Big Tech is saving the US economy
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Just a pity they are not paying tax

The US economy might be being propped up by the success of technology heavyweights.

Apple helped run Uber out of China
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Hard to find a good guy in this story

Apple's billion dollar investment in car-hailing app Didi Chuxing in May helped kick Uber out of China.

Samsung pledges to keep large screen smartphones mainstream
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Smaller screens are done

Samsung Electronics Mobile Communications Business President Koh Dong-jin said the company will work to keep the large screen smartphone in the mainstream, despite claims that Apple’s attempts to bring smaller screens back have had some small success.

Tablets follow Steve Jobs into the afterlife
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Apple still in the lead as its game changing fad fades

Beancounters at IDC have been adding up the numbers and dividing by their shoe size and worked out that tablet sales have continued to fall.

Apple wins appeal for stealing internet security technology
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Judge orders a retrial

Fruity cargo cult Apple has sort of won an appeal against a patent licensing outfit.

How Apple killed its own TV product
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The Ramsey Bolton approach does not work any more

Fruity cargo cult Apple killed its own TV product because it honestly believed that Big Content would do what it told them and played the roll of Game of Thrones's Ramsay Bolton even after its castle wall had been breached.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air looks rather nice
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Apple fans call foul

Xiaomi has managed to anger a few people with its Mi Notebook Air – not only does it look like Apple’s love child, it even borrowed the name “air” although perhaps "snow" would have been more appropriate.

Samsung posts record profit
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Thanks Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

While Apple is desperately trying to spin its sliding iPhone sales, its rival Samsung has posted its highest profit since the first quarter of 2014 thanks to strong sales of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

USB-C failing to impress PC vendors
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Costs too much

While USB Type-C is catching on among the mobile markets, PC makers can’t see the point because of the cost.

Apple turns to made up products as cash cow gets stuck
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Yesterday Apple had a go at peddling a fantasy to reassure the world that its iPhone cash cow was not on its way out due to mad cow disease.