HP Continues to Shock and Awe: $99 TouchPad, New Compaq Desktop and New Health Care Contract

Mellisa Tolentino | August 22nd

Hewlett-Packard shook the computer world last week with their announcement to focus more on software--possibly dropping their hardware business, in talks to acquire the software company Autonomous and discontinuing their webOS. If you think they’re done...»

China Mobile Reaches 621 Million Subscribers, Sees Growth with Apple Collaboration

Robert Manto | August 22nd

China Mobile Limited, the largest phone carrier in terms of subscribers worldwide, has announced that its total number of subscribers has already reached by 621.85 million as of July 2011, including 37.597 million 3G subscribers. In...»

Summer 2011 Merger Overview

George Ou | August 22nd

The summer months are usually uneventful in tech news, but the summer of 2011 has shaped up to be a major inflection point in the technology world.  Several high profile mergers that are either waiting for approval or
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Microsoft Should Stay a Platform Company

Steven Hodson | August 22nd

Guest Post by Todd McKinney Recently Todd McKinney wrote what I felt was an excellent rebuttal to my post asking if Microsoft was being forced by events into becoming a hardware company. (See the comments tied to the link...»

Rovio Comes to Roost with Medio Systems to Enhance User Experience

Phoebe Mandap | August 22nd

Can you name someone who has not played Rovio’s Angry Birds?  Well, seems like everyone is getting hooked with this hit game.  If you haven't tried it yet, now is the right time to catch these birds before...»

5 Questions to Ask Yourself before Giving Up Twitter and Facebook to Reclaim Blogging

socialnerdia | August 22nd

Hugh Macleod, the cartoonist who blogs at gapingvoid.com, recently announced that he was “giving up” Twitter and Facebook to “reclaim” blogging. His reasoning seems to be partly philosophical (content ownership) and partly strategic (less...»

Real Names Getting Real Attention

chrissaad | August 22nd

There’s a lot of fury on the web right now about ‘Real Names’. FB is trying to use it as a unique feature of their comments system claiming it reduces trolling and low value comments. Of course that...»

Fall Release Of iPad 3 Canceled Due To Retina Display Issues

Maria Pila | August 22nd

It looks like the iPad 3 release date has been delayed until 2012. If you're waiting for it, you probably shouldn't hold your breath. Apple fans have hoped the new device would be released this year, but according...»

Conference Calls and Messaging Get Smarter With Skype Acquisition of GroupMe

Mellisa Tolentino | August 22nd

Skype, the leading communication service provider that connects millions of people around the globe, has acquired startup company GroupMe, a free group text messaging and conference call service on mobile phones,for  an undisclosed amount. Although, an...»

Weekly Cloud Roundup: From Microsoft Azure to keeping the Cloud-in-a-Box

Maria Deutscher | August 22nd

This week had its fair share of updates from the cloud-based industry, spanning a number of industries that drew interest from stratups and large solution providers alike. The first one in our round-up is Microsoft. The software giant is...»