China dismisses US security claims
Published in News

… As EU negotiates for better access

China has dismissed US security claims against its telecoms equipment maker Huawei as groundless and “abnormal”.

Facebook pulls 1.5 million mass murder videos
Published in News

New Zealand mosque attack live stream shut down

Social notworking site Facebook said it had pulled 1.5 million videos globally of the New Zealand mosque attack in the first 24 hours after the attack.

Apple stole three Qualcomm ideas
Published in News

Told to pay $31 million

Fruity cargo cult Apple’s quest to avoid paying Qualcomm billions in patent royalties has hit an iceberg as a jury has ruled against it.

US falling behind on smartphones
Published in Mobiles

Apple/Samsung dependant US is snubbed by the cool tech

One of the take-outs from this year’s Mobile World Congress was a noticeable lack of development from US smartphone companies.

Microsoft winning thanks to Amazon fears
Published in Cloud

Rivals worry about Amazon support

Software King of the World Microsoft is doing rather well in the cloud wars because some of the bigger retailers are worried about handing over their cash to rival Amazon.

Wikipedia gamed by corporations
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Its editors were too busy trying to kill Fudzilla

Wikipedia’s editors with fake degrees, and chips on their shoulders about particular IT magazines, failed to notice that their system has been gamed by people who are making a buck out of it.

AMD: Ryzen users are safe from Spoiler
Published in PC Hardware

This is just a problem for Intel

AMD has confirmed that it does not suffer from the recent vulnerability found in processors – Spoiler.

Apple strikes back at Spotify
Published in Mobiles

Wants 'the benefits of a free app without being free'

Apple has hit back in response to Spotify's European Commission (EC) complaint.

Samsung to hide the front facing camera behind screen
Published in Mobiles

Learnt from the fingerprint scanner

Samsung is working toward building phone displays where the front-facing camera hides under the display completely, similar to the way the fingerprint reader is embedded inside the displays of the latest Galaxy S10 phones.

Toyota pretends hybrids are better
Published in Transportation

Better than admitting it has been caught short

The company that bought us sticky gas pedals, Toyota, has fallen behind other car companies in producing electric cars and is dealing with the problem by pretending that hybrids are better.