Nokia grows on the back of LG ruling
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 18 September 2017 12:36

Nokia grows on the back of LG ruling


Will get a one off payment


Nokia will start to book additional revenue from the current quarter after a ruling by an arbitration court on payments from South Korea’s LG Electronics (066570.KS) for using its smartphone patents.

Microsoft will be the next key driver of Linux
Published in News
Monday, 18 September 2017 11:46

Microsoft will be the next key driver of Linux


Docker founder’s claim


A Docker and Google Cloud expert has packed her bags and headed to Microsoft claiming that Vole is going to be the next key Linux driver.

Linux Foundation President uses Apple OS
Published in News
Monday, 18 September 2017 11:31

Linux Foundation President uses Apple OS


While claiming that this year was the year of the Linux desktop

Jim Zemlin, President of the Linux Foundation, appears to have hit levels of fail unprecedented in the open saucy world.

Microsoft has nothing to report on ARM64  plans
Published in Processors
Friday, 15 September 2017 12:35

Microsoft has nothing to report on ARM64 plans


Executive shrugs

Software king of the world, Microsoft, clearly has no clue about the ARM64 support coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update SDK.

Ryzen 5 APU Mandolin is detailed
Published in Processors
Friday, 15 September 2017 12:14

Ryzen 5 APU Mandolin is detailed


Time will tell if it is a Nicholas Cage or the novel 

Details of a new Ryzen 5 APU, with onboard Radeon Vega Graphics, has been spotted on Geekbench, giving both a hint of its performance, and specifications.

Gigabyte motherboard  shipments fall
Published in Motherboards
Friday, 15 September 2017 11:52

Gigabyte motherboard shipments fall


Desktop market drying up

Gigabyte  is expected to see its motherboard shipments fall under 13 million units in 2017 from 16-17 million units in 2016, and could struggle to maintain the 10 million level in 2018, due largely to the dwindling desktop PC and DIY markets, particularly in China that commands almost half of the global market demand.

Advertisers fume as Apple blocks cookies
Published in News
Friday, 15 September 2017 11:32

Advertisers fume as Apple blocks cookies


No cookies on this Safari 

The biggest advertising organisations say Apple will "sabotage" the current economic model of the internet with plans to integrate cookie blocking technology into the new version of Safari.

Apple comes up with bizarre excuse for faulty iPhone X
Published in News


Others are not supposed to look at your phone

The fruity cargo-cult Apple, yeah you heard it first here,  is famous for its "dog ate my homework" excuses when its overpriced technology suffers from design flaws – normally blaming the customers.

Spanish watchdog fines Facebook over privacy
Published in News
Friday, 15 September 2017 10:30

Spanish watchdog fines Facebook over privacy


That will cost you 1.2 million

Spain's Data Protection Authority has issued a 1.2 million euro fine against Facebook after it found three cases when the company collected data without informing users, as required by European Union privacy laws.

MediaTek likely to fall behind in node race
Published in Processors
Thursday, 14 September 2017 14:44

MediaTek likely to fall behind in node race


10nm and 7nm process technologies unlikely for 2018

MediaTek is likely to fall behind its rivals when it comes to using advanced 10nm and 7nm process technologies.