Wednesday, 11 May 2011
Microsoft buys Skype for a whopping US$8.5 billion, making it the company's most expensive purchase of all time.
Google launches an invitation-only version of its online music service. Still in its beta phase, users get to store digital versions of songs they own in an online "locker" which they can access via Internet-enabled devices.
Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Available in over 30 languages, the two new applications will allow travellers to search and book more than 20,000 accommodation deals from over 135,000 hotels around the world.
Dell today expanded its networking, server and storage portfolios for enterprise and small-to-medium customers who require a scalable, flexible and high performance data center environment.
The Wall Street Journal has broke the news that Microsoft is in talks to buy Skype.
NVIDIA has announced that it has agreed to acquire Icera, a leading innovator of top-performing baseband processors for 3G and 4G cellular phones and tablets.
Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, the co-founders of YouTube, buy yet another company, after buying bookmarking site Delicious from Yahoo last month. The latest company they're acquired is Tap11, an analytics firm which tracks social media.
With the addition of thousands of Hollywood feature films such as Inception, The King's Speech, and The Green Hornet, YouTube has officially entered the movie-rental business in the US.
Microsoft Research has just demonstrated a few new gestures for Microsoft Surface. This includes as a rock to anchor a point and a rail to act as a ruler, moving beyond the usual multi-touch pinching methods.
Monday, 9 May 2011
Samsung debuts a 75-inch D9500 3D TV in Korea, complete with Smart TV contents and active-shutter glasses. Pre-sales begin at the end of the month.