New Chrome removes X11 dependence
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Freon graphics stack gets an airing

Chrome OS 41 has been been updated to Google's new "Freon" graphics stack and removes X11 dependencies from Google's world.

Coppers arrest Lizard squad suspect
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Hacker swoop

Coppers across the UK have arrested 56 people on suspicion of computer hacking offences.

SAP lays off more people
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Still not sure what they do

SAP, which makes expensive business software which is so esoteric no one really knows what it does, is cutting some of its expensive staff members.

Intel shows off NUCs and other stuff
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Broadwell based

Intel has been sharing a few details about its new socketed, unlocked, 65W desktop processor based on Intel’s Broadwell architecture--featuring Iris graphic.

Valve develops its own Intel graphics driver for Linux
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It will be open sourced

Valve has developed its own Intel Vulkan GPU graphics driver for Linux that they intend to open-source.

Fraudsters love Apple Pay
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Security, they have heard of it

Apple's over hyped mobile payment system Apple Pay has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using stolen credit-card data.

Cambridge Consultants ready Digital radio
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Does not need analogue

Boffins working for Cambridge Consultants have successfully completed trials of the world’s first fully digital radio transmitter.

Java is installing Adware
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Don't Ask Don't Tell

Rich Trouton, a Mac systems administrator who runs the Der Flounder blog has discovered that a Java installer is installing adware, in the form of the Ask Toolbar.

Huawei will get the next Nexus deal
Published in Mobiles


Google finally turns to Chinese vendor

Google is going to rope in a new supplier for its next Nexus. According Kevin Yang, director of China research at iSuppli, Google is set to tap Huawei to make its next Nexus. 

Skylake headed for second half of year
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Intel confirms

Intel has confirmed that it will release Core M processors this year based on its new Skylake chip design.