Swedish coms maker sees bottom line massaged
Published in News
17 July 2015


Bork, Bork, Bork

While other smartphone manufactures are moaning about tough economic times, Swedish teleco maker Ericson is making flat pack furniture out of its rivals.

Spam rates fall below 50 per cent
Published in News
17 July 2015


Spam, spam, spam

The amount of spam clogging up the internet is officially the lowest it has been for ten years.

Sharp’s finances out of focus
Published in News
17 July 2015


I see red, I see red, I see red

The Japanese Nikkei is prediction that the telly maker Sharp is about to swing into an operating loss during the April to June quarter.

FBI shuts down Romanian Pirate sites
Published in News
17 July 2015


Your US tax dollars at work

The US government continues to use tax-payer money to defend Big Content’s failing business model by using FBI enforcers to shut down three Romanian websites.

MediaTek Helio X10 based HTC One M9+ hits Europe
Published in Mobiles
17 July 2015


High resolution, decent performer

HTC has finally decided to bring some of its MediaTek powered phones to Europe. 

AMD misses on second quarter revenues
Published in Processors
17 July 2015


Hopes for a pick up in the next quarter

Fabless chipmaker AMD has come up with a mixed set of results for the second quarter. The company managed to make as much cash as the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street expected, but missed revenue expectations.

Microsoft reveals Acer's $169 Chromebook competitor
Published in Notebooks
17 July 2015


Calls it Cloudbook

It took Microsoft some time to come up with a strategy against Chromebooks, and now it seems the first of the new Cloudbook notebooks will be available in middle of August. 

Apple sued over name it never used
Published in Wearables
16 July 2015


"iWatch"

Fruity cargo cult Apple is being sued over a name which it never used, but has effectively nicked using Google SEO.

Suse prepares for 64-bit Arm servers
Published in Processors
16 July 2015


Expanding hardware programme


Suse wants to speed the development of server systems based on 64-bit ARM processors.

TSMC sees profit slowing
Published in Processors
16 July 2015


Looks like Apple sales are not that good

Chipmaker TSMC's second quarter profit growth slowed to 33 percent year-on-year as sales fell for the second consecutive period on weaker smartphone demand in China and other emerging markets.