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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, […]


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 […]


Data center colocation in Los Angeles

Written by Rack Alley

A lot of companies have their server hosting in Los Angeles. This has been the trend since a few years now. Whatever the initial reasoning, this has led to LA being a powerhouse when it comes to data centers and colocations.

Why Los Angeles?
If you want a good quality data center, Los Angeles […]




Chinese actress buys into Alibaba Pictures as it warns of losses

(Reuters) – Chinese actress Zhao Wei has taken a major stake in Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd's film division, bringing some star power to a company that warned on Monday it could rack up losses of as much as HK$600 million ($77.41 million) for 2014. The star of “Shaolin Soccer” and “Red Cliff” and Huang Youlong, her husband… Read the rest here: Chinese actress... [Read more]


Facebook’s Oculus forms in-house virtual-reality film studio

By Piya Sinha-Roy PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) – Facebook Inc's Oculus VR is getting into movies with an in-house studio dedicated to making virtual-reality films and will show its first short movie at the Sundance Film Festival on Monday, the company said. Tapping talent from both Pixar, the animation studio behind computer graphics imagery (CGI) films including “Toy Story” and... [Read more]


IBM dismisses Forbes report of massive layoffs

(Reuters) – IBM dismissed on Monday a Forbes magazine report claiming the technology firm is preparing to cut about 26 percent of its workforce. A report last Thursday on Forbes' website by pseudonymous Silicon Valley technology gossip columnist… Read more:  IBM dismisses Forbes report of massive layoffs  Read More →


Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages insulting Mohammad: media

A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block a number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to stop access to the whole social networking site if it does not comply, state broadcaster TRT reported. A source familiar … See original here: Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages insulting Mohammad: media  Read More →


Katy Perry lights the way for Super Bowl’s girl power moment

By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – There is a strong chance of a neon-colored spectacle, perhaps some flying and definitely songs of female empowerment when pop singer Katy Perry takes the stage during halftime… Originally posted here: Katy Perry lights the way for Super Bowl’s girl power moment  Read More →