Defective from the start
Search engine outfit Google is facing a lawsuit over the microphone problems in the original Pixel.
It would hurt US business
An attempt by US politicians to harm Chinese trade has backfired after it emerged it would do more harm to IT companies who are dependent on China.
Cryptojacking attacks grow.
Cryptojackers are starting to hit the operational technology used in critical industrial infrastructure.
Qualcomm has rejected Broadcom revised $121 billion buyout offer, but proposed meeting its peer see if there is a chance of sorting out what it called the bid’s “serious deficiencies in value and certainty”.
IT industry lured over the border
The US is facing a concerted drive from Canada to poach its IT industry, and there are signs that it is paying off, thanks mostly to the current stance on immigration.
Intel has recently added eight unannounced desktop Coffee Lake processors to its MDDS database.
But is still working on more
Intel is still working on updates that close the hole in the bulk of its chips and has released microcode updates for Skylake-based chips to its industry partners.
Galaxy S8 owners get them at last
Samsung has apparently started sending out the long awaited Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo update in parts of Europe and other regions should get them soon.
But Vole is still the software king of the world
Amazon is now worth more than Microsoft as the online shopping behemoth weathered the recent Wall Street turmoil.
Replace human zoo with robots
The Apple partner whose chairman Terry Gou famously compared his staff with zoo animals and once asked a zookeeper for management techniques has apparently given up on messy biological life and is replacing 10,000 of them with robots.