Qualcomm seeks to ban the iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 04 May 2017 11:01

Qualcomm seeks to ban the iPhone


Saving the world from Tyranny

Chipmaker Qualcomm is taking steps to save the world from Apple’s technology tyranny by banning the iPhone in the US.

Fitbit surprises Wall Street
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 04 May 2017 10:37

Fitbit surprises Wall Street


Makes more cash than expected


Fitbit surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street by reporting a quarterly revenue above its own forecast.

Imagination revolts against Apple overlords
Published in Graphics


You still need us and we will sue you to prove it


Apple’s attempts to strong arm its suppliers by cutting off their money supply unless they give it huge discounts is starting to get some kick-back from its suppliers.

There's a hardware bloodbath over education
Published in Notebooks


Apple, Google and Microsoft need no education


A hardware war is brewing over the US education market with Apple, Google and Microsoft mud-wrestling for the hearts and minds of educators and school districts.

Fruity cargo-cult making AI deals for its "echo" clone
Published in News


Looking for the City of Light


The fruity cargo-cult Apple has signed a deal with Inventec to produce a connected speaker device which will echo Amazon's Echo with a pricey product which does less.

TSMC engineer charged with stealing secrets
Published in News


Passed them to the Chinese 

A former TSMC engineer has been charged with stealing secrets from the pure play foundry and giving them to the China-based Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC).

Bixby disses Siri in rap
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 10:51

Bixby disses Siri in rap


Can’t touch this


Samsung’s new digital assistant AI-powered bot Bixby can rap, and slags off Apple’s Siri, so you don’t have to.

Facebook more likely to reject code made by women
Published in News

Being a Facebook engineer is a Handmaiden's tale 

According to The Wall Street Journal, female engineers who work at Facebook may face gender bias that prevents their code from being accepted at the same rate as male counterparts.

Italy close to tax deal with Google
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 09:59

Italy close to tax deal with Google


Taxman makes an offer Google can't refuse


Italy and Alphabet's Google are close to reaching a deal to settle a tax dispute which will not mean the company has to sleep with the fishes.

Apple sees second iPhone slump
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 09:50

Apple sees second iPhone slump


Cash cow on life support


The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has finally fessed up that its iPhone cashcow is on life support.