LG faces Google  takeover rumours as profits triple
Published in Mobiles

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.

Google Chromecast gets Ethernet adapter
Published in News

Provides power as well

Google's Chromecast HDMI streaming dongle is quite a popular little gadget and while it already had an integrated WiFi, it now got an optional Ethernet adapter as well.

Windows 10 for mobile no great shakes
Published in Mobiles

Suppliers are still not enthused

While many Windows 10 to spark an interest in the PC and Notebook market, mobile makers, who should also see a knock on effect are not enthused.

Google glass project back from the dead
Published in Wearables

Short sighted ending

It seems that Google has not given up on its Google Glasses project after all.

Software APIs eligible for trollage
Published in News

Because the US courts are ignorant

The Software industry is in big trouble after the US Supreme Court did not step into Oracle's battle with Google over whether APIs were copyrightable.

Google takes on GitHub with Cloud Source Repositories
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All your code are belong to us

Google has quietly introduced a new service that could take on GitHub as a massive online repository of code.

Google issues Apple streaming spoiler
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Launches its own music streaming service

The Search Engine Google has forced the fruity retailer of overpriced toys onto the back foot by releasing a free version of its music streaming service for a fraction of the price.

Huawei working with Google on new phone
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Strange bedfellows

Huawei has confirmed that it is working with Google to build a new Nexus smartphone.

Apple TV is cannibalising Mac
Published in News

Which shows the Mac's key use

In a story which was supposed to show Apple TV giving streaming-media box companies a kicking, CNET accidently revealed that the low powered, low function product is actually damaging Jobs' Mob's sales of Macs.

Tim Cook slams rivals over privacy
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We would never spy on our users

Apple CEO Tim Cook has slammed his Silicon Valley chums of selling out their users and customers to the NSA and advertisers.