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Thursday, 28 Apr 2011

Q&A: Steve Jobs & Top Apple Execs on Location Tracking

Q&A: Steve Jobs & Top Apple Execs on Location Tracking

The internet has been all a-flurry ever since a pair of researchers debuted an app which showed how iOS4 was tracking user movements. Yesterday, Apple published an official 10 point Q&A on the matter, and granted an interview with All Things Digital.

Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011

Accenture Takes Symbian Off Nokia's Hands

Accenture Takes Symbian Off Nokia's Hands

With Nokia jettisoning Symbian, Accenture has swooped in to take control. Approximately 3000 Nokia employees will collaborate with Accenture to continue providing support and development for current and future Symbian users.

Friendster to Delete Old Photos

Friendster to Delete Old Photos

Once, Friendster was hot. Now, it's a measure of how old you are on the internets - honestly, does anyone use Friendster anymore? MOL Global of Malaysia, its current owner, has decided to cull early posts and old photos on the site.

Hacker Compromises PlayStation Network and Obtains Data

Hacker Compromises PlayStation Network and Obtains Data

Sony has confirmed the compromise of its PlayStation Network, stating that an unauthorized person has obtained personal data via the network.

Sharp To Commercialize Oxide Semiconductor LCD Panels

Sharp To Commercialize Oxide Semiconductor LCD Panels

Sharp Corporation has developed high performance LCD panels using oxide semiconductor, InGaZnO (IGZO). Production of the new LCD panels is expected to start at the Kameyama Plant No.2 within this year.

Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011

Samsung Goes All Out with Galaxy S II Ads

Samsung Goes All Out with Galaxy S II Ads

Samsung goes all out with a series of ads showcasing its thin 8.49mm profile and hands-free Voice Talk feature on the Samsung Galaxy S II.

Monday, 25 Apr 2011

Nine Windows Phone 7 Handsets Powered by Qualcomm Expected

Nine Windows Phone 7 Handsets Powered by Qualcomm Expected

A recent interview with Qualcomm's vice-president of global marketing revealed there will be nine Windows Phone 7devices based on the company's Snapdragon processor.

Smartphones Reveal God's-eye View of Human Behavior

Smartphones Reveal God's-eye View of Human Behavior

With the furor surrounding the recent discovery that the iPhone may be keeping a cache of your locations for at least a year, the issue of privacy is once again in the spotlight. However, there are some useful research from such data.

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Leaked?

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Leaked?

While we're all waiting for the Lenovo LePad, it seems a more business-like tablet, the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet has been leaked.

Thursday, 21 Apr 2011

Apple Might Ship New iPhone in September

Apple Might Ship New iPhone in September

Sources within Apple's supply chain have revealed that the new iPhone with a faster processor will start production in July/August.

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