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SingTel gobbles up online food service HungryGoWhere for $12 million

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Telecom group SingTel has made another notable acquisition after it announced the $12 million purchase of Singaporean food website HungryGoWhere, further expanding its business outside of its core telecom focus. The latest acquisition comes two months after the telecom giant picked up US-based advertising firm Amobee, which itself just bought innovative 3D...
SingTel gobbles up online food service HungryGoWhere for $12 million
Microsoft Office for iPad spotted in the wild, coming soon?

Panasonic forms new Eco Solutions unit, aims to be 'leader in green innovation' by 2018

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Panasonic has been touting its eco-minded efforts for quite some time now, but it's gone one step further at the currently-happening Fortune Brainstorm Green Conference. The company has announced the formation of a new Eco Solutions business unit, which will be focused on "end-to-end energy solutions" for the United...
Panasonic forms new Eco Solutions unit, aims to be 'leader in green innovation' by 2018

Microsoft goes green, commits to be carbon neutral from July 1

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Microsoft has become the latest technology company to commit to reducing its environmental footprint, today announcing that it wants to make its data centers, software development labs, air travel, and office buildings carbon neutral. The software giant’s new initiative will begin from July 1 (also the start of its fiscal year 2013), introducing...
Microsoft goes green, commits to be carbon neutral from July 1

SingTel-owned Amobee moves into a new dimension, snaps up innovative 3D ad maker AdJitsu

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Mobile advertising firm Amobee, which was recently snapped by SingTel for $321 million, has made an acquisition of its own, after it revealed that it has bought innovative 3D ad maker AdJitsu for an undisclosed sum. A standalone business unit of app specialist Cooliris, AdJitsu creates 3D adverts for smartphones and...
SingTel-owned Amobee moves into a new dimension, snaps up innovative 3D ad maker AdJitsu

Nokia lowers Q1 2012 outlook despite ‘early momentum with Lumia’

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Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia this morning announced that it has lowered its first-quarter 2012 outlook for the key Devices & Services unit. Press release is below, we’re digging through it and updating this post. Difficult financial performance reflects company in transition Positive early momentum in Lumia smartphone strategy Nokia...
Nokia lowers Q1 2012 outlook despite ‘early momentum with Lumia’

Telefónica brings Electronic Arts on board to offer more mobile games to the masses

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Telefónica Digital, the global business unit announced by Telefónica back in September to spearhead the telecom company’s digital growth, has launched the latest move in its global gaming strategy by teaming up with Electronic Arts’ (EA) mobile division. The tie-up with EA Mobile will let the telecommunications giant’s customers access...
Telefónica brings Electronic Arts on board to offer more mobile games to the masses

Nokia’s Q1 Financials: $1.76 billion operating loss, sales down 40% with 11.9m smartphones sold

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Nokia has published its first quarter financial results for 2012, displaying a 1.34 billion Euro ($1.76 billion) operating loss, as net sales of mobile devices declined by 40% on year, with smartphones taking a 51% hit over the past 12 months. In it’s last quarter, Nokia’s net sales hit €7.35 billion ($9.65...
Nokia’s Q1 Financials: $1.76 billion operating loss, sales down 40% with 11.9m smartphones sold

Major European operators label Nokia smartphones expensive, unoriginal and buggy

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European mobile operators appear to have dealt Nokia a fresh blow in its bid to overturn its flagging smartphone business, with its latest devices receiving a lukewarm response from four of the continent’s major carriers, Reuters reveals. Nokia, which signed an agreement with Microsoft to power its new smartphones with...
Major European operators label Nokia smartphones expensive, unoriginal and buggy

NVIDIA officially brands Tegra 3's five-core quad-core architecture as 4-PLUS-1

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NVIDIA's cooked up a few ways to describe the Tegra 3's quad-core-with-a-spare architecture, usually by giving the extra Cortex A9 a cute nickname like "ninja," or "companion." Until now, the proper description was "Variable Symmetrical Multiprocessing," or, vSMP for short. Despite how much fun (and technically accurate) some of...
NVIDIA officially brands Tegra 3's five-core quad-core architecture as 4-PLUS-1

Oracle to Court: Let's Try SAP Again

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Here we go again. It looks like one of the ugliest trials in the history of the software industry is about to repeat itself. Last year the judge offered Oracle a choice. Accept a judgement of $272 million in damages, that had been reduced from $1.3 billion awarded at trial...
Oracle to Court: Let's Try SAP Again

