US spooks read about it in the tech press
Chipzilla warned specific customers, including Chinese tech firms, of the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws before notifying the US government.
OnePlus still phones home
In October 2017, a researcher caught OnePlus silently collecting all sorts of data from its users. That created a bit of a stink and OnePlus promised it would not happen. But it seems there's still a OnePlus app that can grab data from the phone and send it to servers in China without a user's knowledge or consent.
In other news, iOS still had a server functionality
The Fruity Cargo cult Apple is finally giving up on its server based flavours of OS X.
We didn't see this one coming
You don't usually expect the Right to nationalise anything, but Donald (Prince of Orange) is thinking about nationalising the 5G network to make America great again.
She was also the web's grannie
Computer scientist Mary Lee Berners-Lee has died after a life which saw her as a champion for equal pay, the world’s first freelance programmer and the mother of the bloke who invented the world wide web. She was 93.
On target for 2019 5G adoption
Deutsche Telekom (DT), Intel and Huawei have been working on what they have been calling the world's first 5G interoperability and development testing (IODT) based on the 3GPP R15 Standard with a commercial base station.
Passwords only for the old
People now prioritise security over convenience when logging into applications and devices, according to a new IBM Security report.
Everything is great
Western Digital has provided strong profit forecasts for the current quarter and the full year and said the flash memory market would grow faster this year.
It has not stopped growing yet
Michael Dell's private PC empire is continuing to grow, and it seems that he is not happy with what he has.