Coppers blur lamb pictures to protect ID
Published in News


Well they were victims

A copper in West Midland Police's Central Motorway department shared an image of three sheep that had been rescued from suspected poachers. But he has become a twitter sensation because he burred the sheep’s faces to protect their ID.

Edge finally gets extensions
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Might actually be useful


A new preview of build (14342) of Windows 10 has zipped out to Insiders on the Fast Ring, and this finally sees extensions become fully functional and easy to install in Microsoft Edge.

Apple in hot water for “nicking ideas”
Published in Mobiles


This one could cost it $2.4 billion

Fruity cargo cult Apple has found itself in the middle of another accusation that it may not invented some of the technology it made a fortune from.
VoIP-Pal (VPLM) claims that Jobs’ Mob owes it $2.8 billion because of the way its iMessage and FaceTime services work.

EU blocks Hutchison’s O2 take-over
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Would have harmed the UK mobile sector

The European Commission has blocked the proposed acquisition of O2 by Hutchison under the EU Merger Regulation.

Inventec escapes the PC market tarpit
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Slashes dependence on PC


Inventec has succeeded in reducing its reliance on PC product lines, with the revenue proportion now less than half of its bottom line.

Samsung will remain ahead in the telly market
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Been the leader since 2011


Samsung is pretty sure it can keep its title of the world’s top flat-screen television manufacturer for a sixth consecutive year.

UK hacker will not have to hand over passwords
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Love one NCA nil

A UK computer scientist and activist Lauri Love has had a minor victory against the authorities who are trying to extradite him to the US.

PC industry goes even lower
Published in Notebooks


How low can you go?

Beancounters working for Canalys gave added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that PC sales have fallen 13 per cent mroe than the previous year.

Deutsche Telekom investigated over vectoring technology
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Commission worried about competition

The European Commission opens investigation into Deutsche Telekom's plan to spruce up its broadband with vectoring technology.

IPhone 7 leak confirms it will be dire
Published in Mobiles

 Nothing to see here move on

Yet another leak has confirmed what we have been saying all along, the iPhone 7 is going to have nothing new or inovative to make upgrading from the iPhone 6S worthwhile.