News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 15 Jul 2011
The widespread use of search engines and online databases has affected the way people remember information, researchers are reporting.
Avast has conducted a study of its users and found that 60% of them run a vulnerable version of Adobe Reader.
Kim Hyung-suk, a South Korean iPhone user, files a lawsuit against Apple for unsolicited location tracking. According to lawyers and court officials, Apple has since compensated Miss Kim one million Korean won.
Although Google+ is still in the trial phase, the number of users on the new social networking site swelled to 10 million in two weeks.
Remember the Downloads page on Apple's website? The directory of apps is now gone, and the page now promotes the Mac App Store.
Thursday, 14 Jul 2011
Rumors of a Windows Phone 7 device based off the Samsung Galaxy S II could be true, given how a similarly thin Samsung unit appeared at Microsoft's recent Worldwide Partner Conference.
During its annual shareholders meeting, RIM stated its intention to release seven new BlackBerry devices within the next few months.
Is it possible for computers to understand the meaning of words rather than just viewing them as a sequence of ones and zeroes? At MIT researchers have been trying to find the answers to that question.
Amidst all the trumpeting by notebook manufacturers over their versions of the ultrabook, HP could very well beat all the others to the punch by releasing an ultrabook first.
Amazon plans to release a tablet computer by October, people familiar with the matter said, intensifying its rivalry with Apple's iPad.