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Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012

Manager of Apple Maps Team Gets Axed

Manager of Apple Maps Team Gets Axed

After the debacle that was Apple Maps for iOS 6, it was inevitable that someone had to pay the price for the blunders. According to Bloomberg, the manager of the team which developed Apple Maps has been fired.

Microsoft's Surface Phone Alleged to Ship in Mid 2013

Microsoft's Surface Phone Alleged to Ship in Mid 2013

Microsoft's Surface phone is rumored to ship in mid 2013, and Foxconn is said to be the sole manufacturer of the device.

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012

Facebook Puts Pressure on Staff to Switch from iOS to Android

Facebook Puts Pressure on Staff to Switch from iOS to Android

According to TechCrunch, the popular social networking group has now "plastered posters across its headquarters", egging on employees to "switch from [iOS to Android] today".

Amazon Raises US$3 Billion in Sold Bonds

Amazon Raises US$3 Billion in Sold Bonds

Amazon.com raised US$3 billion on Monday by selling its bonds after a hiatus of more than decade.

What Good is PRWeb?

What Good is PRWeb?

Earlier today, a press release was published on PRWeb.com which stated that Wi-Fi provider ICOA had been acquired by Google for US$400 million. The 'news' was repeated across the web until it was discovered to be a fake. Besides who sent it, the other question is why it was sent to PRWeb and just what does PRWeb do?

101 Domains Seized Over Cyber Monday for Counterfeiting

101 Domains Seized Over Cyber Monday for Counterfeiting

Cracking down on piracy and counterfeit goods, a grand total of 101 domain names were seized in the United States of America over the Cyber Monday period. Additionally, 31 domains were also taken down in Europe.

Tumblr is Now Amongst the Top 10 Sites in the U.S.

Tumblr is Now Amongst the Top 10 Sites in the U.S.

According to data from Quantcast, Tumblr is now amongst the top 10 web sites in the United States, showing that blogging is not necessarily dead.

Monday, 26 Nov 2012

Apple's iPad Dominates Black Friday Mobile Shopping

Apple's iPad Dominates Black Friday Mobile Shopping

Now that Black Friday is over, IBM has released a set of data that reveals Apple's iPad as the biggest contributor of online sales for mobile devices.

Mozilla Ends Development of Firefox 64-bit for Windows on a Quiet Note

Mozilla Ends Development of Firefox 64-bit for Windows on a Quiet Note

Mozilla has quietly ended its development of Firefox 64-bit for Windows. There were a number of reasons given by the project manager that included the scarcity of plug-ins in 64-bit version, stability issues with the 64-bit builds as well as a general sense of mediocrity among users and testers.

5 Million Galaxy Note II Units Sold Worldwide, According to Samsung (Updated)

5 Million Galaxy Note II Units Sold Worldwide, According to Samsung (Updated)

Less than a month after hitting three million sales, Samsung today announced that it has sold an additional two million units.

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