Wistron denies it is in hot water with Apple
Published in Mobiles

 
Unauthorised component claims

Wistron has dismissed a report that claimed its iPhone production at a China plant had been suspended by Apple over the alleged use of unauthorised components.

Samsung turns to China for new memory chip plant
Published in Memory


Boosting NAND

Samsung is to build a new memory chip production line in China in late March as part of a cunning plan to boost NAND flash technology to meet future demand.

AmazonBasics recalls portable power banks
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 12:14

AmazonBasics recalls portable power banks


Fire on the Amazon as power packs are a load of bullocks

Amazon is recalling 260,000 AmazonBasics portable power banks that can "overheat and ignite".

Developers leave moral choices to management
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 11:32

Developers leave moral choices to management


Humanity really is stuffed

A new survey has found that developers working on AI products have no interest in the morality of what they are doing and think these decisions are best left to management to sort out.

AMD Ryzen and EPYC have big security flaws
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 11:14

AMD Ryzen and EPYC have big security flaws


Only given a week to fix it

Insecurity experts have discovered critical security flaws in AMD chips that could allow attackers to access sensitive data from highly guarded processors across millions of devices.

US Navy is a bunch of pirates
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 10:56

US Navy is a bunch of pirates


Who can forget the burning of Whitehaven?

The US Navy is living up to its founding history as being a bunch of pirates by stealing a 3D virtual reality application from one of its German allies Bitmanagement, a court was told.

Broadcom gives up on Qualcomm takeover
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 10:51

Broadcom gives up on Qualcomm takeover


But says it will move back to the US

Broadcom has scrapped its bid for Qualcomm although it will press on with its plan to move its base to the United States.

France drags Apple and Google to court
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 10:42

France drags Apple and Google to court


Evil contract terms

France will take Google and Apple to court over contractual terms imposed by the tech giants on startups and developers.

Apple  and Google brands suffer from lack of innovation
Published in News


Amazon more trusted

Apple and Google corporate brands dropped in an annual survey while Amazon.com Inc maintained the top spot for the third consecutive year.

Siri developer shocked that Apple hasn't evolved her
Published in News


Worse than I predicted

Seven years after Apple launched Siri in its iPhone, the bloke who developed the tech is shocked at how slowly she has evolved.