Because it is so rich
Apple has written a $850 million cheque for power from a new California solar farm to cut its energy bill.
Bombing China, Samsung and Intel
It seems that the chipmaker Qualcomm has finally had enough of competition from Samsung, Intel and anti-trust charges from China. The outfit has written a cheque to get hold of intelligent drone technology.
Torrent sharing site Kickass has been playing musical chairs with its domain name to avoid being shut down by forces loyal to the movie studios.
Thought it was all about cats, and pictures of food
Facebook has become so pervasive that some people think that the social notworking site really is the Internet.
Fings ain't what they used to be
MediaTek is predicting that its revenues will decline by 10-18 per cent in the first quarter of 2015.
Bait and switch
Amazon is finding itself on the back foot over what appears to be a scam involving AMD A8-7600 chips on its site.
Needs more beer money
Samsung's components businesses is finding itself under pressure to pick up the slack and secure external customers for chips and display panels and might even start flogging them to rival mobile companies.
People getting bills for expressing themselves
It looks like emoticons is costing some users a fortune.
Small but big
Cougar has started flogging its latest micro-ATX case, the Cougar Spike, to the UK market.