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Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013

Microsoft May Invest Up to $3 Billion to Help Take Dell Private

Microsoft May Invest Up to $3 Billion to Help Take Dell Private

Cash-rich Microsoft is said to be in talks to help take Dell private, and may invest up to $3 billion to do so.

AMD Recruits Former Apple and Qualcomm Senior Engineers

AMD Recruits Former Apple and Qualcomm Senior Engineers

AMD may be trying to expand beyond PC chips with the hiring of two senior engineers, Charlie Matar, previously senior vice president of engineering at Qualcomm, and Wayne Meretsky, previously technical lead for OS X at Apple.

Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013

Yahoo to Focus on Personalized Web Content

Yahoo to Focus on Personalized Web Content

New Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro has hinted that the company will be focusing more on personalized web content. This would help make Yahoo relevant again, and possibly turn it into a destination that users trust and return to.

Samsung Galaxy S IV Will Not Be Announced at MWC, According to JK Shin

Samsung Galaxy S IV Will Not Be Announced at MWC, According to JK Shin

Other than confirming that the Galaxy Note 8 will be unveiled at MWC, Samsung's mobile division head JK Shin has also officially confirmed that the S IV mobile device will not be announced during the same event.

Quad-Core Nexus 10 Featuring 8-Core GPU Launching at MWC 2013?

Quad-Core Nexus 10 Featuring 8-Core GPU Launching at MWC 2013?

Google may be releasing a refreshed version of the Nexus 10 at MWC 2013.

Samsung to Exibit Galaxy Note 8 at MWC 2013 (Update)

Samsung to Exibit Galaxy Note 8 at MWC 2013 (Update)

Samsung will be launching its fourth Galaxy Note device at MWC 2013 next month.

Sony to Reveal Smartphone with 6.44-inch Display at MWC 2013?

Sony to Reveal Smartphone with 6.44-inch Display at MWC 2013?

A post from Chinese forum digi-wo.com has indicated that Sony might go with an odd 6.44-inch display for its upcoming mobile device. The leaked image shows the device "with Sony branding", and is said to be made for a phablet device "with a 1080p display".

Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad of 'jOBS' to Headline Macworld 2013

Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad of 'jOBS' to Headline Macworld 2013

This year's Macworld attendees will be able to see Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad share their experiences in playing in the upcoming Jobs biopic.

Monday, 21 Jan 2013

Sony May Introduce Eye-controlled Focusing System in 2014

Sony May Introduce Eye-controlled Focusing System in 2014

According to Sony Alpha Rumors, Sony is now working on an eye-controlled focusing system. If everything goes well, it'd debut on the company's flagship camera next year.

Oracle's Latest Security Patch for Java Not 100% Infallible

Oracle's Latest Security Patch for Java Not 100% Infallible

Just last week, Oracle released an out-of-band emergency update to address vulnerability issues in its Java software framework. However, its efforts seemed in vain as security researchers pointed out that new vulnerabilities had been found as the patch failed to address the root cause of the problem.

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