Trump threatens defence spending
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 11:29

Trump threatens defence spending

 
Unless he can punish Twitter and Facebook

US President Donald Trump (remember him) has threatened to veto a $740 billion National Defence spending unless it includes a measure eliminating a federal law protecting tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter.

Amazon wants to build its own quantum computer
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 11:20

Amazon wants to build its own quantum computer


Your delivery is potentially dead or alive

Amazon is apparently building its own quantum computer.

Salesforces confirms it has sharked Slack
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 11:19

Salesforces confirms it has sharked Slack


$27.7 billion megadeal

Salesforce has bought Slack in a $27.7 billion megadeal in a deal that might have Microsoft a little concerned.

HPE says no way San Jose
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 11:17

HPE says no way San Jose


Moving to Texas

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is to shift away from Silicon Valley and will relocate its headquarters from San Jose, California, to Houston, Texas.

Amazon was brought down by new servers
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 11:14

Amazon was brought down by new servers


Too many threads brought down the cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has revealed the actual cause of the massive outage that impacted thousands of online sites and services, including Amazon's own services, last week.

Norse start worshipping clouds again
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 11:12

Norse start worshipping clouds again


Frig back in business

Public cloud adoption in the Nordic countries is surging according to a new report published today by the Information Services Group (ISG).

Users will revolt against IoT data collection
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 11:10

Users will revolt against IoT data collection


Security company warns that regulation is coming

Security outfit WatchGuard Technologies said that 2021 will mark a tipping point when consumers will begin to fully-understand and revolt against the privacy concerns associated with smart and connected devices.

Samsung might kill off Note next year
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 01 December 2020 11:44

Samsung might kill off Note next year


No one wants high end smartphones any more

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Samsung may discontinue its premium Galaxy Note phone next year.

Softbank buys into Sinch
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 01 December 2020 11:28

Softbank buys into Sinch


Takes ten percent of the Swedish cloud provider

Softbank-owned SB Management has bought a 10.1 percent stake in Swedish cloud computing services provider Sinch, acquiring stakes from some major shareholders and participating in a directed share issue.

Ajit Pai cleans out his desk in January
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 December 2020 11:18

Ajit Pai cleans out his desk in January


Will go down in history as the man who sold the internet

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced plans to depart the commission when President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on 20 January.