Intel octocore chip leaked
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 12:32

Intel octocore chip leaked


Hail Hydra

A slide of an octocore Intel chip benchmark has leaked onto the worldwide wibble. 

Kaspersky sets up in Swiss centre
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 12:08

Kaspersky sets up in Swiss centre


We need to show we are neutral

Security outfit Kaspersky is setting up a datacenter in Switzerland to counter moves in the United States, Britain and Lithuania last year to stop using the company’s products because of Russian government influence in the country.

AMD will patch some CTS Labs flaws
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 11:47

AMD will patch some CTS Labs flaws


It is not another Spectre

Chipmaker AMD us planning to release patches to fix some of the flaws in its microprocessors pointed out by CTS Labs last week.

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scapegoating me
Published in News


Cambridge University academic said he was assured his work was legal

A Cambridge University academic who harvested data on millions of Facebook users said he had been made a scapegoat by the social network and a UK-based political consultancy that is accused of trying to sway public opinion for Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump.

LG releases open-sourced version of webOS
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 11:17

LG releases open-sourced version of webOS

 
Wants it adopted beyond LG tellies

LG just released an open-sourced version of webOS which it hopes will drive further adoption of webOS beyond LG televisions, smart refrigerators, and the never-released smartwatch.

First Atari console in 20 years has a name
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 10:59

First Atari console in 20 years has a name


Atari VCS expected to be seen later this week


The new Ataribox which no one knows much about has been officially named the Atari VCS, which still no one knows much about.

Business users get their paws on Watson
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 March 2018 11:51

Business users get their paws on Watson


To build Mobile AI for the great unwashed

IBM has launched Watson Assistant, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered voice assistant for businesses to package to consumers.

AMD releases real-time ray tracing support for ProRender
Published in Graphics

 
And Radeon GPU Profiler 1.2.

AMD has announced real-time ray tracing support for the company's ProRender rendering engine, and Radeon GPU Profiler 1.2.

BlackBerry must face lawsuit over its Blackberry 10
Published in Mobiles


The case will not go away

A US judge rejected BlackBerry request to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it inflated its stock price and defrauded shareholders by painting a misleadingly positive picture of sales prospects for its BlackBerry 10.

Microsoft steps in to help open source with its licensing
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Gamekeepers helps poachers

Software King of the World Microsoft is joining Red Hat, Facebook, Google and IBM in helping the open source movement how it can sort out its licensing woes.