United Arab Emirates planned to target Intercept magazine
Published in News


Foreigners hire American hacker teams to take down Americans.

US hackers at a controversial cybersecurity firm working for the United Arab Emirates government looked at hacking a US tech magazine for their Arab overlords.

Huawei scraps Matebook X Pro
Published in News
Thursday, 13 June 2019 12:33

Huawei scraps Matebook X Pro


Thanks to trade ban

Chinese tech giant Huawei has scrapped the launch of a new laptop as a result of being effectively barred from doing business with American suppliers.

Apple is using a custom connector for the SSD in the new Mac Pro
Published in PC Hardware


So you can’t upgrade on the cheap

Fruity cargo cult Apple is famous for its expensive SSD upgrades which make expensive machines ridiculously more expensive, but now it appears that the outfit has taken an extra step to force customers to pay its upgrade bill.

Foxconn will rescue Apple from trade war
Published in News
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 12:03

Foxconn will rescue Apple from trade war


We will just make iPhones outside China

Foxconn said that it will rescue its chum Apple from Trump’s out-of-control trade war.

Radiohead releases hours of hacked MiniDiscs
Published in News


Calling the karma police on extortionist hacker

Popular beat combo Radiohead has released hours of recordings from its 1997 OK Computer sessions to raise money for climate activists.

Artists test Instagram with Mark Zuckerberg deep fake
Published in AI


Toneless, wooden, robotic – just like the real thing

A fake video of Mark Zuckerberg giving a sinister speech about the power of Facebook has been posted to Instagram to test if the company is serious about not removing this type of video.

Sun sets on VW’s Aurora deal.
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 11:43

Sun sets on VW’s Aurora deal.


It is off to make autonomous platforms for Fiat Chrysler

Adolph Hitler’s favourite car company, Volkswagen, has ended its partnership with self-driving car software outfit Aurora.

LG might not have 5G
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 10:58

LG might not have 5G


Row with Qualcomm

LG Electronics’ new 5G smartphone looked dodgy after the firm could not sort out a deal with Qualcomm to renew a chip license deal that is due to expire this month.

Mozilla kills Red Panda with fire
Published in News
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 10:47

Mozilla kills Red Panda with fire


Flaming idiots cost too much in fruit

Big Cheeses at the Mozzarella Foundation have decided to kill off their famous fox as the ruler of its logo family.

Kelly jailed for four years
Published in News
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 12:43

Kelly jailed for four years


11 hacking related offences

Daniel Kelley, the"cruel and calculating"  teen behind the cybercrime screen, has been sentenced to four years in a young offenders institution after pleading guilty to 11 hacking-related offences.