News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013
According to experts at the Society of Automotive Engineers 2013 World Congress, self-driving or fully autonomous cars will not become mainstream until 2025.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt hints that Motorola's upcoming products are going to be "phenomenal".
According to research firm, IDC, the two options users have requested the most for Windows 8 are a boot-to-desktop feature and the return of the start menu. Now it seems that Microsoft may be considering adding both for its upcoming Windows 8.1 (Windows Blue) release.
Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013
Following a post-holiday hiring freeze, Foxconn is stepping up hiring, a sign that the company is gearing up for production of a new iPhone.
Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs told AllThingsD that the first-wave rollout of the Firefox OS will begin in June.
If you've ever pined for the days of fuzzy, static-filled VHS tapes, your prayers have been answered! To mark the 57th anniversary of commercial videotape, YouTube has added a 'Tape mode' to selected videos, emulating the look and feel of vintage VHS.
Monday, 15 Apr 2013
ECS has announced its Durathon motherboard standard that consists of high-quality build components, combined with a stringent testing regime. With this new standard, ECS claims that Durathon-based boards will deliver stable and reliable performances over long periods.
Security analysts have detected an on-going attack on computers and servers running the WordPress blogging applications. Confirmed by three separate web hosting services, the assailants are using brute force attacks to steal administrative credentials for themselves.
Pebble has just announced that its SDK (software development kit) is available for download. The SDK will allow third-party developers to create apps for the its Pebble smart watch.
Some HTC One users have reported that their devices suffer from build issues. The cause of the problem remains unknown.