Samsung will allow Linux on Note8, Galaxy S8 and S8+
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"Linux on Galaxy" uses same Linux kernel that powers Android

Samsung has announced it will soon become possible to run actual proper Linux on its Note8, Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones.

EU wants sharing to break encryption
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But no back doors

The European Commission has proposed that member states help each other break into encrypted devices by sharing expertise around the bloc.

Never mind the robots, ageism is our biggest fear
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Most tech workers fear kids

Tech workers are less worried about being replaced by robots and AI than they are about being replaced by kids.

Apple slashes iPhone 8 orders
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No one is buying Apple's turkey

Apple shares took a tumble after the outfit slashed orders for its iPhone 8 because of poor sales.

Denuvo anti-tamper tech is pants
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Games are being cracked a day after their launch

The hope that games publishers have placed in Denuvo anti-tamper technology and digital rights management scheme is turning out misplaced with most games being hacked within a day of their release.

Key Apple supplier has not paid promised bonuses
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Furious workers picket

Hundreds of workers blocked the entrance to an Apple iPhone supplier's factory in eastern China to protest against unpaid bonuses and factory reassignments.

TSMC sees growth and new processes
Published in Processors


Reveals cunning plans

TSMC has revised its 2017 forecasts for global foundry to seven percent growth and thinks that the overall IC market will grow 16 percent.

Cryptocurrency demand not faltering
Published in Graphics


GPU makers laugh all the way to bank

Huge values for cryptocurrencies are prolonging related graphics card demand and surprising those who thought it would be a temporary thing.

SAP losing ground
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19 October 2017

SAP losing ground


Profits down – if only there were some good software to help it restructure

The maker of expensive management software, which no-one really knows what it does, SAP has seen its profits take a dip.

Securities watchdog snuffles Toshiba again
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Not sure about this nuclear claim

It seems that Toshiba can’t get a break. Japan’s securities watchdog is investigating its latest earnings statement to see if it properly handled losses incurred by its US nuclear unit.