Apple launches rather pricey PC
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Thursday, 14 December 2017 18:30

Apple launches rather pricey PC


Dig deep, you fanboys

Steve Jobs' firm has introduced a fancy new iMacPro which will set you back more than a buck or two.

Huawei's Honor takes aim at youth market
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Wednesday, 06 December 2017 11:51

Huawei's Honor takes aim at youth market


Trick cyclists ahoy

Honor - Huawei's mobile phone company - held a massive event in the City of London yesterday and vowed to take on giants Samsung and Apple and beat them at their own game.

Wall Street has another go at AMD
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017 22:05

Wall Street has another go at AMD


Money talks

A financial analyst talking to Wall Street investors said today that you would be sending your money down the toilet if you were foolish enough to invest in Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Chip market worth $409 billion this year
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Tuesday, 28 November 2017 16:17

Chip market worth $409 billion this year


It's soaraway silicon!

The World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) body forecast that the chip market will increase 20.6 percent this year compared to 2016.

Softbank-ARM deal under attack
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Monday, 27 November 2017 22:39

Softbank-ARM deal under attack


Cost an arm and a leg

A major investor in technology in the UK has lashed out against the sale of ARM to Softbank last year.

Bitcoin is like the South Sea Bubble
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Monday, 27 November 2017 16:13

Bitcoin is like the South Sea Bubble


Snap, crackle and pop goes the weasel

Back in 1720 the English House of Lords passed the South Sea Act and created the South Sea Company. claimed to have a monopoly agreement with South America and led to  shares rising as much as 10 times as speculators lost their marbles and invested in lots of companies with risible prospectuses. The bubble burst and many people that invested as a result of the craziness lost the lot.

Uber set to succumb to Softbank offer
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Friday, 24 November 2017 23:20

Uber set to succumb to Softbank offer


No kidding

Late on Friday, because these kinds of things all happen on Friday, it seems that mighty Japanese giant Softbank is seeking to acquire taxi company Uber.

Smartphones kill
Published in News
Friday, 24 November 2017 22:00

Smartphones kill


Opinion Pedestrians go bananas

Trust us, we're journalists...

Trust US, social media corporations say
Published in News
Thursday, 16 November 2017 20:48

Trust US, social media corporations say

Opinion Well, let’s take that with a pinch of salt

The leading social media companies in the world - all American mega corporations - have pledged to suppress so-called “fake news” and replace the stories with “geek news”.

Childrens’ toys can be hacked
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Tuesday, 14 November 2017 15:40

Childrens’ toys can be hacked

Beware the internet of fangs

A report from a UK consumer group, Which? said it has studied so-called “intelligent” toys and said quite a few of them are hackable.