Apple has painted itself into a corner
Apple's gamble that it could bully Qualcomm into reducing its costs for its broadband chips by using Intel's lower tech options appears to have backfired and now Jobs' Mob is forced to stick with Chipzilla.
You are not going to get what you pay for
Apple is seeking to push up the margins for its iPhone by getting cheaper components, according to Digitimes Research.
Rumours are wrong
MediaTek has dismissed a rumour circulating in the Taiwan media that Broadcom had approached it about a takeover.
Better than one to two hours
Software King of the World Microsoft has sped up the amount of time it will take to upgrade its Windows 10 major feature upgrade.
Bipartisan deal will force US Cloud companies to hand over data
Buried in a federal spending bill released late is bipartisan legislation to clarify a law that would require Cloud companies to hand over data stored overseas.
Will not say why
Best Buy, the nation's largest electronics big box retailer, has ceased ordering new smartphones from Huawei and will stop selling its products over the next few weeks. Best Buy didn't provide any details as to why it has severed ties with Huawei, but it is pretty likely to do with the "yellow peril" distraction being peddled by the US government.
It was supposed to be impregnable
French security outfit Ledger has been making similar claims about its specialised hardware for storing cryptocurrencies to those that were made for the Maginot line in 1938. It seems that the gear has met a similar fate thanks to a flaw which was found and exploited by a 15 year old.
Nimbus Data beats Samsung and Seagate
Nimbus Data has released its ExaDrive DC100 SSD which can manage 100TB – much more than Samsung's 30TB SSD and Seagate's 60TB SSD monsters.
A slide of an octocore Intel chip benchmark has leaked onto the worldwide wibble.
We need to show we are neutral
Security outfit Kaspersky is setting up a datacenter in Switzerland to counter moves in the United States, Britain and Lithuania last year to stop using the company’s products because of Russian government influence in the country.