German’s beating the US on the Internet of Things
Published in Wearables


US leadership not assured

It appears that when it comes to the Internet of Things, the US is not the key innovator and that the Germans are where all the innovation is.

US Nuclear shield out-of-date
Published in News


Matthew Broderick might still have the gear to hack it

After decades, the US Defense Department is still using  eight inch floppy disks in a computer system that coordinates the operational functions of the nation's nuclear forces.

UK hacker will not have to hand over passwords
Published in News


Love one NCA nil

A UK computer scientist and activist Lauri Love has had a minor victory against the authorities who are trying to extradite him to the US.

Best year in the last seven for Huawei
Published in News


Who needs the US markets when you have Chinese 4G adoption

China's Huawei posted its biggest annual revenue growth since 2008, thanks mostly to China's adoption of fourth-generation (4G) mobile technology.

Chinese fume over US’s ZTE ban
Published in Mobiles


Could be bad news for ZTE fans

The Chinese government is cross that the Americans have slapped sanctions on telecom manufacturer ZTE.

Dell’s EMC deal could be taxed to oblivion
Published in News


Tax theat
 

Michael Dell’s $67 billion plan to take over storage giant EMC could be killed off by the US taxman.

European ISPs exaggerate their speeds
Published in News


But are cheaper and faster than the US

A new EU Commission survey shows that European ISPs don't deliver on the download speeds they advertise. While the US ISPs are a little more honest, the Europeans are cheaper and faster.

US not allowed to take EU data
Published in News


Legal ruling puts US tech in a spin

The US technology industry is paying the price for the obsession that its government has on stealing data.

US's spying obsession could cost it EU business
Published in News


Technology companies could be shut out

An advisor to the European Court of Justice, Yves Bot has declared that the "safe harbour" agreement for transferring data between the US and EU is "invalid," because of concerns over US spying.

Russians behind western malware attacks
Published in News


But US blames China

It would appear that while the US has been blaming China for all its cyber break-ins it appears to be ignoring Tsar Putin's elite hacking team for the last seven years.