Huawei debuts new smartphone
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 15 March 2019 17:36

Huawei debuts new smartphone


For the young at heart

The smartphone division of Chinese giant Huawei said it has introduced an AI powered triple lens device aimed at young people.

Foxconn-Microsoft legal spat escalates
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 12:42

Foxconn-Microsoft legal spat escalates


You say potato and I say tomato

Taiwanese mega-manufacturer Foxconn has outright denied that it infringed Microsoft patents and claimed it never needed to pay a red cent.

Toyota prepares to go into space
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 12:19

Toyota prepares to go into space


The final frontier

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota have signed an agreement for future collaboration in space.

World Wide Web 30 years old today
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 09:21

World Wide Web 30 years old today


Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

When Tim Berners-Lee was 33 years old, he penned a letter to his bosses at CERN suggesting a common protocol for using the interweb that was intended to demolish the Tower of Babel and let people communicate with each other worldwide.

US orders Germany to dump Huawei
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 08:50

US orders Germany to dump Huawei


Intelligence. They've heard of it

In a remarkable escalation of the tech wars between the USA and China, a missive to Germany instructed the independent country not to use Huawei kit.

Huawei confirms it thinks the USA is nuts
Published in News
Thursday, 07 March 2019 03:13

Huawei confirms it thinks the USA is nuts


There's no evidence

As anticipated, Chinese infrastructure firm Huawei said today it had conformed to international security standards and never used “backdoors” to access infrastructure.

Whisky firm warns of email malt down
Published in News
Friday, 01 March 2019 10:48

Whisky firm warns of email malt down

Scotches fears

A purveyor of the finest Scotch whiskies said a potential data breach could result in customers experience a blizzard of spam.

Two women in house argue about details
Published in AI
Monday, 25 February 2019 14:45

Two women in house argue about details


And won't even talk to each other

Artificial intelligence can go so far, but, so far, AI isn't showing much intelligence and has a sexist core.

Folding phones won't fold
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 25 February 2019 12:21

Folding phones won't fold


Unless the fold fails to fold

While Huawei and Samsung have now announced their foldable phones, the word on the street is that it will be a fair old while before we see them blossom. But they won't fold and will move into the mainstream.

TSMC thrashes Intel on semi tech
Published in News
Friday, 01 February 2019 19:43

TSMC thrashes Intel on semi tech


Chipzilla goes into meditation mode

Our earlier story from Future Horizon's conference this week went into great and intensive depth about the overall state of the semiconductor market.