The verdict is out – Samsung should pay Apple US$1.05 billion in damages for infringing Apple patents. The jury ruled that Samsung violated a number of Apple patents in creating a number of Samsung devices. Samsung countersued for US$422 million but the jury ruled that Apple need not pay Samsung anything.
When you think they can’t think of anything new, here’s the new office productivity suite from Microsoft – Office 2013 codenamed Office 15 which will be launched very soon. Office 2013 will be available as part of Windows RT for ARM processors, and separately for the IA-32 and x86-64 versions of Windows.
If you have not heard of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and BYOA (Bring Your Own App), you soon will. BYOD and BYOA are two tech trends that are being discussed nowadays in the corporate settings. Executives are faced with a dillema between the benefits of BYOD and BYOA and the risks that comes with [...]
Plans to tax online traders is again in the news after the Bureau of Internal Revenue made a pronouncement that people who do business on the web will be subjected to tax. The initial reaction of traders is why, for online advocates taxing online sales will be a deterent to the ebusiness economy. To me, [...]
Year 2012 is coming to an end and I must say it is an exciting year for the techworld. A lot of new gadgets and innovations were introduced this 2012. A new term called phablet (phone+tablet) was born. Hybrid notebook computers (a notebook and a tablet in one) was also showcased this year. Apple also [...]
By now I am sure that most of you have heard of the new division of Hewlett Packard (HP) called Printing and Personal Systems Group (PPS). HP PPS is the result of the company’s organizational realignment that includes the merger of its Imaging and Printing Group (IPG) and the Personal Systems Group (PSG). A couple [...]
Telecommunication companies are so aggressive these days when it comes to offering the latest smartphones available in the market today. From iPad, iPhone, Samsung S3, Nokia Lumias, HTC One X, Blackberry Curves, Sony Xperias and a lot more. Name it and they have it. Mobile phone lovers can choose from high-end phones to featured phones [...]
It was reported recently that Facebook is pursuing tools that would permit children under 13 to access the social networking site under parental control or supervision. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was quoted as saying that he will ‘fight’ to allow under-13s to use the social networking website. So what’s new with the “Baby Facebook”? In [...]
Last May 18, 2012, the much awaited initial public offering of the world’s most popular social networking site, Facebook, happened. Anticipation were at its highest, waiting how Facebook will fare in the stock market. After the smoke has cleared. Facebook was able to raised US$16 billion after the first day of trading. But analysts are [...]