- Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013
Android Police managed to obtain the Facebook phone application package file (APK) and uncovered some new details on what to expect at the Facebook event on 4 April.
According to TechEye.net, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has been approached by headhunters who were looking to find Intel's next CEO. Although this report warrants some doubt, it is not unthinkable as we reported last month that Intel was seriously considering outside candidates for its top job.
Monday, 1 Apr 2013
Panasonic President Kazuhiro Tsuga has revealed a new three-year business plan where he vows to "get rid of the loss-making businesses." Panasonic says that it will reorganize and reduce the number of business units to 49 from the current 88.
The IBM Roadrunner, formerly the world's fastest supercomputer, and the first computer to break the petaflop barrier of performance, has today been declared obsolete and will be taken offline.
Google has announced the launch of their new service Google Nose Beta, which is meant to be your "Internet Sommelier" and is supposed to bring an entirely new sensation to your surfing. Sounds cool. But there seems to be something off about the whole thing. What's the date today?
Thursday, 28 Mar 2013
Audi has announced its 2015 A3 sedans that will feature NVIDIA's Tegra 3 chip. The system-on-chip (SoC) is responsible for rendering 3D images of the Multi Media Interface (MMI) in-car user interface media system of the Audi A3.
Lenovo has recently announced on Twitter, that its business hybrid Ultrabook, the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix, is expected to reach US retailers in April. However, Lenovo didn't release any additional information regarding the unit's availability in other parts of the world.
Sony announced their next console back in February 2013. But the event only provided general details about what to expect from the PlayStation 4. Now at Game Developers Conference 2013, they are provided some more in-depth information.
Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013
Researchers at the University of Southampton in England have reportedly created a hollow optical fiber cable, with a vacuous center, which is then able to transmit data at 73.7 terabits per second (approximately 10TB/s). This is about 99.7 per cent of the speed of light!
The new Flipboard update to version 2.0 now allows users to create and curate their own private or public digital magazines with content from all over the web. The update is only available for the iOS version of the app, but Flipboard promises that the Android update is on its way.