Bitcoin plummets as regulators rattle sabres
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The rise and fall of the fall and rise

Cryptocurrency bitcoin has seen its value fall by 26 percent from a high last week.

Apple prepares to enter Saudi Arabia
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Fundamentalist religious cult with too much money enters Saudi Arabia

Apple is in licensing discussions with Riyadh on investing in Saudi Arabia and turning the region into a Mecca for Apple goods.

Google's talking AI sounds human
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Robots of the future will sound like us

The concept of a robot which sounds artificial is enshrined in science fiction, but the reality will probably be robots who sound more like humans.

Vietnam deploys cyberwarriors
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Declaring war on wrongful views

Vietnam is deploying a 10,000 strong military cyber warfare unit to combat what the government sees as a growing threat of "wrongful views" proliferating on the internet.

HTC might be winding down its smartphone business
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Slashing phone numbers

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that HTC is slowly pulling out of the smartphone business.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has battery problem
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Tame Apple Press claims it is just copying Apple again

While the iPhone has been suffering from battery problems, thanks mostly to Jobs' Mob's throttling of users for their own good, the Tame Apple Press has been focusing on the rival Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which appears to have problems of its own.

HBM2  becoming more popular
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Thanks to Nvidia and AMD

Beancounters at Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that HBM2 (second-generation high bandwidth memory) have been becoming more popular.

Snapdragon 670 shaping up
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Coming in 2018

Qualcomm is doing well in the high end market, owning almost all of it and grabbing a lot of attention in the mainstream too.

Obama warns against social media
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Interviewed by a British "royal", he spills the beans

The ex president of the United States of America has hit out at what he described this morning as the "irresponsible" use of social media.

Pico unveils new Pico Neo standalone VR headset
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Snapdragon 835 SoC and 6DoF head-and-controller tracking

Pico is no stranger to VR headsets but its newest Pico Neo is quite interesting as it features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, total resolution of 3K and six degrees of freedom (6DoF) tracking for both the headset and controllers.