News: Reads from WWW
Monday, 26 Sep 2011
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
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.
Too much of a good thing may be a hindrance as Windows 8's secure-boot functionality could prevent some users from running both Windows and Linux.
Come October, we may expect the debut of the Intel Core i7-2700K for a price of US$331; hence, prospective buyers would not have to wait to long to get their hands on it.
HTC entered into a partnership with Dropbox to bring cloud storage service to its latest Android devices. Users can enjoy 5GB of free storage on their mobile devices.
AMD (Advanced Micro Devices Inc.) announces that its Head of Products Group is leaving the chip maker to pursue a new career opportunity at another organization.
In a not so surprising move, HP's board of directors have appointed Meg Whitman as the company's new CEO, with Leo Apotheker resigning from his position even before his first year is up.
Thursday, 22 Sep 2011
Besides being known for kimchi and soppy TV drama serials, South Korea's newest claim to fame is being ranked number one in terms of global internet speed.
Amazon, in conjunction with different libraries in the US, has announced its Kindle Library Lending Service is now live. Users can now get ebooks for their Kindle on loan from the comfort of their own homes.
In the midst of an intensive layout overhaul, a Facebook employee accidentally reveals a feature of Facebook Music service via Twitter.