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Aug 142012
 

For the many of you who have used Twitter, what would you say to a rival service that requires you to pay for it? I suppose it will take a paradigm shift to be able to adapt to such a situation, but before we continue, let us take a closer look at what App.net is all about. Having hit its $500,000 fundraising target, Dalton Caldwell, the person[......]

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Aug 142012
 

 

When Microsoft launched its Surface tablets, a lot of observers were skeptical about its move, saying that it was a “mistake” to compete with its traditional hardware partners. While perceived as an awkward stance, the Microsoft position is actually not about competing with hardware sales in my opinion. Instead, I think that Microsoft[......]

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Aug 142012
 

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited has agreed to invest EUR1.1 billion, which was about USD1.4 billion, in ASML, one of the largest chip manufacturers in the world, to ensure its access to the latest chip-making technologies in the future.
Prior to this, Intel also signed a similar agreement with ASML and it invested USD4.1 billion[......]

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Aug 132012
 

Online game company Blizzard Entertainment Inc. says there was unauthorized access to some Battle.net account information, but Chinese players appear unmolested.
Blizzard says the unauthorized access included email addresses associated with Battle.net accounts in all regions, outside of China. Additional information from accounts associated with t[......]

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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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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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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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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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