News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 24 Jan 2013
Despite raking up record revenue and profits for Q1 2013, Apple's share prices continue to fall.
According to Gartner, Samsung has surpassed Apple in 2012 to become the world's leading buyer of semiconductor products.
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013
Rumors of the Samsung Galaxy S IV are coming fast and furious. This time, we are offered a peek at what possibly might be an official press image of the device.
Intel is exiting the desktop motherboard business after the launch of its 4th generation Intel Core processors. This is according to Intel spokesman, Mr. Dan Snyder. The company will focus on areas that include reference design development and its Next Unit of Computing devices.
According to DigiTimes, Intel is planning to launch its 4th generation Intel Core CPUs. These chips sport a new processor microarchitecture that is codenamed Haswell. There have been official announcements heralding these chips; however, this report boldly stamps an exact date of their arrival.
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.