News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 7 Mar 2014
According to Newsweek, the enigmatic founder of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, has been tracked down. Apparently, he lives in a modest home, located in California, United States.
Playstation 3 hit, The Last of Us, is set to be adapted into a live-action movie. For more details, hit the link.
Thursday, 6 Mar 2014
Microsoft will be unveiling DirectX 12, its new game development API. It appears this development is Microsoft’s response to rival AMD’s Mantle API.
Evernote for Android now lets you handwrite your notes, and also comes with other new features in the latest update.
According to TechCrunch, Intel has bought Basis for US$100 million. The alleged target of acquisition is a San Francisco-based startup that makes wearable health trackers.
Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014
AMD has announced the availability of AMD Catalyst 14.2 Beta for Windows OS, as launch drivers for Thief. The new drivers promise graphical effects exclusive to the said game title, as well as improvements that include better support for the Mantle API, and multi-GPU frame pacing for Battlefield 3 and 4 titles.
More information about Cortana, the digital personal assistant in Windows Phone 8.1, continues to surface. After some screenshots, we now have a video that shows the initial setup process.
Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014
Popular crowd-funding platform Kickstarter has just announced that it has raised over US$1 billion in pledges from over 5.7 million people.
Monday, 3 Mar 2014
According to reports, Apple's iOS in the Car could debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show in new cars from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and more.
AMD announced their FirePro R5000 remote graphics card has been certified to support a number of professional graphics applications. It delivers the benefits of GCN-based graphics processing over Teracidi’s proprietary PC-over-IP (PCoIP) technology, on a remote server/thin client setup.