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Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012
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 is rumored to ship in mid 2013, and Foxconn is said to be the sole manufacturer of the device.
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012
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.com raised US$3 billion on Monday by selling its bonds after a hiatus of more than decade.
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?
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.
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
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 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.
Less than a month after hitting three million sales, Samsung today announced that it has sold an additional two million units.