Samsung says ola to Zhilabs
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 11:59

Samsung says ola to Zhilabs


Writes a cheque for Spanish network data analysis firm in cloud push

Samsung has bought Barcelona-based network data analysis firm Zhilabs.

IBM has surprise revenue drop
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 11:56

IBM has surprise revenue drop


Mainframe sales slow

Big Blue has reported a bigger-than-expected drop in revenue caused by slowing software sales and wavering demand for mainframe servers.

Xerox in hot water after Fujifilm court win
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 11:48

Xerox in hot water after Fujifilm court win


Starting to regret listening to those activist investors

Xerox is probably regretting backing down in a planned merger with Fujifilm and firing the CEO who pushed it through.

Google to start charging for Google Play
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 11:45

Google to start charging for Google Play


Will also allow rival versions of Android

Search engine outfit Google will charge smartphone makers a licensing fee for using Google Play app store and allow them to use rival versions of its Android mobile operating system.

Qualcomm speeds up Wi-Fi
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 11:43

Qualcomm speeds up Wi-Fi


To 10 gigabits per second.


Qualcomm is launching a family of chips that can add incredibly high-speed Wi-Fi -- at speeds up to 10 gigabits per second -- to phones, laptops, routers.

"Do not track" function is a chocolate teapot
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 11:41

"Do not track" function is a chocolate teapot


Ignored by most websites

Those who think that switching their browser to “do not track” will prevent companies spying on them are wasting their time.

MediaTek’s 12nm Helio P70 mobile chip out in October
Published in Mobiles


Hello, Helio, what's going on here then?

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming MediaTek is expected to roll out its new Helio P70 mobile SoC in October.

Intel's new  chips to support 128GB of DDR4
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 11:51

Intel's new chips to support 128GB of DDR4


Core 9th Gen Processors will remember everything 

Intel has confirmed that there will be an adjustment to the memory support of the 9th generation of desktop processors.

Apple never fixed those borked keyboards
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 11:45

Apple never fixed those borked keyboards


Or rather it did... denied it did... and its solution didn't work

Fruity cargo-cult Apple is has not been able to do anything to fix the borked keyboards on their high-end PCs – despite a few class actions.

Most Americans can’t tell a bot from a human
Published in AI


I can’t believe it is not mutter

A new study from Pew Research Centre found that most Americans can't tell social media bots from real humans.