Intel slows i9 release dates
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Tuesday, 13 June 2017 12:35

Intel slows i9 release dates


Staggering like a binge drinker on a pub crawl

Chipzilla appears to be in no hurry to release its Core i9. 

Uber CEO might “take leave” as rows swamp outfit
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Already senior vice president has quit


Techi-Taxi company Uber is going into full melt-down with one senior exec gone, and Chief Executive Travis Kalanick is likely to take a leave of absence.

AI can tell if you are suicidal
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Tuesday, 13 June 2017 11:49

AI can tell if you are suicidal


I think you ought to know that you are feeling very depressed

AI boffins have come up with a machine-learning algorithm that can accurately predict the likelihood that a person will attempt suicide

Google "fake news" filter serves up fake penis pills
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Looks like it needs a bit of work

Search engine Google’s attempts to filter out fake news have cocked-up badly as its health section has fast filled with adverts for pills designed to, er, stiffen your resolve.

Foxconn organises a glorious alliance
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Monday, 12 June 2017 12:06

Foxconn organises a glorious alliance


Apple, Dell, Kingston sign up to help it buy Toshiba's chip unit

Apple, Dell and Kingston have agreed to help Foxconn buy Toshiba Corp's chip unit

EU opens inquiry into Qualcomm's NXP bid
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Under pressure to compromise 


Qualcomm is under pressure from the EU to make concessions on its $38 billion bid for NXP Semiconductors.

Users face collateral damage in Apple’s war with Qualcomm
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Iphones will be slower than anyone else


The Tame Apple Press has just woken up to something we have been saying for ages – the iPhone will have slower download speeds because Apple wants to punish Qualcomm for not doing what it is told.

Weakened and unstable British PM declares war on encryption
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Gotta blame someone


UK PM Theresa May has failed to notice that bringing out too many unpopular policies can make even an unelectable leftie like Jeremy Corban look viable.

Big five tech companies gutted in Black Friday
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Lost $97.5 billion in market value

The big five technology firms - Apple , Google, Microsoft , Facebook and Amazon - lost more than $97.5 billion in market value, sending Wall Street into a bit of a panic.

Qualcomm shuns Samsung
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Monday, 12 June 2017 10:41

Qualcomm shuns Samsung


Uses TSMC’s 7nm


Qualcomm has ended its foundry relationship with Samsung and opted for TSMC to produce its next-generation 7nm semiconductor chips.