ban

 

Reds under the beds

US senators have called for a ban on Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab's products from use by the military.

Microsoft releases second Win10 cumulative update in a month
Published in News


Reboot again, like you did earlier in the month


For the second time this month, the software king of the world, and parts of the moon, Microsoft, has delivered a cumulative update for Windows 10.