Google might replace Java with Open source Swift
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Weirdy beardie software that writes a song about everytime it is forked and dumped

Google is so hacked off with Oracle's java antics it is seriously considering taking it out of Android and replacing it with Apple's open sauce Swift software.

Samsung expects big profit jump
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S7 success even surprises Samsung

Samsung hinted that it is expecting a 10 percent jump in quarterly profit, thanks to early sales for its new Galaxy S7 smartphones.

Apple’s Siri didn’t get the security email
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The one where it was supposed to be unhackable

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been telling the world that its phones are so unhackable that it needs to re-write the operating system. Already the FBI has proved that wrong, but it seems that Siri is a backdoor making a mockery of Apple’s security.

Intel mobile chip boss gives up
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Only took a year

The woman who was supposed to be behind Intel’s mobile chip boost has given up on the job after only a year.

Apple changed the world seven times
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And humanity is a much happier place because of it

The game changing, most successful IT company Apple celebrated its 40th birthday today – a day which will be marked in history as the day the world became perfect.

FBI helps cops unlock another iPhone
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FBI untouchable while iPhone wide open 

The FBI is really rubbing it into Apple by offering to unlock some Apple gear for coppers investigating a murder.

Carrier dissatisfaction with Google growing
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AT&T looks to Cyanogen

Carrier dissatisfaction with the Android maker Google is growing as more of them look to alternatives to curb what they perceive as the search engine outfit’s inflexibility.

Samsung has got its mojo back
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Galaxy S7 selling better than expected

It looks like Samsung is back on track with its Galaxy S7 and selling more than expected, just as its main rival Apple appears to be stuck in neutral.

Falling iPhone sales hit Foxconn’s bottom line
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Apple addiction causing a few problems

Foxconn saw its net profit fall as interest in it is key partner, Apple, falls.

Intel not inside the iPhone SE
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Apple stuck with Qualcomm

One of the things that did not get noticed in Apple’s release notes for its rebadged iPhone5S is that the modem was not from Intel.