A third of Steam users are running Windows 11
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 February 2023 12:02

A third of Steam users are running Windows 11


Milestone

The latest Steam Hardware and Software Survey show that Microsoft's Windows 11 is being used on nearly a third of machines

UK might need a digital pound
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 February 2023 11:51

UK might need a digital pound


After years of fighting off the Euro

After years of being too frightened to adopt the Euro, the Bank of England and HM Treasury have declared the UK will probably need a digital version of the pound.

Hybrid cars produce more CO2 than expected
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 08 February 2023 11:44

Hybrid cars produce more CO2 than expected


BMW, Renault, and Peugeot pollute more than advertised 

Popular plug-in hybrid cars emit significantly more carbon dioxide than official measures suggest, according to new on-road tests by academics.

AI will hit white collar jobs
Published in AI
Wednesday, 08 February 2023 11:32

AI will hit white collar jobs


US will be badly hit

While previous industrial revolutions have hit blue collar employees, it looks like the AI revolution will be coming for white collar workers -- particularly in the US.

India creates its own national mobile OS
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 08 February 2023 11:07

India creates its own national mobile OS


Worried about US colonialism

India is developing a national operating system (OS) in a bid to reduce its reliance on foreign software and enhance its digital sovereignty.

Firefox and Chrome might appear on iOS
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Wednesday, 08 February 2023 10:23

Firefox and Chrome might appear on iOS


Apple considering letting through rivals

Mozilla and Google have apparently sent their teams back to work developing separate versions of their existing browser apps in the hope that Apple might lift its restrictions on side apps rather than declare a "special operation" on the EU.

Microsoft shows off Bing with OpenAI's ChatGPT installed
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Blue eyes is back

Microsoft has announced a new version of its search engine Bing, which incorporates OpenAI's ChatGPT technology posing the greatest threat to Google in years.

Writer complains his HP printer is shaking him down for cash
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It is worse than a loan shark

Atlantic writer  Charlie Warzel has complained that their HP OfficeJet Pro is shaking him down like a loan shark.

Samsung stuffs new phone with bloatware
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 07 February 2023 11:34

Samsung stuffs new phone with bloatware


Galaxy S23 uses up 60 GB

Android is supposed to be a lightweight OS, but some users are complaining that the Samsung Galaxy takes 60GB of storage.

US top cyber diplomat Twitter account hacked
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 February 2023 11:22

US top cyber diplomat Twitter account hacked


If only the company could afford to keep its clients' accounts safe

Nate Fick, the inaugural US ambassador for Cyberspace and Digital Policy announced the hack of his personal account over the weekend.