Mass-produced robot in shops in October
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A bit more expensive than predicted


The Jibo robot will be in the shops in October which is later and about $200 more than expected.

World's most innovative company is IBM
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Monday, 06 June 2016 14:24

World's most innovative company is IBM


Apple miles behind

Despite the Tame Apple press claiming that Apple is the most innovative company in the world, it is an also ran behind Samsung, IBM and Google.

Siemens develops spider army
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Monday, 06 June 2016 12:51

Siemens develops spider army


Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Siemens


German manufacturing giant Siemens has developed an army of robot spiders which can work together to build 3D print structures and parts in real time.

Apple sauces up monitor with GPU
Published in Graphics
Monday, 06 June 2016 11:57

Apple sauces up monitor with GPU


5k thunderbolt monitor

Fruity cargo cult Apple is set to launch a new version of its Thunderbolt monitor so it can handle 5K resolution (5120x2880) using its own discrete GPU placed behind the screen.

Huawai building daydream phone
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 03 June 2016 12:40

Huawai building daydream phone


Dream catcher


Huawei has signed up to be one of the first phone makers to build a handset that works with Google’s new VR platform – daydream.

MediaTek gets into the car race
Published in Wearables
Friday, 03 June 2016 12:21

MediaTek gets into the car race


Talking to European car vendors

MediaTek's R&D teams are working with European-based car vendors to develop the company's automotive electronics and virtual reality (VR) offerings.

Samsung released two new wearables
Published in Wearables
Friday, 03 June 2016 12:09

Samsung released two new wearables


Gear Fit 2 and IconX earbuds


Samsung has announced two new wearables — an update to its Gear Fit activity tracker and the IconX, a pair of wireless earbuds for runners.

Smartphone shipments to fall further
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 03 June 2016 11:52

Smartphone shipments to fall further


So much for iPhone 7 and small screens saving Apple’s bacon

Any hopes that the Smartphone industry will pull out of its woes this year have been dashed by the latest IDC report.

University shooting was over code
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Friday, 03 June 2016 11:33

University shooting was over code


Hell hath no fury like a “wronged” developer

The man who fatally shot a UCLA professor in his office before turning the gun on himself was a developer who thought his teacher had nicked his code.

Apple Pay is the Apple III of finance
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Friday, 03 June 2016 11:05

Apple Pay is the Apple III of finance


We told you so


While the Tame Apple Press claimed that Apple’s moves into the finance world with its Apple Pay service would be “game-changing” “super” and “great” we had grave doubts it would make much impact – it looks like we were right.