Humans likely to revolt over robot job loses
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Revolution cries Virgin


A senior director for Virgin Australia has warned business leaders that humans might revolt over moves to replace their jobs with robots.

Apple’s killing of the headphone jack not to be repeated
Published in Mobiles


Industry thinks it is funny

Wandering around the Mobile World Congress 2017 one thing is really clear – the industry is not rushing to copy Apple’s move to kill off the headphone jack.

Boffins store a short French railway movie on DNA
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Gotta keep the RNA amused

A team of boffins took time out from their busy schedule of sewing human ears onto mice to store a 1895 French film, "Arrival of a train at La Ciotat" onto a piece of DNA.

Snowden calls for AMD to open source
Published in Processors


Open sourced Ryzen would kick Intel into a coma

Whistle blowing spook Edward Snowden says that AMD could kick Intel to death if it open sources its PSP and firmware.

94-year-old extends battery life three-fold
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Like a Li-on in Zion


A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, and co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has developed solid-state battery cells that could last three times longer.

AMD Ryzen CPU reviews are in
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Review roundup: Has it rysen to the occasion?

AMD has officially lifted the NDA veil from its new Zen-based Ryzen CPUs and the first reviews have started to trickle in, giving us a clearer picture regarding real world performance.

AMD RX 500 series rebrands coming in April
Published in Graphics


RX Vega won't be here before late May

According to the newest report, AMD's upcoming RX 500 series will be completely made of RX 400 series rebrands, based on Polaris 10 and Polaris 11, as well as possible new Polaris 12 GPU, while Radeon RX Vega won't launch before late May.

Nvidia gives green light to faster cards
Published in Graphics


GTX 1080 and GTX 1060 with faster memory

During its GDC 2017 event held yesterday, Nvidia announced that its AIC partners will be able to use new memory chips on GTX 1080 and GTX 1060 graphics cards, allowing them to give a slight performance boost.

Simultaneous Multi-Threading vital for Zen
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AMD CEO Lisa Su said it was complicated


AMD CEO Lisa Su has been spilling the beans about the complex problems that AMD had getting Zen into the shops.

Alexander Graham Bell was American, insists Trump
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Because he is smart


Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump is insisting that Alexander Graham Bell was American as part of his “making America great again” campaign.