Ellison swings handbag at Amazon and humans
Published in News


Oracle Open World 2017 kicks off

Larry Ellison, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of enterprise-technology giant Oracle, swung his mighty handbag at rivals Amazon and anyone human who tried to steal a job from a computer or robot.

TSMC  founder and chairman, Morris Chang  to retire
Published in Processors


Leaving in June

TSMC said its founder and chairman, Morris Chang, will retire in June – to be fair he is 86.

Microsoft explains why Edge has so few extensions
Published in News


You can’t get the wood to build it these days

A year after Microsoft allowed extensions to appear on its Edge browser, there are only 70 available.

Tame Apple Press discovers that Macs are less secure than PCs
Published in News


But that means that Apple has been lying to us

Reporters at the International Business Times were shocked to discover that their Apple Macs, which they have been insisting were more secure than PCs, are actually a doddle to knock over.

Rambus stops suing and invents something
Published in Memory


First fully functional DDR5 DIMM

Memory outfit Rambus has taken time out of its busy schedule of patent trademark litigation to invent a fully functional DDR5 DIMM (dual in-line memory module) prototype.

Russian spammer fears death if he is extradited
Published in News


The US military will torture him for Putin's secrets

Russian hacker and alleged spam kingpin Peter Levashov, who was arrested in Spain on a US warrant, said that if he is extradited to the US he will be tortured and dead in a year.

Gamers fall for “Robot” girl
Published in News


To be fair they have not got much experience with real women

A fierce row has broken out amongst gamers over whether a woman is a robot or real.

FCC tells Apple to turn on its FM radio function
Published in Mobiles


Stop Apple fanboys from dying

Fruity cargo cult Apple has a problem with allowing users to have a radio function on their iPhones – it wants them to use its expensive Apple Play instead.

Twitter finds more Russian spooks with pro-Trump accounts
Published in News


Twitter finds 200 Russian accounts dedicated to Trump

Twitter says it found some 200 accounts linked to the same Russian groups that bought $100,000 worth of ads on Facebook.

Apple’s face security is so poor a child can break it
Published in Mobiles


Jobs’ Mob warns against children using iPhones

Apple’s face scanning software can be broken by anyone under the age of 13 and the fruity cargo cult has been forced to admit that it does not really work for kids.