Outfit sees trouble ahead
Hindenburg Research suggests that an analysis of Opera Software, best known for its Opera web browser, is facing troubling times.
It will probably have a rotary dial
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that claims the fruity cargo cult Apple is thinking of putting out a “cheap” mobile phone.
Yeah it is just a forked bit of Python
A research fellow who was suspended from a prestigious Chinese university after he admitted the “homegrown” programming language he created, Mulan, was a Python fork.
Xbox Series X will not have true first-party exclusives
Software King of the World Microsoft has decided that its new Xbox, the Xbox Series X, will launch without true first-party exclusives – which some in the industry think is going to kill the console stone dead.
Appears to have caved to FBI pressue
Apple quickly caved to FBI pressure and decided not to encrypt iCloud backups a couple of years ago. Thank goodness nobody would ever try hacking an iCloud account to get compromising photos or data.
Apparently working AWS is a bigger mystery
The maker of expensive management software, which no-one is really sure what does, is doing well in Germany because companies are even more bemused by Amazon Web Services.
I am so old I remember when everything was free once you paid for it
Software king of the world Microsoft has decided that Wordpad should be generating it a little more revenue and is going to host adverts.
Thou shalt not cheat and then take the mickey
Ubisoft is going after website selling DDoS services that were used to launch attacks against Rainbow Six Siege servers.
Payout should be 40 times that
Riot Games thought that paying out $10 million to female employees as part of a settlement over a gender discrimination class would be enough to make the case go away, but it turns out they had not considered the pesky government.
55,643 crimes linked to social networking
There have been a total of 55,643 crimes linked to Facebook, according to official police figures. The news comes following the revelation that social media firms will be legally required to protect children from harmful content under the first-ever code to police the internet, according to The Daily Telegraph.