VR: It's life, Jim, but not as we know it
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Wednesday, 03 July 2019 23:09

VR: It's life, Jim, but not as we know it


Mike Magee Rave Catch the moment

I volunteered earlier this week to take part in an experiment conducted by Oxford University boffins. It was highly alarming. I won't give specific details because I think it is intended to help and not harm people.

Via might save Huawei's bacon
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Monday, 24 June 2019 10:49

Via might save Huawei's bacon


Chinese firm caught between ROC and hard place

While US semiconductor firms Intel and AMD and others are effectively banned from shipping their technology to Chinese giant Huawei, another firm could fill the X86 processor hole in its motherboards.

Robotic companies – don't box us in!
Published in AI
Thursday, 20 June 2019 21:48

Robotic companies – don't box us in!


Mike Magee's Rave: Blatant disregard of Isaac Asimov's law of robotics

Earlier this week I had a missive from a large energy company which I won't name.  Oh, I may as well.

Huawei: Ennui thought it was the zeitgeist
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Opinion: Mike Magee's Rave - War of the Worlds kicks off

I never in my wildest dreams – and my dreams are wild, by the way – that I considered that a headline could combine Mandarin, French, English and German. This one has.

Winklepickers
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 20:55

AMD's Su demands end to tech wars


Shall we stock up again?

The chief executive officer of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has given a clear warning about the fragility of the semiconductor supply chain, prompted by the ever fiercer rattling of sabres between the United States of America and mainland China.

ARM severs links with Huawei
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Wednesday, 22 May 2019 12:17

ARM severs links with Huawei


This is all getting alARMing

British based ARM has told its employees that cooperation with Chinese giant Huawei must stop.

Honor downbeat at telephone launch
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 10:24

Honor downbeat at telephone launch

It's football crazy

An uncharacteristically understated presentation at the hard to find Battersea Evolution conference centre marked Honor's presentation of a range of phones.

Huawei launches first 5G phone
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 17 May 2019 15:35

Huawei launches first 5G phone

Due next month

Chinese smartphone company Huawei said that its first commercial 5G phone will launch on the 20th of June and cost £999.

Assange gets a year in jail
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Wednesday, 01 May 2019 15:32

Assange gets a year in jail


For jumping bail

The founder of WikiLeaks was sent down for 50 weeks for evading justice in 2012 hiding from the long arm of the law by  holing himself up in the Ecuador embassy in London.

Apple core business slumps
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Wednesday, 01 May 2019 15:28

Apple core business slumps


As smartphone market dips

While many smartphone manufacturers are seeing shipments slow, a chunk of Apple dipped by nearly a quarter, according to its latest financial results.