US will reportedly seek criminal case against Huawei for stealing tech secrets

According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, U.S. federal prosecutors are preparing a criminal indictment against Huawei for stealing trade secrets. The report, which cites sources with knowledge of the indictment, specifically mentions Huawei’s actions surrounding a T-Mobile smartphone testing tool known as “Tappy.” The report notes that the current investigation is…

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Doogee is launching a modular rugged smartphone

The week following CES is probably as good a time as any to launch a Kickstarter campaign for your strange new smartphone. After all, a company like Doogee’s going to have difficulty rising above the din during a CES or MWC, even with an idea as interesting as the rugged, modular S90. The Chinese manufacturer…

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German court tosses Qualcomm’s latest iPhone patent suit

Qualcomm has had a patent lawsuit against Apple dismissed by a court in Mannheim, Germany, as groundless (via Reuters). The chipmaker had argued Intel -powered iPhones infringed a transistor switch patent it holds. But in an initial verbal decision the court disagreed. Qualcomm has said it will appeal. In a statement, Don Rosenberg, Qualcomm’s executive…

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New Course: Get Started With Hapi.js

It might seem crazy what I’m ’bout to say, but if you want to discover a great alternative to Express as an HTTP server framework for Node.js applications, you should try our new course, You’ll learn how to set up a new Hapi project, starting with serving static content and files. Next, you’ll learn how…

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Incredible Code Snippets Inspired by Music

The soul of a developer is painted like the wings of butterfly. It is always full of bright ideas, brilliant findings, unique solutions, marvelous tricks and pioneering experiments. Not only do programmers solve mundane problems like creating websites or mobile applications, but they also like to relax and enjoy the enormous potential of coding. Much…

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Best WordPress Contact Form Plugins

If you run a WordPress site, you need a reliable contact form so that visitors can reach you with their questions and comments. However, with so many WordPress form builders on the market, it can be difficult to find the very best contact form WordPress has to offer. To save you the time-wasting and head-scratching…

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How to Use the Modulo Operator in PHP

PHP has a total of eight arithmetic operators. The most common are addition (+), subtraction (-), multiplication (*) and division (/). A slightly lesser-known, though still very important operator is modulo (%). In this tutorial, we’ll focus on the modulo operator. We will discuss what it does and some of its practical uses. What Does…

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