Samsung climbs on memory boom
Published in News


Booms are better than fire

Samsung Electronics  memory chip boom that propelled it to record profit in the second quarter is likely to continue in the third, just as revenue is widely expected to benefit from sales of OLED screens to the fruity cargo-cult Apple.

Russian spooks tried to game French election
Published in News


Used Facebook to try to sink Macron


Russian spooks had a crack at gaming the French elections using fake Facebook personas, according to a US congressman and two other people briefed on the effort.

BLU R1 HD phones are still selling your details
Published in Mobiles


Beware the good deal


Cheap phones might be coming at the price of your privacy, security analysts from Kryptowire have discovered.

Qualcomm makes Mobile Chip Deep learning framework available
Published in Processors


Snapdragon Neural Processing is public 

Mobile chip maker Qualcomm wants to enable deep learning-based software development on all kinds of devices, and has created the Neural Processing Engine (NPE) for its Snapdragon-series mobile processors.

Former Wii maker flushed with success
Published in Games


Bog standard profits at last


The former maker of the Wii, Nintendo, said it swung to a profit in the first quarter, beating analyst estimates thanks to strong demand for the Switch.

Apple nicked WARF’s ideas
Published in Mobiles


Jobs' Mob found guilty of being without honour

The fruity cargo-cult Apple, which insists that it invented the rounded rectangle, has been found guilty of stealing a US university’s technology.

Arduino 101 meets its maker
Published in Motherboards

 

Can Intel break out of its traditional stomping grounds?

Intel has now out of the maker market after killing off its last remaining Arduino 101 board.

Flash player given three years to live
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As if anyone will care by then

Adobe has announced it will stop distributing and updating Flash Player at the end of 2020 and is encouraging web developers to migrate any existing Flash content to open standards.

Beware of working during the holidays
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Firms at risk from work-addicted employees


T-Systems, the corporate IT and cyber-security arm of Deutsche Telekom, is warning organisations of the security risks associated with allowing employees to work while on their summer holiday.

Cook has promised Trump that he will build three big US plants
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If you believe Trump


Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump claims that Apple CEO Tim Cook has promised him that Apple will build three big new plants in the US.