Expensive phone-maker for the rich and stupid runs out of cash
Published in Mobiles


No not that one, the other one


A British-based luxury phone maker which made its name flogging $50,000 smartphones decked out in alligator leather and titanium and fitted with sapphire screens, has run out of cash.

Death of Moore's Law could be cool
Published in News


HP Labs thinks it is the best thing to happen in computing


While Moore's Law is slowly winding up, Hewlett-Packard Labs is not exactly mourning.

France surrenders to Microsoft
Published in News


Drops data collecting case


France's National Data Protection Commission has dropped its claim that Windows 10 was collecting "excessive personal data" about users.

Boom booms in sensor market
Published in News


Autonomous vehicles creating spin-offs


Rising interest in autonomous vehicles creates vast growth opportunities for sensor developers, according to beancounters adding up numbers for Frost & Sullivan's TechVision team.

Nvidia releases Vulkan GeForce beta
Published in Graphics


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


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


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.