US falling behind in supercomputer stakes
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Scientists fear America not really that great any more


Advanced computing experts at the National Security Agency and the Department of Energy are worried that that China is "extremely likely" to take the leadership in supercomputing as early as 2020.

Yahoo arrests show the hand of Putin
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Russians apparently thought people still used Yahoo mail

Indictments in the United States of four people in a 2014 cyber attack on Yahoo reveal a symbiotic relationship between Tsar Vladimir’s Putin’s security services and private Russian hackers.

European server sales slump
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IDC figures


Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that European server sales have slid by 12.9 percent.

Samsung ramping up to 7nm next year
Published in Processors


Will be ready for volume production


Despite having its CEO behind bars, Samsung will be ready for volume production of its 7nm process node in 2018.

Russians say Apple guilty of price-fixing
Published in Mobiles


And run by homosexuals


The Russian government has found the fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple guilty of running a price fixing racket.

Nintendo Switch ships with six month old bugs
Published in Games


It is almost as if they are not really trying


Nintendo’s new Switch console is shipping with software flaws which are more than six months old.

Samsung gives up on screen finger print scanner
Published in Mobiles


Galaxy 8 is unlikely to have it


Samsung Electronics' upcoming Galaxy S8 is unlikely to feature on-screen fingerprint scanning because its touch sensor partner Synaptics ran out of time for developing the related technology.

New Chrome throttles tabs
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Saving processing power


Starting with Chrome 57, Google has started limiting the amount of resources background tabs can use.

Kickstarter campaign to give the iPhone a proper operating system
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Turns it into real phone

Someone has hit on a novel idea to help users of Apple’s iPhone who actually want to use it as a phone.

AMD denies Ryzen Windows 10 problems
Published in Processors


No need for a patch


AMD has denied that Windows 10's thread scheduler is responsible for lower than expected highly-threaded performance scores on its latest Ryzen processor family.