Kaspersky claims it is a pawn star
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U.S.-Russia global sparring


Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said that it had become a pawn in the US-Russian global sparring.

French courts surrender to Google
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American megacompanies are tax-free


Google won its fight against $1.3 billion French tax bill after a court rejected claims the search engine giant abused loopholes to avoid paying its fair share.

Germans launch initiative against flying cyber threats
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Fears that hackers can bring down their airforce


The German military's aviation safety chief has launched a new initiative against hackers, citing research that he said shows hackers can commandeer military airplanes with the help of equipment that costs about $5,700.

PC users will drop off a memory cliff
Published in Memory


Crucial report


Research from memory specialists Crucial suggests that a quarter of UK users have a PC which has reached what the firm calls the ‘memory cliff’ – the point where the computer is hugely slowed down, or completely falls over or crashes.

Intel slags off AMD’s chips
Published in Processors


Full of more glue than Lloyd Bridges 


Intel is clearly feeling a little insecure about AMD’s new Epyc Server processor range based on the RyZen technology.

Germans run out of GPUs
Published in Graphics


Gold rush sparks shortage


Germany is seeing a national shortage in mid-range and high-end graphics cards, due to an increasing craze for mining the Ethereum cryptocurrency.

Patriot says its memory is Ryzen-ready
Published in Memory


Viper 4, Viper Elite and Signature Line DDR4

Patriot has announced that it has now finalized its compatibility list for AMD Ryzen and AM4 platform and its key memory kits and modules.

Possible AMD RX Vega codenames revealed
Published in Graphics


Vega XTX, Vega XT and Vega XL

The latest leak has revealed possible Radeon RX Vega series codenames and it appears that we will see three different versions, the Vega XTX, Vega XT and the Vega XL.

Microsoft’s typeface at centre of government corruption case
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High calibri row


A typeface which was created in 2004 and made a default option on PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and WordPad by Microsoft in 2007, is currently sitting at the centre of a corruption investigation involving Pakistan's Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif.

Supermicro releases Xeon X11 servers
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Arriving in the second half of the year

Supermicro has released a line of new X11 generation servers and storage solutions based around Chipzilla’s Xeon Scalable processor family.