Writes $5.8 billion cheque
Sharp has accepted Foxconn's offer and will be acquired for $5.8 billion.
Tame Apple Press got ahead of itself
The Tame Apple Press claimed yesterday that Bill Gates had waded in backing the FBI against Apple.
One in Five sold last quarter is detachable,
Beancounters for IDC have added up the numbers, and divided by their shoe size, and come to the conclusion that Western Europe is getting more interested in detachable computers.
Read the court order this is not about back-doors
The Fruity Cargo cult’s insistence that it is being required to put a backdoor in its iPhone software is a complete fantasy according to the White House.
But there is a catch
On Thursday, the Palo Alto, California-headquartered technology giant with a Fischer Price-themed mobile operating system re-issued iOS 9.2.1 with a software fix for the widespread “Error 53” hardware error that has bricked tens of thousands of iPhones worldwide since becoming a frequent issue over the last few months of 2015.
It is just not what you think
The Fruity cargo cult Apple is getting a pat on the back from privacy people for its stand against helping the US cops with their inquiries, however what is being missed from the story is that outfit already allows coppers access to its iOS operating system.
Order affects all 1 billion active Apple devices worldwide
Tim Cook and company at the Palo Alto, California-based, fruit-themed toy giant will fight a US government court-ordered iPhone encryption backdoor, citing “implications far beyond the legal case at hand.” The order has specifically asked for FBI access to unlock and decrypt an iPhone 5C linked to one of the San Bernardino, California shooters who killed 14 people in December.
Who do they think they are?
While the Tame Apple press has been rushing around praising Tim Cook for standing up for privacy by refusing assist the FBI crack the encryption on a mass murder’s phone, colourful Republican hopeful Donald Trump is not impressed.
The bloke who played Steve Jobs in the not-watched reverential bio-pic Jobs has taken to hawking phones from other vendors.
Damage to Fab 14 may affect iPhone 7 production
A recent 6.4-magnitude earthquake in the southern Taiwan region that killed at least 116 people was originally expected to have a less than 1 percent impact on semiconductor manufacturing in the region. TSMC now expects to have an impact above 1 percent, according to an updated report from DigiTimes.