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Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012

Anonymous Picks Up Litter To Protest Japanese Piracy Laws

Anonymous Picks Up Litter To Protest Japanese Piracy Laws

Stepping away from their usual modus operandi, roughly 80 members of internet activist group, Anonymous, took to the streets of Tokyo to pick up garbage in protest of recent revisions to Japan’s laws against illegal downloads.

Microsoft Acquires Perceptive Pixel, Shows it's Serious about Touch

Microsoft Acquires Perceptive Pixel, Shows it's Serious about Touch

Microsoft has just announced its acquisition of Perceptive Pixel, a six-year-old maker of high-performance multi-touch workstations and "wall solutions".

Windows 8 RTM in First Week of August, General Availability in October

Windows 8 RTM in First Week of August, General Availability in October

Microsoft has revealed that Windows 8 will reach RTM stage in the first week of August, and will be generally available to users in October.

Monday, 9 Jul 2012

FixYa Announces First-Ever Report on Consumer Issues Across Popular Smartphones

FixYa Announces First-Ever Report on Consumer Issues Across Popular Smartphones

Leading problem solving web service FixYa announces the first-ever report comparing consumer issues across the most popular smartphones including the Apple iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, RIM BlackBerry Curve, HTC Titan II and Nokia Lumia 900.

Fujitsu Launches Hands-on Custom PC Assembly Service in Japan

Fujitsu Launches Hands-on Custom PC Assembly Service in Japan

In an offbeat move from its manufactured PC path, Fujitsu will soon begin offering classes to teach customers how to build their computers. This move will further bolster PC assembly workshops that the company has been running in Fukushima and Shimane since 2004.

Mozilla to Slow Down Development of Thunderbird Email Client

Mozilla to Slow Down Development of Thunderbird Email Client

Mozilla, the non-profit organization behind the open source desktop email client, Thunderbird, has announced that it’d be cutting back on Thunderbird’s development, as continued innovation on the email client is no longer a priority for the company.

Apple Abandons Green Manufacturing Standards for Notebooks and Desktops

Apple Abandons Green Manufacturing Standards for Notebooks and Desktops

If you're concerned about the environment, you might want to hold off on that Apple purchase because it has just withdrawn all of its notebooks and desktops from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), the leading green consumer electronics standard.

Blackberry App World Exceeds Three Billion Downloads

Blackberry App World Exceeds Three Billion Downloads

A bit of good news from Research in Motion as the company has just announced that their Blackberry App World has just served its three billionth download, since its debut in 2009.

Friday, 6 Jul 2012

Motorola's Android 4.0 Atrix HD Smartphone Leaked

Motorola's Android 4.0 Atrix HD Smartphone Leaked

Details on the upcoming Motorola Atrix HD showed up on the Motorola's site this morning but have since been promptly removed, PCMag reports. The third-gen Atrix device will be the follow-up to Motorola's recent Atrix 2.

Federal Judge Richard Posner Says Patent System is Questionable

Federal Judge Richard Posner Says Patent System is Questionable

In light of the recent spate of patents wars, Federal Judge Richard Posner believes that the effectiveness of the patent system, for the tech industry in particular, is questionable.

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