Monthly Archives: May 2011

iPad 2 in China: setting new ‘outselling’ records

iPad 2 Sells out in China in under 2 hours: that’s the news. The launch of the Wi-Fi only iPad 2 in China at the beginning of May once again garnered massive interest outside its Apple Stores and redefined a … Continue reading

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Tech bubble – again?

Current issue of The Economist has a cover story that looks like a dejavù: a tech bubble report – and a tech bubble burst warning. Same again, only different So is history indeed about to repeat itself? Those who think … Continue reading

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Google’s ChromeBook: the (very) next big thing?

Google announced ChromeBook: a sort of notebook (built by Samsung and Acer) that may fall in the $300 price line and that uses just one piece of software – Chrome. The ChromeBook strongly relies on Cloud services and is an … Continue reading

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HP 12C turns 30 years old: Wall Street Journal celebration of a venerable calculator

HP 12C, the Wall Street-oriented calculator, turns 30… and counting! WSJ reports on this time achievement and comments 12C it’s “diabolical”! Oddly enough HP 12C, without any wireless connection, not even an infrared-printer output, is still so popular among financial … Continue reading

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Cray XE6: supercomputers back from the past

Thanks to a ComputerWorld link, I discovered there’s still a Cray supercomputer brand – and market too! My fault, Cray is still alive and kicking… The Cray XE6 supercomputer is designed to solve tough questions. Built upon the Cray XT … Continue reading

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Facebook offers social media marketing guide to boost traffic and sales

A free guide is always welcome. A well-thought-out and useful one it’s even better! Facebook is offering social media marketers some insight on how to increase brand engagement and generate traffic and sales with the social giant. The document, titled … Continue reading

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Martha Graham’s anniversary: a dancing Google Doodle

Martha Graham‘s 117th birth anniversary is celebrated today by a really nice Google Doodle: an animated dancing performance that strictly recalls the famous dancer and coreographer. Graham invented a new language of movement, and used it to reveal the passion, … Continue reading

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Microsoft acquires Skype for $8.5 billion

Microsoft has officially announced the final agreement on Skype acquisition: this Skype call has quite a huge bill, $8.5 billion. Microsoft has released few details, regarding future integration with XBox gaming platform (and its recent Kinect motion-sensing device) and will … Continue reading

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MIT now owns the majority of Bose – thanks to a huge donation

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been given the majority of shares in the private audio technology company Bose by its founder, Dr. Amar Bose, a former MIT fellow and faculty member. Dr. Bose founded his corporation during his time as … Continue reading

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iMac lineup revamped: Thunderbolt, faster processors and super graphics card

Apple today updated its iMac all-in-one desktops, adding Intel’s second-generation quad-core Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs and Thunderbolt superfast speed data transfer ports. Along with the updated CPUs and the new high-speed ports (two in the 27″ version), the … Continue reading

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