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Apple: iOS 6.1 network cockup

he source of the battery draining bug that sucked the life out of iPhones, sucked up 3G data and strained national telco networks has been identified by Apple as a miscommunication between Microsoft Exchange servers and the iOS calendar app. … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Transistor – 65 years old

The transistor, the ubiquitous building block of all electronic circuits, will be 65 years old on Sunday. The device is jointly credited to William Shockley (1910-1989), John Bardeen (1908-1991) and Walter Brattain (1902-1987), and it was Bardeen and Brattain who … Continue reading

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Google strangled Acer phone using Alibaba Android rival at birth

Google has reportedly forced Acer to cancel the launch of a phone that used an Android rival as its operating system. In an embarrassing U-turn, Acer cancelled a launch event for the smartphone so late that journalists were left milling … Continue reading

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Enigma? First look at Alan Turing exhibition

This week sees the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alan Turing, a man regarded as one of the most influential British scientists of the 20th Century. He is best known for his work as a cryptographer, cracking the Germans’ … Continue reading

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