Apple fanboy used AirTag to hunt and kill a person he believed was car thief
In Texas of course
An Apple fanboy who tagged his “truck” with an AirTag used the device to track down a car thief and execute him.
Gigabyte admits Ryzen CPU press release was a mistake
Not sure how you do that
Gigabyte has admitted that a statement found in a recent press release announcing the launch of a next generation of Ryzen CPU in 2023 was a mistake.
Google slams Microsoft’s anti-competitive cloud practices
Tweedledee and Tweedledum in cloudy battle
Alphabet's Google Cloud has accused Microsoft of anti-competitive cloud computing practices and slammed imminent deals with several European cloud vendors.
South Korea gives tax breaks to chipmakers
Getting concerned about US protectionism
South Korea has passed legislation giving tax breaks to its semiconductor companies in a bill being labelled as the "Korean Chips Act."
Roku lays off six per cent of workforce
200 more workers gone
Roku will lay off six per cent of its workforce, or 200 employees, in its second round of job cuts, the US streaming device maker said.
Meta allows Europeans to opt out of data sharing
No more personalised adverts for a lucky few
Meta announced that starting next Wednesday, some Facebook and Instagram users in the European Union can opt out of sharing first-party data used to serve highly personalised ads.
Lost, internet down, blame the Sun
Holy sun Batman
If your Internet and phone service is pants today it might have something to do with a triangular-shaped dark gap in the sun's surface that's 20 times larger than Earth.
Foldable phone sales will grow by 50 per cent
IDC says the market is growing fast
Beancounters at the analyst outfit IDC have been shuffling their tarot cards and concluded that foldable smartphones would see 21.4 million units shipped this year.
Rural Dutch hate Microsoft’s data centre plans
Why eliminate farm land when there are starving Brits across the channel?
Software King of the World Microsoft is squaring off against Holland’s farmers as it wants to take land to build data centres.
Google nicked ChatGPT’s data
Search engine outfit Google has been accused of nicking data from ChatGPT AI, which is itself often alleged to have borrowed data from websites and artists to build its AI models.