Apple claims it does not make products for the rich
Published in News


It also makes them for those with sellable organs

In a move which shows how in touch Tim Cook is with poor people, the Apple CEO claimed the cargo cult didn’t make products just for rich people.

Internet of Things to grow 35 percent each year
Published in Wearables


$1.16 billion by 2020


The Internet of Things (IOT) platform market is expected to grow 35 percent annually to $1.16 billion by 2020, according to Verizon’s State of the Market: Internet of Things 2017 report.

Facebook bitten by Spanish watchdog
Published in News


The pain in Spain is mainly for Zuckerberg to explain

Facebook has been fined 1.2 million euros for collecting personal information from users in Spain that could then be used for advertising, the national data protection watchdog has growled.

Google uses latest EU Intel court ruling as basis for antitrust appeal
Published in News

 
US companies must not pay for their anti-trust antics 

As might be expected, the EU court ruling which could be seen as favourable to Intel has lead to an appeal by Google.

VW pledges to be all electric by 2030
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German outfit wants to be the leader


In a move which will see it never have to face another emissions scandal,  Adolf Hitler’s favourite car company has announced it will be all electric by 2030.

Equifax used Custers' defence for data breach
Published in News


Blame the Apache

The mainstream press has been claiming that open source software is to blame for the Equifax data breach but it is starting to look like it might not know what it is talking about.

Xiaomi unveils the flagship Mi Mix 2 smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Smaller 18:9 screen and Snapdragon 835 SoC

Just a day ahead of Apple's big unveil, Xiaomi has decided to launch a plethora of new products including the flagship bezel-less Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 smartphone with 5.99-inch FHD+ screen and Snapdragon 835 SoC.

Google about to buy all or part of HTC
Published in Mobiles


Rumours gaining traction 

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Google is in the final stages of acquiring all or part of smartphone maker HTC.

EU countries likely to target big US tech
Published in News


C’mon you bastards, pay your tax like everyone else


France, Germany, Italy and Spain are expected to get tough with big US tech by demanding that they be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits.

New Note 8 sets pre-order record
Published in Mobiles


Tame Apple Press rather upset

Despite its best efforts to remind users about the incredibly inflammable Note 7, the Tame Apple Press has been unable to stop Note 8 pre-orders from hitting record levels.