Microsoft warns of two Windows mega-updates next year
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Brace yourself

We only just fixed our PC after the Windows 10's Anniversary Update borked our DNS settings, but the software giant is already talking about its future updates for the operating system.

India will not save Apple's iPhone cash cow
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It is just too expensive

Apple’s hopes that it might prolong the life of its sacred cash cow the iPhone in India are proving false.

Mediatek predicts 25 per cent growth
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Friday, 05 August 2016 12:40

Mediatek predicts 25 per cent growth


New guidance as sales pick up in China

MediaTek has released its revenue guidance for the year and claims that it will see its reviews grow by 25 percent over last year.

Apple needs to stop selling four year old computers
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Fanboys are revolting

A while back Apple took the Nintendo out of those who owned five year old PCs calling them “sad people”. However, the fruity cargo cult is now peddling “new” computers which are that august age and even Apple fanboys are screaming “hey we are not THAT sad.”

Yahoo investigates mega breaches
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Friday, 05 August 2016 11:37

Yahoo investigates mega breaches


All your details belong to hackers

Yahoo says that it is investigating claims that its MySpace and LinkedIn sites suffered from megabreaches and details from 200 million Yahoo accounts were posted to a dark web site.

Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
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Only they are doing it on the cheap

The Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan has decided to copy the US and start spying on its journalists, political activists and Lawyers, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. But it is behaving more like a script kiddy hacker and doing it obviously and on the cheap.

Changing passwords is bad for security
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Thursday, 04 August 2016 12:15

Changing passwords is bad for security


FTC’s chief technology officer dispels myth

Carnegie Mellon University professor Lorrie Cranor, who is the US FTC’s technology guru, has debunked a myth that it is a good idea to change your password often.

EU net neutrality plans going backwards
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Thursday, 04 August 2016 12:08

EU net neutrality plans going backwards


Ericsson worried about too many controls

Ericsson head of European affairs, Peter Olson has warned that new net neutrality guidelines drawn up by EU regulatory body Berec are taking the mobile industry “one step backwards”.

Big Tech is saving the US economy
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Thursday, 04 August 2016 12:05

Big Tech is saving the US economy


Just a pity they are not paying tax

The US economy might be being propped up by the success of technology heavyweights.

Apple helped run Uber out of China
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Thursday, 04 August 2016 12:00

Apple helped run Uber out of China


Hard to find a good guy in this story

Apple's billion dollar investment in car-hailing app Didi Chuxing in May helped kick Uber out of China.