Apple is a Dickensian nightmare
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No lunch for you Oliver Twist


While Apple has been in hot water for over working employees working with its Chinese partners, it appears that the tax-dodging cargo cult treats its US workers poorly too.

Virtual assistants to outpace VR sales over holiday season
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Tied with wearables

In a new report from Reuters featuring interviews with nearly two dozen analysts, shipments of personal virtual assistants including Amazon Echo, Google Home, and other smart speaker devices featuring Microsoft’s Cortana are expected to outpace VR headset sales this holiday season.

AT&T and Verizon respond to FCC's zero-rating concerns
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Unaffiliated mobile video operators end up footing the bill


A few weeks ago, Verizon and AT&T came under fire by the FCC for violating principles of net neutrality through the use of “zero-rating” data promotions.

Sony considers merging gaming and film divisions
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Growth pivots towards gaming and VR

Sony Corporation has recently considered merging its gaming and film divisions into a single business, according to a recent report from the Washington Post.

LG to sell foldable OLED panels to Apple, Google and Microsoft
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Prototypes for now

Back in October, a report circulated that Samsung and LG were seeking to win orders for the manufacture of “out-foldable” OLED panels with major smartphone manufacturers for use in upcoming devices.

LG preparing 4K/UHD HDR monitor for CES 2017
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Couple of other monitors

LG has announced that it will show a couple of monitors at CES 2017 show in January including a gaming monitor, the world's first Chromecast-enabled monitor and the new 32-inch HDR10 3232UD99 monitor with 4K/UHD resolution, IPS panel and support for 95 percent of the DCI-P3 color range.

2017 will be the year of ARM Windows
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Mother of Snapdragons might bite Intel

Next year will see the arrival of ARM based Windows machines and while the beasts have not been that popular in the past, it is expected that this time it will be different.

112.3 million smartphones shipped in China
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And nine million bicycles in Beijing

Figures in from the Far East show that the Chinese smartphone market is hotting up.

Assange says newspapers are not important now
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It is all about me


Wikileaks founder Julian Assange claims that newspapers are a thing of the past and news will now be delivered by foreign governments through agencies like his.

Microsoft will not build a Muslim registry
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Not worth the bad PR


Software king of the world, Microsoft,  has ruled itself out of the running for building an electronic register of US Muslims.