NEWS

January 31st, 2012, 11:57 AM

ADATA Announces Latest DRAM Advance-8 Gigabyte DDR3-1600 Modules

ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, today introduced new industry-leading, single piece 8GB DDR3-1600 high-density memory modules. Known for industry-high standards of quality control and meticulous device engineering, the new modules will meet and exceed expectations of customers who seek performance and quality in DRAM products. With this launch ADATA [...]

January 31st, 2012, 11:53 AM

Steam Releases Mobile App

The Steam application for iOS and Android devices, announced last week, is now available to all gamers around the world. Launched last week in a closed beta, the Steam app allows gamers to chat with Steam friends, browse community groups and user profiles, view screenshots and user-generated content for their favorite games, read the latest [...]

January 31st, 2012, 11:23 AM

Oracle-HP-Itanium Court Battle Continues Despite Oracle Setback

A vitrolic court battle between Hewlett Packard and Oracle over Intel’s Itanium platform and HP’s ex-CEO Mark Hurd took a turn in HP’s favour Monday, when a judge dismissed Oracle’s fraud claim against the company. The saga begun last year, when Oracle discontinued its support for Intel’s Itanium platform  – a platform jointly developed by HP [...]

January 31st, 2012, 10:16 AM

MegaUpload to Hold Off Deleting Data for Another Two Weeks

Data stored on MegaUpload’s servers was expected to be destroyed late this week, but according to the Washington Post the company has secured a two week reprieve from hosting companies. “It is our understanding that the hosting companies may begin deleting the contents of the servers beginning as early as February 2, 2012,” U.S. District [...]

January 31st, 2012, 9:56 AM

Microsoft Says No New Xbox at E3

Last week a number of details emerged about Microsoft’s next generation Xbox, dubbed the Xbox 720. As Microsoft was mum on details at CES, an official announcement was expected for June’s E3. However according to Cedrick Delmas, marketing director of Microsoft France, all rumours about an announcement are “premature”. In an interview with French online [...]

January 31st, 2012, 9:34 AM

Shuttle Launches New Mini-PC with Z68 Chipset

Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH, the European subsidiary of Shuttle Inc., one of the leading developers and manufacturers of compact PC solutions such as the world-renowned XPC Mini-PC barebones, today announces its new top-of-the-range XPC Barebone model SZ68R5. It is the first time a Shuttle Mini-PC integrates Intel’s Z68 high-performance desktop chipset with Smart Response Technology (SSD caching). An SSD [...]

January 27th, 2012, 4:03 PM

Two MegaUpload Executives Get Bail

A New Zealand judge has granted bail to two executives of MegaUpload. Bram van der Kolk, 29 year old Dutch national, and German Finn Batato, 38, who were arrested last Friday along with MegaUpload’s founder, Kim “Kim Dotcom” Schmitz were freed on bail late Thursday evening. A bail hearing for another MegaUpload associate, Mathias Ortman, [...]

January 27th, 2012, 2:50 PM

Facebook to IPO Next Week?

Facebook may file for an initial public offering (IPO) as early as next week, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.Although the exact figure is far from certain, if Facebook went through with an IPO it could be worth somewhere between $75-$100 billion dollars. Should the social networking giant have a $100 billion valuation, it would [...]

January 27th, 2012, 11:35 AM

Report Says PC Market is Growing

A new report by market research firm NPD group says that the PC market, in their words, is performing “pretty well”.   The report says that sales grew overall in 2011 by 20%, while revenues jumped by 14%. According to NPD, the average selling price for a desktop PC was $638 which is up $13 from [...]

January 27th, 2012, 11:06 AM

Mobile Development Chief Jon Rubinstein Leaves HP

Jon Rubinstein, who helped quarterback the launch of Apple’s iPod, and was once the CEO of now defunct Palm, has left Hewlett Packard after spending two years with the company.   In an interview with technology blog The Verge, Mr. Rubinstein said he was “going to take some well-deserved time off after four and a [...]