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Microsoft employees 'sign off' on Windows Phone 8 RTM

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Windows Phone 8 may not have a firm release date, but reports are flooding in that it's just been released to manufacturers (RTM) so they can work on their side of the equation: hardware production. According to LiveSino, pictures posted to Chinese social network Sina Weibo show members of...
Microsoft employees 'sign off' on Windows Phone 8 RTM

RIM CEO admits the company may license its technology, sell hardware production business

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RIM CEO Thorsten Heins has hinted that the BlackBerry-maker could give up producing its own hardware and license its technology out to others companies, in an interview with media in his native Germany. Reuters reports that Heins told Die Welt [Google Translate] that the company might entertain the possibility of...
RIM CEO admits the company may license its technology, sell hardware production business

WSJ: Google Planning To Sell Tablets Straight To Consumers

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Here we go again: the rumors of Google branching out into the tablet space have been floating around for what seems like ages now, and the Wall Street Journal has jumped into the fray. They cite the usual handful of unnamed sources, who this time say that Google is planning...
WSJ: Google Planning To Sell Tablets Straight To Consumers

Barnes and Noble giving away Nook Simple Touch with every Nook HD+ purchase in limited promo

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Americans love a good bargain -- especially, when it's a twofer. Barnes and Noble, arguably the only real competitor to Amazon's Kindle juggernaut, has just announced a promotion to get as many of its Nook readers into consumers' hands as possible. Starting March 24th and running until the end...
Barnes and Noble giving away Nook Simple Touch with every Nook HD+ purchase in limited promo

RIM Extends Built For BlackBerry Deadline After Receiving More Than 19,000 Applications

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RIM has announced that it is extending the deadline for Built for BlackBerry after receiving more than 19,000 applications. One of several incentive programs launched by RIM to attract developers for BlackBerry 10, Built for BlackBerry is meant to highlight apps that have “passed an added level of evaluation” and...
RIM Extends Built For BlackBerry Deadline After Receiving More Than 19,000 Applications

Apple's Made-in-USA Mac Will Be Built in Texas

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Walt Mossberg: Will there be an Apple product ever made again in the United States? Tim Cook: I want there to be. Walt: You what? Tim: I want there to be. Walt: You want there to be. – Apple CEO Tim Cook and Walt Mossberg at D10, May 2012...
Apple's Made-in-USA Mac Will Be Built in Texas

Ballmer: more Microsoft hardware may be on the way

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has indicated that the software giant's foray into the hardware sector is not a step they're likely to reverse any time soon, and that Microsoft will be releasing hardware beyond its just released Surface tablets. Microsoft's move into hardware production has angered some of its PC...
Ballmer: more Microsoft hardware may be on the way
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HP to take $8.8 billion write-down on Autonomy, cites fraud

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Today, HP announced that it would take an $8.8 billion write-down on Autonomy, the British software company HP bought last year, claiming that Autonomy had misrepresented its finances considerably. HP bought the company for more than $10 billion last year in the midst of an abortive shift away from computer...
HP to take $8.8 billion write-down on Autonomy, cites fraud
RIM CEO will consider sale of hardware division after BlackBerry 10 launch

LG abandons Windows Phones for Android, blames poor sales

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During last week’s Q1 2012 earnings call, LG admitted it is currently abandoning Windows Phone hardware production to focus on Android, and now a Korean newspaper attributes the move to underwhelming sales. Microsoft Korea spokesperson Lee Seung-yeon told The Korea Herald that LG is dumping Windows phones due to poor retail performance and said Windows Phones only...
LG abandons Windows Phones for Android, blames poor sales

So Google owns Motorola. What’s happens now?

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After waiting months and finally gaining approval from China on the deal, Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola closed on Tuesday. Effective immediately, Dennis Woodside takes over the CEO spot for Motorola Mobility, which will be an independently run division of Google. Sanjay Jha has stepped down from the top Motorola...
So Google owns Motorola. What’s happens now?

RIM CEO mulls hardware arm sale, BlackBerry 10 licensing

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Research In Motion is considering selling its hardware production arm after the launch of BlackBerry 10, as one of a number of potential actions. RIM CEO Thorsten Heins said that a strategic review could lead towards the sale, or potentially offering licenses for its software to other manufacturers, opening the...
RIM CEO mulls hardware arm sale, BlackBerry 10 licensing

RIM could license software, sell hardware division after BB10 launch

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Thorsten Heins, chief executive of Research In Motion, said on Monday that the embattled BlackBerry maker must ensure that its forthcoming BlackBerry 10 models are successful before the company can consider strategic alliances, such as licensing its software or even selling off its hardware production....
RIM could license software, sell hardware division after BB10 launch

Another Potential Suitor For RIM As Lenovo Ponders An Acquisition

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Research In Motion is once again the target of a rumored acquisition. Lenovo’s CFO Wang Wai Ming said in an interview with Bloomberg at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos that the Beijing company is eyeing the BlackBerry maker as a potential acquisition target or strategic alliance partner. The...
Another Potential Suitor For RIM As Lenovo Ponders An Acquisition
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