Allows designer malware
The software genii at Apple have redesigned their OSX software to allow malware makers to make designer micro-software that can infect Macs with rootkits.
Needed for bendy iPhones
LG Display has announced that is investing in a new production line to create more flexible OLED displays.
Wants more security
Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry is buying AtHoc.
Being a poor player makes you a jerk
Some interesting research about gamers who hassle women suggests that the worst offenders are not good at playing the games.
Break off a kitt-kat
Database outfit Oracle's moves to try and copyright APIs appear to be part of an attempt for Oracle to make money on Android.
Daft ideas of our time
We feel sorry for LG. Just as it announced that its display business had a stonking operating profit for the April-June quarter nearly tripled from a year earlier it was overshadowed by a rumour of a takeover from Google.
Climb every mountain
China's Tsinghua Holdings is still hoping that it can by the US chipmaker Micron, despite offering a price which is too low and for a deal that might be blocked by security watchdogs.
We hate to say we told you so
Chipmaker Qualcomm is considering breaking itself up and firing 4000 people, which is exactly what our source said it would do last week.
Or tapedon fins
AMD has taped out its first FinFET chips.
Scanners not ready for UltraViolet
TSMC has talking about using extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography for its advanced 10nm process technology but it does not look like it will happen, however it might be ready for 7nm.