Users starting to get concerned about sharing location information
Published in Mobiles


Kaspersky Lab report shows that the age of sharing information might be coming to an end

More than 61 percent of users are becoming uncomfortable sharing location information on apps, websites, according to a new report from security outfit Kaspersky Lab

MediaTek shows off Helio A22 SoC
Published in Mobiles


Already sold to Xiaomi 


MediaTek has unveiled its new Helio A SoC family for low-end to mid-range smartphones with Xiaomi as the first buyer.

LG and Samsung abandon high end smartphone focus
Published in News


Copying Apple's plan did not work

Samsung and LG have apparently adopted a policy to launch as many as possible new smartphones in 2018 and are giving up on the plan to focus mostly on high end models.

Streaming overtakes satellite and cable TV for the first time
Published in News


At least in the UK

The number of British people subscribing to TV services like Netflix, Amazon and Sky’s NOW TV, has overtaken traditional satellite and cable TV for the first time, media regulator Ofcom  has announced.

Google expecting $5 billion EU fine
Published in News


Android issues

Google is expected to be fined a record $5 billion by the European Union over its Android system.

Rolls Royce using cockroach robots
Published in IoT

 
The only problem is they scuttle away when the light is switched on

Rolls-Royce is developing tiny “cockroach” robots that can crawl inside aircraft engines to spot and fix problems.

Companies don't have enough skilled security staff
Published in News


Things are going to get worse

Analyst outfit Gartner has warned that two thirds of companies do not have the in house staff able to deal with security issues.

Samsung talks about 8 Gigabit LPDDR5 DRAM
Published in Mobiles


All set for 5G

Samsung has announced its 8 Gigabit LPDDR5 DRAM prototype as it pulls out all the stops for 5G data connections.

Big Blue blasts Groupon
Published in News


Violated our patents

IBM has sued Groupon for $167 million over using patented technology without authorisation.

Jeff Bezos is world's richest man
Published in News


King of the Amazons

Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Lex Luther look-alike is now the the richest person in modern history.