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Monday, 19 Nov 2012

Yahoo! and Facebook to Collaborate in New Search Deal

Yahoo! and Facebook to Collaborate in New Search Deal

Reports allege that top executives from Yahoo! and Facebook have met to discuss about a possible new search deal that could benefit both companies.

Friday, 16 Nov 2012

IDC: Global Mobile Payments to Reach US$1 Trillion by 2017

IDC: Global Mobile Payments to Reach US$1 Trillion by 2017

Market research firm IDC released a report estimating global mobile transactions will reach US$1 trillion by 2017. The prediction is largely based on the escalating popularity of mobile payment technology, as well as data from mobile websites.

Aftershock Titan Notebook with Dual GPU to Debut Next Week

Aftershock Titan Notebook with Dual GPU to Debut Next Week

Armed with two graphics processing units, the Aftershock Titan notebook by Aftershock PC will make its debut next week in line with the SITEX period.

Facebook Updates iOS and Android Apps with New Features

Facebook Updates iOS and Android Apps with New Features

Facebook recently updated its iOS and Android apps with a couple of new features, including a Share button, in-line friend tagging, and emoji options for messages.

WiFox Software Improves Wireless Throughput by Up to 700 Percent

WiFox Software Improves Wireless Throughput by Up to 700 Percent

NC State researchers have developed a new software to help boost Wi-Fi throughput performances without the need for any hardware upgrades.

Now You Get to Email Tweets Too, Says Twitter

Now You Get to Email Tweets Too, Says Twitter

According to Twitter's recent blog post, users will soon be able to email a Tweet directly from their Twitter stream to contacts who are not followers or anyone for that matter. This new feature will be rolled out over the coming weeks.

Thursday, 15 Nov 2012

Only Three Smartphone Manufacturers Made Profits in Q3 2012

Only Three Smartphone Manufacturers Made Profits in Q3 2012

According to a tweet by market analyst Horace Dediu, the smartphone market is currently "largely dominated by Apple and Samsung with HTC being a distant third", where smartphone profits are concerned.

Everspins Debuts ST-MRAM, Claims 500x Performance Gains over SSDs

Everspins Debuts ST-MRAM, Claims 500x Performance Gains over SSDs

Everspin Technologies has started shipping its own ST-MRAM (Spin-Torque Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory) chips to select customers. Its ST-MRAM stores data in a magnetic state and does not suffer wear-out or data retention issues associated with Flash storage technology.

Sony Australia Releases Camera Ads Mocking DSLR Snobs

Sony Australia Releases Camera Ads Mocking DSLR Snobs

Have you ever met people who have no idea how to use their DSLR camera and treat it like a point-and-shoot? Sony Australia has released a series of videos mocking such DSLR "experts", probably to convince the average consumer to pick up a NEX camera instead of a more complicated DSLR.

CyanogenMod Having Domain Name Problems

CyanogenMod Having Domain Name Problems

In a recent post, the CyanogenMod team has revealed that they are having domain name troubles. The old cyanogenmod.com site has been "stolen" according to the Android firmware developers and they have migrated their content over to cyanogenmod.org.

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