Europeans concerned about US data influence
Published in Cloud


More to fear from the Americans than the Chinese

European politicians are concerned that the United States has too much power over European data.

Turing RT cores are made for AI
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 16:07

Turing RT cores are made for AI


Great that they can do Ray Tracing

Graphics experts very close to what's happening have shared an interesting thesis that helped Nvidia justify the transistors spent in Turing RT cores. It is all about AI and the next generation data workloads.

ARM CEO sees the fifth wave of computing
Published in News
Friday, 19 October 2018 11:11

ARM CEO sees the fifth wave of computing


5G, big data and processing

Simon Seagers, ARM’s CEO talked about the 5th wave of computing and that is obviously the one that is coming after the last big leap that brought us closer to mobile and cloud mix.

OnePlus sent data back to China again
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 29 January 2018 11:38

OnePlus sent data back to China again


OnePlus still phones home

In October 2017, a researcher caught OnePlus silently collecting all sorts of data from its users. That created a bit of a stink and OnePlus promised it would not happen. But it seems there's still a OnePlus app that can grab data from the phone and send it to servers in China without a user's knowledge or consent.

US government wants control of EU data
Published in News
Monday, 26 June 2017 12:36

US government wants control of EU data


US companies must hand over EU data to our spooks


The US government has become so arrogant that it thinks it can order other countries to hand over data to its spooks and has asked the highest court in the land to back it.

Germans create a single personal data base
Published in News


Getting in before Facebook

German finance, auto and publishing firms are about to form a European company to store personal data securely so customers can make purchases online from different outlets without punching in their details each time.

Big Blue put data on an atom
Published in News
Thursday, 09 March 2017 12:02

Big Blue put data on an atom


Not an Intel chip - the other type of atom

Big Blue boffins have managed to read and write data to a single atom.

FCC will allow ISPs to flog customer’s private data
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Republicans want to sell your private data to spammers

While the rest of the world is cracking down on user data privacy, Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s America is allowing ISPs to flog their customers' personal data to advertisers and anyone who can write a cheque.

CloudFlare leaked personal details for months
Published in News


Problem fixed


CloudFlare, the popular content delivery network used by more than 5.5 million sites, accidentally leaked customers' sensitive information for months.

Apple stores browser history for a year
Published in News
Monday, 13 February 2017 12:02

Apple stores browser history for a year


We thought it was not doing that

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple is refusing to fix a Safari feature which stores an Apple fanboy’s browser history on its iCloud.