Wikileaks insists tech companies obey Assange
Published in News


Or risk being hacked

Any hope of a partnership between Wikileaks, Google, Microsoft, and Apple to fix holes that the CIA has found in their products has hit a roadblock because Julian Assange is insisting that the big three do everything the way he says.

RedMonk blesses JavaScript as the world’s most popular language
Published in News


Followed by Java and Python


Beancounters at RedMonk have taken time out from their busy prayer wheels to create a list of the world’s most popular programming languages.

US Army ready to deploy lasers
Published in News


Shark free operation


Lockheed Martin has said that its first 60kW-class "beam combined" fibre laser is now shipping for use by the US army.

Apple betrays New Zealand Green Party leader
Published in News


Comment: Apple pays zero tax, but the Green co-leader still praises it.


Green party Apple fanboys down under should be facing a huge crisis in their faith after discovering that their favourite tech company pays zero tax.

Apple not going bananas
Published in Mobiles


Iphone 8 will not have a super-curved screen after all


One of the most radical parts of the major iPhone 8 redesign has been scrapped.

UK denies high-tech spying on Trump’s microwave
Published in News


Nonsense


In rare move, Britain’s top spooks slapped down allegations that Barack Obama used GCHQ to spy on Donald Trump during the presidential campaign.

Microsoft’s new "notebook" Surface Book set to do well
Published in News


Suppliers are rubbing their paws with glee


Software King of the World Microsoft’s new Surface Book reportedly entered mass production and suppliers are expecting it to be a gold mine.

Swatch enters the wearable OS market
Published in Wearables


Look out Apple


Designer watch maker Swatch said that it has written its own alternative operating system for mobile watches and will be launching its own battle for the world’s watches next year.

Microsoft blocks Ryzen and Kaby Lake users from updates on Windows 7 and 8.1
Published in Processors


Upgrade or die


Software king of the world Microsoft is locking down system updates for those using AMD’s Ryzen and Intel’s Kaby Lake processors on Windows 7 and 8.1.

Class action begins over LG bootloop
Published in Mobiles

G4 and V10 case started

Someone has started a class action for those affected by LG's bootloop problem with the G4 and V10.