UAE alliance hacked Qatar
Published in News


Cyber Jihad planted fake news so it could create embargo 


Qatar's government news and social media sites in May was orchestrated by the UAE so they could have a pretext for isolating the country, according to US intelligence officials.

UK adult websites face £250,000 fines
Published in News


Protect the kiddies


UK websites without age-verification software may have to pay an eye-watering fine or be banned altogether.

UK WiFi customers agree to clean sewers
Published in Mobiles


Always read the fine print


WiFi provider Purple slipped a few gags into its user agreement to prove to the world that no-one ever reads them.

Putin’s hackers hit Ireland’s power grid
Published in News


Putin and Trump will just say it is just leprechauns

Kremlin-based hackers targeted Ireland's power grid in another cyberattack on UK's critical infrastructure in exactly the sort of attack which is being dismissed as fake news.

Audi A8 is the first Level 3 autonomous car
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Nvidia - who else?

Audi has unveiled its new flagship A8 2018 car in Barcelona, which features plenty of high-tech additions powered by Nvidia, which also makes it the world's first Level 3 autonomous card that will go into production.

MSI shows its flagship X299 XPower Gaming AC motherboard
Published in Motherboards


Featuring support for five M.2 SSDs

MSI has unveiled its latest flagship motherboard based on Intel's X299 chipset, the X299 XPower Gaming AC, which includes plenty of gaming and high-end features, RGB lighting as well as support for up to five M.2 SSDs.

AMD Ryzen 3 prices leak ahead of launch
Published in Processors


US $129 for Ryzen 3 1300X and US $109 for 1200

According to a Reddit post, upcoming Ryzen 3 SKUs, the Ryzen 3 1300X and the Ryzen 3 1200, will be hitting the market at US $129 and US $109 (exc. VAT), respectively.

Apple supplier bails in supporting cargo-cult
Published in Memory


Jobs’ Mob in shock after someone turns down an offer they could not refuse.


The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple is in shock after one of its suppliers walked away from its custom.

PC is becoming forgotten and abandoned project
Published in News


Xbox man claims


Former Xbox lead engineer Boyd Multerer shocked the Develop conference by this year by warning that the PC is becoming the red-headed step-child of the processor market.

Carmakers lean on China to relax electric car rules
Published in News


Electric cars too advanced for us right now


Global automakers have urged China to delay and soften planned quotas for sales of electric and hybrid cars.