Archive for May, 2010

Microsoft released a security advisory concerning a Windows component involved with desktop graphics display. The vulnerability lies in the Windows Canonical Display Driver (cdd.dll) for the 64-bit versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
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Acer Philippines recently made available a notebook that is packed with power and yet affordable – eMachines eM640
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Microsoft Corp. previewed the new Windows Live Hotmail – the next generation of personal email – designed with smart tools that help people manage the clutter in their inboxes, save time on the most common tasks they do with email, take the headache out of sharing large attachments like photos, and view and edit Microsoft Office documents right in the Hotmail inbox using just a browser.
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Apple refreshes the MacBook (White) with faster processor and better battery life. The new MacBook features a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and 2GB memory. It comes with 250GB hard drive and Apple claims 10 hours of battery life. In addition the new MacBook now uses the NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics card, bringing it on par with the MacBook Pro line.
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Amazon announces Kindle for Android

Posted: May 18, 2010 in Tech

Amazon.com, Inc. announced that Kindle for Android, the free application that lets readers around the world enjoy Kindle books on their Android phones, is coming this summer. Kindle for Android enables customers to discover and read from over 540,000 books in the Kindle Store — the largest selection of the most popular books that people want to read — including New York Times Bestsellers and New Releases from $9.99.
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Seagate Confirms 3TB Hard Drive

Posted: May 18, 2010 in Tech

Seagate has confirmed that they are working on a 3 TB drive and it will be available in 2010. As of now, 2TB is the highest storage capacity available in a single hard disk drive. The launch of 3TB drives will push the prices of the 2TB drives down, which will help increase their sale.
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SAP announces takeover of Sybase

Posted: May 18, 2010 in Tech

Business software firm SAP has acquired mobile database software specialist Sybase in an all-cash deal worth $5.8bn, or $65 per share.
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