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Monday, 4 Aug 2014

Microsoft sues Samsung over patent royalty payment issues

Microsoft sues Samsung over patent royalty payment issues

Microsoft filed a lawsuit against Samsung for its failure to pay royalties on time and with accrued late payment interest. Apparently, Samsung cited "a fundamental disagreement" for doing so, which forced Microsoft to take legal action. Hit the link to find out more.

Saturday, 2 Aug 2014

Amazon Appstore expands to 41 countries; Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia included

Amazon Appstore expands to 41 countries; Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia included

Amazon has expanded the availability of its Appstore to 41 countries, which include Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Need more incentives to download the Amazon App Store? The company is giving away 30 paid apps worth over US$100 just for today!

Friday, 1 Aug 2014

AMD officially releases three new Kaveri APUs

AMD officially releases three new Kaveri APUs

AMD has officially released three new Kaveri APUs; they are the A10-7800, A8-7600 and A6-7400K. It has been a month since two of the three APUs were first announced.

StarHub to debut solar-powered mobile base station at NDP 2014

StarHub to debut solar-powered mobile base station at NDP 2014

To support the National Day Parade celebrations in the coming Saturdays, StarHub announced that it will deploy its upgraded solar-powered mobile base stations beside the seating gallery at The Float@Marina Bay.

NVIDIA working on ways to quadruple display performance in low-res LCDs

NVIDIA working on ways to quadruple display performance in low-res LCDs

NVIDIA researchers have found a way to create high-resolution displays by re-purposing lower-resolution ones in what they're terming "cascading displays". Hit the link to find out more.

Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly

Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly

In a nutshell, Xiaomi says that's not true. More details after the jump.

Feeling stressed without your phone? You may be suffering from nomophobia

Feeling stressed without your phone? You may be suffering from nomophobia

If you feel desperate, panicky or stressed without your smartphone, you may be suffering from nomophobia. It is a clinical name for smartphone addiction.

Security researchers show how a USB device can takeover your computer

Security researchers show how a USB device can takeover your computer

Security researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell plan to demonstrate a collection of proof-of-concept software to show how the security of USB devices are "fundamentally broken".

Apple cutting more than a quarter of Beats team

Apple cutting more than a quarter of Beats team

As part of its pending acquisition of Beats Electronics, Apple has begun transitioning Beats employees to the Apple brand, however roughly 200 of Beats' 700 positions will only be temporary at Apple and will be phased out over the next few months.

Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3?

Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3?

The Korea Times published a report claiming that Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3. The upcoming phablet is said to sport better specs than the Galaxy S5.

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