Samsung Note 7 recall recalled
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Not-so magnificant seven going to cost billions

Samsung appears to have made a pig’s ear of its Galaxy Note 7 recall and is ordering its resellers to stop sales and exchanges of the device pending investigation into the latest incidents.

iPhone 6 class action starts
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We don't normally like using the word class and Apple being in the same sentence

While the Tame Apple Press is peddling the iPhone 7, a class action has begun over a serious fault in the previous generation.

Appeals court overturns Samsung-Apple patent case
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That’s $120 million, thank you very much

The US court of appeals in Washington DC has re-instated a $120 million penalty against Samsung for patent infringement of Apple intellectual property.

Dialog does better than expected
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But Apple's iPhone 7 was not responsible

The Tame Apple Press has created a fake rise in the price of Apple shares by claiming that the success of its favourite toy maker is responsible for a surprise rise in the profits of the German Dialog Semiconductor.

Apple pulls app and accuses developer of fraud
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Crime of changing your account details

Fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple has an odd way of supporting developers who prop up its app store.

Apple A10's 16nm FinFET is a surprise
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As Snapdragon 830 is 10nm

We are quite surprised that few people concentrated on one of the major downsides of the Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus – its clunky quad core A10 Chip. Far from being cutting edge, Apple is using 16nm and not the 10nm manufacturing process as many expected. Most of its competitors will soon announce their 10nm SoC.

Samsung buys Viv
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06 October 2016

Samsung buys Viv


From Siri's creator

Samsung has written a cheque for an AI outfit called Viv which was founded by one of Siri's co-creators.

Google's Pixel smartphones get scrutinized
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Flagship price but no performance to match

Back when it appeared that Google was finally going head to head with flagship offerings from other companies, including Samsung's Galaxy smartphone or even Apple's iPhone it seems the firm has a long way to go.

Total Recall does not damage Samsung's bottom line
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Rest of the business doing brilliantly

Samsung expected to report a higher than expected third quarter profit, despite having to write off a fortune because of the global recall of its Galaxy Note 7.

Apple nicked Facetime tech
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Deep in the heart of Texas

A US jury has told the fruity tax dodger Apple that Steve Jobs did not invent some key features of its Facetime and it needs to pay the "inventor" $302 million in damages.