Some top Infosys executives have cleaned out their desks and been escorted from the building after it was discovered that the outfit had been daring to overcharge the margin king Apple.
Infosys, India’s second-largest IT services exporter, said on Tuesday it had fired Abraham Mathews, chief financial officer of its Infosys BPO unit, for failure to comply with the company’s code of conduct. more»
Bricks and Mortar outfits in the US have been warned against competing against online retailers, after a fraud emerged which cost Walmart thousands.
Walmart had been running a deal, where it promised to match any price found online.
However some customers worked out that the only thing they needed to show Walmart was an Amazon advert. more»
Intel’s bottom line is looking a little cheery thanks to the fact that the death of the PC was overstated and people are buying them again.
Intel said that its revenue outlook for 2015 was above what the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street expected and it was even going to raise its dividend. more»
Chipzilla has said that it is shrinking PCs to thumb-sized “compute sticks” that will be out next year.
The stick will plug into the back of a smart TV or monitor “and bring it intelligence to that,” claimed senior vice president and general manager of the PC Client Group Kirk Skaugen. more»
The Tame Apple Press is rubbing its hands with glee that Google’s latest OS, Lollipop, appears to break old versions of its flagship Nexus tablet.
The BBC , which is a big fan of Apple gear, seems to have spun the story as if the bug broke all Android machines, when actually the OS has positive reviews. more»
Creditors of GT Advanced Technologies are fuming that the outfit got too little in its proposed settlement with Apple over legal claims stemming from a deal to supply sapphire screens.
GT Advanced shocked investors by filing for bankruptcy in October in a case that was initially shrouded in secrecy due to confidentiality agreements with Apple. more»
Hon Hai Precision Industry has tied up with flat panel maker Innolux and is investing $2.8 billion in a panel producing plant in Taiwan.
Hon Hai is desperately trying to find new revenue streams which do not depend on the fruity themed cargo cult, Apple. more»
China has expanded its Great Firewall of China to include a major hosting and cloud services company.
According to internet freedom watchdog GreatFire.org, the EdgeCast content delivery network (CDN), which “provides cloud services to thousands of websites and apps in China”, has been partially blocked. more»
Intel is telling the world+dog that it talks to that its third-generation Xeon Phi, codenamed Knight’s Hill, will use 10nm technology and its second iteration of Omni-Path fabric. TechEye and ChannelEye are not in Intel’s good books again, so we have to sneak under the radar. more»
One of the longest running multipurpose mobile botnets has been updated to become stealthier and more resilient and it could be a major headache for businesses.
Dubbed NotCompatible, the botnet is mainly used for instant message spam and rogue ticket purchases, but it could be used to launch targeted attacks against corporate networks because the malware allows attackers to use the infected devices as proxies. more»
A US judge has rejected Samsung bid to put Microsoft’s smartphone patent royalties case on hold while the South Korean company pursues arbitration in Hong Kong.
New York Judge Jed Rakoff said the lawsuit would proceed despite the arbitration.
Microsoft sued Samsung in August, claiming it broke a collaboration agreement by refusing to make royalty payments after the US company announced its intention to buy Nokia’s handset business in September 2013. more»
Search engine outfit Google has realised that the secret to getting people to install its home monitoring equipment is to pretend that it has nothing to do with it.
The outfit has started selling connected thermostat, its connected smoke alarm and its Dropcam monitors to the great unwashed. more»
While the Tame Apple Press rants that Nokia’s N1 Android tablet copies the iPad, it seems they are missing the real story – the N1 was entirely made by Foxconn.
Nokia has collaborated with Foxconn to bring its first Nokia-branded, Android-powered device. more»
Online taxi outfit Uber has decided that the best way to win the hearts and minds of people is to research into the lives of journalists who write nasty stories about them.
Uber is having problems with countries banning its service and it blames journalists writing nasty stories about them. more»
Microsoft ‘s Azure cloud-computing service, suffered a kick in the credibility on Tuesday after it suffered serious outages. Microsoft’s MSN web portal was taken offline.
According to Microsoft’s Azure status page, the problems started around 5pm Pacific time and have still not been fully solved. more»