News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 8 Aug 2014
According to Bloomberg, Globalfoundries has turned down a US$1 billion payout from IBM to take over the latter’s bleeding chip manufacturing business. Read further to uncover why this seemingly good deal fell through.
After repeatedly turning down a photographer's requests to stop distributing his most famous photograph, Wikimedia has decided to let it come down to a vote to determine if the monkey selfie stays or goes.
According to Winbeta, the next major version of Windows, currently codenamed Windows Threshold, will receive some fairly major overhauls, including the removal of the Charms menu and added virtual desktop functionality.
Sony's press invite for IFA 2014 has been leaked on the Internet, which hints that the company is planning to unveil several new products including smartphones and lens cameras.
Thursday, 7 Aug 2014
A Russian hacker group, dubbed "CyberVor" by security experts, had reportedly amassed a collection of some 1.2 billion user name and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses, yet the credibility of this report lies in question. Details within.
HGST has just demonstrated what it calls "the world's fastest SSD" at the Flash Memory Summit using a combination of an ultra low latency interface and faster memory.
LG may be planning to take on Samsung and its range of Galaxy Note phablets with its upcoming G3 Stylus, which was leaked in an official promotional video for the G3 Beat.
Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014
Chinese site CNMO published a report stating that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will sport a smaller 5.5-inch Quad-HD Super AMOLED display. Read to find out more about its alleged specs.
Two different research reports revealed that Samsung lost its title as the top phone vendor in China and India last quarter. Apparently, the world's largest phone company was dethroned by two relatively young phone brands. Hit the link to find out more.
Re/code reports that Apple is scheduling a media event on Tuesday, September 9 to launch the iPhone 6.