EU worried about wireless spectrum system
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Monday, 28 August 2017 12:12

EU worried about wireless spectrum system


Shake up likely before 5G

The European Union is reviewing a bill pertaining to wireless spectrum licences in preparation for the rollout of 5G across the bloc.

Graphics card price hike likely
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Monday, 28 August 2017 11:56

Graphics card price hike likely


Memory issues

Consumer demand for graphics cards may be undermined by price hikes arising from the GDDR memory shortage.

Western Digital likely to get Toshiba memory business
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Deal close to being signed

Western Digital's chief executive is in Tokyo to finalise an agreement to buy the Toshiba memory chip business, ending months of dispute over the auction.

Samsung boss appeals against his sentence
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Monday, 28 August 2017 11:33

Samsung boss appeals against his sentence


Needs to get it reduced so that it can be "suspended" 

Samsung boss Jay Y. Lee has appealed against the five-year jail term he was given for bribery and other charges.

China wants to build "unhackable" quantum network
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You can almost hear Celine Dion cranking up in the background

China is about to launch the Jinan Project, the world's first "unhackable" computer network, and a major milestone in the development of quantum technology. 

Logitech sued
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Monday, 28 August 2017 10:47

Logitech sued


Delayed and tried to discourage warranty claims

A US man has sued Logitech claiming that the outfit had intentionally delayed and tried to discourage warranty claims for defective products, falsely advertised products, and even hid an End-Of-Life (EOL) announcement from customers.

Samsung boss jailed for five years
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Friday, 25 August 2017 11:58

Samsung boss jailed for five years


Corruption scandal leaves Samsung leaderless

Jay Y. Lee is set to spend the next five years in prison after receiving one of the harshest sentences handed to a South Korean chaebol executive.

HTC between a rock and a hard place
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 25 August 2017 11:37

HTC between a rock and a hard place


Thinking about sell offs to Google

Troubled HTC is exploring options that could range from separating its virtual reality business to a full sale of the company.

Apple gets $208 million in tax breaks to build Iowa data centre
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Which accounting monkey thought this was a good idea?

The fruity tax-dodging cult Apple has managed to convince the US tax payers to give it $208 million in sweeteners to build a data centre.

CIA was spying on intel partners
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Friday, 25 August 2017 11:13

CIA was spying on intel partners

 
Targeted the FBI and Homeland security


The FBI and Homeland Security, who relied on the CIA for tech support for biometric data, were being targeted by spyware.