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Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011

Facebook IPO Valuation Could Top US$100 Billion: CNBC

Facebook IPO Valuation Could Top US$100 Billion: CNBC

CNBC reports via unnamed sources that the social networking giant could launch its public stock offering in the first quarter of 2012, and at a valuation in excess of US$100 billion.

Microsoft Security Essentials is the Most Used Antivirus Worldwide

Microsoft Security Essentials is the Most Used Antivirus Worldwide

According to a report from OPSWAT, the free Microsoft Security Essentials is the most used antivirus worldwide, in the second quarter of 2011.

Monday, 13 Jun 2011

Make That Password Really Long

Make That Password Really Long

For strong passwords, make them long, and include a good mix of different characters: letters, numbers and symbols.

Browser Only OS Mode to be Offered with Mac OS X Lion?

Browser Only OS Mode to be Offered with Mac OS X Lion?

The new MAC OS X Lion comes with a bonus "Restart to Safari" mode which boots up your notebook into a leaner, quicker version that only allows you to access the internet for content.

AMD Top 8-core Processor to Cost US$320

AMD Top 8-core Processor to Cost US$320

AMD executives at E3 have apparently revealed that the top 8-core processor in its upcoming FX series will cost around US$320, pricing it directly against Intel's Core i7-2600K.

Friday, 10 Jun 2011

Apple Design Awards 2011 Winners Announced

Apple Design Awards 2011 Winners Announced

The Apple Design Awards is a yearly event, which "recognize outstanding achievement and excellence" in Mac and iOS apps.

Majority Of TV Buyers Aren't Doing So For New Features

Majority Of TV Buyers Aren't Doing So For New Features

Internet Connectivity, 3D and LED- backlights are desired drivers of the next TV replacement cycle. However, consumers report weak connections to upgrades according to DisplaySearch's Global TV Replacement Study.

IPv6 Global Test Run Smooth So Far

IPv6 Global Test Run Smooth So Far

The world is running out of unique web addresses, and IPv6 is here to solve that problem. Global testing of the new Internet protocol has been smooth so far.

HP Touchpad to Debut July 1st in U.S

HP Touchpad to Debut July 1st in U.S

HP has announced that its first tablet powered by Palm's WebOS will be released in the U.S on July 1. Singapore too will get the tablet sometime this year, but no specific date was quoted.

Toshiba Enters the Tablet Market with the AT100

Toshiba Enters the Tablet Market with the AT100

Another competitor, Toshiba, enters the already over-populated tablet market with the new AT100.

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