News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 25 May 2010
Speculation comes from ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley that the champion of the Courier, J Allard, Chief Experience Officer and Chief Technology Officer, Entertainment and Devices Division of Microsoft, may be leaving Microsoft because his project was killed off.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, wrote a column in the Washington Post yesterday, answering Facebook's recent privacy concerns. He admits that they "missed the mark" on Facebook's privacy controls which are "too complex" and promises changes to come in the next few weeks. The Atlantic, however, refutes points in his post.
Intel has taken the wraps off a new family of Consumer Ultra-Low Voltage processors based on its Nehalem microarchitecture.
The latest from the rumor mill suggests that NVIDIA is preparing a dual GPU card for this year's Computex.
Monday, 24 May 2010
There's much speculation as to what HP intends to do with the PalmÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s WebOS operating system. Anyway, there's word from HP Taiwan that the company will adopt the WebOS platform in mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Google has released its VP8 video codec to everyone with its WebM project, but how does it fare against the incumbent leader, H.264?
Apple is either deliberately letting information about the new iPhone leak for publicity, or there's a seriously security breach the size of the moon.
MSI is said to be preparing an external graphics solution device for laptops for this year's Computex event.
Friday, 21 May 2010
According to the WSJ, Facebook, along with MySpace and other social networking sites, had been sending data to companies that could be used to identify user names and profiles, despite promises from the site to the contrary.
In other news, actor Kevin Costner donates 'Ocean Therapy' technology to help the oil spill off the Gulf of Mexico.