Google acussed of "extreme sexual discrimination"
Published in News


Does evil to its own staff


The US Department of Labour says that Google has systemically failed to pay women as well as men.

Hacker who never hacked anyone is arrested
Published in News


FBI settles for face saving arrest


What do you do if hackers lift a software tool without paying for it and use it to bring down the internet?

OS/2 Warp version finally found
Published in News
Monday, 10 April 2017 11:48

OS/2 Warp version finally found


Only 25 years too late from when Microsoft and IBM still loved each other


A version of OS/2 2.0 which went missing for 25 years has finally turned up.

Google offers Android cross licencing
Published in News
Monday, 10 April 2017 11:34

Google offers Android cross licencing


No-one knows why and evil plan expected 

Google is offering up PAX a royalty-free, community-patent cross-license for its Android product, but no one is really sure why.

Spray on memory invented by university students
Published in Memory


Smells like Teen Spirit


Researchers at Duke University have developed "spray-on" digital memory using only an aerosol jet printer and nanoparticle inks.

Canonical Founder wades into open sauce purists
Published in News


Disgusted by the hate


Canonical Founder Mark Shuttleworth says that he has become disgusted with the level of hate in the free software community.

Nvidia releases Mac drivers for the Titan Xp
Published in Graphics


But Apple has not flogged a machine that can run one


In somewhat strange news, Nvidia is saying that it is releasing macOS drivers for its Pascal architecture GPUs.

Macs are an attack magnet
Published in News
Friday, 07 April 2017 13:37

Macs are an attack magnet


460,000 malware samples uncovered


The myth that Macs were somehow more secure than other operating systems too another battering today in the latest Threat Report by McAfee Labs.

MediaTek in trouble
Published in Processors
Friday, 07 April 2017 13:17

MediaTek in trouble


MediaTek expects a poor first quarter

MediaTek thinks that its smartphone chip shipments will fall below 100 million units in the first quarter of 2017 and rebound only slightly to 110-120 million in the second quarter.

Alexa is too sexy for most
Published in News
Friday, 07 April 2017 12:37

Alexa is too sexy for most


Sad story of the day


A quarter of people have such lonely and miserable lives they want to have sex with their Amazon assistant.