IBM revenue misses targets
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 17 October 2019 11:40

IBM revenue misses targets


Let down by its global technology services unit

Big Blue disappointed the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with its quarterly revenue announcements.

Chipzilla has not given up on 5G
Published in Network
Thursday, 17 October 2019 11:33

Chipzilla has not given up on 5G

 

Spends $27 million on it

Chipzilla has just bought shedloads of 5G software, despite closing down its own 5G modem business.

UK sees sense and realise it can't block internet porn
Published in News


Nationwide age verification system dropped

Plans to introduce a nationwide age verification system for online pornography have been abandoned by the government after years of technical troubles and concerns from privacy campaigners.

FBI claims to have cracked Bitcoin
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 17 October 2019 11:02

FBI claims to have cracked Bitcoin

 

Breaks kiddie porn ring

Federal authorities in the US have unsealed charges against the South Korean operator of a child porn ring that's been billed as the world's "largest dark web child porn marketplace."

Three investigating cut offs
Published in News
Thursday, 17 October 2019 10:46

Three investigating cut offs


Turns out it was not all users' fault after all

UK Mobile network Three has acknowledged it is experiencing "technical difficulties with voice, text and data" which have left many customers offline.

Boffins abandon Blighty
Published in News
Thursday, 17 October 2019 10:38

Boffins abandon Blighty

 

Research projects suffer

Hopes that the UK would become a worldwide technological powerhouse after Brexit got rid of its Polish plumbers have been dashed after figures show that research projects are plummetting, as Blighty's brightest brains move out and research funding has fallen by nearly a third since 2015.

UK government makes a self-driving car error
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 17 October 2019 10:25

UK government makes a self-driving car error

 

Targeted money in the wrong place

The UK Government has been throwing money at driverless cars but has allocated it to the wrong place.

Encryption equals freedom
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 11:38

Encryption equals freedom


Snowden warns of the new battleground

Security whistleblower Edward Snowden has warned that the world is facing its biggest security crisis in history as governments attempt to undermine encryption.

Google's privacy tools worthless
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 11:29

Google's privacy tools worthless


A chocolate teapot for customers and more for PR

Google's new privacy tools do very little to protect user privacy, even if they make the search engine outfit look good in the eyes of regulators.

Robot wars begin
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 11:22

Robot wars begin


Somehow robot versus shark is a little disappointing

Roomba robotic vacuum maker IRobot Corp is suing rival SharkNinja for copying a device of theirs and selling it at "half the price".