Nintendo nixing NX talk
Published in Games
28 September 2016

Nintendo nixing NX talk


Sensitive subject apparently

Next year Nintendo is supposed to be releasing its Nintendo NX and yet nothing official has come out from the former maker of playing cards.

Oracle denied another Java trial
Published in News


We will keep appealing until we win

Oracle’s attempts to get a new trial on Java API’s have been rejected by a Judge who happens to know about programming.

Tsar Putin declares war on Microsoft
Published in News


Own glorious  version of “Office” and Windows on five year plan

Tsar Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is ordering a purge of all things Microsoft from the glorious Russias.

Lithium battery prices set to rise
Published in News


Short supply

The prices of Lithium batteries are set to rise because of a production shortage which could result in a general electronics price hike.

Nvidia denies knifing its high-end partners
Published in Graphics


Founder edition is not pushing a rival “own-brand”

Nvidia is seeing some muttering from its partners over the release of its GeForce GTX 1080 Founder Edition.

Firefox OS killed off
Published in News
28 September 2016

Firefox OS killed off


Deader than a Norwegian Blue

Big Cheeses at the Mozzarella Foundation have announced that they are killing off the Firefox OS.

Microsoft shows off its new artificial intelligence for Office
Published in News


We know what you do in meetings

Microsoft has announced several new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered features for Office 365 and Dynamics 365 for Sales.

Banks testing Intel's blockchain
Published in News


Ignore the rocks that its got, its just Intel running its block

The Intel backed blockchain project has apparently passed its tests with more than eight finance outfits on their bond transactions.

Nvidia's artificial intelligence goes on show
Published in Graphics


Welcome your new Nvidia overlords tiny humans

Nvidia’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang told the assorted throngs at Nvidia's GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2016 about his artificial intelligence plans.

Sudden rise in notebook demand surprises manufacturers
Published in Notebooks


Short supply of components

A sudden rise in Notebook demand has caught suppliers on the hop and component suppliers say they have not got enough to flog.