Acer extends smart school programme to SA

The initiative is for schools that have embraced Acer technology and encourage digital transformation in the classroom.

Beware of 'blinded random block corruption' attacks

Very few systems offer memory encryption, which makes them vulnerable to attack, says Intel's Rodrigo Branco

Microsoft, Google find fresh flaw in chips

22 May

The newest chip problem, known as Speculative Store Bypass, is said to come from the same family as the original flaws.

Airbus, Uber, MS join new US drone programme

May 10, 2018

The US Transportation Department introduces a drone project to assess how to regulate drones and integrate them safely into US air space.

Apple plans to replace Intel chips in Macs

Apr 3, 2018

The company wants to use its own chips in Mac computers, as part of a bigger strategy to make its family of devices work seamlessly together.

Renowned cosmologist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

Mar 14, 2018

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

Feb 23, 2018

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

Feb 19, 2018

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

Feb 16, 2018

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.