News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014
Samsung has entered into two patent cross-licensing agreements with Google and Ericsson respectively. Each agreement will reportedly allow involved parties to gain access to each other's patent portfolios, with less risk of patent infringements.
Apple executives Craig Federighi and Phil Schiller have both said that the company has no plans to merge OS X and iOS, saying that it is a "waste of energy" and time.
If you want to get the LG Nexus 5 and prefer a color other than black and white, you are in luck as leaked photos indicate that Google is releasing a red model soon.
Microsoft has just announced that SkyDrive will be rebranded as OneDrive. The new name will be rolling out soon.
Monday, 27 Jan 2014
According to reports and rumors, Google is in the midst of acquiring artificial intelligence firm DeepMind for US$400 million.
Samsung executive director Hyunjoon Kim told analysts during a conference call that the company is planning to release more phablets and higher resolution tablets this year.
Friday, 24 Jan 2014
You can see the teaser above on Fujifilm's website for their upcoming X-series camera, but thanks to Fuji Rumors the X-T1's photos and specs have been leaked. Check out Fujifilm's latest, which looks like a high-end retro mirrorless camera.
IBM has agreed to sell its x86 server business to Lenovo for US$2.3 billion. IBM isn’t exiting the server business just yet as it will retain its high-end servers like the Power Systems, Power-based Flex machines and System z mainframes, together with its storage and cloud solutions.
Nokia announced that it is holding a press conference at Mobile World Congress 2014 on February 24. Although there is no official information on what to expect, it is likely that Nokia will announce its Android-powered smartphone.
Thursday, 23 Jan 2014
AMD has announced the immediate availability of two new Opteron 6300 series processors. They are the 12-core 6338P and the 16-core 6370P chips, based on the Piledriver 32nm microarchitecture. According to AMD, these Socket G34 chips are optimized to deliver improved performance per-watt for hardware virtualization.