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Hewlett-Packard to buy Palm for $1.2 billion

The last two years have not been easy for anyone who is associated with Palm, once considered a leader in handheld devices, thanks to Apple’s iPhone which currently holds the lion’s share of the handheld devices market and Research in Motion’s Blackberry.
To make matters worse, despite the well-reviewed webOS released last year, Google Inc.’s Android [...]

Google, IBM & Apple – Top 3 brands for 2010

According to a report by Milward Brown Optimor, which ascertains the top 100 brands annually, Google, IBM and Apple took the gold, silver and bronze in that order amongst non-tech players like Coca-Cola, McDonalds and Marlboro. Incidentally, Microsoft was placed fourth right behind Apple.
Also known as the ‘BrandZ Top 100 Report’, its fifth release for [...]

Digital content is growing

Wikipedia describe digital content as a large field that includes 3D graphics, audio editing, compositing and authoring in animation, audio, graphics, images and video. In a nutshell it is the software used in connection with output produced by users as well as industry providers. Content is anything that you can publish. Hence, [...]

Linux, the open-source operating system

Dozens of volunteers contribute every day to improve the Linux open-source operating system. Therefore, no one company owns it. Few companies like VA Linux tried to fool the investors to think that they own the operating system when they went public. Only few, such as Red Hat, benefitted from the open-source operating [...]

A kill switch for your PC

As you know malware outbreaks are spreading quickly in the internet arena. A recent finding of such a virus in Google resulted in Google quickly switching a little known kill switch. In this case it killed more than 250,000 infected codes in its Android smartphones instantaneously.
Kill switches comes as standard for most tablets, [...]

In the face of data breaches, passwords becomes critical

Nude pictures of actress Jennifer Lawrence stolen from the Apple’s iCloud were circulating on the Internet very recently raising questions about data security and privacy. First, many thought that Apple’s security has been breached. But later it was revealed that it was a work of hackers who are constantly haunting celebrities. But [...]

How to Improve Medical Implants

Written by: Denton Vacuum, LLC
Patients can now find durable implants for a lower cost, thanks to advancements in medical device manufacturing.
Thanks to new advancements in the field of medical device production, patients can take advantage of more durable implants. That means less time spent swapping out old parts, fewer mishaps related to wear, and a [...]

What Your Data Center Needs Are

By Rack Alley
Are you in the market for a Los Angeles data center? If so, are you finding the whole prospect of locating the right one a bit intimidating? Plenty of people have been in your exact same shoes. It would be stressful enough just shopping for yourself, but when you have a whole company [...]

FireEye, a different way to fight malware

The California based FireEye is hoping to change the way we protect data from sophisticated hackers. It trick and direct hackers to phony machines and alert clients of hackers attempts to hack their data. Many governments and companies are embracing the new way to fight hacking. Most of the security programs concentrate [...]

Is bigger screen is the trend for iPhone?

It appears so. Apple is the latest player to enter into the arena. With sales of iPads are declining due to market saturation in the U.S. and Europe, news coming from Cupertino, California increasingly hinting that next generation of iPhones will have a bigger screen than any other iPhone before. Many expect [...]

China-backed hackers may have infiltrated Apple’s iCloud: blog

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials and other information, a cyber security blog charged on Monday, saying it believes the country's government is behind the campaign. Unknown “Chinese authorities” interposed their own website Read more from the original source: China-backed... [Read more]

Apple’s iPhone sales beat Street but iPad volumes slide

By Christina Farr and Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc forecast a strong holiday quarter after a better-than-expected 16 percent jump in iPhone sales, and the strongest growth in Mac computer shipments in years helped the company surpass Wall Street's targets. The company on Monday projected stronger-than-expected revenue of $63.5 billion to $66.5 billion in the December quarter,... [Read more]

Oregon man said missing after answering Craigslist ad; police probing

(Reuters) – Oregon authorities are looking into the disappearance of a 19-year-old Portland man, police said on Monday, and an advocacy group said he went missing after he responded to a Craigslist job ad posted by a couple seeking a caregiver. Ian Biggs was dropped off at a downtown Portland train station by a friend on Oct. 11 as he headed to meet Read more from the original source: Oregon... [Read more]

Microsoft says to provide cloud, tools for tackling Ebola

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp will provide free cloud-computing and research applications to qualified medical researchers working on the Ebola virus, the software company's chief executive said on Monday. “One of the things tomorrow morning we're going to do is make available Azure computer power to the research community,” Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella... [Read more]

New apps bring kids’ playtime back to real world

By Natasha Baker TORONTO (Reuters) – Parents eager to get their children away from television and video screens can turn to new apps that get youngsters to learn while playing in the real world. New iPad and iPhone apps for children by companies such as Osmo and Tiggly are designed to help children learn spatial, language, counting and physics concepts while playing with tangible objects. Tangram,... [Read more]