Huawei's building a mega chip R&D Centre
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Shanghai to be the new Silicon Valley

Tech titan Huawei is trying to outsmart Uncle Sam's tech crackdown with a whopping new semiconductor R&D centre in Shanghai. They're talking a big game with plans to whip up their lithography machines, the secret sauce for top-tier chips.

Spectre's spooky sequel haunts Linux
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Intel’s Ghost in the Machine returns

Tech boffins are quaking in their boots as the ghost of Spectre returns to haunt Linux systems.

PHP on life support
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15 April 2024

PHP on life support

Plummets to all-time low in popularity

PHP has nosedived to its lowest-ever rank on the TIOBE index—coming in at a dismal #17.

Qualcomm joins Canonical's elite circle
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Tech Titans Team Up

Qualcomm is set to join Canonical's "silicon partners," a coveted club that boasts big names like Intel, Nvidia, AMD, and Arm.

Axios' big boss claims AI is going to sort sheep from goats in media
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Eviscerate the weak, the ordinary, the unprepared

Axios head honcho Jim VandeHei has warned that artificial intelligence will "eviscerate the weak, the ordinary, the unprepared in media."

Google spends a billion dollars on new submarine cables
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.