Day: December 6, 2018

China Calls For Release of Arrested Huawei CFO Detained In Canada

China is demanding the release of a senior executive at Huawei after she was detained in Canada on extradition charges to the U.S. Wanzhou Meng, who is also the deputy chair of Huawei’s board and the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei, is suspected of violating U.S. trade sanctions against Iran. NBC News reports: The…

Funnily enough, China fuming, senator cheering after Huawei CFO cuffed by Canadian cops at Uncle Sam’s request

Beijing demands US ‘correct’ Meng detainment pronto The arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou earlier this week is sending shockwaves through both the US and China.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Government Christmas safety video turns apocalyptic – CNET

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission cautions against letting your happy holidays turn into a fiery hellscape. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple’s clear iPhone XR case, reviewed – CNET

Here’s what $40 gets you. …read more Source:: CNet

Snapdragon 8cx Gives Windows Its Most Extreme Arm Chip Yet

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 8cx Compute Platform, a new flagship “Extreme” chipset for Windows on Arm notebooks, tablets, and 2-in-1s that promises more connectivity, more power, and battery life in excess of 25 hours. From a report: The new platform also debuts Qualcomm’s new nomenclature for that ecosystem of devices, borrowing technologies from Snapdragon…

Fan-Based Parts Tumbler Is A Breeze To Build

A parts tumbler is a great tool to have around. But if you don’t use it all the time, it’s hard to justify dropping hundreds of dollars on one. Fortunately, there are many ways to make your own tumbler while tailoring it to meet the need. Because really, as long as you get the medium…

And the next 7nm laptop processor will be designed by In, er, AM, um, Qualcomm: The 64-bit Arm Snapdragon 8CX

The X is for extreme. Dude? The mobile world is fast on the heels of the laptop world. Qualcomm, the designer of Snapdragon processors primarily for smartphones and tablets, today teased the 8CX: a fanless 64-bit Arm-compatible 7nm system-on-chip for notebooks.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

What’s the biggest corporate risk? Failing to keep up with companies that are ‘born digital’

New study looks at the top concerns of boards and senior executives. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Peak tech! Bacon vending machine signals apex of human invention

For one week only, Ohio students can sate crackling craving for a mere $1 Lovers of pork products rejoice! There is now a vending machine from which you can indulge in porcine pleasure until the, er, pigs come home. The bad news? This is only happening in the US… for now.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

The Internet Reacts To Australia’s Anti-Encryption Bill

…read more Source:: PacketStorm