Microsoft plans to bring x86 emulation to ARM
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It will be in Windows 10 in 2017

Microsoft will be rolling out x86 emulation for ARM processors in the Redstone 3 upgrade of Windows 10 late next year.

Apple closes wireless router division
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Now more past its sell by date than Steve Jobs 

The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple appears to be seeking to be the world leader in vapourware by promising shedloads of products which never turn up.

Obama claims he can’t pardon Snowden
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He has not been charged with anything

The campaign to have President Barack Obama pardon NSA leaker Edward Snowden has run aground.

HTC denies flogging off its smartphone business
Published in Mobiles


Things are not that bad yet

Troubled maker of smartphones HTC has denied rumours that it could be about to flog off its smartphone business.

Nvidia shows off “most efficient” super computer
Published in Graphics


DGX SaturnV with its Tesla P100s


The GPU maker named after a Roman vengeance daemon, Nvidia, has been patting itself on the back over the DGX SaturnV, which it says is the most energy efficient supercomputer of all time.

Intel 9th generation Core processors slides leaked
Published in Processors


Coffee Lake might bring six cores to mainstream


Chinese tech site BenchLife.info has got its paws on some slides which show details of Intel's 9th generation Core processors.

Developers abandon Apple MacBook Pro for Windows
Published in Notebooks


Jobs’ Mob really has scored an own goal


Developers are being forced away from Apple’s Macbook Pro line and onto proper Windows based computers for the first time because someone in Apple’s design department forgot that they needed the escape and function keys.

RAM pioneer logs off
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21 November 2016

RAM pioneer logs off


Jay Forrester was a pioneer of digital computing


The modern computing world lost another one of its key pioneers with the death of Jay Forrester who was the founder of the field of system dynamics, and a pioneer of digital computing. He was 98.

Most people don’t protect electronic gadgets
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Intel survey reveals 42 percent of consumers take proper security measures


Intel Security announced its second annual McAfee Most Hackable Holiday Gifts list which identifies the riskiest products on the market this Christmas.

Apple crippled Qualcomm modem to make it work like Intel’s
Published in Mobiles


Can’t have some working better than others


Apple has solved the performance gap between the Intel and Qualcomm modems on the iPhone 7 by disabling some of the Qualcomm X12 modem features so that it performs similarly to the Intel version.