Telefónica launches Tu Me for iOS, an all-in-one communications app with searchable timeline

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Telefónica Digital, the global business unit announced by Telefónica back in September to spearhead the telecom company’s digital growth, has launched a new mobile app called Tu Me. The app is currently iOS only (Android is on the way) and it enables communication and sharing between mobile phones, recording every...
Telefónica launches Tu Me for iOS, an all-in-one communications app with searchable timeline

TI demos Windows RT on OMAP 4470, we go hands-on (video)

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It seems like every ARM chip manufacturer wants a piece of Windows 8 here at Computex 2012 -- and for good reason. Hot on the heels of Asus' Tegra 3-equipped Tablet 600 and Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4-based development tablet, Texas Instruments is showing Windows RT on its very own OMAP...
TI demos Windows RT on OMAP 4470, we go hands-on (video)

Microsoft Office for the iPad is all about the Enterprise

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It appears that Microsoft may finally unveil an iPad version of its bread and butter Office productivity suite.  More interestingly, the launch seems to timed with a possible on stage presentation at the iPad 3 event in a few weeks. Remember when Roz Ho, former head of the MS Mac...
Microsoft Office for the iPad is all about the Enterprise
Nokia sold 2M low-priced Lumias last quarter; lowers outlook
Red Hat and 10Gen partner up to power development of open source data platforms
At $1.7 billion, Nook is worth more than Barnes & Noble itself
Lenovo's first Windows 8 Pro tablet set for October release

The Nokia torture

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Once the leader in the mobile phone field, Nokia is now in a tailspin – taking its employees into the groundHow would you like to be a Nokia employee? Last week the bosses came up with more bad news: In order to cut €3bn (about £2.4bn) in expenses by the...
The Nokia torture
Nokia trims Q1 outlook, confirms more than 2 million Lumia phones sold
DMGT snaps up Jobrapido to build digital recruitment business
Qualcomm’s plan to win the battle for the digital home
HP Cuts 27K Employees, Looks to Cloud and Data Analytics for Growth

Supercomputer maker Cray forms YarcData, a new unit to capitalize on ‘big data’

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One of the tech buzzwords du jour right now is “Big Data,” the idea of companies mining ever-increasing data sets to glean insightful information. That’s an arena where supercomputers can have an especially powerful role, in part because the machines are built to crunch complex numbers used in everything from...
Supercomputer maker Cray forms YarcData, a new unit to capitalize on ‘big data’

Exclusive: Hewlett-Packard To Combine Printer and PC Groups

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Hewlett-Packard will today announce a sweeping reorganization that will move its Imaging and Printing Group, once the jewel in the IT giants crown, under its PC-making Personal Systems Group, sources familiar with the matter tell AllThingsD. Under the plan Vyomesh “VJ” Joshi, long the executive vice president in charge of...
Exclusive: Hewlett-Packard To Combine Printer and PC Groups

YouSendIt CEO Ivan Koon To Step Down As The Company Looks For New Funding

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We’ve learned that Ivan Koon, the CEO of cloud collaboration company YouSendIt, will be stepping down from the company. We’ve confirmed this with YouSendIt. A replacement has not been named, and Koon, who has been at YouSendIt for six years, will be leaving the company. For background, YouSendIt was one...
YouSendIt CEO Ivan Koon To Step Down As The Company Looks For New Funding

Nokia Warns on Q1, Q2 Earnings Amid Rough Transition

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Nokia on Tuesday warned that last quarter’s smartphone earnings will be lower than expected and said that the current quarter’s business should be only about where things were in the first quarter. “Our disappointing Devices & Services first quarter 2012 financial results and outlook for the second quarter 2012 illustrates...
Nokia Warns on Q1, Q2 Earnings Amid Rough Transition

Ovi Share to be discontinued

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TweetGLOBAL – We have made the decision to discontinue the Ovi Share service as of May 30, 2012. Naturally, we are committed to helping you download all of your content and make the experience as seamless as possible.  If you are an Ovi Share user, you will have until...
Ovi Share to be discontinued
AT&T sells off Yellow Pages business unit for $950m

New merger takes display market leader Samsung Display to 39,000 staff and 7 facilities worldwide

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Samsung has put the finishing touches to a move to bolster its newly spun-out LED business Samsung Displays, after the firm confirmed that it had completed a merger between the three-month old entity and its Samsung Mobile Display and S-LCD corporations. Already the deal to spin off the business unit April...
New merger takes display market leader Samsung Display to 39,000 staff and 7 facilities worldwide
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