Google spends a billion dollars on new submarine cables
Published in Network

Godzilla gets faster internet and more cat videos

Google has unveiled plans to invest $1 billion in two new submarine cables, Proa and Taihei, forging fresh digital pathways between the US and Japan.

UK Tories mull banning phone sales to kids
Published in Mobiles

Hope to capture the yoof vote

The UK Tory government, brimming with confidence in its prospects for the next election, has taken a bold step by proposing a ban on the sales of mobile phones to kids.

Apple warns users wordwide its iPhones are insecure
Published in News

Could be subject to "mercenary spyware" attacks

Fruity cargo cult Apple sent threat notifications to iPhone users in 92 countries, warning that they may be in the crosshairs of “mercenary spyware attacks.”

Apple tries to breath life into sluggish sales
Published in News

Claims it is going to overhaul its entire Mac line

Realising it is about to have its clock cleaned by Microsoft and Qualcomm, the fruity cargo cult Apple has been leaking to its chums in the Tame Apple Press that it is about to release an entire Mac line with a new family of in-house processors designed to highlight AI.

US chip renaissance faces a skills problem
Published in News

Labour shortage 

The US is in a pickle if it hopes to spark a chip-building renaissance without the aid of inexpensive Chinese labour. A fresh report in the Wall Street Journal cautions that the US lacks the manpower to staff its heavily subsidised fabs.

Unpatchable flaw in tech giants' hardware
Published in PC Hardware

Been there for years

Intel and Lenovo, among others, have been flogging hardware with an unfixable security flaw for years. Due to a supply chain oversight involving an open-source software package and hardware from various manufacturers.

Amazon's cloudy patent payout pandemonium
Published in News

Cloud produces heavy rain for Amazon

 Amazon's cloud-computing juggernaut, AWS, has been fined $525 million (€493.5 million) by a jury for nicking Kove's data-storage secrets.

Apple in the fight for its life against Qualcomm and Windows
Published in News

Even the Tame Apple Press admits Qualcomm’s chipset is better

The Tame Apple Press is starting to admit that Apple is in grave trouble with the arrival of Qualcomm’s latest chipset for Microsoft and its partners.

AMD's Zen 4 Ryzen 5 7600X chip drops to stunningly low prices
Published in Gaming

Time to build a budget gaming PC

The price of AMD's Ryzen 5 7600X, a six-core marvel, has plummeted to an incredibly affordable €179. That's a staggering 40 per cent discount from its initial price of €299, making it a thrilling opportunity for budget-conscious gamers.

Blackberry and AMD join forces to forge robotic revolution
Published in News

Wall Street agrees

BlackBerry and AMD are fusing their expertise which they say will to revolutionise the world of robotics.