Toshiba might delay flash sale
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Bidders having various thoughts


Toshiba may delay the sale of its flash memory chip unit after the conglomerate said it would consider selling most, even all, of the marquee business, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Russian hackers are targeting Macs
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Putin orders another soft target


After gaming the US election to help Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump win, Tsar Vlad Putin has ordered his tame hackers to target Mac users.

Nvidia announces GTX Gaming Celebration event for GDC 2017
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Possible GTX 1080 Ti launch

Nvidia has announced its dedicated GTX Gaming Celebration event which will take place at the GDC 2017 show on February 28th.

Foxconn's January revenues slowly regaining momentum
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Experiencing relatively quiet off-season period after holidays


Foxconn Electronics is slowly regaining revenue momentum in January after posting its first-ever annual sales decline over the course of 2016 due to mild demand from major client Apple, its first ever since going public 25 years ago.

White House use of end-to-end encrypted apps avoids federal law
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Secure communications without paper trails prevent historical preservation


In the four weeks since the current US presidential administration took over Washington D.C., White House staffers and a myriad of policy executives appear to be using specific end-to-end encryption apps on their mobile devices for leaking confidential information without leaving any evidence of paper trails.

Meizu's mid-range 5.2-inch M5s now official
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Octa-core SoC, 3GB of RAM and 16-megapixel camera

As expected, Meizu has now officially launched its newest mid-range M5s smartphone, featuring a 5.2-inch screen, Mediatek octa-core SoC with 3GB of RAM and a 16-megapixel rear camera.

HTC to exit entry-level smartphone market in 2017
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Will focus on "high-margin" devices, not just high-end market

During its fourth quarter earnings call, HTC announced that it plans to exit the entry-level smartphone business this year as it begins to focus on high-margin, high-profit devices.

Apple declares war on DIY
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Repairing your phone is dangerous


The fruity Tax-Dodging cargo-cult Apple is so terrified that people will discover that repairing Apple gear through its Genius bar is unnecessarily expensive that it is going to war with Nebraska.

Intel’s Atom C2000 chip flaw spreads to Juniper
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Cisco already admitted it


It is starting to look like Intel’s Atom C2000 chip fiasco has spread to another networking manufacturer.

Android phones out before the iPhone
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Spoilers sweetie


It looks like Android makers are rallying around to dump a spoiler on Apple’s launch of the iPhone 8.