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Apple and Microsoft cuddle up to Brazil president
Published in News


Women, minorities, and the LGBTs - they must have had a lot to talk about.

Apple and Microsoft CEOs found themselves at dinner with the homophobic, sexist Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro at the World Economic Forum .

Japan Display shares jump as rumours of rescue circulate
Published in Graphics


Talk of help from China and Taiwan

Shares in the troubled Japan Display jumped 11 percent on Wednesday after a report said the smartphone screen maker was in talks for funding from Taiwan’s TPK Holding Co and China’s Silk Road Fund in exchange for a stake of around 30 percent.

O2 and Vodafone include 5G in their UK sharing deal
Published in Mobiles


Look out BT

O2 and Vodafone have turned the thumbscrews on the British market leader BT by extending their network sharing deal to cover 5G.

IBM booms on cloud and services
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 12:15

IBM booms on cloud and services


Better than Wall Street predicted

Big Blue beat Wall Street's quarterly earnings estimates, posted its first annual revenue growth since 2011 and forecast a 2019 profit above expectations.

Big Tech pays a king's ransom to lobby politicians
Published in News


That is US "democracy" for you

Big Tech is dramatically increasing how much it pays to attract the attention of US politicians

Canonical brings Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to high-security embedded devices.
Published in IoT

 2019 is the year of Linux on the lightbulb

Canonical today published Ubuntu Core 18, bringing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to high-security embedded devices.

Apple stuffs up MacBook repair with design
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 11:16

Apple stuffs up MacBook repair with design


$6 dollar repair becomes $600 design disaster

MacBook Pro owners are suffering from a design flaw in their expensive toys which means they will have to fork out $600 to fix a minor fault which would normally cost $6 to fix.

Logitech doing better than expected
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 12:15

Logitech doing better than expected


Gaming-powered third quarter

Logitech raised its full year profit outlook thanks to strong growth in its gaming hardware business.

TomTom to sell Telematics unit to Bridgestone
Published in News


Makes $1.03 billion

TomTom, the Dutch navigation and digital maps company, is flogging Telematics, or the fleet management business, to Japan’s Bridgestone for $1.03 billion.

Foxconn losing more staff
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 12:05

Foxconn losing more staff


Facing a shortage

Foxconn is finding itself short of staff after it reduced numbers due to Apple’s cutbacks