Threadripper launch dates leaked
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 21 October 2019 11:22

Threadripper launch dates leaked


Remember, remember the fifth of November

Videocardz deep throats within AMD have been coughing up some launch dates on AMD's upcoming Threadripper lineup.

SAP cuddles up with Microsoft
Published in Cloud
Monday, 21 October 2019 11:06

SAP cuddles up with Microsoft


Jennifer Morgan's glorious three-year embrace

The maker of expensive esoteric business software, which no one is sure what it does but CIOs believe is the bee's knees, SAP, has inked a three-year pact with the software king of the world Microsoft to help its large enterprise customers move their business processes into the cloud.

Keeping 8chan off the net
Published in News
Monday, 21 October 2019 11:02

Keeping 8chan off the net


Former owner campaigns against it

8chan's current owner is still having trouble getting the site back online -- and that's due at least partly to lobbying against 8chan by the site's founder.

Smart homes need not be insecure
Published in IoT
Monday, 21 October 2019 10:57

Smart homes need not be insecure


They can be disconnected from the net

A publicly-funded group of designers, artists and privacy experts from Amsterdam have designed an intelligent home system prototype to "prove it's technically possible to build a privacy respecting smart home while maintaining convenience".

Project Trident tells FreeBSD to fork off
Published in News
Monday, 21 October 2019 10:51

Project Trident tells FreeBSD to fork off


Moving to Void Linux

Project Trident is moving from FreeBSD to Void Linux due to “long-standing issues with FreeBSD”.

Mark Hurd is dead
Published in News
Monday, 21 October 2019 10:44

Mark Hurd is dead


Ruled three major tech companies with his iron rod

Mark Hurd, who was the chief executive officer of three major technology companies including Oracle, died on Friday. He was 62.

Huawei might license 5G tech to US companies
Published in News


Companies expressing an interest

Huawei is in early-stage talks with some US telecoms companies about licensing its 5G network technology.

TSMC jacks up capital spending
Published in News
Friday, 18 October 2019 10:07

TSMC jacks up capital spending


5G growth better than expected

TSMC raised its 2019 capital spending plan by up to $5 billion on Thursday and forecasted a nearly 10 percent rise in fourth-quarter revenue on strong demand for faster mobile chips and 5G smartphones.

Former Apple people intro smarter smartphones
Published in Mobiles


Innovation happens outside the fruity cargo cult

A startup founded by a former Apple bloke is coming up with cutting edge technology which aims to bring something new to the smartphone industry.

AI can't check for fake news
Published in AI
Friday, 18 October 2019 09:35

AI can't check for fake news

 

You need humans to tell a flat earth, anti-vax, 5G conspiracy theory from the real thing

Hopes that we might be able to use machine learning to distinguish the sheep from the goats in the news have been dashed by two papers released by MIT boffins.