US leadership not assured
It appears that when it comes to the Internet of Things, the US is not the key innovator and that the Germans are where all the innovation is.
Virtual reality pioneer Oculus has woken up to the fact that installing DRM on its headsets is about as crazy as having making punters wait for months for their pre-orders to be delivered.
Five years after buying it
Chipzilla has run out of ideas about what it is going to do with it its security business and is apparently planning to flog it off.
Samsung and Huawei lower their expectations
Rumours from the Far East claim that Samsung Electronics and Huawei are lowing their shipment targets for the third quarter due to slacking demand for high-end smartphones globally. Although this appears to be news to at least one of the outfits mentioned.
Alliances will help it grow
HTC is planning to spin off its virtual reality subsidiary to help it build alliances and gain cash from potential strategic partners.
Weakening European demand
Hardware maker Acer is worried that Britain's move to leave the EU will mean that demand for the entire region will slump.
Iron lion Xeon
Intel, which has begun shipping its new Xeon Phi processors targeted at High Performance Computing (HPC) applications, thinks it is going to flog more than 100,000 of them this year.
Other companies will want our tech
Blackberry is hoping to pull its nadgers out of the fire by licencing its mobile software to other outfits.
Freedom 251 is being touted as "suspect" by some
A while back we ran a yarn about an Indian company which was bringing out a $3.70 smartphone. The phone was controversial because some Indian politicans thought it was a scam.