Tech will not replace humans – we are not that stupid
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Billionaire Jacky Ma reassures the world

Technology will never replace human beings, insisted self-made billionaire Jacky Ma, in a keynote speech at Alibaba Cloud's Computing Conference in Hangzhou.

Apple boss says coding more important than English as a second language
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Tim Cook says that if he was a French lad he would learn to code before English

Apple supreme dalek Tim Cook said that it is more important that people know how to code language than learn a second language.

Driverless cars suffer from an energy problem
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Huge brain needs huge power

While driverless cars are supposed to be the next big thing, there is a significant hurdle they have to overcome – power.

Commodore’s end was a train wreck of stupidity
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The craziest tech story ever told

Commodore was at the top of the world in the 1980s and yet the outfit tanked and few people know why. Now an insider in a Youtube interview has spilled the beans.

Samsung’s "Mr Chips" CEO shocks with surprise resignation
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Goodbye Mr Chips

CEO and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun has shocked analysts with a surprise plan to step down from management – just after announcing stonking profits.

Barriers to Chinese chip development will arrive soon
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Countries will try to stop their IP ending up in Chinese hands

Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has said that Chinese chip development might hit a brick wall soon.

Waymo demanded a billion dollars from Uber
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Thursday, 12 October 2017 11:55

Waymo demanded a billion dollars from Uber


That is a nice self-driving car, we would hate to see anything happen to it

Waymo wanted $1 billion in damages and a public apology from Uber to make its trade secret lawsuit go away.

Failed Android killer moves into self-driving cars
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Cyanogen becomes Cyngn

The outfit which claimed to be making an Android killer and failed, is now getting a licence to make self-driving cars.

Amazon delivers a waterproof Kindle
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Thursday, 12 October 2017 11:27

Amazon delivers a waterproof Kindle


You can drop it in the bath, we guess

Amazon has announced a new version of its popular e-reader which now has an IPX8 waterproof rating.

Qualcomm fined $773 million by Taiwan watchdog
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Thursday, 12 October 2017 11:22

Qualcomm fined $773 million by Taiwan watchdog


Company says it disagrees

Qualcomm has been fined a record $773 million by Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission in the latest blow from regulators over the way the US company prices mobile phone chips and patents.