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The World’s Fastest SuperComputer Is Now “K” From Fujitsu Japan

The World’s Fastest SuperComputer Is Now “K” From Fujitsu Japan

Now the world’s fastest SuperComputer is “K” from Fujitsu. Now its processing power is 10.51 petaflops, which is record for human kind! And Japanese government said it is ready to pump another US$1.3 billion into supercomputer development, and its getting ready to start working in Earthquake prediction and many other scientific research.

By On November 5, 2011 Respond
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Sony Intends To Back Out With Samsung LCD Joint Venture

Sony Intends To Back Out With Samsung LCD Joint Venture

S-LCD Corporation is the joint venture of The Japanese Entertainment and Electronics Giant Sony Corp and South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. It established in 2004 in Chungcheongnam-do plant, South Korea. It’s vision was to create a new defination of LCD TV and they succeeded. Most of the Credit goes to Samsung who had the advanced manufacturing and great intellectual property in the market. To achieve this success, both the company invested approximate $1.8 Billion in the venture where Samsung owns 51% and Sony owns 49% of joint venture share. But till now, Sony has gone through a loss of $6 Billion till now since the S-LCD venture established.

By On November 2, 2011 Respond
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FCC Created Connect America Fund

FCC Created Connect America Fund

FCC created Connect America Fund to help extend high-speed internet to 18 million unserved Americans for creating jobs and increased consumer benefits. Agency delivers bipartisan vote to modernize America’s communications infrastructure and expand broadband throughout the nation, in fact, encourages perverse schemes by carriers to stimulate certain kinds of phone traffic. The plan includes changes in how companies pay each other for carrying phone calls and the change could lead to a 50-cent or higher monthly increase on consumers’ phone bills……………..

By On October 30, 2011 Respond
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Google TV 2.0 Update To Arrive Next Week

Google TV 2.0 Update To Arrive Next Week

When the launch of Google TV was announced there was a great optimism from Technorati and no one knows what went wrong that this did not make in the market as big as this was expected following the grand success of Android. Despite launching Google TV with Logitech and Sony as key partners, they did not have the take off as expected and Google announced that early next week it will launch a major software update intended to significantly improve the functionality of the Google TV software. Google admits that Google TV has had its problems, but with this update they hope to address some of them and owners of Sony’s Google TV-equipped televisions will see the update as early as next week, Logitech Revue owners will have to wait until soon thereafter…………………

By On October 30, 2011 1 Response
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LightSquared And PCTEL Make Partnership For Fix GPS Interference Issue

LightSquared And PCTEL Make Partnership For Fix GPS Interference Issue

LightSquared announced in cooperating with PCTEL, it has developed a new antenna that will help resolve concerns over high precision GPS receivers and the Coalition, which represents manufacturers and users of GPS (Global Positioning System), has been among the most vocal critics of LightSquared’s plan to operate a national LTE network on 40,000 terrestrial base stations, using frequencies near to those used for GPS and tests conducted earlier this year showed the network would knock out GPS for many devices, which scan a wide band of frequencies for weak signals from GPS satellites.LightSquared has said it already committed millions of dollars to changes to its own technology and will contribute up to $50 million to fix gear owned by federal agencies, the new solution will soon undergo testing with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration as well as with the Federal Communications Commission…………..

By On October 29, 2011 Respond
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Samsung Become World’s Top Smartphone Manufacturer

Samsung Become World’s Top Smartphone Manufacturer

Samsung has now become the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer, leaping past Apple, which held the title for just one quarter and Samsung shipped 27.8 million smartphones last quarter, accounting for 23.8 percent of the smartphone market, compared to Apple’s 17.1 million units shipped. Even though Nokia has been in a heavy transition period they managed to hold onto 3rd place with 16.8 million smartphones shipped, claiming 14.4% market share and RIM, LG, Sony Ericsson, Motorola all make up the others category. While Apple is expecting all-time record iPhone sales during the current quarter as the iPhone 4S rolls out around the world and it still may not be enough to overcome Samsung’s significant lead and strong growth…………………

By On October 29, 2011 Respond
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Samsung Q3 2011 Results

Samsung Q3 2011 Results

Samsung Electronics announces third quarter 2011 results consolidated operating profit reaches 4.25 trillion won on revenues of 41.27 trillion won and this overall profit falls despite incredible phone sales. Samsung’s bread-and-butter chip business saw its profit more than halve to 1.59 trillion won from a year earlier, but it held up well as its relatively high exposure to lucrative mobile chips helped the firm offset a sharp plunge in prices of commodity computer memory chips and Samsung was the sole profitable firm among major global DRAM chip makers in the third quarter……………..

By On October 28, 2011 Respond
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AUO Integrates Flexible E-paper

AUO Integrates Flexible E-paper

AUO’s flexible e-paper to take on Stretch Armstrong in battle of the bendiest and AU Optronics hopes to facilitate with its 6-inch Rollable Organic TFT E-paper. AUO has finally delivered a working prototype that is completely solar powered and elastic enough to make even Gumby jealous and the SVGA e-paper has an amorphous silicon PV battery, which turns natural or indoor light into solar energy without requiring a power plug…………………..

