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Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013

Would You Like a Side of Junkware with Your Java?

Would You Like a Side of Junkware with Your Java?

Not only is Java notoriously insecure, it seems that Oracle is packing third-party apps to install alongside with Java and its updates. Ed Bott of Zdnet has unearthed that third-party software is always included with Java's automatic updater for Windows, specifically the Ask Toolbar and McAfee Security Scanner.

Intel Said to Launch 'Haswell' Processors on June 02

Intel Said to Launch 'Haswell' Processors on June 02

According to DigiTimes, Intel is planning to launch its fourth-generation Intel Core CPUs. These chips sport a new processor microarchitecture that is codenamed Haswell. There have been official announcements heralding these chips; however, this report boldly stamps an exact date of their arrival.

Microsoft Surface Pro to Retail in US on 9 February

Microsoft Surface Pro to Retail in US on 9 February

Microsoft's 10.6-inch Surface Pro will be on sale in the US and Canada on the 9th of February, a tad later than their promised January launch date. The base 64GB model will be going for US$899, and will be running an Intel Core i5 processor as well as Windows 8 Pro.

Microsoft Might Invest Up to $3 Billion to Help Take Dell Private

Microsoft Might Invest Up to $3 Billion to Help Take Dell Private

Cash-rich Microsoft is said to be in talks to help take Dell private, and might invest up to $3 billion to do so.

AMD Hires Former Apple and Qualcomm Senior Engineers

AMD Hires Former Apple and Qualcomm Senior Engineers

AMD may be trying to expand beyond PC chips with the recent hiring of two senior engineers, Charlie Matar, previously senior vice president of engineering at Qualcomm, and Wayne Meretsky, previously technical lead for OS X at Apple.

Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013

Specially-Coated Cotton Collects or Repels Water Depending on the Temperature

Specially-Coated Cotton Collects or Repels Water Depending on the Temperature

Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology and Hong Kong Polytechnic have developed specially-coated cotton which absorbs up to 340% of its own weight at temperatures 34°C and below. When the temperature gets warmer, the cotton will release the collected water.

Yahoo to Focus on Personalized Content

Yahoo to Focus on Personalized Content

New Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro has hinted that the company will be focusing more on personalized content. This would help make Yahoo relevant again, and possibly turn it into a destination that users trust and return to.

Samsung Galaxy S IV Will Not Be Shown at MWC, According to JK Shin

Samsung Galaxy S IV Will Not Be Shown at MWC, According to JK Shin

Other than confirming that the Galaxy Note 8 will be unveiled at MWC, Samsung's mobile division head JK Shin has also officially confirmed that the S IV device will not be announced during the same event.

Microsoft: Windows Phone 7.8 Update Coming in Early 2013 (Update)

Microsoft: Windows Phone 7.8 Update Coming in Early 2013 (Update)

Microsoft announced that the Windows Phone 7.8 update will be coming to existing Windows Phone 7.5 users in early 2013.

Specs and Image of LG Optimus G Pro Leaked (Update)

Specs and Image of LG Optimus G Pro Leaked (Update)

A leaked slide reveals the design and specs of LG's upcoming flagship device, the Optimus G Pro. It is likely to take on the 5-inch competition, which include the HTC Butterfly, Sony Xperia Z and Huawei Ascend D2.

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