• Amazon and Microsoft's Alexa-Cortana hybrid is now available in preview By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    AMAZON AND MICROSOFT'S ALEXA-CORTANA HYBRID IS NOW AVAILABLE IN PREVIEW

    It's a bit bobbins, but it's a good start

  • Apple is reportedly working on a chip dedicated to crunching biometric data By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    APPLE IS REPORTEDLY WORKING ON A CHIP DEDICATED TO CRUNCHING BIOMETRIC DATA

    Removed job listings suggests Cupertino is after chip talent

    Apple
  • Aussie law will force tech companies to decrypt suspect's data By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    AUSSIE LAW WILL FORCE TECH COMPANIES TO DECRYPT SUSPECT'S DATA

    But some say the overall effect on privacy is unacceptable

    Tech
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 benchmarks leak but don't promise the world By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    QUALCOMM SNAPDRAGON 850 BENCHMARKS LEAK BUT DON'T PROMISE THE WORLD

    Multi-core performance is just 500 points higher than the Snapdragon 845

  • Microsoft's Xiaoice chatbot has written a book of poetry By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    MICROSOFT'S XIAOICE CHATBOT HAS WRITTEN A BOOK OF POETRY

    Opinions are split between genius and Vogon

  • Instagram hack leaves selfie addicts locked out of their accounts By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    INSTAGRAM HACK LEAVES SELFIE ADDICTS LOCKED OUT OF THEIR ACCOUNTS

    Now who will know what you had for brunch?

    Instagram
  • Intel's chips are riddled with more speculative execution vulnerabilities By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    INTEL'S CHIPS ARE RIDDLED WITH MORE SPECULATIVE EXECUTION VULNERABILITIES

    But don't worry because Intel has patched two of the three flaws

  • Apple yanks latest iOS 12 beta as devs complain of 'bricked' devices By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    APPLE YANKS LATEST IOS 12 BETA AS DEVS COMPLAIN OF 'BRICKED' DEVICES

    Testers suffer buggy performance, freezes and fully-borked devices

    iOS, Apple
  • John McAfee lashes out at Bitfi 'hackers' By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    JOHN MCAFEE LASHES OUT AT BITFI 'HACKERS'

    INQ is nervously laying its cards on the table

  • FBI warns banks of 'imminent' ATM cash-out attacks By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    FBI WARNS BANKS OF 'IMMINENT' ATM CASH-OUT ATTACKS

    'Highly-coordinated' scheme could see hackers withdraw millions of dollars

  • US gov staffers are officially banned from using Huawei and ZTE devices By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    US GOV STAFFERS ARE OFFICIALLY BANNED FROM USING HUAWEI AND ZTE DEVICES

    Huawei slams bill as 'ineffective, misguided, and unconstitutional'

  • Motorola's P30 is the most brazen iPhone X copycat yet By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    MOTOROLA'S P30 IS THE MOST BRAZEN IPHONE X COPYCAT YET

    You'll find the same notched display and vertical dual camera system

    iPhone
  • Google promises fix for Android Pie fast-charging borkage By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    GOOGLE PROMISES FIX FOR ANDROID PIE FAST-CHARGING BORKAGE

    A fix will be rollout out to Pixel handsets in the 'coming weeks'

    Google, Android
  • IPhone 11: 2018 iPhones to offer Apple Pencil support, 512GB storage option By The Inquirer   -   Aug 15, 2018

    IPHONE 11: 2018 IPHONES TO OFFER APPLE PENCIL SUPPORT, 512GB STORAGE OPTION

    Just like Samsung's Galaxy Note 9

    Samsung, iPhone, Apple
  • Amazon Echo turned into snooping device by Chinese hackers By The Inquirer   -   Aug 14, 2018

    AMAZON ECHO TURNED INTO SNOOPING DEVICE BY CHINESE HACKERS

    'Alexa, snoop on the West'

  • Intel to launch X599 platform for its 28-core Skylake-X CPU By The Inquirer   -   Aug 14, 2018

    INTEL TO LAUNCH X599 PLATFORM FOR ITS 28-CORE SKYLAKE-X CPU

    That's providing the chip is legit

  • Linux 4.18 brings support for Vega M, Volta GV100 and, er, SPECK By The Inquirer   -   Aug 14, 2018

    LINUX 4.18 BRINGS SUPPORT FOR VEGA M, VOLTA GV100 AND, ER, SPECK

    Out, foul Speck

  • Google's Public DNS reaches its 8.8.8.8th anniversary By The Inquirer   -   Aug 14, 2018

    GOOGLE'S PUBLIC DNS REACHES ITS 8.8.8.8TH ANNIVERSARY

    Celebrates with a promise of new functionality on the way

    Google
  • Apple's 'inexpensive' MacBook Air might arrive in October By The Inquirer   -   Aug 14, 2018

    APPLE'S 'INEXPENSIVE' MACBOOK AIR MIGHT ARRIVE IN OCTOBER

    Quantum is expected to see a spike in orders in the fourth quarter

    Apple
  • DeepMind's AI can spot diseases as accurately as ocular docs By The Inquirer   -   Aug 14, 2018

    DEEPMIND'S AI CAN SPOT DISEASES AS ACCURATELY AS OCULAR DOCS

    94 per cent of the time, it works every time