Catz claims Oracle bought Sun to protect its own products
Published in Mobiles


We did not have a court battle with Google in mind

Oracle told a court that it did not acquire Sun Microsystems in 2009 to launch a copyright lawsuit against Google, but rather to protect its products that relied on Sun's software.

Microsoft might flog Lumia to Foxconn
Published in Mobiles


Feature phone surrender


There is an interesting rumour circulating which suggests that Microsoft looking to shut down Lumia smartphone business and sell Nokia brand to Foxconn.

We are beginning to sense AMD’s cunning plan
Published in Graphics


Marketing might not be as daft as we thought

AMD’s Polaris strategy is becoming a bit clearer and even if we thought that the fabless chipmaker might have dropped the ball a bit, it's cunning plan is starting to make sense.

Intel goes atomic over low-powered chips
Published in Processors


Ironically a week after killing two Atom chips


Just a week after killing off two generations of Atom mobile chips, Chipzilla has teamed up with a French atomic energy lab to look at future low-power mobile technologies.

Global Tablet sales continue to fall
Published in Mobiles


4.6 per cent lower

Beancounters working for Digitimes have added up some numbers and worked out that global tablet shipments are expected to drop 4.6 per cent sequentially.

Chrome to kill Flash soon
Published in News


Google goes all Ming the Merciless


Google developers have announced a cunning plan to disable the playback of Flash content in Chrome by default and use HTML5 instead.

Apple admits deleting music collections
Published in Mobiles


Clueless as to why

Fruity cargo cult Apple has admitted that its super-cool, innovative, cutting edge, music streaming software does delete users’ old record collections. However it has reassured users that the software genii it hires can’t work out why it does this.

Microsoft and Amazon execs busted for promoting sex slavery
Published in News


Top Health bloke and Fire man

Amazon and Microsoft top executives have been arrested in a prostitution sting and charged with promoting sex slavery.

MediaTek talks about 4K and HDR
Published in News


In 2016, streaming Ultra HD is the key

On Thursday, MediaTek executives took part in a 2016 Futuresource New Content Horizons conference together with Samsung, Sony and DTS in the heart of the entertainment industry, in West Hollywood, California.

Microsoft's second-gen Surface Book reportedly delayed
Published in Notebooks


Surface Book 2 will include 4K display, Thunderbolt 3 port


On Thursday, sources within Microsoft’s upstream supply chain have reported that the second-generation refresh to the company’s Surface Book is expected to be delayed. The sources cited “design issues” for the launch setback, indicating that the company could be preparing to redesign some critical areas to the final consumer product before launch.