Comet Lake H  and S are going to disappoint
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 19 September 2019 12:28

Comet Lake H and S are going to disappoint


GFX CI bootlogs are a bit of a snooze

Intel is set to release its Comet Lake product stack and retire its Coffee Lake architecture but Intel GFX CI bootlogs spotted by @InstLatX64 hint that Comet Lake H (CL-H) and Comet Lake S (CL-S) are a bit of snooze.

Coppers target illegal video streaming
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Thursday, 19 September 2019 12:23

Coppers target illegal video streaming


Raids across the EU

Police forces across Europe are carrying out raids against illegal video streaming service platforms, the Italian postal police have announced.

FBI tried to force mobile phone maker to install a backdoor
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Looks like all that Huawei stuff is projection

The FBI tried to force the owner of an encrypted phone company to put a backdoor in his devices.

RDP continues to be security nightmare
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Thursday, 19 September 2019 12:06

RDP continues to be security nightmare


Managing to be both insecure and indispensable

Indispensable enterprise software Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)enterprise computing is continuing to be a nightmare for admins.

Apple claims to have invented Slofies
Published in News
Thursday, 19 September 2019 11:53

Apple claims to have invented Slofies

 
Trademarks it

The inventor of the rounded rectangle, Apple claims to have invented the Slofie.

Windows Defender was only checking 40 files
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Thursday, 19 September 2019 11:44

Windows Defender was only checking 40 files


And you wondered why it was so quick

Microsoft's anti-virus checker has been going like the clappers lately after an update required it only to check 40 files.

Apple's new watch is the old watch
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Thursday, 19 September 2019 11:38

Apple's new watch is the old watch


Mutton dressed as lamb

While the Tame Apple Press waxes lyrical with effusive praise about Apple's "new" iWatch, a few cynics have voided their warranty to discover that the device is just the old watch repackaged.

Warnings of AMD 7nm chip shortages
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Wednesday, 18 September 2019 12:14

Warnings of AMD 7nm chip shortages


Rumours from the Far East

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that there could be supply problems with AMD’s 7nm processors and graphics cards.

Germany declares war on parallel currency
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Wednesday, 18 September 2019 11:55

Germany declares war on parallel currency


Stars are not right for Libra

Germany has passed a blockchain strategy in which Berlin vows to fight any company efforts to establish a parallel currency.

Apple says EU tax bill defies common sense
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Wednesday, 18 September 2019 11:34

Apple says EU tax bill defies common sense

Apple should only pay 0.005 per cent tax rate in EU

The European Union’s order to Apple to pay 13 billion euros in back taxes “defies reality and common sense” a European court was told yesterday.