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Thursday, 14 Feb 2013
The FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance has been officially launched and it aims to establish an open standard for online authentication in order to create a seamless and stronger system for users. Its pioneering members include major corporations like Lenovo and PayPal.
iFixit has posted a full teardown of Microsoft's latest Surface Pro tablet, finding inside, the 'Cadillac of batteries' but also criticizing its repairability.
According to reports, Google engineers reported more than half the vulnerabilities that were addressed in Microsoft's latest security patch.
The Motorola X Phone is alleged to come with game-changing features that are not available on existing smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy phones and Apple iPhones.
If rumors are to be believed, HP might be making a return to the tablet market. But instead of trying to resuscitate WebOS, the new devices will feature Android OS and are expected to be powered by the NVIDIA Tegra 4 chip.
Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013
Intel is planning to launch its own Internet TV service along with its set-top box by the end of the year. This is according to Mr. Erik Huggers who is the corporate vice president at Intel Media, a new company division that comprises staff members formerly from Apple, Google, Netflix and Jabber.
Bloomberg reports that Apple has a team of 100 staff from various departments working on a wristwatch-like device.
Michael Dell and Silver Lake's efforts to once again make Dell a private company have hit some road-bumps as investors resist the proposed move. T. Rowe Price Group, the third largest shareholders in Dell Inc., have publicly stated that the proposed buyout does not reflect the true value of the tech company.
According to a new report from Morgan Stanley, Google could pay Apple more than US$1 billion in 2014 to remain the default search engine on iOS. In 2009, Google paid only US$82 million for the same privilege.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer had much to say about the company's apps and search deal with Microsoft at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference.