Topsy deal was part of Apple’s secret Google war
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Former Topsy boss has a theory

Apple has finally pulled the plug on an outfit it spent $200 million on two years ago, and the former director of that company, Topsy, Aaron Hayes-Roth has a theory about how Jobs’ Mob got value for money on the deal.

Apple security allows App pirates to make dosh
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Trickledown effect

A feature in Apple's iTunes approval process is allowing pirates to download free versions of paid iPhone apps.

Apple takes on the UK government on encryption
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We will show them who is boss

Fruity cargo-cult Apple is taking on the UK government warning that Prime Minister David Cameron’s plans to give its spooks extra online surveillance powers could weaken the security of personal data for millions of people and paralyse the tech sector.

Quarter of all Android phones to get pressure sensitive screens
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Apple had them now everyone else will want them

Dispite the fact that no one was interested in pressure sensitive touch phones until Apple released the iPhone 6S this year. HIS believes that many big names including Samsung, Sony and Xiaomi phones are suddenly going to discover the feature which has been part of Android since the beginning.

Smartphone shipments increase
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Third quarter figures not bad

Despite the fact that the future of smartphone shipments looks bleak, the third quarter shaped up to be rather good.

Apple's iphone future in doubt
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Wall Street fears iPhone not doing as well as marketed

The Fruity Cargo cult Apple is facing problems with Wall Street analysts who are refusing to repeat what its marketing department is telling them about the iPhone.

Hacker Hotz builds a driverless car
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Hacks his own car to do it

The bloke who was the first to jail break the iPhone, George Hotz hacked his own car to turn it into a self-driving vehicle.

Steve Jobs killed the music industry
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Industry's tallest tree cut down by a herring

The Apple Messiah Steve Jobs is responsible for the destruction of the music industry, so everytime you hear Justin Bieber or Taylor Swift or that god awful Adel it is apparently his fault, according to Pandora supremo Mike Herring.

Apple buys Qualcomm’s secret graphics lab
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Building its own Interferometric Modulator Displays

Fruity Cargo Cult Apple has bought one of Qualcomm’s Taiwan graphics labs and is operating it pretty much under everyone’s radar to "invent" something that Qualcomm tried and failed to make successful.

Samsung's GPU project slows
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A laa dee dee, a one two three its Samsung's Larrabee

A while ago Fudzilla reported that Samsung has been working hard  making its own, in house GPU, but it is starting to look like things are not working well in the mix and there have been a few delays.