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Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012

Japanese TV Makers Sell Assets to Increase Capital

Japanese TV Makers Sell Assets to Increase Capital

To recover from recent losses, Japanese TV giants, particularly Panasonic, Sony, and Sharp, are hawking out US$3 billion worth in assets in a last-ditch attempt to turn the tide.

Apple Claims Nearly 27% of World's LTE Device Market

Apple Claims Nearly 27% of World's LTE Device Market

Apple managed to capture more than a quarter of the world's LTE market share less than three months after the launch of its iPhone 5. Its arch rival, Samsung continues to lead the market for the seventh straight quarter with 40%.

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012

Twitter Rolls Out Photo Editing Features

Twitter Rolls Out Photo Editing Features

The update to Twitter's iPhone and Android applications will allow users to edit photos in new ways, such as adding filters, photo frames, as well as an auto-enhance capability to its image sharing feature.

Motorola to Exit South Korea in 2013 as Part of Restructuring Process

Motorola to Exit South Korea in 2013 as Part of Restructuring Process

In a land dominated by local brands Samsung and LG, Motorola has decided to close shop in South Korea as part of its global restructuring process.

Monday, 10 Dec 2012

Google Apps Hits $1 Billion in Revenue This Year

Google Apps Hits $1 Billion in Revenue This Year

According to unnamed sources, Wall Street Journal has recently reported that the big giant has "generated around $1 billion from the sale of Google Apps and separate mapping software to businesses and governments" over this past year.

Sales of LG L-Series Smartphones Exceed 10 Million Units Globally

Sales of LG L-Series Smartphones Exceed 10 Million Units Globally

LG Electronics has announced that it has sold over 10 million units of its Optimus L-series smartphones.

Instagram Disables Twitter Integration

Instagram Disables Twitter Integration

According to AllThingsD, Facebook confirms it has disabled Instagram's support for Twitter Cards technology.

Friday, 7 Dec 2012

Snapseed Arrives on Android, Updates iOS Version

Snapseed Arrives on Android, Updates iOS Version

Acquired by Google in September, Snapseed, a popular photo-editing app, is now finally available for download on Google Play for free. Likewise, the iOS version of the app is also free for now (originally US$4.99), and is also updated to include Google+ integration and some new filters.

Google No Longer Offering Free Version of Google Apps

Google No Longer Offering Free Version of Google Apps

Google has just announced that it’s no longer accepting new signups for the free edition of Google Apps. Luckily, if you’re already using it, today’s announcement has no impact on you, unless you wish to add more than 10 users.

Huawei to Unveil 6.1-inch Smartphone at CES 2013

Huawei to Unveil 6.1-inch Smartphone at CES 2013

Huawei has just confirmed that it is working on "an oversized" Ascend Mate smartphone, one that's positioned to be the Samsung Galaxy Note II competitor. The device has been alleged to come with a huge 6.1-inch Full HD 1080p display while running a 1.8GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM.

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