Just when the Windows marketing team thought things probably couldn't get much worse, there's word that Apple may be gearing up to launch a new Macbook with a low-end $800 price point.
update Singapore is likely to be first in the region to have Google's Street View panoramic photo feature enabled for the search giant's online digital map services.
A Hurricane Ike for Tech Start-UpsVentureWire Alert (free subscription required) today reported that venture capitalists are advising their portfolio firms to prepare for a potential nuclear winter. One venture capitalist featured in today’s newsletter was quoted as telling firms “to slow down their burn rate, and not concentrate on pushing their valuations up”.
When you are looking for things that Google is about to do, the best place to keep your eye on is Google's robots.txt file -- a document they keep updated with a list of websites they don't want search engines to index.
The first touchscreen BlackBerry device has been released, and RIM has revealed how Vodafone helped devise the Storm to compete in the crowded smartphone space
Buried in the flurry of feature-related news surrounding the release of Opera 9.6 is the fact that the update fixes an "extremely severe" vulnerability that could expose Opera users to code execution attacks.
Sexual harassment continues to be a problem in the workplace. C-level executives need to take an active role to address it and to facilitate a safe environment for all.
Opera has released version 9.6 of their excellent web browser, for Windows, Linux and MacOS.
It's midnight, do you know where your solar panel is?I read somewhere yesterday where thefts of solar panels are on the rise, no doubt due to the rather dear price that they still command.
Optus has run into problems again with its mobile phone network after a software upgrade over the weekend broke the carrier's ability to port some numbers to or from the network.
Software as a service company Entellium's future is uncertain after its CEO and CFO were arrested by the FBI for inflating sales to land venture capital.The U.
There are a couple of news bits on the podcast front that should make anyone interested in RIAs happy. One, Coté and I are getting back in the routine of doing RIA Weekly.
While the Web swoons over news of Apple's latest $800 market entry, Asustek is planning to launch touchscreen Eee PCs in the first quarter of 2009, which the company expects will help drive sales further, according to Samson Hu, general manager of Eee PC business at Asustek, by way of DigiTimes.According to the report, Asustek has not yet decided details of the models which will be updated, but will reach a decision based on market demand.
Asus has confirmed and apologized to customers (press release in Japanese; translated version) for shipping malware on the recently introduced Eee Box desktop computer :"According to an email sent out by Asus, PC Advisor reports, the Eee Box's 80GB hard drive has the recycled.exe virus files hidden in the drive's D: partition.
I covered David Provost's report, On the cusp: a global review of the Semantic Web industry, when it was published at the end of last month.Earlier this week, I spoke with David about the report and some of his views on the semantic technology industry.
Funding for tech could fall short
IBM has used Linux to unify its product lines, it has used open source to deliver services, and it has continued to get top dollar for the time of its people despite their using open source tools.
The Inquisitr is reporting that Apple is getting ready to release its first sub-$1,000 computer - an $800 notebook.
Intel-backed ZPower's silver-zinc battery is set to make its debut with a large laptop manufacturer next year, promising batteries that are 95 percent recyclable and 40 percent longer life.