Lenovo posts surprise loss
Published in Notebooks


Higher costs and parts shortages 

Thinkpad maker Lenovo warned of higher costs and margin pressure due to shortages of components like memory chips, as it posted its first quarterly loss in almost two years.

Hackers penetrate Apple's inner sanctum
Published in News


Security coprocessor has been hacked


A hacker by name of "Xerub" has made a mockery of Apple’s Apple's Secure Enclave Processor (SEP) firmware.

Wikileaks is now pro-Russian
Published in News

 

Assange hides leaks which embarrass the Kremlin 

The image of Wikileaks being a non-partisan outlet for whistle-blowers has been called into question after it has revealed that Julian Assange was turning down caches of documents embarrassing to the Russian government.

VR needs to show its B2B teeth
Published in Wearables


B2B companies are already looking into it

While Virtual Reality is being marketed for consumer-driven gaming, a recent B2B technology survey of 455 US-based companies across nine vertical markets shows that is probably not where it is going to find its niche.

Galaxy Note 4 recalled over batteries
Published in Mobiles

 
Apple Press calls for a public holiday

The Tame Apple Press is making much hay over the fact that 10,000 batteries for the Galaxy Note 4 are being recalled for risk of overheating that could lead to burns or fires.

Swedish Ericsson plans to lay off 25,000
Published in Network


Needs to improve its margins as figures borked 

Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson may lay off around 25,000 employees outside Sweden as part of its savings programme.

Tech firms moving against alt-right
Published in News


Comment: Sea change as liberal tech companies realise they created a monster

There appears to be a change of heart in the liberal technology companies. Once insisting that socially retarded, Neanderthal types should beallowed to speak their misogynistic race hate mantras online as free speech, tech companies are cracking down.

Hyundai puts electric at the centre of cunning plan
Published in News


Looks like petrol will be gone 

Hyundai says it is placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy - one that includes plans for a premium long distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to Tesla.

Apple wants to buy entertainment content
Published in News


Can’t make its own

The Fruity Tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has shown up in Hollywood with its huge cheque book with the aim of buying some shows that people want to watch – rather than what brainwashed Apple execs want to watch.

Power your smartphone with a super volcano
Published in News


What could possibly go wrong?

While Dr Evil might power his supercomputer using the volcano on his island base, the idea has been suggested as a way of sorting out the world’s battery woes.