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‘Intensifying’ Auto Chip Shortage Hits Daimler Truck Production

World's biggest lorry maker Daimler Truck says chip shortage has 'intensified' in past few weeks meaning further slowdown of production

6 hours ago

Sir Clive Sinclair, Computing Pioneer, Dies At 81

British inventor of the ZX Spectrum, which transformed home computing in the early 1980s for millions, dies at the age…

3 days ago

EU Plans European Chips Act To Increase Production

European Commission announces plan to create a state-of-the-art European chip ecosystem, including semiconductor production

5 days ago

Apple Issues Urgent Security Update For iPhones, iPads and Macs

Discovery of 'zero-click' spyware allegedly from NSO Group, sees Apple issuing emergency update to iPhone, iPad and Mac users

6 days ago

How to Build a Better Workplace

The workplace has changed. Post-pandemic, what will work look like? As enterprises look past the pandemic to reshape their workforces,…

6 days ago

Facebook Developing Machine Learning Chip – Report

Engineers at Facebook are reportedly developing a machine learning chip, as part of its internal chip development program

1 week ago

Microsoft Indefinitely Postpones Office Return

Software giant is the latest tech giant to respond to ongoing infections, saying it will indefinitely postpone staff return to…

1 week ago

Broadband Speeds Rise 20 Percent Since Start Of Covid-19

But 134,000 properties in the United Kingdom are still unable to get a decent broadband connectivity, Ofcom's latest research shows

2 weeks ago

Intel May Invest 80 Billion Euros For Two Chip Fabs

CEO Pat Gelsinger says Intel could invest as much as 80 billion euros ($95bn or £69bn) in Europe to expand…

2 weeks ago

Samsung Offered Large Tax Breaks To Build Chip Factory In Texas

City of Taylor in Texas offers Samsung huge tax breaks in order to convince it to build a $17 billion…

2 weeks ago

ICO To Urge G7 Action On Annoying Cookie Consent Pop-ups

Information Commissioner is urging G7 data protection authorities to tackle the scourge of modern day browsing....cookie pop-ups

2 weeks ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Mind The Trust Gap

In this week’s podcast, we focus on the recently published report from Thomas International: ‘Mind the trust gap.' The majority…

2 weeks ago

Apple Eases App Store Rules For Spotify, Netflix etc

Fresh concession from Apple for “reader” apps, but Netflix says it doesn't go far enough and Spotify CEO says Apple…

2 weeks ago

US Agency Investigates Two Complaints From Apple Staff

Two Apple staff members in the US file separate complaints that are now being reviewed by officials at a US…

2 weeks ago

Climate Change: Is There a Tech Solution?

As COP26 in Glasgow approaches, how can technology help in the fight to reverse or at least reduce the long-term…

3 weeks ago

Vauxhall Boss Says Chip Shortage To Last Months

Head of Vauxhall Motors warns problems for the car industry caused by ongoing chip shortage is not likely to improve…

3 weeks ago

South Korea Passes Bill To Curb In-App Purchase Charges

The App Store commission that Apple and Google imposes for in-app purchases is to be banned in South Korea after…

3 weeks ago

China Limits Kids To Three Hours Of Video Games A Week

Draconian move? Children in China now only allowed to play video games between 8 and 9pm on Friday, weekends and…

3 weeks ago

Chip Shortage Forces Stellantis To Extend Car Factory Shutdowns

A number of Stellantis car factories in Europe are extending their production shutdowns because of the ongoing chip shortage

3 weeks ago

Tim Cook Lands $750m Bonanza In Share Award

CEO Tim Cook is awarded more than three quarters of a billion dollars in Apple shares after ten years in…

3 weeks ago

US Approves Licence For Huawei To Purchase Car Chips – Report

Softening attitude? US officials approve licence applications from blacklisted Huawei, so its car component business can buy chips

4 weeks ago

Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

A lack of diversity and inclusion has been a significant issue for many industries. However, tech enterprises are showing the…

4 weeks ago

Nvidia’s ARM Purchase Raises ‘Significant Competition Concerns’ – CMA

UK competition watchdog says there are “significant competition concerns” with the deal, as Nvidia could restrict access to ARM IP

4 weeks ago

Apple Delays Staff Office Return Until 2022

Office return delayed again. Apple staff now informed they should only return to the corporate office or campus in January…

1 month ago

Chip Shortage Forces Toyota To Cut Production By 40 Percent

World's biggest car maker Toyota announces it will dramatically reduce car production next month as the chip shortage bites

1 month ago

GlobalFoundries Files For Initial Public Offering – Report

US chipmaker GlobalFoundries has submitted a confidential filing for a public listing, after acquisition by Intel media reports

1 month ago

US Agencies Urge Patch To Tackle BlackBerry QNX Flaw

Cars and medical devices at risk from a serious vulnerability in the BlackBerry QNX operating system, US federal agencies warn

1 month ago

Apple Drops Corellium Lawsuit

Apple has dropped its copyright lawsuit against Corellium at the last minute, before the two sides were due to go…

1 month ago

Zoom Settles ‘Zoombombing’ Lawsuit, Pays $85 Million

Video conferencing giant Zoom to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit over data sharing, security and 'zoombombing' issues

2 months ago

Bill Gates Officially Divorced From Melinda

Marriage of 27 years between Microsoft's co-founder and former CEO Bill Gates and Melinda officially ended this week after court…

2 months ago