You will have to make it fixable
The EU Parliament is about to tell makers of badly made electronics which are designed not to last past the warranty date that their products will have to last longer and be fixable.
Out of gas
Volvo has announced that starting in 2019, all of the new models it produces will be electric or hybrid.
Keeping it in Asia
While Samsung is telling the world+dog that its AI-based virtual assistant can do 15,000 tasks, apparently that does not include talking in English.
Expect more price hikes
A malfunction in a Taiwanese factory is causing a global DRAM shortage which could lead to further price increases.
AMD has announced the appointment of Abhi Talwalkar to its board.
Patents and network gear
Telecoms network equipment maker Nokia and Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Technology have signed a patent licensing agreement.
Need to tackle the Chinese
The chairman of struggling Swedish mobile equipment company Ericsson plans to stand down before the company's next annual meeting in 2018.
Jobs going now
For ages Intel has been banging on about the Internet of Things and how it will be the saviour of the chip business.
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Samsung may be working on a smart speaker of its own to match that offered by Google and Amazon.