Never write a report after an office Christmas party
Industry analyst Chetan Sharma appeared to have had a little too much Christmas happy juice when he turned out a report which claimed that Apple had kicked Android to death this year.
Don’t want sterling reputation damaged
It seems that the fruity cargo cult Apple is having a problem selling its Apple Pay system in the UK.
Wins the holiday season
The tablet market has been suffering lately as people woke up to the concept that they were largely pointless, but it is starting to look like the outfit which started the Tablet craze might have had a hand in bumping it off.
Hit European and Israeli military sites
A state inspired hacking campaign against military targets in Israel and Europe misused security-testing software to cover its tracks and enhance its capability.
Chaos Computer Club claims it can reproduce your fingerprints from a couple of photos that show your fingers.
Finn end of the wedge
F-Secure, has confirmed to the Finnish media that one of the hackers who brought down the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live services on Christmas Day is based in Finland.
Interview even a bigger disaster
Sony executives are probably really regretting the Interview flick which is proving to be an absolute disaster.
Chinese authorities are limiting local access to Google services including Gmail.
Free speech helps "foreign enemies"
A US government official has decided to sue the makers of an Oscar-contending documentary about Edward Snowden.
Cheap is the way forward
Huawei has taken sales of its low-price Honor brand of smartphones to 20 million from 1 million in just one year by using the online-only strategy it copied from smaller upstart Xiaomi.