Apple wants the police to protect it from the French
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Arrest those who insist we pay tax

Apple has asked the French courts to protect it from those who insist that the company pay its tax bill.

Galaxy S9 keeps the headphone jack
Published in Mobiles

It looks like the not everyone copies Apple

Smartphone leaker Evan Blass has leaked a couple of press images of the Galaxy S9, giving us the first indication that it will still have a headphone jack.

Broadcom meeting Qualcomm on Wednesday
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Apple keeps its fingers crossed

Qualcomm and Broadcom plan to meet on Wednesday to talk about the latter’s $121 billion acquisition offer, the first time the semiconductor companies will discuss the potential deal, people familiar with the matter said.

Amazon bought Blink in secret chip deal
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Startup’s energy-efficient chips were more interesting

Amazon bought a home security camera outfit,  Blink last year. Analysts wondered why, but it turns out the outfit had some rather interesting energy-efficient chips.

Nvidia thinks that cryptocurrencies not worth making changes
Published in Graphics

Not following AMD

While AMD is starting to make more products available to meet the demand for GPU cryptocurrency mining operations, Nvidia thinks that the craze will be flat soon.

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics hacked
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No one saying who did it

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organisers confirmed on Sunday that the Games had fallen victim to a cyber attack during Friday’s opening ceremony, but they refused to reveal who did it.

Apple shocks fans with HomeHub's gouging
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Repair bill not cool for cats

Apple fanboys who think it is essential to buy its HomeHub not-so-smart speaker for three times the cost of more intelligent models from its rivals are being shocked to discover that Jobs’ Mob is gouging them for more cash to cover "repairs".

Nvidia turns in more profits - shock
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With US $2.91 billion revenue

Nvidia has once again reported record financial results for Q4 FY2018, scoring big in most of its divisions and reporting quarterly revenues of  $2.91 billion, a significant rise compared to both the last quarter and the last year as well.

Asus also releases Raven Ridge APU BIOS updates
Published in Motherboards

For its AM4 motherboard lineup

Asus has announced that it has released BIOS updates for its entire AM4 motherboard lineup which bring support for AMD's Raven Ridge APUs, also known as Ryzen 2000 series CPUs with Radeon Vega graphics.

Samsung will use Qualcomm 5G NR X50
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Ready in 2019, confirmed by Cristiano Amon

One thing we came away with from yesterday’s big Qualcomm announcement that 20 companies are committed to coming to market in 2019 with Qualcomm X50 NR based devices. Cristiano Amon, the President of Qualcomm just confirmed that Samsung is also on board with the X50.