News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 7 Nov 2013
Twitter (TWTR) shares will soon be traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for US$26 per share, putting the company's value at US$14.1 billion. It will be offering 70 million shares at the listed price, and have granted underwriters a 30-day option to buy up to 10.5 million additional shares.
According to reports, Microsoft has shortened its list of potential new CEOs from about 40 to just 8 - five of whom are outside of Microsoft and three from within.
Sources told AllThingsD that Apple has engaged the help of two Taiwan-based manufacturing firms to increase production of its iPads and iPhones to meet demand for the holiday season and the new year beyond.
Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013
HGST, a company of Western Digital, has begun shipping its helium-filled 6TB hard disk drives. First announced in September 2012, the Ultrastar He6 also features the company's 7Stac disk design, enabling it to fit 7 drive platters for a total capacity of 6 terabytes (TB).
Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013
Acer chairman and CEO JT Wang announced his resignation following the company's disappointing financial results in Q3.
OS X Mavericks have reported that upgrading to the latest OS has caused them to lose data on their external storage devices.
Mobile app analytics company Fiksu claims that the Apple iPad Air is selling at a much faster rate compared to the iPad 4 and iPad Mini at launch.
AMD announced another three major game studios have adopted its new Mantle graphics API technology. The studios are working to incorporate the Mantle API into their upcoming game releases.
Microsoft has acknowledged mouse lag issues in some games on Windows 8.1 and is currently working on a fix. In the meanwhile, there are a few workarounds you can try.
Monday, 4 Nov 2013
Panasonic has announced that they will be exiting the plasma TV market with almost immediate effect. Production of all new units is stated to stop by December 2013.