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Motorola Mobility announced today that the company will be investing in Ooyala, a leading provider of online video management, analytics, personalization and monetization technology and services. Motorola Mobility is pushing to bring new video experiences to market, and so has decided to make an investment in Ooyala, founded in 2007. Ooyala,... Read more...
Mozilla has been working hard on adapting its Firefox browser for mobile devices, with an increasing focus on a browser just for tablets. That browser, named Fennec, has now started appearing in "nightly build" form for developers. "It has now reached a functional state that is good enough for getting some early feedback," said Mozilla developer... Read more...
While for many Xbox users it only seems like just yesterday that the New Xbox Experience dashboard update was released, followed recently by another update for the release of the Kinect. Now, in preparation for the new Xbox Live features announced this past E3, Microsoft will be releasing yet another stylish new update. The new update, pictured... Read more...
Google only just finished acquiring Motorola Mobility, but the company is already on the war-path to a patent suit. While Apple is going for Samsung's throat in Europe, Google has decided to transfer nine patents acquired from Motorola, Palm and Openwave to HTC, which uses the Android OS on many devices and is currently besieged... Read more...
Corsair has announced today the worldwide retail availability of the company's new Carbide Series 400R gaming PC case, bringing an excellent combination of price and value to gaming enthusiasts on a budget. The 400R has been designed in the builder-friendly ideal Corsair sets for all of its cases, but with an aggressively low price. For just... Read more...
Nokia announced yesterday that the security of its developer forum website was compromised by an attacker operating under the #AntiSec banner. The attacker, who exploited an SQL injection vulnerability in the site's forum software, managed to obtain a database table with user account information. The attacker had compromised more data than... Read more...
Someone snooping around Samsung's Mobile Unpacked application has discovered a trio of logos for potential devices to be unveiled at the IFA trade show in September. The names on the logos are listed as "Samsung Galaxy Note," "Samsung Wave 3," and "Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7." These suggest that the company plans on announcing three new devices... Read more...
HP dropped a bombshell on consumers with last week's TouchPad $99 firesale, and now the company is going to sweeten the deal by giving away six free apps for the tablet. The TouchPad has certainly gained some popularity after being snatched up everywhere by deal-hungry consumers, having sold out at many locations causing HP to send... Read more...
Mozilla has begun development on an ambitious new project with the goal of providing a single application development environment for modern mobile devices. The project, named WebAPI, is Mozilla's attempt at breaking down the barriers between propriety app systems on iOS, Android, and others. Mozilla wants to provide a consistent, cross-platform,... Read more...
The verdict has come on Apple's filing against Samsung to ban all Galaxy products across Europe, and the results are a mixed bag. A judge in The Hague handed down the ruling yesterday, awarding Apple a preliminary injunction barring Samsung from importing, distributing, or selling its Galaxy S, Galaxy SII, and Ace smartphones in the EU. The... Read more...
The rumor mill is churning again, and this time it has produced some new iPhone rumors. Hints from an iOS developer's activity logs suggest that the next generation iPhone model will be dual-mode, that is, connected to both Verizon and AT&T's networks. According to the dev, a device they believed to be the... Read more...
Telecommunications companies in 16 states have laid out plans to share more than $103 million in federal funding to help expand broadband internet access to rural areas of the country that haven't yet been reached by high-speed service or are underserved. The announcement comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which is providing about... Read more...
Taxpayers in the United States could soon be stuck footing the bill for some very costly copyright infringement enforcement. For those that don't know, the PROTECT IP Act (Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011 or Senate Bill S.968) is a piece of... Read more...
While it has been previously reported that the iPad 3 could be launching this October, new evidence suggest a release in early 2012. The evidence comes largely from Apple's interactions with suppliers: the company has been noted as having set delivery dates for the components of the new iPad and has begun to place orders for 1.5 million iPad... Read more...
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