Apple’s iCloud bought down “Love Guv”
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 Affair was found out using default settings

The governor of Alabama, who resigned this week was bought down partly because of his faith in Apple’s iCloud.

More than 80 Canonical workers replaced by GNOMES
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Shuttleworth takes axe to company


More than 80 Canonical workers are facing the axe as founder Mark Shuttleworth has taken back the role of chief executive officer at the open saucy outfit.

Worldwide PC shipments fall below 63 million units
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Looks like limbo bar can go lower

Beancounters at Gartner Group have said that worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.2 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 2.4 percent decline from the first quarter of 2016. The first quarter of 2017 was the first time since 2007 that the PC market experienced shipments below 63 million units in a quarter.

Blackberry wins arbitration case against Qualcomm
Published in Mobiles


Claims it was overcharged.

BlackBerry shares surged 18 per cent after the troubled phone maker won a $815 million award from Qualcomm.

Apple turns to medicine
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What could possibly go wrong?

Now that Apple’s iPhone cash cow is looking decidedly unwell, it appears that the Fruity Cargo Cult thinks that it can reinvent itself as a medical instrument maker.

Nvidia claims it can beat Google’s tensor processing unit
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It compared it against the wrong Nvidia card


Google’s internal benchmarks of its own TPU, or tensor processing unit, indicated that its purpose built AI board cleaned Nvidia’s clock when it came to number crunching and power consumption.

Ballmer: I would do Windows phone differently now
Published in Mobiles


Regrets, I’ve had a few

The shy and retiring, softly spoken and delightfully understated former Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, has been talking to Bloomberg about Microsoft’s failed move into mobile.

Vodafone drops roaming charges
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All roads lead to roam


Vodafone has dropped roaming charges and will allow its punters to use your bundled minutes, texts and data in 40 countries without paying more.

NAND price bubble continues to inflate
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Phison Electronics warns things will get worse


NAND flash prices have been inflating excessively lately and Phison Electronics chairman Khein Seng Pua warned that prices are set to go up again in the third quarter as end-market demand surges.

Microsoft swallows open sourcy cloud container Deis
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Vole snuffles more cloud

Microsoft has written a cheque to buy Deis, an open source container orchestration company which allows for the creation and management of apps on top of Kubernetes.