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Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011

Amazon to Unveil

Amazon to Unveil "Kindle Fire" Tablet

Amazon's upcoming tablet will be called Kindle Fire and it is said to be ready for shipment around the second week of November.

ASUS to Launch Ultrabooks on October 11

ASUS to Launch Ultrabooks on October 11

Judging from the micro-site's countdown and a very familiar image, ASUS will most likely launch its UX-series Ultrabooks in New York on October 11th.

Monday, 26 Sep 2011

Video of Beats Audio-Powered HTC Bass Leaked Online

Video of Beats Audio-Powered HTC Bass Leaked Online

A video of a Beats Audio-powered HTC Bass was leaked over the weekend, showing off the phone's 4.7-inch display, white chassis and the new HTC Sense 3.5 user interface.

YouTube Tests New Layout for Mobile

YouTube Tests New Layout for Mobile

It appears that YouTube is now testing out a new mobile layout that's loosely based on the color schemes and interface elements of the current desktop web browsers, according to macstories.net.

10 Million Galaxy S II Units Sold Worldwide

10 Million Galaxy S II Units Sold Worldwide

The Galaxy S II smartphone has sold 10 million units worldwide making it one of the most popular and most commonly used mobile device.

Microsoft Addresses Windows 8's Secure Boot Requirement Concerns

Microsoft Addresses Windows 8's Secure Boot Requirement Concerns

Microsoft says "the customer is in control of the PC." and has the option to turn off secure boot; however, equipment manufacturers may decide not to include this option.

PayPal Processed US$3650 Per Second in Q2 2011

PayPal Processed US$3650 Per Second in Q2 2011

Paypal, which is now generating billions of dollars in revenue for eBay, has reported that it processed US$3650 in Total Payment Volume per second in Q2 2011.

Eight and Ten-Inch Motorola Tablets Leaked

Eight and Ten-Inch Motorola Tablets Leaked

Leaked images show an eight-inch and ten-inch tablet by Motorola. Both tablets sport curved edges and unique back casings. It is also reported that they will be running on Android 3.2.

LG, Philips & Sharp to Develop Common Smart TV App SDK

LG, Philips & Sharp to Develop Common Smart TV App SDK

Three major television manufacturers, LG, Philips and Sharp, announce they will be coming together to aid the development of a multi-platform for smart TV apps.

Friday, 23 Sep 2011

Temasek Holdings Own Small Part of Alibaba, Valued at US$32 Billion

Temasek Holdings Own Small Part of Alibaba, Valued at US$32 Billion

Singapore's own Temasek Holdings will join prominent technology investors like Silver Lake, DST and Chinese firm Yunfeng in a transaction to invest in China's biggest e-commerce website, Alibaba.com.

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