Microsoft develops software for Mac refugees
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No need to cross shark infested waters

Microsoft has finally come up with software which will allow refugees from the autocratic Apple cult escape the clutches of a company that does not really care about them any more.

BroadSoft powers Deutsche Telekom CloudPBX
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Cloudy future together 

Unified communications as a service (UCaaS) outfit Broadsoft has scored a deal running the Deutsche Telekom CloudPBX.

ARM gives cores to AI
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DynamIQ is next evolution


British chip designer ARM is announcing the next evolution of its ARM chip design which it calls DynamIQ which gives AI and ML control of the chip’s cores.

Qualcomm brings 4G to feature phones
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Spicing up the lower end


In a bid to improve its bottom line, Qualcomm has developed 4G modems for lower end smartphones and feature phones.

Intel releases its first Optane PCI-E SSD
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First 3D XPoint SSD reaches 550K IOPS with 10 microsecond latency

Over the weekend, Intel pushed ahead with the release of its first consumer and enterprise SSD based on 3D XPoint technology, with latency rates roughly one hundred times lower than NAND flash alternatives that have dominated the market since 2007.

Wireless charging demand to pick up with next iPhone
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Physical Direct Connection (PDC) technology to improve chassis yield rates

Consumer demand for wireless charging is expected to pick up following the arrival of the next-generation iPhone lineup later this year, according to research from Digitimes and information from smartphone chassis makers.

Carry-on electronics banned from some flights
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Screening procedures in some countries will affect non-stop flights

Starting today, the US government is preparing to ban passengers on certain flights into the US from bringing electronic devices including laptops, iPads, cameras and certain other hand held luggage.

More AMD Radeon 500 series details tip up
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New 14nm LPP process and new Polaris 20 GPUs

It appears that AMD's upcoming Radeon 500 series will indeed be based on current Polaris GPU architecture but will also be moving to a new 14nm LPP manufacturing process and bring new Polaris 12, Polaris 20 and Polaris 21 GPUs.

Star Citizen focuses on Vulkan API
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Ditches support for DirectX

Roberts Space Industry (RSI), the developer behind the Star Citizen game, said that it will drop DirectX 11 support and stop all development on a DirectX 12 version, focusing solely on the Vulkan API.

Apple fanboy dies in the bath
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Darwin award winner a member of a key Apple demographic

A British Apple fanboy is up for a Darwin award for exiting the gene pool trying to charge his iPhone while he was in the bath