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Thursday, 18 Aug 2011

Apple, Google, Nokia and Qualcomm Battle for InterDigital Patents

Apple, Google, Nokia and Qualcomm Battle for InterDigital Patents

Apple, Google, Nokia and Qualcomm are said to be interested in acquiring InterDigital, a wireless telecommunications firm that has about 8,800 patents.

Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011

PS Vita Plugs In to the Social Media Platform

PS Vita Plugs In to the Social Media Platform

Sony has just released more details about its next generation portable console, the PS Vita. The handheld will provide access to popular social media platforms via apps that can be installed at the user's discretion.

Overheard: AMD Deccan platform, Wichita and Krishna APUs detailed

Overheard: AMD Deccan platform, Wichita and Krishna APUs detailed

The 28nm Wichita and Krishna APUs are the successors to AMD's C-Series (codenamed Ontario) and E-Series (codenamed Zacate) APUs.

Tudou's Public Offering Within Range, Temasek Already Owns 17%

Tudou's Public Offering Within Range, Temasek Already Owns 17%

China's second largest video streaming company has gone public, and it's prices are within range despite the volatile US market.

Google Stock Goes From

Google Stock Goes From "Buy" to "Sell" Following Motorola Acquisition

Still deciding if Google buying Motorola was a good idea? One of the biggest credit rating agencies, Standard and Poors seems to have given it the thumbs down.

Sandy Bridge-E CPUs Not Shipping with Stock Heatsink and Fan?

Sandy Bridge-E CPUs Not Shipping with Stock Heatsink and Fan?

It is rumored that the upcoming Core i7 processor from Intel, the 3820, 3930K and the 3960X will all ship without a cooler in the box.

HTC Sues Apple for Patent Infringement

HTC Sues Apple for Patent Infringement

HTC filed a lawsuit against Apple for infringing on three patents that it acquired from the purchase of ADC Technologies.

Google’s Acquisition of Motorola and its Impact on the Tablet Market

Google’s Acquisition of Motorola and its Impact on the Tablet Market

DisplaySearch's Richard Shim gives his take on Google's $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola and its impact on the tablet market.

Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011

Summon Auntie App Alerts Drivers of Potential Parking Fines

Summon Auntie App Alerts Drivers of Potential Parking Fines

Parking wardens, which are uniquely known as summon aunties here in Singapore, have become an icon to be feared. But a developer has just released an app known as Summon Auntie that alerts fellow drivers near their vehicles if a potential parking fine is heading their way.

Live Vicariously as US President Obama Via Foursquare

Live Vicariously as US President Obama Via Foursquare

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.

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