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Trade wars, not security, is Huawei's Achilles' heel
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Exclusion threatens UK gigabit plans

The UK government is soon to announce a re-assessment of its decision to limit Huawei's presence here.

Phew. Philips Hue is a bridge too far
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Monday, 29 June 2020 23:24

Phew. Philips Hue is a bridge too far


Opinion:
 Hue. And cry

Tech readers up on stuff will know that earlier this month Philips discontinued support for its first Hue bridge - V1, so its app no longer works. Or anything. It means you have to spend quite a lot more.

Huawei rolls out its P40 smartphones
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 26 March 2020 17:10

Huawei rolls out its P40 smartphones


One model has five cameras

Richard Yu, CEO of the Huawei consumer group, introduced the Huawei P40 series in a virtual conference held on YouTube.The smartphones are the P40, the P40 Pro, and the P40 Pro+.

BBC has no idea about its own computer systems
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And it doesn't want us to know, either

A Fudzilla Freedom of Information( FOI) request to the BBC about how many computers it has and which operating systems it uses has drawn a complete blank.

Mobile World Congress 2020 cancelled
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Wednesday, 12 February 2020 21:09

Mobile World Congress 2020 cancelled


Massive withdrawals cause big pull out

Uncommon cold kills conference.

Ericsson pulls out of MWC
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Friday, 07 February 2020 15:16

Ericsson pulls out of MWC


Cites virus health concerns

Fear of viral infection by the corona virus means that Swedish vendor Ericsson won't be attending the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona next month.

AI will tell you who to snog, marry, avoid
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Friday, 31 January 2020 11:23

AI will tell you who to snog, marry, avoid


Romance disappears into servers

In five years from now you can abandon dating sites – if you want a squeeze - because artificial intelligence will even prompt you with chat-up lines and find the right person for you.

AMD powers Huawei notebook refresh
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Thursday, 30 January 2020 10:47

AMD powers Huawei notebook refresh


Ryzen fall

Huawei introduced two notebook PCs which use AMD chips and come with an interesting way to couple your smartphone to the machines.Sticking your smartphone on the PC lets you share information from phone to laptop without any dongles or USB copulation.

Johnson fudges Huawei strategy
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Tuesday, 28 January 2020 15:53

Johnson fudges Huawei strategy


Where there's a will, there's Huawei

The prime minister of the United Kingdom, Dominic Cummings Boris Johnson will give Chinese firm Huawei a limited licence to sell its kit in the country.

Graham Palmer retires from Intel
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Tuesday, 31 December 2019 19:24

Graham Palmer retires from Intel


Turns in his chips for cash

British Intel legend Graham Palmer has retired from Intel UK. I met up with him a couple of weeks ago (pictured, in The Grapes, Oxford)  and we shared some memories about the Intel Developer Forums we attended together.