Google to echo the echo
Published in News
Friday, 13 May 2016 08:52

Google to echo the echo


Smartspeaker dubbed Chirp

Amazon's Echo smart speaker has proved a surprise hit and now Google wants to copy it.

Google files patent for in-eye biological personal computer
Published in Wearables


Intra-ocular device binds to replacement lens capsule inside human eye

Last week, the technologically creative geniuses at Google thought it would be clever to one-up Sony and Samsung’s recent filings for contact lens-integrated wearable PCs and take an approach one step further – perhaps the farthest possible step forward – by filing a patent to inject and integrate an intra-ocular computer directly into the lens capsule of the human eye.

Serious security flaw in Qualcomm packages
Published in Mobiles


Found in hundreds of Android phone models

FireEye has found a vulnerability in Qualcomm software packages which are under the bonnet of hundreds of Android phone models.

Google faces first EU fine
Published in News
Monday, 02 May 2016 11:27

Google faces first EU fine


No deal in site

Google is heading for a huge European Union antitrust fine this year and it does not seem to have come up with a face-saving deal.

Alphabet falls shorts of investor's expectations
Published in News


Wall Street still loves it

The umbrella of the Google Empire, Alphabet announced that its first-quarter earnings fell short of estimates, largely because it spent more to build traffic for its mobile advertising services.

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 13:29

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges


Do not pass go, to not collect $200

As we expected the EU has finally waded into Google for “abusing” its dominant position in the smartphone market by forcing device makers to adopt certain apps.

EU preparing to slap Google
Published in News
Monday, 18 April 2016 11:14

EU preparing to slap Google


Anti-trust

The EU is gearing up for what will be an epic legal battle with the search outfit Google.

Google might replace Java with Open source Swift
Published in News


Weirdy beardie software that writes a song about everytime it is forked and dumped

Google is so hacked off with Oracle's java antics it is seriously considering taking it out of Android and replacing it with Apple's open sauce Swift software.

Carrier dissatisfaction with Google growing
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 31 March 2016 12:21

Carrier dissatisfaction with Google growing


AT&T looks to Cyanogen

Carrier dissatisfaction with the Android maker Google is growing as more of them look to alternatives to curb what they perceive as the search engine outfit’s inflexibility.

Apple’s cloud disaster
Published in News
Thursday, 24 March 2016 11:04

Apple’s cloud disaster


Blaming Obama now

Fruity Cargo cult Apple has spent billions trying to build its own cloud structure and failed and rather than question its own networking competence it is blaming the government.