News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 6 May 2011
Mark Zuckerberg has plans to acquire Skype, if the reports are true, in a deal that might cost Facebook close to $4 billion.
Thursday, 5 May 2011
Researchers from Queen's University in Ontario Canada demonstrated how a flexible display uses bending motions to navigate menus and make calls.
It has been hailed by Intel as one of its most significant technology announcement of the year. The chip giant has just revealed a breakthrough 3D transistor design that puts it in a good position in the SoC arena.
Wednesday, 4 May 2011
Microsoft's Steve Ballmer makes a surprise appearance at the BlackBerry World event, announcing Bing as the preferred search and mapping solution for future BlackBerry devices.
The latest numbers from Jon Peddie Research shows that NVIDIA's shipping volumes are down a whopping 28 percent from a year ago.
Tuesday, 3 May 2011
As part of the Make-a-Wish Foundation, 9-year old Owain Weinert, who has pre-B Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, is making a game together with Plants vs. Zombies creators PopCap Games.
TomTom sold user data to Dutch police, and says it was "to help them identify congested areas for safety reasons and to help determine where road capacity needs to be increased." Unfortunately, it looks like the police had other ideas in mind, as they used the data to determine locations for speed traps! As you can guess, customers are none too happy with their data being sold.
The Nintendo 3DS is able to read certain augmented reality cards and animate them, so what happens when you tattoo them on your body?
A new independent study sheds light on the differences between active and passive 3D glasses technology. Unfortunately, there are no conclusions on human health.
After the initial salvo on Sony's PlayStation Network and its Qriocity services, its Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) service has also been hit, with approximately 24.6 million SOE accounts possibly stolen.