Released firmware updates
Lenovo engineers have discovered a backdoor in the firmware of RackSwitch and BladeCenter networking switches.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Taking Munich’s crown
The City of Barcelona is migrating its computer systems away from Windows making it the poster child for Open Source rather than Munich which is frantically trying to migrate back.
This is going to get expensive
Apple’s undisclosed throttling of old iPhones for the “users own good” is unleashing a stream of hurt to the fruity cargo cult.