News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 16 Nov 2012
According to Twitter's recent blog post, users will soon be able to email a Tweet directly from their Twitter stream to contacts who are not followers or anyone for that matter. This new feature will be rolled out over the following weeks.
Thursday, 15 Nov 2012
According to a tweet by market analyst, Horace Dediu, the smartphone market is currently "largely dominated by Apple and Samsung with HTC being a distant third", where profits are concerned.
Despite the late arrival of BlackBerry 10, Research in Motion (RIM) CEO, Thorsten Heins, firmly believes that the mobile OS will be a success.
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012
Zynga's CFO David Wehner has left the social gaming company and joined the team at Facebook where he will be performing the duties of Vice President of Corporate Finance and Business Planning.
Monday, 12 Nov 2012
Microsoft gets ready to release its first security patches for Windows 8 and RT operating systems. These patches are meant to address vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer and the .NET framework.
Russian email-to-social networking group, Mail.ru, has cut its stakes in Facebook, Groupon, and Zynga, according to the company's website.
Apple and HTC have settled all their outstanding patent litigation with a 10-year cross-licensing deal that covers current and future patents by both companies.
Friday, 9 Nov 2012
Japan Display has developed a prototype 2.3-inch LCD panel with a pixel density of 651ppi. This is currently the world's highest resolution LCD panel. Hit the link to find out more.
Microsoft has been working on a new OS called Midori for a couple of years. Besides developing their Windows operating systems, Midori is the company's new operating system, believed to be designed around Singularity that was a Microsoft Research microkernel operating system.
In addition to talking about the new features of Internet Explorer 10, Microsoft also highlighted the differences between IE10 on Windows Phone 8 and the desktop-based Windows 8 in a recent article published on their Windows Phone Developer blog.