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Aug 112012
 

Hangzhou-based China E-commerce Research Center has published a data monitoring report on the Chinese B2B e-commerce market for the first half of 2012, stating that by June 2012, the trade scale of the Chinese B2B e-commerce market reached CNY2.95 trillion, a year-on-year increase of 13%.
According to the report, by the end of June 2012, the numbe[......]

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Aug 112012
 

Tough times call for tough decisions. Sadly for Research In Motion, that meant axing a huge chunk of its workforce to stay alive while patiently hoping for a better start next year. RIM’s plan to cut jobs was first heard in June this year. Now, an insider has confirmed the news to BGR that the company will begin the layoffs next week. The “trus[......]

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 Posted by admin at 12:36 am
Aug 102012
 

Low power chip designer MIPS has released the source code for a version of Google Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean optimized for devices with MIPS processors.

Right now most Android phones and tablets feature ARM-based processors, but some very low cost devices have MIPs chips, including the Karbonn Smart Tab 1, a $125 tablet for the Indian market.

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 Posted by admin at 2:00 am
Aug 092012
 

ARM in this year’s Siggraph conference on the launch of three new GPU core, the models are Mali-T628, Mali-T678, Mali-T624, graphics performance and computational performance of which the former two are twice the Mali-T624 and fourtimes compared to earlier released by Mali-T658 is a direct double version of the release of the Mali-T624.

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 Posted by admin at 12:43 am
Aug 082012
 

The folks at Rikomagic UK sell a mini PC called the MK802 which can run Google Android, Ubuntu Linux, or a range of other operating systems. It features an Allwinner A10 ARM Cortex-A8 processor and HDMI and USB ports for connecting a monitor, keyboard, and mouse.

Soon the company plans to offer a netbook with the same low power processor. Like t[......]

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 Posted by admin at 12:49 am
Aug 082012
 

Speaking to a group of reporters over at Sprint’s Kansas headquarters, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse recalled the company’s decision to sell Apple’s iPhone on its turf. He said that the opportunity to sell the iPhone was too good to pass up, even though Sprint had to spend billions for it. Hesse added that a lot of its customers decided to stick with th[......]

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 Posted by admin at 12:40 am
Aug 072012
 

Microsoft has officially announced its proposal to bring plugin-free real time video/audio chatting to web browsers today. They decided to contribute to W3C WebRTC working group, who is working on a universal API for voice/video chat between web browsers. Microsoft’s contribution is labeled as “Customizable, Ubiquitous Real Time Communication o[......]

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 Posted by admin at 1:56 am
Aug 062012
 

Music streaming service Spotify has updated its Android app, bringing free music to Android phones and tablets. The new Spotify Radio feature works a lot like Pandora, letting you create a personalized radio station based on a song, artist, genre, or playlist.

Then you can stream music from similar artists for free, while further personalizing t[......]

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 Posted by admin at 2:18 am