Microsoft snubs Intel on Hololens
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 12:20

Microsoft snubs Intel on Hololens


Qualcomm's 'Always Connected' Snapdragon 850 SoC gets the nod

Software king of the world Microsoft has decided not to use Intel chips in its second generation HoloLens mixed reality headset.

A laptop flavour GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card leaked
Published in PC Hardware


A Max-Q spin

A new leak has pointed to the existence of a Max-Q spin of Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card aimed at laptops.

Google+ shuts down faster after security breach
Published in News


Anti-social notworking

Google will shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of schedule, after finding a software flaw for the second time this year that allowed partner apps to access its users’ private data.

FCC shocked to discover carriers are lying to them
Published in News


Holy Cognitive dissonance Pai

Donald Trump’s FCC which has been championing the rights of the telco monopolies over the rights of consumers has been shocked to discover that they have been on the wrong side of the truth.

EU will investigate Apple Pay if it becomes significant
Published in Mobiles


Not market dominant, so it escapes for now

EU regulators looked into Apple’s mobile payment service and found it was not market dominant, but they could review it again if they receive formal complaints, Europe’s antitrust chief said.

Daimler invests billions in new batteries
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 11:20

Daimler invests billions in new batteries


Gearing up for electrification

German luxury carmaker Daimler said it would buy battery cells worth more than 20 billion euros ($22.75 billion) by 2030 as it readies mass production of hybrid and electric vehicles.

US Democrats to push for net neutrality
Published in News
Monday, 10 December 2018 12:26

US Democrats to push for net neutrality


Watching the Pai

US democrats are expected to use their new control over the House of Representatives to force the FCC to start doing its job again.

Electric planes are ready to fly
Published in Transportation
Monday, 10 December 2018 12:19

Electric planes are ready to fly


Not just a pie in the sky

Electric planes that can go 621 miles on one charge and replace many of the turboprops and light jets in use are being built now.

How Apple controls what employees say
Published in News
Monday, 10 December 2018 12:14

How Apple controls what employees say


Not allowed to use the words crash, hang, bug, or problem


Underpaid, over-hyped Apple employees are forbidden from using certain words when talking to customers who might indicate that the product is not up to snuff.

MediaTek shows off Helio M70
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 10 December 2018 12:10

MediaTek shows off Helio M70


5G integrated baseband

MediaTek showcased its first 5G baseband chipset Helio M70 at the China Mobile Global Partner Conference in Guangzhou.