HDMI Forum snubs AMD's open-source plea
Published in Graphics
Friday, 01 March 2024 11:30

HDMI Forum snubs AMD's open-source plea


Wants to keep specs members only

AMD has hit a brick wall in its bid to boost its open-source Linux graphics driver.

Biden blocks bargain Chinese cars
Published in Transportation
Friday, 01 March 2024 11:20

Biden blocks bargain Chinese cars


They are cheaper and better, and we can't compete so they are "insecure"

The US President, Joe Biden, is trying to stop cheap and cheerful Chinese smart cars from coming to America. The US government says it is looking into the "security implications" of letting China sell its intelligent cars, claiming that it can collect data about the drivers.

Microsoft's new API to boost game graphics
Published in Graphics


Claims to have created the missing link

Software King of the World, Microsoft, has unveiled a new Windows API to provide game developers with a seamless way to integrate super-resolution AI-upscaling features from Nvidia, AMD, and Intel.

Apple talks up AI vapourware
Published in AI
Friday, 01 March 2024 10:55

Apple talks up AI vapourware


So you will forget all about the car vapourware 

Jobs' Mob Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has announced plans to reveal more about his AI ambitions later this year. Yep, he is so confident about his AI plans that he plans to announce the plans one of these days.

FBI snoops on your phone to catch crooks
Published in News
Friday, 01 March 2024 10:30

FBI snoops on your phone to catch crooks


And women seeking abortions

The FBI uses a sneaky trick to unmask criminals who use their phones to do evil deeds or women who stand against the “handmaiden laws” of their state.

Crypto crooks use Calendly to con coiners
Published in News


Apple fanboys are a soft target

Apple fanboys are being targeted by a .scam that uses Calendly, a popular online meeting tool, to trick them into installing nasty malware.

Wackypedia wants to make CNet disappear now
Published in News


Time for another witchhunt 

The fake penis experts and phoney doctors at Wikipedia have taken time out from trying to make Fudzilla and Mike Magee disappear and decided to downgrade CNN, claiming its reporting is not significant any more.

Xiaomi boss Lei Jun stunned by Jobs' Mob's car U-turn
Published in News


Why couldn't they get it to start?

Self-professed Apple fanboy and Xiaomi boss Lei Jun is stunned after the fruity cargo cult pulled out of the car market.

EU Parliament bans Amazon lobbyists
Published in News
Thursday, 29 February 2024 11:25

EU Parliament bans Amazon lobbyists


Workers' rights snub

The EU parliament confirmed yesterday that it would kick out Amazon lobbyists for ignoring the rights of those slaving away in Amazon warehouses.

Google boss Sundar Pichai says sorry for Gemini mess
Published in News


US media claims it is black and white

Google boss Sundar Pichai apologised for the company's Gemini fiasco, calling the AI app's dodgy responses about race unacceptable and promising to sort it out.