SoftBank ready to sell Sprint to T-Mobile
Published in Mobiles


For US market share


Last Friday, an exclusive report  from Reuters  noted that the SoftBank Group in Japan is financially prepared to give up control of recently acquired Sprint and hand over the keys to Deutsche Telekom AG’s brand in America, also known as T-Mobile USA.

Xiaomi working on Mi Mix successor
Published in Mobiles


Pushing the limits further

Xiaomi already made a big splash with its concept Mi Mix smartphone that has been selling like hotcakes, but according to the latest information, it appears that the company is already working on a successor that could push the envelope even further.

Sweden demonstrates first end-to-end flatpack 5G network
Published in News


Ericsson said it didn’t bork, bork, bork


The socialist land of massage, flat-pack furniture, high suicide rates, where buying booze is like less socially acceptable than buying porn, is the first to come up with a demonstration of an end-to-end 5G network.

Tech industry innovation is bullshit
Published in News


Torvalds wades into management speak

Open sauce's Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds has waded into tech companies who keep banging on about innovation.

Valve will not lose sleep if VR fails
Published in Wearables


But it is still doing ok

VR headset developer Valve has said that it does not really matter if its VR tech turns out to be a complete failure.

US tech jobs axed last year
Published in News


96,017 jobs cut in 2016

Layoffs at computer, electronics, and telecommunications companies rose by 21 percent last year.

Google abandoning fibre projects
Published in News


Wireless will get things moving 

Google has decided that fibre is rather old hat and is walking away from wires in favour of wireless tech.

Samsung boss jailed
Published in News


High level corruption claims


Samsung’s Supreme Dalek Jay Lee was arrested on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal.

MSI unveils low-profile Radeon RX 460
Published in Graphics


Coming in 2GB and 4GB versions

MSI has unveiled yet another HTPC-friendly graphics card, the low-profile Radeon RX 460 that will comes in both 2GB and 4GB versions.

GPU cycles getting back to normal
Published in Graphics


Nvidia and AMD doing rather well 

Beancounters at Jon Peddie Research has been pondering the use of GPUS in PCs and say things are starting to get back to normal after the PC market plummeted over recent years.