News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013
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 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
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.
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.
Google may be releasing a refreshed version of the Nexus 10 at MWC 2013.
Samsung will be launching its fourth Galaxy Note device at MWC 2013 next month.
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".
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
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.
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.