Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012
When you're a startup, paying a few thousand dollars to earn search engine visibility might seem like a good idea. However burning cash that could be better spent elsewhere is something that new businesses can ill afford. And Google seems to think so too.
GoPro is one of the more popular action camera brands around but it seems a new competitor is about to join the market, Sony has released details of its new action camera on its blog.
Microsoft makes its move to acquire Yammer, a cloud-based enterprise social networking service, for US$1.2 billion in cash. Yammer will continue to be headed by current CEO David Sacks although the company will be integrated with Microsoft's Office Division after the acquisition.
Seagate has announced a partnership with DensBits, an Israeli company whose memory controller (Memory Modem) technology will be used in its low-cost, high-performance upcoming SSDs. Seagate also made an undisclosed investment in DensBits as a development of their new strategic relationship.
Apple has just launched its iTunes Store in 12 Asian countries, and Singapore is one of them. Users here now have a selection of local and international music from all the major labels, and thousands of independent ones. Also available for rental or purchase are movies from all major film studios.
At Microsoft's TechEd Europe 2012, Microsoft briefly shared with us of the Company Hub concept, a one-stop location where an enterprise can host, manage and push relevant information, docs, apps and more that are relevant to each individual.
With the Shared Windows Core that is prevalent in Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Phone 8, it's a lot easier to share code from one platform to another, thus accelerating app availability across devices. Microsoft's senior product managers further confirm this at TechEd Europe 2012.
Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012
Powered by Intel Ivy Bridge processors, the 14-inch XPS 14 Ultrabook comes in an aluminum chassis with silicone base and a display with hardened Corning Gorilla Glass.
Designed with HD video and photography enthusiasts in mind, the EP Pro SDHC/SDXC provides read and write speeds of 90MBps and 50MBps respectively.
Google has announced that live video streams of its two keynotes will be made available via developers.google.com/io, with the first one commencing on June 27th at 9:30 a.m, PDT (June 28th, 00:30 am, Singapore) and the second one on June 28th at 10:00 a.m, PDT (June 29th, 1:00 am, Singapore).