Category Archives: Computing

Outcome of judicial review into Apple's Irish datacentre dispute delayed until 10 October

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Apple will now need to wait until 10 October 2017 to discover if its much-delayed bid to build an €850m datacentre in the west Ireland town of Athenry can proceed.   By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also […]

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Rising Ryzen sales help AMD revenues rise 19 per cent to $1.22bn in second quarter

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‘Ryzen inside’ helping AMD to boost revenues by one-fifth in the second quarter AMD has seen revenues increase by 19 per cent in its second quarter financial results, partly driven by the successful launch of its Ryzen range of microprocessors.  Although the company posted a loss of $16m for the three months to the end of […]

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Intel Coffee Lake leak indicates three six-core LGA1151 parts with a 3.7GHz-4.3GHz top-of-the-range offering

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Is Intel starting to feel the competitive heat from AMD’s Ryzen? With AMD’s Ryzen 3 launch imminent, some details of Intel’s planned new Coffee Lake microprocessors have been leaked. Intel is planning to offer a trio of six-core, 12-thread devices, with a leaked CPU-Z screenshot of an engineering sample suggesting they will slot into Intel’s […]

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Your next company computer may be a 2-in-1 laptop

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While consumer adoption of tablets is decreasing, business adoption is going the other way, powered by corporate fondness for Apple’s iPad Pro and 2-in-1 devices running Windows. The number of consumer-owned tablets is expected to decline about 3.3% annually even as the number of business-owned tablets grows at a combined annual growth rate of 6.9% […]

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Ransomware as a service is a game changer, warns Sophos

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Ransomware as a service (RaaS) is easy to use, requires little or no technical skill to configure, customise and launch, and is designed to make money with relatively little cost and effort. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You […]

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The paranoid Android traveler’s data-protection checklist

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International border crossings are often legal gray areas where government agents can, and sometimes do, ask travelers for access to their laptops, phones and other mobile devices. Complying with the request allows them to freely search, read or copy documents, emails, passwords, contacts and social media account information. Here’s how to safeguard corporate and personal […]

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Keep forgetting your ID card? US company offers RFID chip implants to staff instead

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RFID tagging staff, an idea whose time has come, according to Three Square Market A US company called Three Square Market (32M) is offering RFID chip implants to staff so that they can get round the company’s offices more quickly, with an ID that can’t get lost, left on the train, or stolen.  The company says that it […]

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Tech disruption forces CEOs to rethink leadership

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More than half (52%) of CEOs want their businesses to be a disrupter, while two-thirds said they believe technology innovation is more of an opportunity than a threat, according to research by KPMG. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. […]

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70% Anker Quick Charge 3.0 63W 5-Port USB Wall Charger – Deal Alert

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70% Anker Quick Charge 3.0 63W 5-Port USB Wall Charger – Deal Alert | Computerworld Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. Credit: Amazon “);});try{$(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({threshold:0,forceLoad:false,onLoad:false,onComplete:false,timeout:1500,debug:false,xray:false});}catch(exception){console.log(“error loading lazyload_ad “+exception);}}); This premium wall-charger from Anker features 5 ports that pump out 63W of power — enough for the whole […]

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Intel and Apple gang-up on Qualcomm, with Intel accusing Qualcom of abusing its position

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Intel appears to have landed on Qualcomm’s hotel in Mayfair… Intel has found common cause with Apple in its legal fight against Qualcomm, joining Apple in accusing Qualcomm of abusing its position in the industry.  Intel, which is no stranger to accusations of antitrust market abuse, claims it’s the only remaining competitor for Qualcomm in the mobile market […]

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