Microsoft wants to use DNA storage
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Tuesday, 23 May 2017 11:35

Microsoft wants to use DNA storage


If you run out of storage you can just spit.

Boffins from Microsoft and the University of Washington are planning to encode cloud data onto synthetic DNA molecules.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is a rugged G6
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Leaked image 

A leaked snap of the ruggised Samsung Galaxy S8 Active shows it to look rather similar to LG's G6.

Huawei closing on Apple
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Tuesday, 23 May 2017 11:19

Huawei closing on Apple


Headed to become a number two 

Huawei is slowly closing on Apple in a bid to replace the fruity cargo-cult as the number two of the smartphone industry.

Apple makes agreement with Nokia
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Tuesday, 23 May 2017 10:54

Apple makes agreement with Nokia


Strong arming on the licencing again


Fruity cargo cult Apple’s policy of boosting its margins as interest in its products sink appears to have scored a result with Nokia.

Steve Jobs’ death cult dying out
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Tuesday, 23 May 2017 10:45

Steve Jobs’ death cult dying out


How soon the faithful forget


When Steve Jobs died, the Tame Apple Press said that his name would be up there with Edison, which was somewhat appropriate, and never be forgotten.

Big Blue spy stole for the Chinese family planning clinic
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Birth control tech

A former developer for IBM admitted carrying out economic espionage and to stealing trade secrets for the Chinese equivalent of the family planning clinic.

Google is a daydream believer
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Monday, 22 May 2017 13:06

Google is a daydream believer


More than 10 million daydreamers in 2017

Google is confident that more than 10 million smartphones will support its Daydream platform 2017 – well, someone needs to believe in it.

Acer sees monitor market stabilise
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Monday, 22 May 2017 13:03

Acer sees monitor market stabilise


Expects to make a bob or two


While global demand for LCD monitors is as depressing as US politics, Acer expect its LCD monitor shipments to be stable in 2017.

Movie stealing was a failure in Bollywood
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Box office disaster averted.


Stealing a movie in India proved a song and dance for the hackers who ended up arrested.

DIY LTE networks could be a thing
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 22 May 2017 12:50

DIY LTE networks could be a thing


MulteFire wants you to be carrier free


An industry consortium called MulteFire wants to help you build your own LTE-like network that uses the Wi-Fi spectrum, without any carriers or providers.