Barra quits  Xiaomi
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Monday, 23 January 2017 12:47

Barra quits Xiaomi


Health concerns and a new role 

The bloke who pushed Xiaomi into global expansion has left the company because of health concerns and a new role.

Note 7 not our fault claims Samsung
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Monday, 23 January 2017 11:31

Note 7 not our fault claims Samsung


Acting oddly over flaming phones

Samsung Electronics is denying that that its design had anything to do with the incredible Note 7 and is putting the blame squarely on its two battery suppliers.

Apple sues Qualcomm for being too expensive
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Saturday, 21 January 2017 18:39

Apple sues Qualcomm for being too expensive


Pot calls kettle black

The fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple believes that it can make a more than a billion dollars for suing Qualcomm for charging too much on its patents.

ITC investigates huge patent complaint
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Friday, 20 January 2017 14:21

ITC investigates huge patent complaint


Lenovo, MediaTek, Motorola and AMD all involved.

The US International Trade Commission began a patent infringement probe after ZiiLabs claimed that 17 firms were importing products to the United States in violation of its patents on graphics processors and DDR memory controllers.

Nintendo Switch has another face palm
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Friday, 20 January 2017 13:48

Nintendo Switch has another face palm


Forgets to mention key functions and drops important ones


Smart money is on the Nintendo Switch being a lemon, but it seems that the maker of toilet branded consoles is making elementary mistakes on its launch.

Blackberry’s poor attitude to privacy will wipe it from history
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Edward Snowden’s blames Canada 

Blackberry has always traded on having tougher security than the next guy, but this might have been because the next guy was Apple, or Google.

Tesla let off the hook in death probe
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Friday, 20 January 2017 12:41

Tesla let off the hook in death probe

User error in “self-driving” car

US car safety regulators have cleared Tesla of involvement in the death of a bloke whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system.

IBM sees 19th quarter of falling revenue
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Friday, 20 January 2017 12:34

IBM sees 19th quarter of falling revenue


Still better than Wall Street predicted


Biggish Blue has reported its 19th straight quarter of declining revenue, but forecast full-year earnings above what the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street thought.

Amazon working on self-driving car
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Friday, 20 January 2017 12:18

Amazon working on self-driving car


Alexa take me to the pub

Online book-seller Amazon is working on self-driving cars.

Oracle in trouble for paying people extra to be white
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Trump fangirl CEO claims it is just political

Oracle, whose CEO Safra Catz was a key member of Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s political campaign, is being investigated for paying people more money if they are white.