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Friday, 5 Jul 2013

Leaked Roadmap Reveals Intel's 14nm Skylake Platform and Knights Landing Chip

Leaked Roadmap Reveals Intel's 14nm Skylake Platform and Knights Landing Chip

A leaked Intel Xeon roadmap slide reveals Intel's plans to release its 14nm Skylake platform, with support for PCIe Gen 4.0 and SATA Express. The brief performance specifications of the next generation Knights Landing chip were also unveiled.

Android Flaw Leaves 99% of Devices Vulnerable to Hackers

Android Flaw Leaves 99% of Devices Vulnerable to Hackers

Mobile security firm Bluebox stumbled upon a security flaw on Android where hackers can modify any app into a Trojan program to steal personal data or take control of the system.

Samsung Buys Streaming Entertainment Startup Boxee

Samsung Buys Streaming Entertainment Startup Boxee

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

Samsung to Unveil Advanced 4G Variant of Galaxy S4 (Updated)

Samsung to Unveil Advanced 4G Variant of Galaxy S4 (Updated)

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.

Major Tech Companies, including Google, Facebook & Yahoo, Send Letter to MCI

Major Tech Companies, including Google, Facebook & Yahoo, Send Letter to MCI

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.

Executives in Olympus Fraud Case Receive Suspended Sentences

Executives in Olympus Fraud Case Receive Suspended Sentences

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.

Security Engineer Discovers Droid X2 is Silently Sending Passwords to Motorola

Security Engineer Discovers Droid X2 is Silently Sending Passwords to Motorola

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.

Inventor of the Computer Mouse, Doug Engelbart, Passed Away at Age 88

Inventor of the Computer Mouse, Doug Engelbart, Passed Away at Age 88

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 Announces Acquisition of SMART Storage Systems

SanDisk Announces Acquisition of SMART Storage Systems

SanDisk has signaled its ambitions of its SSD business by acquiring SMART storage systems, a company that specializes in enterprise grade SSDs.

Google Paid $45 Million for 7% Stake in Vevo

Google Paid $45 Million for 7% Stake in Vevo

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.

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