By On October 28, 2011 Respond
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HP Will Keep Personal Systems Group (PSG)

HP Will Keep Personal Systems Group (PSG)

HP has decided to retain its Personal Systems Group (PSG), reversing former CEO Leo Apotheker’s plan to exit the PC business and Meg Whitman wants Hewlett-Packard Co. to sell personal computers after all, a dramatic about-face by the H-P chief executive only five weeks into the latest chapter of her sweeping career. Spinning off the PSG would have cost HP a one-time cost of between $300 and $400 million and the decision had been initiated to try and shift HP over to a post-PC era mode, something along the lines of IBM, which saw major success in shifting out of the consumer PC business and over to consulting and enterprise services………………….

By On October 28, 2011 Respond
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Sony To Buy Out Ericsson Share

Sony To Buy Out Ericsson Share

Sony has bought out Ericsson’s stake in Sony Ericsson, giving the Japanese company sole control over the smartphone manufacturer and the deal, worth €1.05bn ($1.47bn) in cash to Ericsson, will see Sony bring the smartphone business in under its networked consumer electronics umbrella. Although Sony Ericsson didn’t make much of an impact in the smartphone market, its latest Android based devices have managed to grab some attention and the announcement comes just a day after Nokia launched its first Windows Phone handsets, so we might be looking at the start of a Scandinavian phone renaissance……………………

By On October 27, 2011 Respond
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No-Contract H2O Broadband For Best Buy

No-Contract H2O Broadband For Best Buy

H2O Wireless brings no-contract wireless broadband with international roaming to Best Buy and outside of picking up a rental MiFi or procuring a local SIM card from well-appointed international airports, your options for Facebooking, Google Mapping and VoIPing whilst abroad are limited. he Worldwide Wireless Internet on-the-go package includes the USB device and H2O Broadband SIM card for $99.99 and you’ll need a $30 international roaming data card in order to get ten megabytes of international data……………..

By On October 27, 2011 Respond
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Freescale Joins ARM Cortex-M4 And Cortex-A5 cores

Freescale Joins ARM Cortex-M4 And Cortex-A5 cores

Freescale is planning to use the same trick, but you won’t find its asymmetrical CPUs in your next tablet or smartphone, which marries a Cortex M4 to a Cortex A5, isn’t meant to compete with the latest Snapdragon and the two ARM cores are analog-to-digital converters, digital-to-analog converters, programmable timers, on-chip memory, flexible memory interfaces, high-speed communication interfaces and security. These chips will find homes in factories and in-dash infotainment systems which have increasingly sophisticated UIs, software development tools will land before this quarter is out and the first batch of silicon will be announced in Q1 of 2012………………

By On October 26, 2011 1 Response
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Microsoft And Compal Signed Patent Agreement

Microsoft And Compal Signed Patent Agreement

Compal is the latest Android user to sign a patent licensing deal with Microsoft and the news, Microsoft says, means that more than half of the world’s ODMs (Original Design Manufacturing) producing Android and Chrome hardware are paying them for the privilege of doing so. Microsoft also takes the opportunity to criticize rivals that aren’t as forthcoming in protecting manufacturers who use their software and Microsoft has offered a licensing program to makers of Android devices to avoid being sued by the company for allegedly infringing its patents, which was embraced last year by HTC for its mobile phones running Android. Microsoft continues to insist that its licensing program is working as expected and that its approach to patent issues is the best way forward for all parties……………..

By On October 24, 2011 Respond
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BTS And Radisys Demoed Viability Of Mobile 4G LTE

BTS And Radisys Demoed Viability Of Mobile 4G LTE

LTE has become the standard for 4G mobile infrastructures and in LTE World Summit in Amsterdam revealed already over 200 operators committed to LTE and the number of LTE users should reach more than 200 million users in 2014. Now BTS and Radisys recently demoed their CoreTx and Trillium products, which may one day bring 4G connectivity to dangerous spots like disaster areas and battlefields and BTS already offers 3G connectivity in select areas of Afghanistan, where the company is looking into furnishing this system with an upgrade so that it can support both LTE and HSPA+ in the future…………….

By On October 23, 2011 Respond
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Verizon Q3 2011 Financial And Operational Report

Verizon Q3 2011 Financial And Operational Report

Verizon sold 2 million iPhones during its fiscal third quarter, the carrier announced Friday and the 2 million Verizon iPhones sold actually represents a dip in iPhone activations compared to the previous quarter. Verizon has just come clean with their Q3 2011 results and the company remained on track in the quarter with revenues boosted by 5.4% and overall revenues coming in at $27.9 billion. The company saw a 2.5% increase in retail postpaid average-revenue-per-use compared to this time a year ago and there was 138,000 FiOS Internet and 131,000 FiOS TV net additions with increased sales penetration for both products; 4.0 million customers now subscribe to FiOS TV…………………

By On October 23, 2011 Respond
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