Renowned cosmologist Stephen Hawking dies at 76


The theoretical cosmologist professor, who made huge advances in science and prophesised about the future of technology, died peacefully this morning.

Intel kept US govt in dark about chip flaws

23 Feb

US government officials say the chipmaker only alerted them to the Meltdown and Spectre chip flaws once they leaked to the public, six months later.

Spectre of punishment after Intel's security meltdown

19 Feb

Shareholders and customers file 32 class-action lawsuits against Intel over the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws in its microchips.

Memory encryption without authentication is not a panacea

A BRBC attack is an attack against systems that use encrypted memory - without any form of integrity protection, says Intel.

5G innovations accelerate

Feb 5, 2018

Mobile operators and manufacturers test new 5G innovations as the industry moves towards the commercial launch of 5G.

Intel warns of potential security flaw fallout

Jan 26, 2018

Intel yesterday acknowledged, for the first time, that the fallout of the Spectre and Meltdown flaws could hurt future results.

Intel halts patching for chip bug, citing flaw

Jan 23, 2018

The company advises users to stop installing patches it released to address two high-profile security vulnerabilities.

Intel confirms newer chip flaws

Jan 18, 2018

The global tech company says the problem in patches for the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws also extends to newer chips.

Intel CEO promises speedy patches for security flaw

Jan 15, 2018

By today, Intel will have issued updates for 90% of CPUs introduced in the past five years, with updates for the remainder available by the end of January.

Google 'security patches not slowing down systems'

Jan 12, 2018

The Alphabet firm says it deployed patches against the Spectre and Meltdown flaws last year, without slowing down its cloud services.

Intel says patches can cause reboot problems in old chips

Jan 12, 2018

The company may need to issue updates to fix the buggy patches and is working directly with data centre customers to "discuss" the issue.

Cloud firms consider Intel rivals after security flaws

Jan 11, 2018

Some Intel data centre customers explore using microchips from rivals to build new infrastructure following the discovery of Intel security flaws.