Robots are plagued with vulnerabilities
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Companies tell world “go stick your head in a pig”


Robots are shipping with shedloads of vulnerabilities that no one seems to care much about.

Google touts Titan security chip
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Zeus unimpressed that Google backed the losing side 


Google is set to disclose technical details of its new Titan computer chip which is a cloud computing security feature.

Sonos says let us spy or your stereo will not work
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21st century issues


Sound gear maker Sonos has told its customers that either they have to let them spy on their use of their products or they will not work.

Sony’s waterproof Xperia court case was not watertight
Published in Mobiles


Users might be owed $300

Sony has lost a class action lawsuit for claiming its Xperia phones were "waterproof" when in reality they were only "water resistant".

Chinese mobile sales slump
Published in Mobiles


Looks like that market will not save anyone soon


Hopes that the Chinese mobile market might pick-up and save the cash cows of one-hit-wonders like Apple have been dashed by new figures from Digitimes Research.

NAND flash getting pricey
Published in Memory


NAND flash prices continue to rise

Average selling prices for NAND flash memory chips rose three to 10 percent in the second quarter and are projected to continue rising through the third quarter.

Fujitsu wants to flog its mobile operations
Published in Mobiles


One careful owner

Fujitsu wants to flog off its mobile operations as the Japanese information technology company faces stiff competition from bigger rivals in a highly lucrative mobile phone market

Foxconn to build LCD factory in US by 2020
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Will cost $10 billion

Foxconn will build three facilities in the US state of Wisconsin for operation as early as next year, as part of a campus housing a $10 billion liquid crystal display (LCD) factory due for 2020.

Google named after Oreo
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What is that which is coming out of its hands?

Google has decided that its next version of Android, codemamed Android O, will be named after an addictive biscuit which is packed full of things you should not touch.

HTC cuts Vive VR headset price by US $200
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From US $799 down to US $599

A recent price drop of the Oculus Rift VR headset has rather forced HTC's hand to lower the price of its VR headset as well, pushing it from US $799, down to US $599.