The United States is formally banning the export of four technologies tied to semiconductor manufacturing, calling the protection of the items "vital to national security."
On Xe, Arc GPUs
Intel has moved from native DX9 hardware support on its Intel's Xe integrated graphics solutions on 12th Gen CPUs and A-Series Arc Alchemist discrete GPUs to DirectX 12.
Software King of the World Microsoft has worked out a way to make its Office 365 product really unpopular with users by inserting pop-up advertising within Microsoft Word documents.
Vole makes a mess
Windows users are reporting BitLocker problems after installing last week's security update for Secure Boot.
Buy now and we will add features later
Fruity cargo-cult Apple has come up with a wizard scheme which will sell iPhones without having to provide any new features.
Charging electronic devices at work
Nintendo’s headquarters in Kyoto, Japan caught fire after an employee choose to charge a device at work during a heatwave.
AMD’s Ryzen 7000 processors are up for pre-order with a Canadian retailer.
Blenderbot 3 insists that Donald Trump is president and will remain so after 2024
Last week we reported how Facebook's new Blenderbot 3 AI was sexist and racist, but now it has turned into a pro-Trump conspiracy theorist with the intelligence of plankton.
We need to stop them revolting
The UK government is considering helping poor people pay for their internet connections to off-set the huge rise in the cost of living caused by subsidising the bonuses of power company executives.