Beijing has more billionaires than the Big Apple.

According to Forbes’ Annual rich list, Beijing now has more billionaires than any other city in the world, with 33 billionaires last year now leaping to 100 beating New York which has 99, who had held the top ranking for seven years. China’s successful containment of Covid-19 and its e-commerce boom, expansion of its technology…

LG closing down its smartphone business

LG Electronics, the Korean electronics giant said it would close down its six-years of loss-making smartphone business totalling £3.3bn ($4.5bn). LG had made several innovations including ultra-wide angle cameras, rising to third largest smartphone maker in 2013. But as the markets became more competitive with Samsung and Apple advanced, LG suffered from its own hardware…

Consent App what next?

Australians who don’t give a XXX  have derided a suggestion by the New South Wales (NSW) police commissioner that an app could be used to register sexual consent. Commissioner, Mick Fuller’s idea of an app where people could digitally record their mutual consent to have sex said: “technology could be used to establish positive consent”.…

Daimler, BMW sells jointly-owned PARK NOW App

  Daimler, BMW sells jointly-owned PARK NOW App Daimler and BMW sell jointly-owned App PARK NOW to Swedish rival EasyPark. The App is part of a 2019 joint venture  and has five parts including smartphone-based route management and booking service, among others. The sale will allow the unit to grow even further in the US…

Apple slshes 20 per cent of its planned production of iPhone

Apple is slashing 20 per cent of its planned production of the iPhone 12 mini for the first half of 2021 as part of a broader adjustment to output plans it formulated late last year. Apple sold suppliers to secure components and parts up to 100 million handsets including the entire iPhone12 series, its first…

Elusive PS5 console why?

Although  the highly anticipated and eagerly awaited Sony PlayStation 5 next generation Console was released on November 19th in the UK, it is very difficult to get hold of one, as the limited stock selling out within minutes across national retailers lie Argos, Game, John Lewis, Currys, Amazon. Giving buyers the option of purchasing a…

Verifying, Identifying and Amplifying new evidence  as history  is filmed by losers on their smartphones

Bellingcat, the home-grown investigative unit, the most innovative practitioners of open-source intelligence and online journalism, self-taught internet sleuths end up solving several mega crimes of our time. Their founder, a high school dropout on a kitchen laptop tells the story of how they created a whole new category of information-gathering galvanising citizen journalists across the…

ARM taken over by Nvidia

ARM Holdings, a UK-based computer chip designer, is at the heart of most smartphones, and other devices are being sold to the American graphics chip specialist Nvidia for £31.2bn ($40bn). Nvidia has promised to keep the business based in the UK, to hire more staff, and to retain Arm’s brand and create “ the premier…

Facebook in talks to buy stake in Jio

Facebook has been in talks to buy a stake in Mukesh Ambani’s digital operation Reliance Jio to try to expand its presence in the Indian digital market with a preliminary deal for a 10 per cent share. Google also has been engaging in talks with Reliance Jio, after Microsoft last year announced plans to work…

Samsung battles Apple and Sony to dominate the world of technology

Samsung the South Korean electronics group dynasty overtook  Apple as the biggest profit generator in the second quarter of 2017 as Economist and Wall Street JOunrl Journalist, Geoffrey Cain highlights part of  genius of Samsung’s  business model” and reveals an explosive expose of one of the biggest and most secretive companies  in the world, as Samsung…