Even stabbing the S8 will not cause it to explode
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Tame Apple Press jokes fail

The Tame Apple Press has been trying to spoil the release of Galaxy S8 with lots of gags about exploding batteries. The only problem is the S8 battery tech is surprisingly robust.

Facebook steps up fake news monitoring
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More than 30,000 fake accounts linked to the French election

Facebook says it has targeted 30,000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation.

G.SKILL develops super-fast RAM
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Ram maker comes up with DDR4-4333MHz 16GB


RAM maker G.SKILL has released a new DDR4-4333MHz 16GB (2x 8GB).

Google confirms death of Octane
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No longer useful because developers cheat


Google has killed off its widely-used Octane JavaScript benchmark saying that it's no longer a useful way for browser developers to determine how best to optimise their JavaScript engines.

Apple gets self-driving car testing licence
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Don’t hold your breath


The Tame Apple Press was over the moon this morning after it was revealed that the fruity cargo cult has got a licence to test self-driving cars.

Apple might invest several billion in Toshiba
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iPad maker might go for another pile old Tosh


The fruity cargo cult Apple is thinking of dropping a billion or two for the troubled Toshiba semiconductor unit.

Smartwatches are rubbish says smartwatch maker
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Huawei trashes its own product

Huawei Deputy Chairman and rotating CEO Eric Xu Zhijun surprised the world by trashing smartwatches even though his outfit makes them.

TSMC's lower Q2 outlook will not impede new nodes
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10nm, 12nm ULP account for 10 percent of all revenues this year


Over the weekend, TSMC reduced its forecast for global foundry growth in 2017 by roughly two percentage points as a result of elevated inventory in the supply chain, according to company officials.

Largan Precision posts record Q1 2017 revenues
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Competition for high-margin component orders heats up


Largan Precision, the world’s leading camera supplier for smartphones and lens supplier for Apple products, reported record high gross margins for the first quarter of 2017, showing the company’s strong competitive edge against a backdrop of component orders dominated by Foxconn and Pegatron.

Huawei sold 5 million Mate 9 smartphones
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Since launch in November

It looks like that Huawei Mate 9 was a hot sell in the last few months. It turns out that the company managed to sell 5 million of these phones since the launch in early November.