Welcome to Pre-emptive Multi-Talking, the podcast where your hosts Chris Marriott and Mike Lovell translate clickbait and FUD into objective (well, mostly), informed opinion on the latest news and trends in tech.
This week we cover a range of headlines in tech like Blackberry getting out of hardware, the future of tablet vs. desktop computing, SoftBank buying ARM, iPhone 7 rumours, the Canadian government mandating local data hosting, Quadroot - massive Android exploit, Apple Watch 2 rumours and more.
• Mobile vs. desktop computing: Apple's iPad is more popular with businesses than consumers via The Verge
• Will people actually pay Blackberry for Android?? Blackberry is hoping Android owners will pay 99 cents per month to use its software via Recode
• iPhone 7 rumours: iPhone 7 rumoured to include pressure-sensitive home button via The Verge
• The biggest purchase of intellectual property in modern times?: SoftBank to buy UK chip designer ARM in $32 billion cash deal via Reuters
• 900 million Android devices at risk: Quadrooter flaws affect over 900 million Android phones via ZDnet
• Blackberry exits the hardware market: BlackBerry DTEK50 now available to pre-order in Canada via Mobile Syrup
• Canada mandates local data hosting: Canadian govt to cloud providers: Want our business? Stay local, eh via The Register
• 2 years is a big jump for Apple tick-tock hardware refreshes: Why I think Apple Watch 2 will be a big leap via The Watchaware