Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012

Amazon Acquires 3D Mapping Startup UpNext

Amazon Acquires 3D Mapping Startup UpNext

In a bid to have a mapping service of to call its own, Amazon has reportedly agree to a deal to acquire New York-based 3D mapping upstart UpNext.

Upgrade From Windows XP, Vista or 7 to Windows 8 Pro For Just US$39.99

Upgrade From Windows XP, Vista or 7 to Windows 8 Pro For Just US$39.99

We previously reported that Microsoft is offering a special price for customers buying a new Windows 7 PC to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro. It has now announced a new offer that lets existing Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 users upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just US$39.99.

Samsung Announces Server-Grade 16GB DDR4 DRAM Modules

Samsung Announces Server-Grade 16GB DDR4 DRAM Modules

Samsung has unveiled its 16GB DDR4 DRAM modules. They are manufactured using the 30nm-class fabrication process and they mark the company's steady progress in establishing itself in the premium memory market.

Monday, 2 Jul 2012

Symantec Survey Reveals Digital Information Costs Businesses US$1.1 Trillion Globally

Symantec Survey Reveals Digital Information Costs Businesses US$1.1 Trillion Globally

Singapore respondents highlighted the impact of data loss to their business, including damage to the company's band, lost customers, decreased revenue, and increased expenses. To combat this, Symantec has made some recommendations to help businesses more effectively protect their information.

ASUS Launches the User-Tunable Xonar Essence One Plus Edition

ASUS Launches the User-Tunable Xonar Essence One Plus Edition

Bundled with a Op-Amp swap kit with six extensively-tested Op-Amps, the Xonar Essence One Plus Edition outputs high resolution lossless audio and maintains the same high-spec 120dB SNR of the original version.

Google Outscores Siri in Mobile Search Street Test

Google Outscores Siri in Mobile Search Street Test

In a Minneapolis street test administered by Piper Jaffray analyst, Gene Munster, Google systematically and consistently out-searched Apple in terms of accuracy.

Apple Wins Injunction on Samsung Galaxy Nexus Smartphone in the U.S.

Apple Wins Injunction on Samsung Galaxy Nexus Smartphone in the U.S.

In a major blow to Samsung, a U.S. district judge has just granted Apple a preliminary injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Nexus smartphones.

Leap Second Bug Momentarily Takes Down Websites

Leap Second Bug Momentarily Takes Down Websites

Did you come across any websites that were down on Sunday morning? An additional second added to atomic clocks was the cause of certain websites suffering an outage.

EVGA Precision X Version 3.0.3 Announced

EVGA Precision X Version 3.0.3 Announced

The overclocking and monitoring software, the EVGA Precision X, has been updated to v3.0.3. It includes bug fixes as well as features like the increased upper allowed power limit for power limit adjustment slider on some extreme editions of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600 series graphics cards.

RunCore Launches First Single Chip SATA II DOM SSD

RunCore Launches First Single Chip SATA II DOM SSD

Named the RunCore Mini DOM, the first single chip SATA II DOM SSD by RunCore is designed for use in a variety of different mission-critical system setups even under the most taxing circumstances.

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