GNU developer abandons action against Geniatech
Published in News

GNU troll back down is a victory for open sauce

Former Linux developer Patrick McHardy dropped his Gnu General Public License version 2 (GPLv2) violation case against Geniatech in a German court this week.

Apple deals with crumbling empire
Published in News
Monday, 12 March 2018 11:56

Apple deals with crumbling empire

... with a keyboard that fights crumbs

Fruity cargo cult Apple, which is having huge problems with coming up with anything new, has developed a keyboard which can see off humanity's greatest enemy – the crumb.

Untouchables arrest Phantom Secure boss
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 12 March 2018 11:45

Untouchables arrest Phantom Secure boss

Flogging security hardened blackberries to crims

The FBI has arrested the owner of Phantom Secure as part of a complex law enforcement operation clamping down on the trade in security hardened blackberries to criminals.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee thinks FCC's Pai poorly advised
Published in News

No-one could be that much of an idiot on their own

The Father of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee has said that he had lunch with the FCC boss Ajit Pai but failed to get him to change his mind on neutrality.

Softbank considering giving ARM some debt
Published in Processors

You aren't a proper company unless you owe someone

Japan’s SoftBank is considering raising around $5 billion of loans though its UK based chipmaker ARM .

Look out Apple, Amazon is going to steal your crown
Published in News

It could not happen to a nicer multinational

Apple is about to lose its crown as the world's most valuable publicly listed company and will be beaten by to the $1 trillion mark.

Toshiba  will have offloaded memory business by June
Published in Memory

Still needs anti-trust approval

Less troubled electronics maker Toshiba expects the sale of its $18 billion memory chip business to be completed by June at the latest, if not by an agreed deadline of the end of March, as it awaits antitrust regulatory approval from China.

Boffins come up with replacement for 200 year-old tech
Published in News

Finally, out-evolved Faraday

Inductors are a mainstay of the technology world, in fact they have been pretty much the same since their 1831 invention by Michael Faraday.

IBM’s homomorphic encryption library goes like the clappers
Published in News

75 times faster

IBM has rewritten its C++ homomorphic encryption library which it says can now go 75 times faster.

Apple’s Full-Page Display disaster fondly remembered
Published in News

Tame Apple Press commemorates Steve Jobs' brilliance

Desperate that its favourite toymaker seems unable to come up with new products, the Tame Apple Press has gone all nostalgic about something Apple did in 1989.