Tech giants spend fortune buying US politicians
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Buy one get another free

US tech giants are spending a small fortune on "lobbying" politicians and the situation is getting worse.

Azure was downed for seven hours by fire alarm
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SLA for that day down to  71.6

It’s all very well these arrogant tech firms telling us that our data is safe and always accessible in the cloud - but that’s clearly not so.

Japanese outfit claimed Apple nicked its good name
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Begun the “animoji” wars have

A Japanese software company claimed that the fruity cargo cult Apple nicked its trademarked term "animoji" for one of the few new features of the iPhone X.

Mac Mini is not dead
Published in Notebooks
23 October 2017

Mac Mini is not dead


It is just resting

Beleaguered Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is watching his cash cow iPhone die of mad cows’ disease, has rushed to reassure fanboys that the Mac Mini is also not dead.

Apple slashes iPhone 8 orders
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No one is buying Apple's turkey

Apple shares took a tumble after the outfit slashed orders for its iPhone 8 because of poor sales.

Key Apple supplier has not paid promised bonuses
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Furious workers picket

Hundreds of workers blocked the entrance to an Apple iPhone supplier's factory in eastern China to protest against unpaid bonuses and factory reassignments.

TSMC sees profits down
Published in Processors
19 October 2017

TSMC sees profits down


Supply-chain inventory constraints

TSMC claimed that supply-chain inventory constraints hurt its net profit in the third quarter, although not as badly as many analysts had predicted.

Apple fanboys spurn iPhone 8
Published in Mobiles


The iPhone 7 is just as good

The fruity cargo cult Apple is facing its first serious religious schism as fanboys reject the religion’s central premise that you must upgrade your expensive phone every year.

Apple ordered to pay VirnetX $439.7 million
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Nicked four patents then hacked off the judge

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been ordered to pay $439.7 million for nicking the tech in four patents in FaceTime and other iOS apps.

Google discovers it can’t really do an Apple
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Overcharging  just hacks its users off

Google thought that it might get away with copying Apple by charging a ridiculous price for a USB dongle, only to discover that its users were not that stupid.