Ericsson pulls out of MWC
Published in News
Friday, 07 February 2020 15:16

Ericsson pulls out of MWC


Cites virus health concerns

Fear of viral infection by the corona virus means that Swedish vendor Ericsson won't be attending the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona next month.

AI will tell you who to snog, marry, avoid
Published in News
Friday, 31 January 2020 11:23

AI will tell you who to snog, marry, avoid


Romance disappears into servers

In five years from now you can abandon dating sites – if you want a squeeze - because artificial intelligence will even prompt you with chat-up lines and find the right person for you.

AMD powers Huawei notebook refresh
Published in News
Thursday, 30 January 2020 10:47

AMD powers Huawei notebook refresh


Ryzen fall

Huawei introduced two notebook PCs which use AMD chips and come with an interesting way to couple your smartphone to the machines.Sticking your smartphone on the PC lets you share information from phone to laptop without any dongles or USB copulation.

Johnson fudges Huawei strategy
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 January 2020 15:53

Johnson fudges Huawei strategy


Where there's a will, there's Huawei

The prime minister of the United Kingdom, Dominic Cummings Boris Johnson will give Chinese firm Huawei a limited licence to sell its kit in the country.

Graham Palmer retires from Intel
Published in News
Tuesday, 31 December 2019 19:24

Graham Palmer retires from Intel


Turns in his chips for cash

British Intel legend Graham Palmer has retired from Intel UK. I met up with him a couple of weeks ago (pictured, in The Grapes, Oxford)  and we shared some memories about the Intel Developer Forums we attended together.

USA “colludes” in Chinese spying
Published in News
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 21:33

USA “colludes” in Chinese spying


Comment: Hey, it's commerce and globalisation, guys

The Wall Street Journal has realised that American companies supply loads of tech to the People's Republic of China.

Nvidia gobbles up add-in board share
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 19:30

Nvidia gobbles up add-in board share


While market continues to soar

Jon Peddie research said that sales of add-in boards boomed in the third quarter of this year, increasing by 42 percent compared to the third quarter.

Pai says goodbye to American Huawei
Published in News
Friday, 22 November 2019 23:29

Pai says goodbye to American Huawei


Chevy equals levy

In a move which must alarm rural American ISPs, federal commications commissioner Ajit Pai more or less told broadband companies they had to rip out anything Chinese and replace them.

US extends Huawei's temporary licence
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 12:11

US extends Huawei's temporary licence


But Huawei says US itself suffers

The US Commerce Department said that it has granted a 90 day extension of its temporary general licence which will extend until February 16th next year.

My brain hertz: Let your fingers do the talking
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 20:32

My brain hertz: Let your fingers do the talking


Does speed kill?


At Huawei's “Innovation Day” in Paris, earlier this week, Francois Barrault, chairman of IDATE Digiworld, made some interesting comparisons between robots and human beings, focusing on the five senses.