Friday, 5 Jul 2013
Samsung has confirmed that it has acquired streaming media startup Boxee. The Korean company will use Boxee's technologies to further improve the user experience across its connected devices.
Thursday, 4 Jul 2013
J.K Shin, the co-CEO of Samsung told Reuters that the company is planning to launch an advanced 4G variant of the Galaxy S4, capable of delivering double the data speeds of existing 4G LTE technologies at up to 150Mbps.
The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC), a Hong Kong-based association formed by eBay, Facebook, Google, Salesforce and Yahoo, sent a letter in June to Singapore's Minister for Communications and Information (MCI) Yaacob Ibrahim on the new licensing framework for online news sites.
Colorful has announced the Colorfly U781 Q1, which is a 6.8mm think tablet that features an Allwinner A31S Quad-Core processor as well as a 5.0-megapixel autofocus rear camera and a 2.0-megapixel front camera.
The Jabra Motion is a new Bluetooth headset which sports a behind the ear wearing style. It packs intelligent built-in motion sensors that automatically answer your calls when you pick it up and comes with convenient features such as one-tap pairing via NFC.
Three executives, including the former chairman of Olympus, have been found guilty of abetting a US$1.7 billion cover-up. All three will receive suspended sentences, which means they are likely to avoid prison.
Ben Lincoln, a security engineer, has discovered that his Motorola Droid X2 mobile phone has been silently transmitting his personal info to Motorola. Facebook, Twitter, Photobucket, Picasa and YouTube accounts' email addresses and passwords were sent to Motorola, as well photos that were uploaded.
The inventor of the computer mouse, Mr. Doug Engelbart, has passed away at age 88. According to the Computer History Museum, he was inducted in 2005 as a Fellow for "advancing the study of human-computer interaction, developing the mouse input device...."
SanDisk has signaled its ambitions of its SSD business by acquiring SMART storage systems, a company that specializes in enterprise grade SSDs.
Google has just taken up a 7% stake in Vevo for an estimated US$45 million, which means it's worth about US$650 million. Vevo serves music related videos, and is currently one of the most viewed channels on Youtube.