Lawyers claim Apple chose esthetics over safety
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A load of bollards in Massachusetts car crash

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been sued over the crash at the Apple Store in Hingham, Massachusetts, because it failed to prevent it happening.

TSMC will make 4nm chips in Arizona
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Will be opened in 2024

TSMC has promised it will make 4nm chips at its semiconductor fab in Arizona, when it opens in 2024.

Germans ban Office 345 from schools
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Fears that it breaks GDPR

The German government has banned the use of Microsoft Office 345 over concerns that it might shuffle data to America where it might be used by US spooks.

Musk claims Neuralink is only a few months away  
Published in Mobiles

Only killed 15 out of 23 test subjects

Supreme Twit Elon [look at me] Musk claims that his brain-control interfaces (BCI) startup, Neuralink is only a few months away from installing the chip into humans.

Loot boxes mess up kids
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30 November 2022

Loot boxes mess up kids

Financial and emotional harm

A three-year study into the impact of video game loot boxes on young people has discovered that they cause "financial and emotional harm" to teenagers and children.

Google explains how it is going to fact-check things
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Including on YouTube where it invented flat earth theory

Google has explained how its fact-checking initiatives will work soon in its bid to stop fake news and science. This will apply to YouTube which boffins have previously claimed was responsible for the return to popularity of flat earth theory.

Acer releases firmware update
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Security vulnerability turns off UEFI Secure Boot

Acer has released a firmware update to address a security vulnerability that could be weaponised to turn off UEFI Secure Boot.

Musk blames Apple as Twitter coders fall short
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Easier than blaming himself

Supreme Twit, Elon [Look at me] Musk is blaming Apple for delays to his revamped Norwegian Blue subscription.

Samsung creates a new GDDR6 memory
Published in PC Hardware

FOWL play expected

Samsung has introduced a new GDDR6 memory that doubles the DRAM package's capacity and increases interface width to double its peak bandwidth.

ASUS says that DLVR was fused off in Raptor Lake
Published in PC Hardware

But it still appears in the BIOS

Intel's DLVR (Digital Linear Voltage Regulator) technology is disabled on current generation Raptor Lake processors, according to ASUS.