News: Reads from WWW
Monday, 1 Apr 2013
The IBM Roadrunner, formerly the world's fastest supercomputer, and the first computer to break the petaflop barrier of performance, has today been declared obsolete and will be dismantled.
Thursday, 28 Mar 2013
Lenovo has recently announced on Twitter, that its business hybrid Ultrabook, the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix, is expected to reach US retailers in April. However, Lenovo didn't release any additional information regarding the unit's availability in other parts of the world.
Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013
HTC will launch a second generation Butterfly smartphone to capitalize on the strong demand for devices in this particular market segment.
Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013
A report from Korea Times claims that Samsung is launching the next gen Galaxy Note in the U.S.
Monday, 25 Mar 2013
Apple has recently acquired WifiSLAM, a company that specializes in indoor mapping services, for about US$20 million. The only other tech giant which offers similar services (airports, shopping malls and sports venues, etc) is Google.
Friday, 22 Mar 2013
Jony Ive, who has recently taken over Apple's Human Interface team, is said to be pushing for a simpler, "flat design" for the upcoming iOS.
Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013
There are unconfirmed reports circulating that Yahoo might be in talks to purchase a major controlling stake in video sharing site, Dailymotion. If the deal goes through, it would be Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer's first major acquisition since taking over Yahoo.
Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013
Google Maps Street View doesn't only include panoramic views of streets around the world, but also many interesting landmarks and sites such as the Grand Canyon. And being added to the list now are four out of the Seven Summits for those who love mountains.
Friday, 1 Mar 2013
Google admitted that Motorola devices aren't up to their standards in a telling press conference, a full nine months after their acquisition.
Thursday, 28 Feb 2013
The Google Chrome team has released an update to the Android version of Chrome. Changes include the ability to have music from a web app continue playing while Chrome is running in the background. Read on for more information.