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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, […]

Sophisticated software to control advanced hardware

Automobiles are increasingly becoming a hot commodity for hardware and software developers. The wireless connection available on Tesla Motor’s Model S allow the driver and passengers to connect to the Internet on the go, stream Internet radio, unlock the door with a smartphone, and diagnose problems and allow software engineers to remotely fix any […]

DRAM chips are in demand

Dynamic random-access memory better known as DRAM is a memory that store bit (0 and 1) data separately within an integrated circuit. The main memory (RAM) in a personal computer is dynamic RAM (DRAM). In addition to PCs you find it in laptops, workstations, video game consoles, smartphones, tablets and many other devices. With ever […]

All About Computer Aided Manufacturing

There is an exciting new field opening up in the job market, and it’s happening stateside. Computer-assisted manufacturing has been part of manufacturing for a few years now, but recent advances have opened up the application to a wider variety of industries. As a result, skilled workers who know how to operate a PVD system […]

How Optometrists Build Lenses

When you order a lens, almost every aspect of its production is automated based on readings given by the optometrist. The data an optometrist gains is all digital, which is translated by machinery that shapes and cuts a lens based on your particular specifications. The intricacies of this process are not a secret, but they […]

How dominant Google’s search worldwide?

Google’s worldwide Web search share estimated to be more than 60 percent. Compare this to the next best rival who holds only about 10 percent of the market share. Google’s and others search share depends on the each market.
In the United States, Google’s search engine market share exceeds 67.7 percent and Bing, the […]

ASML says computer systems briefly compromised, no key data accessed

Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASML said on Sunday that it was investigating an unauthorised intrusion into its IT systems, but it had found no evidence that valuable files were accessed. ASML, the world's largest maker … View original here:  ASML says computer systems briefly compromised, no key data accessed  Read More →

New Internet rules set up industry’s next battle

Telecom companies such as AT&T and Vodafone have convinced U.S. and European regulators, finalizing so-called “net neutrality” rules, to allow them to dedicate network capacity to services such as providing connectivity to driverless cars and facilitating the exchange of medical data between … Read more: New Internet rules set up industry’s next battle  Read More →

New China Life says ends plans for Internet venture, strategic sale

New China Life Insurance (NCI) Co Ltd, China’s third-largest life insurer, said on Sunday it had aborted the planned sale of a stake to a strategic investor which was to help it develop its Internet insurance business. New China Life didn’t disclose the name of the investor, but state newspaper Shanghai Securities News reported in January that the company was in See the original post here: New... [Read more]

Bouygues denies its chief executive has died

French construction-to-media group Bouygues denied reports on Saturday that its CEO, Martin Bouygues, had died. “The Bouygues Group formally denies the death of its CEO Martin Bouygues and regrets that such a rumor could have spread,” a Bouygues spokesman told Reuters by phone. Agence France-Presse had reported the 62-year-old businessman's death, citing a mayor of the northwestern... [Read more]

Japan’s NTT Comm in talks to buy German e-shelter: source

By Yoshiyasu Shida TOKYO (Reuters) – NTT Communications Corp is in talks to acquire German data center provider e-shelter for about 100 billion yen ($836 million), according to a source familiar with the matter. An acquisition of e-shelter by Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Communications is the latest in the NTT Corp's overseas expansion due to a dwindling home market. NTT bought South... [Read more]