News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011
So you want to know what it's like to be the US President Obama with all that jet-setting to all kinds of locations? Now you can, but only via Foursquare.
You already know that Google is buying Motorola for US$12.5 billion; but do you know that the search giant will have to pay Motorola US$2.5 billion if the deal doesn't go through?
Apple struck a major blow when it got an injunction prohibiting Samsung from selling its new Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the European market. Samsung however is appealing the ruling and will be showing up in court later this month.
PrimeSense, the Isreali company responsible for the motion-sensing tech inside Microsoft's Kinect, has announced plans to bring gesture controls to future breeds of Smart TVs.
It turned out that Apple might have tampered with an image of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 to win an import ban against Samsung in Europe.
Monday, 15 Aug 2011
Google just announced that it is acquiring Motorola Mobility at approximately $12.5 billion (or $40 per share). This puts the search company in a better position to propagate its mobile OS to the masses.
Apple issued an ultimatum to Intel regarding its power hungry processors. Make them consume less power, or lose Apple as a customer. Intel listened, and now we have a new category of notebooks: UltraBooks.
Firefox version number six is out! (Unofficially though). Hit the jump to find out more.
Start-up Millenniata and Hitachi-LG Data Storage plan to release an optical disc and read/write player that will store photos and other data forever.
Chris Weber, head of North American sales group for Nokia, shared the company's strategy to dominate the smartphone market.