US politicians attempt “informal” trade boycott of Huawei
Published in News


"National security concerns" are probably protectionism

US politicians are never going to stop a small thing like “proof” stand in their way of Chinese companies making a mess of their protectionism.

Chinese demand an investigation into iPhone throttling
Published in News


This is getting worse

Apple’s worse nightmare is that the Chinese government might take steps to interfere with its flagging sales behind the bamboo curtain, but it is starting to look like its phone throttling antics might create a perfect storm.

Lenovo finds backdoor in RackSwitch and BladeCenter switches.
Published in News


Released firmware updates

Lenovo engineers have discovered a backdoor in the firmware of RackSwitch and BladeCenter networking switches.

OnePlus investigates credit card fraud
Published in News


Customers turned over

OnePlus says it's investigating claims of credit card numbers being stolen from customers who have purchased a phone from OnePlus' site.

People prefer buying cryptocurrency over an iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Proving that people will always invest in something expensive, ephemeral  and stupid

Pundi X,  NEM.io Foundation and Stellar.org, have released a State of Cryptocurrency report, which claims that people would rather waste their cash on cryptocurrency than an iPhone X.

Surprise memory price drop
Published in Memory


Chip boom might not last

After an 18 month boom, there has been a sudden drop in some memory prices, which is causing jitters among investors who had thought the chip boom would last at least another year.

Intel has more firmware problems
Published in Processors


This time with Active Management Technology

Chipzilla is having a rough time of it, Meltdown and Spectre is causing a PR nightmare, it can’t get trouble-free patches to install and now a new long term bug has been found.

Apple gives US data to the Chinese
Published in News


All part of the service for our Chinese overlords

Fruity cargo cult Apple has handed over US user data to its Chinese government run business partners.

Intel shows off 49 Qbit computer
Published in Processors


Development increasing but still a long way from quantum counterstrike

Boffins at D-Wave, IBM, and Intel have all been releasing quantum computers, and all of them are showing a rapid development.

Open sourcer admits movement failed to live up to billing
Published in News


20 years later and it is still not the year of desktop Linux


Top open sourcer Matt Asay admits that while Open Source software has been around for nearly 20 years, it has failed to be the game changer that many thought.