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Apple Could Buy Anobit For $400 Million, Looking For Make Its Own Chips?

Apple Could Buy Anobit For $400 Million, Looking For Make Its Own Chips?

Reportedly, Apple plans to buy the Israeli company Anobit, specialized in flash storage solutions for an amount of money somewhere between $400 million and $500 million. This is the first for Apple in many ways than one. If the rumors, reported by Israeli language newspaper Calcalist, prove to be true, it would be the first acquisition with Tim Cooks as CEO.

By On December 14, 2011 Respond
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Is Verizon Seeking For Netflix Takeover ?

Is Verizon Seeking For Netflix Takeover ?

A new rumor has found its way to the top and keeps enticing people all over the web. Big shot Verizon is seeking to make an offer and buy Netflix, who has been in shallow waters lately. Why would that makes sense, you ask. Well because, if we listen to anonymous sources close to the company, Verizon is looking to launch its very own streaming video offering, next year! Even Verizon Chief Executive Lowell McAdams recently stated that the company is scaling back its FiOS TV and Internet service in order to go after wireless partnerships.

By On December 14, 2011 Respond
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Apple’s Quarterly Sales 13% High And Increasing

Apple’s Quarterly Sales 13% High And Increasing

The data revealed by NPD Group regarding the sales of Apple’s Mac line-up in US alone reveal that in Octobere and November, Apple has been able to increase it’s sales by 13%, compared to the last quarter. The overall quarterly growth for Apple had been estimated at about 25% and NPD analysts are hopeful that Apple will be able to achieve the percentage, set to make maximum sales in December.

By On December 13, 2011 Respond
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In a Work Day, One Apple Employees Makes More Than $2,200 in Revenue

In a Work Day, One Apple Employees Makes More Than $2,200 in Revenue

Apple must be pretty proud of its employees, or at least we think it should. According to some new, exciting research from Asymco, it appears that every Apple worker brings in revenue of about $278 per hour. The revenue of Cupertino’s California based Apple was about $320,000 per employee in the first three quarters of the year. Now, compare the numbers, let’s say, with a company like J.C. Penney Co. who brings home only $124,000 per employee per year. Notice the almost triple difference?

By On December 13, 2011 Respond
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Uncertainty Looming Over Firefox’s Future

Uncertainty Looming Over Firefox’s Future

Times are tough for Mozilla and its flagship web browser Firefox. Last month Firefox lost its number two position in the web browser usage to Chrome. Corporate users are mulling over abandoning Firefox as their preferred web browser because of its accelerated development schedule. Mozilla’s three year old contact with Google, from which it earns the majority of its revenue, may not be renewed. And, now that a study by research firm Accuvant has rated Firefox as the least secure among the top three browsers, seems to be the last clout they need at this moment. It seems – while the present is tough, the future is tougher.

By On December 12, 2011 Respond
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Apple Will Make a Futuristic Spaceship Campus

Apple Will Make a Futuristic Spaceship Campus

Apple published new renderings of its plans for the spaceship mega campus that will be built in Cupertino. The updated plans show the grey roof of the campus, a private jogging path, and parking plans for the auditorium. There are also information about the expansion of the corporate fitness center, from the previous proposal of […]

By On December 11, 2011 Respond
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uFlavor Helps You Create your Own Soda Beverage

uFlavor Helps You Create your Own Soda Beverage

Can you image such a scenario? You’re on the beach somewhere, enjoying the sun and suddenly a wild thirst appears. But somehow you know, you wouldn’t be satisfied with your average coca-cola bottle. So you take out the phone, dial up a website, and by following a simple system, you digitally mix the ingredients (there are hundred options to choose from like cinnamon, a dash of lime, mango) to create the perfect beverage that will make your papillae explode.

By On December 11, 2011 Respond
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HP Makes WebOS Open Source

HP Makes WebOS Open Source

HP’s Mobile OS has been struggling ever since HP launches tablets running webOS, tablets which failed to capture the tablet market. As a result, HP had declared that it won’t be producing any more devices running webOS. However, despite expectations that HP will abandon webOS altogether, HP has decided to make webOS open-source. Can the move save this operating system?

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Motorola VS Apple – The Legal Battle Continues

Motorola VS Apple – The Legal Battle Continues

Motorola has won yet another case against Apple in Germany over a patent violation case. Motorola had earlier won a case against Apple in a similar procedural case but that ruling didn’t affect the sales of Apple’s devices. However, this fresh decision by the court may force Apple to modify certain components of it’s devices.

By On December 10, 2011 Respond
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The New Google TV Interface is Available on Logitech Revue

The New Google TV Interface is Available on Logitech Revue

Yesterday, surfaced the Internet good news for Logitech Revue owners who probably didn’t expect anymore anything impressive from this Google TV-enabled set-top box. However, its’t time to take the gadget out of the dark corner and put it to work again , since Logitech announced an update to Android 3.1, also known as Honeycomb.

By On December 10, 2011 Respond
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Apple Finally Defeated By Samsung In Australia

Apple Finally Defeated By Samsung In Australia

Samsung has finally secured a win for it’s devices in Australia. Earlier a court had banned the devices and Samsung had appealed against it and won it. Apple vowed to file yet another appeal against this decision. But Apple has been denied an appeal and this means Samsung will be able to sell it’s devices […]

By On December 10, 2011 Respond
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Apple Appeals Again To Have Samsung Devices Banned In Us

Apple Appeals Again To Have Samsung Devices Banned In Us

Last week, we saw a US judge deny Apple’s request to have four Samsung devices banned in US. According to the judge, there was no evidence that such an injunction would save Apple from any major damage. Apple lawyers had said that they would appeal against this ruling. And now they have.

By On December 10, 2011 Respond
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12 Days Of Christmas By Apple

12 Days Of Christmas By Apple

It has been a tradition by Apple to introduce different kinds of free gifts for it’s users every Christmas. Going with this tradition, Apple will be launching ’12 days of Christmas’ from Dec 26 to Jan 6. The offer will be available for users of certain regions and is not currently for the US users.

By On December 9, 2011 Respond
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Justice Department Investigates US and Europe E-book Industry

Justice Department Investigates US and Europe E-book Industry

While European Commission announced that due to the Unfair Electronic Book (E-Book) Price Fixing, it is going to Investigate some Major International Publishers, the US Justice Department clarified that it’s also launching a Probe into the possibility of “Anticompetitive Practices Involving E-book Sales.”

By On December 9, 2011 Respond
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HTC Sales drop 30% in November

HTC Sales drop 30% in November

The world fourth smartphone maker, HTC was severely affected by strong competition as well as by hostile economic climate and admitted significant sales drop. After Apple released the latest iPhone, HTC saw its sales dropping 30% in November, compared to October, from $1.46 billion to $1.03 billion.

By On December 7, 2011 Respond
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