Samsung boss jailed for five years
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Corruption scandal leaves Samsung leaderless

Jay Y. Lee is set to spend the next five years in prison after receiving one of the harshest sentences handed to a South Korean chaebol executive.

HTC between a rock and a hard place
Published in Mobiles


Thinking about sell offs to Google

Troubled HTC is exploring options that could range from separating its virtual reality business to a full sale of the company.

Apple gets $208 million in tax breaks to build Iowa data centre
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Which accounting monkey thought this was a good idea?

The fruity tax-dodging cult Apple has managed to convince the US tax payers to give it $208 million in sweeteners to build a data centre.

CIA was spying on intel partners
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Targeted the FBI and Homeland security


The FBI and Homeland Security, who relied on the CIA for tech support for biometric data, were being targeted by spyware.

UK boffin invents new fuel cell
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Royal Navy sailor develops a new ‘green’ car device

A Royal Navy sailor who served on nuclear ‘Hunter Killer’ submarines has developed a fuel cell in his garage which could be the answer that the car industry has been looking for – at least for older petrol driven motors.

Ancient Babylonian tablet more accurate than Apple’s
Published in Notebooks


The game changer which disappeared from human records

A game changing Ancient Babylonian tablet runs an advanced form of trigonometry which is more accurate than the system used today – it also does not require a battery.

Ubisoft unveils Anno 1800 game at Gamecom
Published in Games


Short Tweet, trailer, and a few screenshots

As if the big Assassin's Creed Origins cinematic trailer was not enough for the Gamescom show, Ubisoft has also announced its newest installment in the Anno series, the Anno 1800.

Samsung officially unveils the Galaxy Note 8
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6.3-inch Infinity Display and dual camera

As expected, Samsung has officially unveiled its new Galaxy Note 8 flagship at its dedicated Unpacked Event, featuring a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED QHD+ screen, dual camera on the rear and either a Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 8895 SoC, depending on the region.

Bethesda's VR games coming in 2017
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Skyrim VR, Doom VFR and Fallout 4 VR

In a Quakcon welcome blog post, Bethesda officially revealed the launch dates for three of its upcoming VR titles, Skyrim VR, Doom VFR and Fallout 4 VR.

Nvidia and AMD still doing well out of mining
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AMD is eating into Nvidia market share

Sales of PC graphics add-in cards rose in the second quarter for the first time in nearly a decade, benefiting Nvidia and AMD.