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Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with Microsoft's $2 Billion Loan

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with Microsoft's $2 Billion Loan

Recent talks of Dell going private turned out to be true after all with Dell entering into an agreement to be purchased back for US$24.4 billion by Dell's founder and CEO, Michael Dell in partnership with private equity firm Silver Lake, and with assistance from Microsoft and a few financing institutions.

Thursday, 31 Jan 2013

RIM Changes Its Name to BlackBerry

RIM Changes Its Name to BlackBerry

RIM (Research In Motion) announced that it has changed its name to "BlackBerry" with immediate effect.

Friday, 14 Sep 2012

Google Now Includes Do-Not-Track Support for Chrome Developer Build

Google Now Includes Do-Not-Track Support for Chrome Developer Build

Google's latest developer build of Chrome now features Do-Not-Track support. This means we might see this feature in upcoming consumer builds of the popular web browser.

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012

NXP and HID Global Enable Mobile Access for NFC Phones

NXP and HID Global Enable Mobile Access for NFC Phones

NXP and HID Global have collaborated to announce a global, generic Mobile Access solution for NFC-enabled mobile phones.

Thursday, 29 Mar 2012

Qualcomm Deepens Collaboration with Singapore

Qualcomm Deepens Collaboration with Singapore

Qualcomm today announced its plans to establish an integrated circuit (IC) design and engineering R&D Center in Singapore. In addition, it is working with a local school and Microsoft on the WE Learn mobile education project, which uses 3G smartphones to build a 21st century classroom experience.

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012

NVIDIA Tesla GPUs Power Next Moon Mission to Operate Asimov Rover

NVIDIA Tesla GPUs Power Next Moon Mission to Operate Asimov Rover

A staggering $30 million in total will be awarded to the first few privately funded teams that successfully land a rover on the surface of the moon, drive it 500m over the lunar surface, and transmit detailed video, images, and information back to Earth.

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012

Apple's US$98 Billion Decision

Apple's US$98 Billion Decision

It's no secret that Apple is sitting on a US$98 billion cash mountain. Mere days after the company's share hit US$600 per share, the company held a conference call to announce how it's going to use its vast cash balances, much to the delight of shareholders.

Monday, 19 Mar 2012

PayPal Introduces PayPal Here For Small Businesses And Entrepreneurs Across APAC

PayPal Introduces PayPal Here For Small Businesses And Entrepreneurs Across APAC

Millions of small businesses across Asia Pacific can now accept credit and debit cards as well as PayPal payments through a smartphone - thanks to PayPal Here. Read on to to get more information on how it works and other details.

Thursday, 16 Feb 2012

Canon Appoints Kensaku Konishi as President & CEO for South SEA Region

Canon Appoints Kensaku Konishi as President & CEO for South SEA Region

Canon Singapore today announced the appointment of Mr Kensaku Konishi as President & CEO of Canon Singapore Pte Ltd.

Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011

AMD's Journey so Far and the Road Ahead

AMD's Journey so Far and the Road Ahead

AMD Singapore organized a media update yesterday to give the local media a summary of its product milestones with focus on its Fusion APUs and FX family of processors. Other topic discussed were to douse rumors, their engineering focus and a new water cooling kit for enthusiasts.

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