Samsung and Huawei lower their expectations
Rumours from the Far East claim that Samsung Electronics and Huawei are lowing their shipment targets for the third quarter due to slacking demand for high-end smartphones globally. Although this appears to be news to at least one of the outfits mentioned.
Alliances will help it grow
HTC is planning to spin off its virtual reality subsidiary to help it build alliances and gain cash from potential strategic partners.
Weakening European demand
Hardware maker Acer is worried that Britain's move to leave the EU will mean that demand for the entire region will slump.
Iron lion Xeon
Intel, which has begun shipping its new Xeon Phi processors targeted at High Performance Computing (HPC) applications, thinks it is going to flog more than 100,000 of them this year.
Other companies will want our tech
Blackberry is hoping to pull its nadgers out of the fire by licencing its mobile software to other outfits.
Freedom 251 is being touted as "suspect" by some
A while back we ran a yarn about an Indian company which was bringing out a $3.70 smartphone. The phone was controversial because some Indian politicans thought it was a scam.
How dare you say you invented the rounded rectangle?
The Tame Apple Press is incandescent with rage at the antics of the Chinese phone maker which won a patent case against the fruity cargo cult.
A deliberate own goal
Yesterday we ran a story which said Apple may have cocked up by forgetting to encrypt its kernel. Now Jobs' Mob has claimed it did it deliberately.
Discounted as badly as the British pound
Microsoft is limiting supplies of their Microsoft Band 2 in stores with a possible plan to get rid of stock before an eventual launch of the rumoured Microsoft Band 3.