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Why Snap won’t crackle and pop

Why Snap won’t crackle and pop

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat is looking to go public with an initial public offering in March 2017. Snap has filed its intentions secretly with the US Securities and Exchange Commission

The Internet is under sustained attack

The Internet is under sustained attack

A prolonged Internet outage prevented access to major sites like Twitter, Netflix, Spotify and The New York Times on Friday. The attack has commentators concerned that this is was a practice run for

Samsung’s setback is temporary

Samsung’s setback is temporary

Samsung Electronics has finally called a halt to its production of the Galaxy Note7. Following on from its earlier problems with the devices spontaneously setting alight, it seems that the replacement also suffered from

No, fitness trackers don’t make you fat

No, fitness trackers don’t make you fat

The headlines say it all. From “Fitness trackers ‘don’t help weight loss’” through to claims that fitness trackers can “make users fatter” and “That fitness tracker might actually make losing weight harder”. These conclusions by the

World has reached ‘peak mobile’

World has reached ‘peak mobile’

Apple announced its new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus and Watch Series 2 today at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. What the event confirmed was that the leaks about the phone and the watch

We’ve already hit peak Pokémon

We’ve already hit peak Pokémon

Despite the fact that Pokémon Go has become the world’s biggest mobile game, it has already started its certain decline. This is despite the fact that the game is showing a greater ability to retain users than most mobile games. Although it may be

LinkedIn deal does not inspire confidence

LinkedIn deal does not inspire confidence

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has explained the rationale behind the tech company’s plans to buy LinkedIn for US$26,2bn.
In a letter to staff, Nadella said he believes that access to LinkedIn customers will benefit the sales of Microsoft

Google’s other bets on a losing streak

Google’s other bets on a losing streak

In the reorganisation of Google into Alphabet, a group of companies that represented the “moon shot” or “other bets” were cemented as separate entities that would have to either fail or succeed on their own merits. Recent reports of at

The nosebleed decline of newspapers, in pictures

The nosebleed decline of newspapers, in pictures

The impact of the Internet on the newspaper industry has been starkly highlighted by a graph released by the US bureau of labour statistics. It shows how employment in that industry in the US has declined by 60% over the past

Microsoft is being left behind

Microsoft is being left behind

PayPal is the latest company to join a long list to ditch support for the “fringe” phone operating systems: Microsoft’s Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Amazon’s Fire OS. This decision comes on the heels of Microsoft’s announcement of getting rid of

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