Apple defends itself against claims that it is responsible for fanboy car crashes
Published in News


Fanboys claim Apple should have protected them

Apple fanboys have taken Jobs’ Mob to court for not doing enough to protect them while driving.

Blackberry shareholders revolt
Published in Mobiles


Chipzilla enters the fight and provides real competition 

Blackberry shares have been plunging from their more than two year high hit in June after lackluster earnings have raised doubts about prospects for a turnaround, particularly as Intel appears to be eating into its markets. 

Oracle gives up on Enterprise Java
Published in News


Opens the open sauce bottle

Oracle wants to give up leading the development of enterprise Java and is looking for an open source foundation to take on the role.

Cut ties with Kaspersky, FBI warns companies
Published in News


An 'unacceptable threat'

The Untouchables are briefing private sector companies on intelligence claiming to show that the Moscow-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab is an unacceptable threat to national security.

Ban killer robots
Published in News


Musk never sleeps

Tesla boss Elon Musk is among a group of 116 founders of robotics and artificial intelligence companies which is calling on the United Nations to ban autonomous weapons.

Rowhammer comes to MLC NAND flash
Published in News


Holy grail for hackers


Two years after Google showed how Rowhammer attacks could flip dynamic random access memory (DRAM) bits to induce those memory cells to change their state, IBM has shown how it can target MLC NAND flash memory.

Leaked slide confirms Coffee Lake specifications
Published in Processors


Coming in quad- and six-core configurations

A leaked slide that was recently spotted revealed full some further details regarding the upcoming Intel 8th generation Core CPU based on 14nm Coffee Lake architecture.

Intel spills the beans on Atom C3000
Published in Processors


Network not Netbook chips


Chipzilla has released a few details on its Atom C3000, and unlike previous flavours of Atom these are being tipped for the network rather than home use.

Lenovo posts surprise loss
Published in Notebooks


Higher costs and parts shortages 

Thinkpad maker Lenovo warned of higher costs and margin pressure due to shortages of components like memory chips, as it posted its first quarterly loss in almost two years.

Hackers penetrate Apple's inner sanctum
Published in News


Security coprocessor has been hacked


A hacker by name of "Xerub" has made a mockery of Apple’s Apple's Secure Enclave Processor (SEP) firmware.