Apple turns huge security bug into money making feature
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Upgrade or die 

We have hassled fruity cargo cult Apple for being slower than an asthmatic ant with a heavy load of shopping when it came to security updates, so it is jolly nice when the outfit actually thinks of its users and updates something.

LG gets tough with Leather
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SMphone 

While the bigger smartphone makers slug it out using plastic or chrome, LG has come up with something jolly interesting.

Purge your computer of Beebone
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Botnet has been downed

UK firms have been urged to purge their computers of Beebone distributed malware after the botnet was downed by an international operation.
The AAEH botnet was killed off by Europol's European Cyber Crime Centre (EC3) the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), Dutch police and the FBI.

US government stops China having the world's fastest supercomputer
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Fixing the game

The US government is so deeply embarrassed that the Chinese have consistently won the title of owner of the world's fastest supercomputer, it has decided to fix the rules of the game.

iMac is getting daft reviews
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How do you say it is rubbish without offending anyone? 

Wall Street Journal reviewers  are having a devil of a job with Apple latey – they want to say the latest products are rubbish, but appear to stop short.

 

PC shipments beat projections
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Still declining

Worldwide PC shipments were slightly better than anyone expected, but are still falling according to beancounters at IDC.

Xiaomi flogs the most phones in a day
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Cleaning Apple's clock 

Xiaomi, the Chinese mobile maker and world's 3rd largest smartphone distributor, has set a new Guinness World Record in terms of smartphone selling.

Apple holds security door open for the Chinese
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Never reads the papers

While Google and Mozilla have been falling over themselves to stop a data leak to China, Apple has cheerfully ignored the problem.

Windows becomes Oculus Rift compatible
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Working in virtual reality

Finally Windows can runs in an Oculus Rift style virtual reality which is called Virtual Desktop.

Google and Intel to speed up Android updates
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At least on Intel gear

Intel and Google want to slash the wait time for users to get Android updates.