Huawei faces problems selling its Mate 9 in the US
Published in Mobiles


Great phone but the Americans might not like it

Huawei wants to launch its latest smartphone, the Huawei Mate 9, in the US, but according to the Wall Street Journal it could find difficulties in getting consumers to adopt the brand.

Obama claims he can’t pardon Snowden
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 11:40

Obama claims he can’t pardon Snowden


He has not been charged with anything

The campaign to have President Barack Obama pardon NSA leaker Edward Snowden has run aground.

US Navy claims its piracy was approved by its victim
Published in News


All at sea

The US Navy, which pirated more than 558,000 copies of some virtual reality software without paying the German software maker for it, claims that it did so with the consent of the software producer.

US asks China to play nice in chip market
Published in Processors
Thursday, 03 November 2016 14:25

US asks China to play nice in chip market


Or we will take our ball back

The US government is asking the Chinese to “play nice” in the chip market after fears that the nation might be getting close to technology spurt which will eclipse the “Land of the Fee”.

New President will face a cyber crisis
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 10:42

New President will face a cyber crisis


Tarot cards say within 100 days

Whoever gets elected in the US elections will face a cybercrisis within their first 100 days of presidency, according to a security report by Forrester.

FBI Czech Russian hacker
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 12:07

FBI Czech Russian hacker


 Putin's Democratic party hacker?

Czech police and the FBI have fingered the collar of a Russian citizen and the press is wondering if they have caught the US Democratic party hacker.

Xiaomi is in no hurry to go to the US
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 22 August 2016 11:54

Xiaomi is in no hurry to go to the US


Dragging its feet

While there is some interest in Xiaomi’s smartphones in the US, the company  continues to drag its feet in a Western expansion.

US government can nick your phone if you enter the country
Published in Mobiles


Take a burner if you leave the US

The Land of the Free has come up with a wizard way of violating privacy – according to the New York Times its border staff can just steal your phone when you return to the country.

German’s beating the US on the Internet of Things
Published in Wearables


US leadership not assured

It appears that when it comes to the Internet of Things, the US is not the key innovator and that the Germans are where all the innovation is.

US Nuclear shield out-of-date
Published in News
Friday, 27 May 2016 12:28

US Nuclear shield out-of-date


Matthew Broderick might still have the gear to hack it

After decades, the US Defense Department is still using  eight inch floppy disks in a computer system that coordinates the operational functions of the nation's nuclear forces.