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  • Lenovo, the Chinese computer maker that bought I.B.M.’s PC division six years ago, said Wednesday that it planned to take control of a German consumer electronics manufacturer, Medion, in a deal valuing the company at $909 million. Lenovo said the acquisition would double its share of the German PC market, where it would become the third-largest player...
    06 Iunie 2011/ Continuare
  • INOVENTICA, a new infrastructure service provider in Russia, is ready to offer cloud computing services to public and private customers. The company will use a DWDM optical transport network from Nokia Siemens Networks to deliver its services. The network is capable of delivering services at 40G (gigabits per second) to 83 Russian regions. "The development...
    06 Iunie 2011/ Continuare
  • CEO Leo Apotheker says company is in talks with potential licensees to use its mobile platform. Hewlett-Packard Co. will aggressively market its WebOS operating system to other hardware manufacturers, part of a strategy to push the highly regarded operating system as an alternative platform for mobile devices. H-P Chief Executive Leo Apotheker (photo) said...
    06 Iunie 2011/ Continuare
  • Normally a cause for concern, excess inventory actually served as a boon for the global semiconductor industry in the first quarter, alleviating the severity of component shortages spurred by the Japan disaster, new IHS iSuppli (NYSE: IHS) research indicates. Days of inventory (DOI) among chip suppliers—excluding memory companies—stood at an estimated 80.3...
    03 Iunie 2011/ Continuare
  • The growing number of connected devices and Internet users will lead to a quadrupling in Internet traffic by 2015, according to research by Cisco. The latest Cisco Visual Networking Index predicts that the number of network-connected devices will be more than 15 billion, or twice the world's population, by 2015. PCs will fall to 87 percent of internet...
    02 Iunie 2011/ Continuare
  • Mature markets such as Western Europe, USA, Japan and South Korea continue to generate the most revenue for mobile operator groups, according to a new Wireless Intelligence operator ranking study. European-based operator groups Vodafone, Telefonica, Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom all made the top ten, as did the four nationwide US operators. Operators...
    01 Iunie 2011/ Continuare
  • The Handheld Group has been recognized by the global media company Red Herring with its Top 100 Europe award, marking Handheld Group as one of the most innovative private companies in Europe. The award recognizes both quantitative and qualitative achievements. Red Herring’s Top 100 Europe list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising...
    31 Mai 2011/ Continuare
  • The number of online video viewers worldwide is expected to eclipse 1.3 billion by 2016, growing from a current 2010 base of just over 780 million. As more consumers look to their broadband connections for content, the Over the Top (OTT) video industry will likewise grow with many companies such as Netflix, Hulu and Apple’s iTunes division aiming to...
    30 Mai 2011/ Continuare
  • Internet giant begins field trials of NFC-based mobile payment service in New York, San Francisco; also unveils Google Offers. Google on Thursday revealed that it is conducting field trials of its Google Wallet mobile payment system and will launch commercially in selected U.S. markets this summer. Trials will take place in New York and San Francisco, "...
    27 Mai 2011/ Continuare
  • In as little as two weeks, Facebook could unveil a new partnership with streaming music company Spotify to stream millions of songs through a Facebook app in your sidebar. Forbes reports the new Facebook app will be called "Facebook Music" or "Spotify For Facebook," and will only be available in countries where Spotify has a presence (the United States...
    26 Mai 2011/ Continuare

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