Will stick magical wand up their nose
Software King of the World Microsoft will offer customers protection against patent trolling, using its rather impressive collection of cloudy legal patents.
No one interested
Facebook is closing around 200 of its 500 Oculus Rift virtual-reality demo stations at Best Buy locations across the US.
Reality out to lunch
This week US president Donald Trump and the Intel CEO Brian Krzanich got together to pretend that Chipzilla was bowing before his glorious orangeness’s demands to set up US factories.
Cue the jokes
The Tame Apple Press is full of stories claiming that Samsung’s battery factory in Northern China has just caught fire.
Cool idea, which was not thought through properly
Italian engineers at Piaggio came up with a really cool robotic idea which not quite but completely flawed and utterly missed one thing which is a fact of life.
Boffins can tie data to your ID most of the time
For a while the standard defence that various companies have used to collect your online data is that it is “anonymised” and cannot be linked back to you.
Force themselves into retirement after a couple of years
Chipzilla’s Atom C2000 processor family is shipping with a fault which is going to cost Intel a boatload of cash to fix.
Learning to use the unreal engine at last
Maker of toilet themed consoles, Nintendo, is finally getting around to embracing third party development tools including the Unreal Engine.
Higher royalty payments
Take-Two Interactive Software which is known for the "Grand Theft Auto" video game series, is not doing so well.