Google makes pitiful excuses for underpaying women
Published in News


Handmaiden's tale

Search engine Google has come up with a truly pitiful reason for treating women employees like second class citizens – it can’t search the data.

NAND has security bug
Published in News


SSDs vulnerable to Rowhammer type attacks


NAND flash memory chips running solid-state drives (SSDs), include what could be called "programming vulnerabilities" that can be exploited to alter stored data or shorten the SSD's lifespan.

Apple agrees to help French flight inquiry
Published in Mobiles


Ipad and iPhone might have crashed a plane


Fruity cargo-cult Apple has agreed to help a French inquiry into a plane crash.

AMD will announce something new at Computex
Published in Processors


I have Ryzen


AMD today announced it will hold a press conference and live webcast during Computex 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Qualcomm faces shareholder lawsuit
Published in Processors


Legal department is a bit too busy

Qualcomm's own shareholders have sued the chipmaker for creating too many lawsuits.

SoftBank buys big chunk of Nvidia
Published in News


Could there be an ARM/Nvidia alliance forming?


Japanese tech giant SoftBank Group has acquired a $4 billion stake in Nvidia, making it the chipmaker's fourth largest shareholder.

Nvidia puts AMD inside Battlebox
Published in Processors


It wanted the best


Nvidia is putting AMD under the bonnet of its “GeForce GTX Battlebox” PC – although obviously not its GPU gear.

Kaspersky Lab to feature in Russian spy investigation
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Senate Intelligence Committee broadens Trump investigation


The Senate Intelligence Committee has widened its investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's presidential election, to include security outfit Kaspersky Lab.

Security experts wasting time fixing PCs
Published in News


New survey shows


A new survey of security professionals reveals that 83 percent say that most of their time is wasted fixing the PCs of colleagues in other departments.

AMD tinkers with Ryzen
Published in Processors


Improves virtualisation and DRAM


AMD is about to release a microcode update for its Ryzen processors which boosts virtualisation and allows manual configuration of 26 additional dynamic RAM (DRAM) parameters to let modules be run outside of JEDEC.