Pirate Bay stole my CPU power
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If you can’t trust pirates who can you trust?

The Pirate Bay site has been caught out sucking the processing power of users computers.

Equifax’s chief security officer quits
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Music major faces the music

It looks like the news that Equifax’s Chief Security Officer was a music major with no education related to technology or security was one story too many for the blighted company – Chief Security Officer Susan Mauldin has quit the company along with Chief Information Officer David Webb.

Fingerprint outfit warns as Apple doesn't touch the tech
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Hands off Fingerprent Cards

Smartphone component maker Fingerprint Cards  has warned revenue would be far below market estimates in the third quarter  and the Tame Apple Press claims it is because Apple has abandoned the technology, sending its shares tumbling 22 percent.

Nokia grows on the back of LG ruling
Published in Mobiles


Will get a one off payment


Nokia will start to book additional revenue from the current quarter after a ruling by an arbitration court on payments from South Korea’s LG Electronics (066570.KS) for using its smartphone patents.

Microsoft will be the next key driver of Linux
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Docker founder’s claim


A Docker and Google Cloud expert has packed her bags and headed to Microsoft claiming that Vole is going to be the next key Linux driver.

Linux Foundation President uses Apple OS
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While claiming that this year was the year of the Linux desktop

Jim Zemlin, President of the Linux Foundation, appears to have hit levels of fail unprecedented in the open saucy world.

Microsoft has nothing to report on ARM64  plans
Published in Processors


Executive shrugs

Software king of the world, Microsoft, clearly has no clue about the ARM64 support coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update SDK.

Ryzen 5 APU Mandolin is detailed
Published in Processors


Time will tell if it is a Nicholas Cage or the novel 

Details of a new Ryzen 5 APU, with onboard Radeon Vega Graphics, has been spotted on Geekbench, giving both a hint of its performance, and specifications.

Gigabyte motherboard  shipments fall
Published in Motherboards


Desktop market drying up

Gigabyte  is expected to see its motherboard shipments fall under 13 million units in 2017 from 16-17 million units in 2016, and could struggle to maintain the 10 million level in 2018, due largely to the dwindling desktop PC and DIY markets, particularly in China that commands almost half of the global market demand.

Advertisers fume as Apple blocks cookies
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No cookies on this Safari 

The biggest advertising organisations say Apple will "sabotage" the current economic model of the internet with plans to integrate cookie blocking technology into the new version of Safari.