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Friday, 16 Nov 2012

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.

Micron and AgigA Collaborate to Develop Nonvolatile DIMM Technology

Micron and AgigA Collaborate to Develop Nonvolatile DIMM Technology

Micron Technology and AgigA Technology have announced that they will collaborate to develop NVDIMM technology for high performance computing and storage platforms.

RIM CEO: BlackBerry 10 Will Be a Success

RIM CEO: BlackBerry 10 Will Be a Success

Despite the late arrival of BlackBerry 10, Research in Motion (RIM) CEO Thorsten Heins firmly believes that the mobile operating system will be a success.

Bug in Apple's iOS 6.0 Triggers Multiple Downloads for Audio Streams

Bug in Apple's iOS 6.0 Triggers Multiple Downloads for Audio Streams

According to PRX Labs, a bug in Apple's iOS 6.0′s Audio Playback framework is causing audio streams and podcasts to be downloaded multiple times, leading to data overages for users streaming audio over cellular connections.

Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012

Zynga CFO Jumps Ship, Joins Facebook

Zynga CFO Jumps Ship, Joins Facebook

Zynga's Chief Financial Officer David Wehner has left the social gaming company and joined the team at Facebook where he will be performing the duties of Vice President of Corporate Finance and Business Planning.

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