New leaks surface about Intel’s Phantom Canyon
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NUC gaming PC

A new round of leaks is revealing more conceptual details about Intel’s next-generation “Phantom Canyon” Next Unit of Computing (NUC) gaming PC.

US FTC might break up major tech companies
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Wednesday, 14 August 2019 12:18

US FTC might break up major tech companies


May undo part mergers

The US. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers.

MacBook Pros banned from flights
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Wednesday, 14 August 2019 12:09

MacBook Pros banned from flights


Might catch fire

After mocking Samsung products for catching fire, and its Tame Apple Press demanding that they be banned from aircraft, it seems that Jobs’ Mob has been hoisted by its own petard.

Facebook gets hard copies of snooped audio
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Wednesday, 14 August 2019 11:59

Facebook gets hard copies of snooped audio


For study and the office Christmas party

Social notworking site Facebook has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services.

Big hole found in Microsoft protocol
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Wednesday, 14 August 2019 11:46

Big hole found in Microsoft protocol


Been there since Windows XP

A little known Microsoft protocol, which has been used by all Windows operating systems since Windows XP is insecure and a doodle to exploit.

New LibreOffice out
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Wednesday, 14 August 2019 11:42

New LibreOffice out


The open saucy office has new censorship features

The open source office suite LibreOffice released its version 6.3 with many new features, interoperability enhancements and performance increases.

A battle is brewing in the premium DRAM market
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SK Hynix arrives late with a better product

SK Hynix and Samsung Electronics are competing to gain the upper hand in the premium DRAM market, and it is starting to look as if high bandwidth memory (HBM2E) DRAM chips will be the key battleground.

AMD has Navi 23 which will cause Nvidia some grief
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Will launch next year

While everyone is excited about AMD’s Navi 21 card, a leak has emerged which shows that Navi 23 is the beast that Nvidia will have to really worry about.

China’s top tech hurting from trade war
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Tuesday, 13 August 2019 11:22

China’s top tech hurting from trade war


But probably not enough to do too much harm

China’s top technology, e-commerce and consumer electronic firms are set to report a sharp slowdown in revenue growth for the June quarter, according to Refinitiv data.

Parents are killing their kids career chances
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How can you make money out of computer games?

Out of touch parents are trying to steer their children away from pursuing lucrative 21st-century careers because they don't understand the opportunities, a study shows.