Apple makes it more difficult to recycle Macs
Published in News
Thursday, 05 December 2019 10:41

Apple makes it more difficult to recycle Macs


Treats recycling as theft

Apple's Activation Lock is an anti-theft feature built into iOS, watchOS, and macOS Catalina that prevents people from restoring your Apple devices without your permission.

AI about to hit a wall
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Thursday, 05 December 2019 10:21

AI about to hit a wall


Facebooks AI brain warns

Facebook's AI bloke Jerome Pesenti has warned that the technology is about to hit a brick wall.

UNISOC licences Imagination's neural-network accelerator
Published in AI


For mid-high range mobile devices, TV and other markets

Imagination Technologies says that that fabless semiconductor company, UNISOChas licenced its latest generation of neural-network accelerator (NNA), IMG Series3NX for use in future system-on-chips (SoCs) targeting mid-high range mobile devices and tellies.

Kubernetes continues to shine
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 05 December 2019 09:53

Kubernetes continues to shine


2020 will see it outperform app platforms

Kubernetes threatens to outshine app platforms players’ dominance in app modernisation in 2020, according to beancounters at GlobalData.

Icloud was hacked by Dutch city councillor
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 13:26

Icloud was hacked by Dutch city councillor


Apple's security so good even a b list politician could turn it over

"Dutch prosecutors have asked a judge for a three-year prison sentence for a local politician who hacked and breached the personal iCloud accounts of more than 100 women.

Escobar launches 'Unbreakable' foldable smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Undercuts Samsung's Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X

Roberto Escobar has announced a foldable smartphone that is "very difficult to break" thanks to the screen's "special type of plastic."

IT managers keen on being green
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:58

IT managers keen on being green


New research

Leading IT professionals are embracing the need to be more environmentally aware, and as a result expect other companies to be more socially and environmentally responsible.

Windows 10 to see services cull
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:42

Windows 10 to see services cull


Less for more

Software King of the World Microsoft is planning a raft of cuts in services from its flagship Windows 10 product.

Mozilla makes Avast walk the plank
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019 11:30

Mozilla makes Avast walk the plank


Was sending phoning home too much user data

Big Cheeses at the Mozzarella Foundation have removed Avast and AVG products from their browser store after it was discovered that they were sending users' browser data home.

Apple fanboys spend fortune bypassing "perfect" design
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Tame Apple press fumes

The Tame Apple Press is incandescent with rage as Apple fanboys are apparently splashing out $60 to make their wireless airbuds wired again.