Monthly Archives: March 2019

Hackers steal 6TB Citrix data haul

Iranian-backed hackers have managed to steal vast amount of data from Citrix which handles sensitive projects for the White House communications agency, the US military, the FBI and many US businesses. The US-based software company came under attack in December and again last week according to the cybersecurity firm Resecurity …

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The Amazon Echo Spot goes portable with the I-box Vault dock

With the popularity of the Amazon Echo Spot and Google Home Mini, it can feel as though smart speakers are getting smaller all the time – but that doesn’t mean they are getting any more portable. If you’ve ever bemoaned the fact that you have to keep your smart speaker …

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Natwest trials biometric debit card

NatWest has revealed it is trialing a new payment card with a built-in biometric scanner. The UK high-street bank will start testing the new card with 200 customers from mid-April to see if the system can streamline the paying process whilst still providing effective security. The card will allow users …

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Sigh: Intel’s next top-tier processors could be 14nm again

Intel is forging ahead with 10nm Ice Lake and Lakefield processors, but the company might not be done with 14nm CPUs just yet. Apparently, Intel intends to release Cascade Lake (LGA 3647) processors in April and Cascade Lake-X (LGA 2066) at Computex 2019 according to an informed forum poster on …

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Nvidia closes in on Mellanox deal in data center push

Nvidia is set to acquire data center chipmaker Mellanox for around $7bn after reportedly outbidding Intel, accounts have claimed. The deal would be the graphics card maker’s largest acquisition ever as it looks to help expand its business beyond the video game industry and into the data center market. A …

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Huawei: UK is our lighthouse

Huawei has pledged its support for the UK as it continues its push to be the world’s number one smartphone manufacturer. Speaking to TechRadar Pro at the recent MWC 2019 event in Barcelona, Huawei UK MD Anson Zhang stated that the UK remained “a very strategic market for us” and …

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