Microsoft sells lower spec, cheaper Surface
Published in Notebooks

Cheaper and slower

Software King of the World Microsoft has launched a new version of its Surface Laptop with a price tag of $799.

Broadcom plans to raise Qualcomm bid
Published in News

$120 billion offer

Broadcom plans to unveil a new  $120 billion offer for Qualcomm in an attempt to pressure the US rival to the negotiating table.

Uber and Lyft want to ban you from owning your own self-driving car
Published in News

The great unwashed are not to be trusted

Everyone’s favourite taxi companies, Uber and Lyft, want politicians to stop the great unwashed from owning self-driving cars.

UK wants tech companies to sign a diversity charter
Published in News

Already 150 have agreed

The UK government wants tech giants to commit to interviewing more women for new roles, amid widespread concerns over the lack of diversity in the technology industry.

Samsung boss walks free from jail
Published in News

So no change in Korea’s legal system

Hopes that there might be changes to make South Korea’s legal system fairer have been abandoned after the legal system gave the leader of the Samsung business empire a get out of jail free card.

Chipzilla and MediaTek should have a good year
Published in Processors

Thanks to improved margins

The goodly souls at Digitimes have been interviewing their typewriters and industry sources and discovered that Intel and MediaTek should have much better results in 2018.

BT sees giant rise in third quarter profits
Published in News

Confident about full-year outcome

BT is saying that it will have a 25 percent rise in third quarter pretax profit and is confident about its full year outcome.

Microsoft Defender will block dodgy scareware
Published in News

Saving customers from themselves

Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to protect Windows users from scareware that convinces people to buy or upgrade products.

New Office will only run on Windows 10
Published in News

You probably were not expecting this

Software king of the world Microsoft has decided that its nice new shiny Office 2019 will not run on versions of Windows before Windows 10.

New zero day Flash bug in the wild
Published in News

A present from best Korea

South Korean authorities have issued a warning regarding a brand new Flash zero day exploit has been deployed in the wild after being written by the glorious North Korean leader and Apple fanboy Kim Jong-un.