UK government uses AI to block jihadist content
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Rudd claims she can block Isis from the Internet

The UK government has unveiled a tool it says can accurately detect jihadist content and block it from being viewed and is thinking of forcing companies to use it.

Qualcomm spills the benchmark beans on Snapdragon 845
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Using technological terms, it goes like the clappers

Qualcomm is lifting the veil today on the new Snapdragon 845 Mobile chip's benchmark performance profile, and it is looking rather good.

Consumers waking up to security issues
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Rank security over convenience for the first time

A new study by IBM Security found that consumers are now ranking security over convenience for the first time.

Skype bug can't be fixed without a major rewrite
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Gives an attacker system level privileges

Skype has a significant security flaw that Microsoft can't fix without a major code rewrite.

IBM sues over diversity head-hunt
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Resigned to compete claim

Biggish Blue has sued its former executive Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, who was named Microsoft new chief diversity officer over the weekend, alleging violation of a one-year non-competitive agreement.

AMD Ryzen with Radeon Vega APUs now available
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Review roundup: Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G

AMD's new desktop APUs are now finally available on retail/e-tail shelves and there are plenty of reviews around as well, showing what you get when you pair up four cores based on Zen CPU architecture with Radeon Vega-based IGP with 11 or 8 CUs.

EVGA launches new G1+ power supply units
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Improved G1 lineup with 10 year warranty

EVGA has launched its newest G1+ line of power supply units (PSUs) which bring plenty of improvements compared to the earlier available G1 lineup, including shorter size, better efficiency, and a quieter operation, all wrapped up in a fully-modular design with 80 PLUS Gold certification and a 10-year warranty.

Apple wants the police to protect it from the French
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Arrest those who insist we pay tax

Apple has asked the French courts to protect it from those who insist that the company pay its tax bill.

Galaxy S9 keeps the headphone jack
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It looks like the not everyone copies Apple

Smartphone leaker Evan Blass has leaked a couple of press images of the Galaxy S9, giving us the first indication that it will still have a headphone jack.

Broadcom meeting Qualcomm on Wednesday
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Apple keeps its fingers crossed

Qualcomm and Broadcom plan to meet on Wednesday to talk about the latter’s $121 billion acquisition offer, the first time the semiconductor companies will discuss the potential deal, people familiar with the matter said.