Trust US, social media corporations say
Published in News

Opinion Well, let’s take that with a pinch of salt

The leading social media companies in the world - all American mega corporations - have pledged to suppress so-called “fake news” and replace the stories with “geek news”.

Childrens’ toys can be hacked
Published in News

Beware the internet of fangs

A report from a UK consumer group, Which? said it has studied so-called “intelligent” toys and said quite a few of them are hackable.

iPhone X has yet more problems
Published in News


Ears to you, Mrs. Robinson

There seem to be more local problems popping up on Apple’s latest super expensive iPhone X.

AMD’s Raja Koduri joins Intel
Published in News


Didn't take him that long after his sabbatical, did it?

Yes, Koduri has been seduced by the Great Satan of Chips and a normal press release has emerged from Chipzilla that doesn’t mention Koduri’s former dislike of the company.

AMD’s Koduri will be missed
Published in News


Great Architect of the graphics business has great sense of humour


The news that Raja Koduri has quit AMD didn’t come as a complete surprise to us because of his sabbatical announced some time ago.

Celebs warned against peddling cryptocurrencies
Published in News


Because they might go to jail

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a blunt warning on celebrities using social media to buy stocks and other investments related to the promotion of Initial Coin Offerings

Intel flattens inside the box
Published in News


Spins things a different way

Chip giant Intel always looks on the bright side. Or, to put it another way, it spins the news to pretend things are better than they actually are.

Twitter to make a profit - shock
Published in News

Must be all that Trump stuff

Social media outfit Twitter said today that it will make a profit for its fourth quarter.  It will be the first time the company has ever had a profitable quarter.

Apple cuts down iPhone X feature
Published in News


Because it can

A report claimed that Apple has reduced the accuracy of the Face ID feature that was supposed to be one of the key elements of its upcoming iPhone X.

Azure was downed for seven hours by fire alarm
Published in News


SLA for that day down to  71.6

It’s all very well these arrogant tech firms telling us that our data is safe and always accessible in the cloud - but that’s clearly not so.