Most phishing emails are ransomware
Published in News


Because ID theft is too much like hard work

A new report suggests that about 93 percent of all phishing emails contained encryption ransomware.

Super Gates takes on AI
Published in News


When he is not fighting evil mosquitoes

When he is not battling the evil mosquito, Sir William Gates III is apparently working on AI in his secret lab.

EVGA shows off Geforce GTX 1080 Classified and Hybrid cards
Published in Graphics

On Wednesday, our editor-in-chief got a briefing with EVGA at the company’s showroom in Taipei for Computex 2016, where a few new custom Geforce Pascal products were introduced for the first time. This week, EVGA is now unveiling the Geforce GTX 1080 Classified, the Geforce GTX 1080 Hybrid and the Geforce GTX 1080 SC to show that they are actual products and not just fast-looking designs printed on paper.

AMD Radeon RX 480 CrossFire rendering differently vs GTX 1080
Published in Graphics


May be an optimization issue


On Tuesday, AMD unveiled Radeon RX 480, the first graphics card in its tenth-generation Radeon lineup, based on 14nm FinFET Polaris architecture, and already some critics have claimed that some aspects of the benchmark are not giving an accurate presentation of CrossFireX performance when tested against Nvidia's high-end Geforce GTX 1080.

Microsoft plans to take control of VR without making a headset
Published in Wearables


Windows Holographic devices coming 'in months'


While many had expected Microsoft’s mixed reality devices to be years away, Redmond is telling the world that the first gear should be in the shops in a few months.

Slow Apple iPhone “innovations” get slower
Published in Mobiles


Its escargot has just got up and went

The fruity cargo cult Apple appears to have admitted that its iPhone cash-cow is ready for the meat works and is slowing down its production cycle to once every three years.

Samsung makes postage stamp-sized Flash SSD
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Up to 512GB of NAND flash


Samsung has begun mass producing a new SSD which is smaller than a postage stamp.

Panasonic surrenders LCD screen making to Sharp
Published in Graphics


TVs will use other manufacturers’ materials

Panasonic has given up making LCD panels for televisions because the price competition has become a little too steep.

Atari gets into the Internet of Things
Published in News


There is a pong in the Internet fridge

Legendary games maker Atari is getting into the Internet of Things.

Microsoft sells 1,500 patents to Xiaomi
Published in Mobiles


A long term partnership

Microsoft is flogging off 1,500 of its patents to Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi which will give the Chinese maker a foot in the door into Western markets.