Huawei’s new OS could pose a serious headache for Android
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Hongmeng 60 times faster and runs Android and iOS apps

Attempts by the US government to shut Huawei down might be an own goal as it has forced the company to release its own operating system which could be an Android and iOS killer.

OS makers misinterpreted Intel CPU debug feature
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Intel's paperwork was not up to snuff

Almost all major OS vendors released security patches yesterday after a researcher discovered that some OS makers have misinterpreted an Intel CPU debug feature.

Android most insecure OS of 2016
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Followed by Debian and Ubuntu

While people might mock Microsoft’s security, it would appear that the  least most secure operating systems this year were Android, Debian and Ubuntu.

Windows Phone OS now on less than 1 percent of phones
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Microsoft only sells 2.3 million Lumia devices in Q1 2016

According to the latest report, Microsoft's Windows Phone now holds less than one percent of the market share due to low sales in the Q1 2016.

Mozilla admits Firefox smartphone failed
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Gives up and puts it to sleep


Open saucy browser outfit Mozilla has admitted that its Firefox OS smartphone experiment didn’t have legs and it will stop developing and selling the beasts.

Jolla not so Jolly
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25 November 2015

Jolla not so Jolly


Trouble ahead


Jolla, which was supposed to rise from the ashes of an overcooked and badly carved Nokia, is in financial trouble.

Google denies divorcing Chrome OS
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We are still committed despite seeing others

Search engine outfit Google has denied rumours  that it is going to fold its Chrome OS into Android.

Google killing off Chrome OS
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Android won the war

Search engine Google looks set to scrap its Chrome OS and replace it with a consolidated version of Android that runs on PCs.

Apple update bricks older phones
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You do have to wipe everything

Fruity cargo cult Apple has continued its war on customers who don't upgrade by bricking older phones until customers restore them to factory settings.

Oracle fires Java evangelists
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No faith in a return from dead or at least dying

It is starting to look like Oracle believes that Java is getting too old and is starting to die.