Wikipedia has become 20th century bureaucracy
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Rule by an elite few

Wikipedia has degenerated into a 20th century corporate bureaucracy run by an elite few and lost site of its early egalitarian ideals, according to a new report.

Piracy up over Netflix antics
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Make it too difficult and people will opt for piracy

Movie piracy has been on the decline for a while as legitimate content at a reasonable price became available. However that has turned around again as Netflix attempted to bring in a regional control system which makes it difficult for users to get the content they want.

Chinese to deploy Daleks as police
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What could possibly go wrong?

The Chinese National Defense University has been showing off its first police robot which looks a lot like one of Dr Who’s Daleks with its plunger taken away.

Smartphone sales flat
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Unless you are Samsung or Chinese

The smartphone industry is flatter than a flatfish which has been sat on by an elephant having a nice bath in an African watering hole.

Samsung scores memory contract from Apple
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All thanks to new EMI shielding

After five years, it seems that Apple is back to loving Samsung's NAND flash memory again.

Nintendo NX coming in March 2017
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But don't expect to see it anytime soon

Nintendo has confirmed that it is to launch its next-generation games console, codenamed 'NX,' in March 2017 but it will not be showing off any prototypes at the Electronics Entertainment Expo.

Apple grinding to a halt
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Bottom end hit by lack of ideas

Apple has begun its slow death march to oblivion as it is unable to come up with the new products which gave it its innovative image – yesterday Apple posted its first-ever decline in iPhone sales and its first revenue drop in 13 years.

Intel wants to replace headphone jack with USB-C
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Hit the road jack

Chipzilla has called for the standard 3.5mm headphone jack to be dropped in favor of connections like USB-C.

FindFace software used to hassle pornstars
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Moral witch-hunts

“FindFace,” which uses facial recognition software to match random photographs on Russians social media Vkontakte is finding that their service is being used by puritans to stage witch-hunts against porn stars.

PCs superior to Macs at content creation
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Another myth shattered

It has been a long held myth in the media industry that an expensive Mac was superior to a PC at handling content and images. However a test of the two has discovered that a PC cleans Apple’s clock.