Russian hackers focused on 21 electorates
Published in News


But failed to do much good 

Homeland Security says that it has found evidence that Russian hackers targeted 21 US state election systems in the 2016 presidential race –  a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were manipulated.

Imagination up for sale
Published in News


The price of being dependent on Apple 

Imagination Technologies, the British firm that lost 70 percent of its value after being ditched by its biggest customer Apple, put itself up for sale.

Former Apple man finds life tough outside the reality distortion field
Published in News


Chris Lattner quits Autopilot


Tesla has announced that Chris Lattner, its vice president of Autopilot software, has left the company after only about six months.

Microsoft admits Windows 10 disables rivals' AV
Published in News


Temporarily


Software king of the world, Microsoft, has admitted that it does temporarily disable anti-virus software on Windows PCs.

Jen-Hsun Hu is most beloved tech boss
Published in News


Nvidia staff throw flowers before him

A list of the most favourite bosses in tech has turned up Jen-Hsun Huang, chief executive of Nvidia as the most beloved.

Lenovo goes crazy with flexible screen notebook concept
Published in Notebooks


Not coming anytime soon

At its Lenovo Transform event in New York City, Lenovo unveiled a rather crazy concept of a notebook that features a flexible screen and uses a unique hingeless design.

AMD expands Ryzen DDR4 memory compatibility list
Published in Memory


Ranging from DDR4-2133 to DDR4-3200

AMD has continued to work on updates for its Ryzen CPUs and AM4 motherboards and has posted an extended and updated compatibility of DDR4 memory modules and kits.

Futuremark and UL unveil Testdriver automation software
Published in News


Software for hardware reviewers and manufacturers

Futuremark unveiled yet another piece of software, Testdriver, which is benchmark automation software aimed at IT administrators, hardware manufacturers, reviewers, and others alike that test hardware on a daily basis.

Wearables are a big thing in Africa and Middle East
Published in Wearables


Not really sure why


While most of the world is treating wearables as a bit of a snooze, there is a significant market for the trinkets in Africa and the Middle East, according to beancounters at IDC.

Apple's success was because Jobs had problems
Published in Mobiles


He hated being outsmugged by Microsoft so he stole its tablet 

The messiah of the fruity cargo-cult, Steve Jobs, apparently was only interested in hacking off a single Microsoft executive when he stole the idea for the tablet and the smartphone.