Foxconn employee leaks iPhone’s internals
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 08 August 2017 11:44

Foxconn employee leaks iPhone’s internals


A Ferrari running on a Windows XP machine – it explains so much

A Foxconn employee has snapped new images of the iPhone 8's internals and posted them to the Chinese social networking site Weibo.

Prosecutors want Samsung's Lee jailed for 12 years
Published in News


Samsung boss holds back the tears

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y Lee fought back tears and denied wrongdoing as prosecutors sought to lock him up for 12 years.

BLU is back on Amazon
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 07 August 2017 06:00

BLU is back on Amazon


We are innocent

Amazon is allowing Blu to flog its phones on the site after the budget phone maker BLU convinced the outfit that it was not sending data to China.

Open sourcer sued over warning
Published in News
Monday, 07 August 2017 12:08

Open sourcer sued over warning

 

It is defamation

Open source programmer Bruce Perens is being sued for defamation after he warned that using Grsecurity's Linux kernel security could invite legal trouble.

Steve Jobs saw iPod shuffle as a “gateway drug”
Published in News


Got you hooked on the cult

Steve Jobs saw the iPod shuffle as a cheap way of getting young kids hooked on the Apple cult.

Mozilla murders Red Panda
Published in News
Monday, 07 August 2017 11:27

Mozilla murders Red Panda


Replaces it with a kid’s superhero

The Big Cheeses at the Mozzarella Foundation have decided that the reason that the browser is being ignored is not because it is slower than an asthmatic ant with a heavy load of shopping, and hangs on to memory like an NRA member hangs onto his guns, but because it is represented by a cute Red Panda.

Google software engineer calls for end to diversity
Published in News

 
We should hire white guys with diverse ideas instead

A senior software engineer at Google has opened a can of worms by calling for the company to abandon it diversity initiatives in favour of “ideological diversity”.

Memory supply too tight to mention
Published in Memory
Friday, 04 August 2017 06:00

Memory supply too tight to mention


Transcend warns of growing prices


DRAM and NAND flash memory chip prices will rise as supply remains tighter than a jar of peanut butter at a squirrel convention.

Semiconductor capital spending will increase
Published in Processors


Everyone wants a pizza the action

The divination division of analyst firm Gartner have been consulting the entrails and decided that worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to increase 10.2 percent  to US$77.7 billion in 2017.

Xiaomi sees soaring sales
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 04 August 2017 12:03

Xiaomi sees soaring sales


Up 58 percent on last year as Apple slips

Chinese vendor Xiaomi Technology saw its smartphone shipments soar 58 percent  on year to 23.2 million units fn the second quarter of 2017.