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Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010

WD Launches 3TB Hard Drive

WD Launches 3TB Hard Drive

WD has announced that it is now shipping a 3.5-inch 3TB internal hard drive for US$239 and a 2.5TB version for US$189.

RIM Responds to Apple's Taunting

RIM Responds to Apple's Taunting

Steve Jobs showed no mercy when it blasted RIM's lower shipment figures and how the 7-inch tablets will be dead on arrival. In response, RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie responded to the statements.

Tuesday, 19 Oct 2010

Facebook Apps Leaking User Names to Advertisers

Facebook Apps Leaking User Names to Advertisers

Facebook has another crisis on its hands - the Wall Street Journal has just uncovered how certain popular apps such as Farmville are leaking user names to advertisers and internet tracking companies.

Apple Shares Fall Despite Higher than Expected Profits

Apple Shares Fall Despite Higher than Expected Profits

Despite announcing revenues and profits that were above expectations, Apple's share price fell 7% in after-hours trading

Monday, 18 Oct 2010

Angry Bird on Android Free, Hits 1 Million Download Mark

Angry Bird on Android Free, Hits 1 Million Download Mark

Angry Birds is finally available on Google Android, and if that isn't enough, here's some better news - it's free on the Google Android Market.

ATI Has Shipped 25 Million DirectX 11 GPUs

ATI Has Shipped 25 Million DirectX 11 GPUs

According to AMD, over 25 million DirectX 11 GPUs have been shipped since it September last year.

Friday, 15 Oct 2010

Bing Befriends Facebook

Bing Befriends Facebook

Microsoft Bing's search results will now include data pulled from Facebook. No release date has been given for the product outside the US.

Google Returns to Form with 32% Increase in 3Q Profit

Google Returns to Form with 32% Increase in 3Q Profit

Google has announced excellent third quarter results with a 32% increase in profit. Share prices were boosted by 9% after the announcement.

Thursday, 14 Oct 2010

Windows Phone 7 Devices will Work with Macs

Windows Phone 7 Devices will Work with Macs

Microsoft will release a tool for syncing Windows Phone 7 with Macs, according to a company statement. That could allow Microsoft to make a play for Apple fans.

Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Empire Strikes Back

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Empire Strikes Back

The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, a book by J.W. Rinzler, is now available on Amazon. Wired.com has a review and a neat list of 10 things you probably didn't know about The Empire Strikes Back.

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