суббота, 31 мая 2008 г.

Apple might be working on solar iPods, iPhones

Apple might be working on solar iPods, iPhones
Market sources point towards a new patent application filed by developers close to Apple. The patents are related to using solar energy to power portable devices.
This could possibly lead to the development of iPods and iPhones which are powered by solar energy.
The patent talks about integrating the solar [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7731-solar-apple

TeliaSonera to sell Apple iPhone in Nordic and Baltic regions

TeliaSonera to sell Apple iPhone in Nordic and Baltic regions
Apple has announced their latest iPhone deal with Telecom operator TeliaSonera.
TeliaSonera would become the authorized seller of the Apple iPhone in markets like Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
They would be bringing the iPhone to these countries sometime later this year.
The two companies did [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7729-teliasonera-iphone

пятница, 30 мая 2008 г.

Tranquil PC taking orders for Intel Atom powered products

Tranquil PC taking orders for Intel Atom powered products
Tranquil PC has become the latest company to start taking pre-orders for products based on Intel Atom processor.
The company is offering two home servers based on the Diamondville codenamed processor from Intel.
Both of these servers are going to be powered by Intel’s 1.6GHz Atom 230 processor. This [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7726-tranquil-pc

Nokia might re-enter South Korea market later this year

Nokia might re-enter South Korea market later this year
Market sources claim that world’s largest mobile phone maker Nokia is planning to re-enter the South Korean market later this year.
The company would cut the prices of their mobile phones to enter this market to take on domestic players like LG.
LG has stated that they are closely [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7725-south-korea

четверг, 29 мая 2008 г.

Desktop version of EEE PC named EBox

Desktop version of EEE PC named EBox

Asus has revealed that they are naming the desktop edition of the EEE PC as EBox.
Asus EBox would come powered with the same Eee’s Linux OS.
It looks pretty similar to the Nintendo Wii gaming console and is quite small and portable.
It would be sold in both white and black [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7724-asus-ebox

среда, 28 мая 2008 г.

Samsung launches a 256 GB solid state drive

Samsung launches a 256 GB solid state drive
South Korean tech giant Samsung has launched their new solid state drive. This new drive has a storage capacity of 256 GB.
The company claims that this new drive is 2.4 times faster than traditional hard drives.
Samsung is now planning to begin mass production of this drive later this [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7723-256-gb-solid-state-drive

ASUS U6S Notebook Presents New Levels of Computing Aesthetics


Discover the latest in computing technology with exceptional design
Mumbai, India, May 26, 2008 – ASUS once again brings innovative notebook designing to a new level with the latest U6S notebook. Based on the latest Intel® Centrino® Duo Processor Technology, Windows Vista® operating system and a host of ASUS features, the 12” widescreen U6S is [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7722-asus-u6s-notebook

вторник, 27 мая 2008 г.

ISRO aims to launch Chandrayaan-I sometime this year

ISRO aims to launch Chandrayaan-I sometime this year
Indian space agency ISRO has revealed that they are planning to launch the country’s first unmanned moon mission, Chandrayaan-I sometime later this year.
ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair spoke about their plans: “We are hopeful of launching the spacecraft in the third quarter of 2008-09. The mission would be [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7721-chandrayaan

EMC Disk Library 3D 1500 and 3000 offers disk based backup solutions

EMC Disk Library 3D 1500 and 3000 offers disk based backup solutions
EMC has announced the launch of their new disk based backup and data-recovery offerings for enterprises.
The company is now offering EMC Disk Library 3D 1500 and 3000 products aimed at midsize businesses.
Philip Fote, EMC senior product marketing manager said in a statement on this [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7720-emc-disk-library-3d

понедельник, 26 мая 2008 г.

Showstash and Cinematube targeted for linking to pirated media!

Showstash and Cinematube targeted for linking to pirated media!
Showstash and Cinematube have lost a major lawsuit for linking to pirated digital media.
Motion Picture Association of America had filed the lawsuit against these two companies claiming that they were enabling web users to pirate copyrighted material.
MPAA representative John G. Malcolm said in a statement: “Our goal [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7719-cinematube

Suzuki might bring Splash compact car to Japan

Suzuki might bring Splash compact car to Japan

Japanese automaker Suzuki has said that they are now planning to bring their European model Splash to their domestic market.
This would be the first time that they would be importing their cars from other markets to Japan.
A company representative said: “We’re considering the introduction of the model. We [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7715-suzuki-splash-2

воскресенье, 25 мая 2008 г.

Microsoft Zune: No longer wanted at GameStop

Microsoft Zune: No longer wanted at GameStop
US based retailing company GameStop has announced that they are no longer going to offer the Microsoft Zune digital media player on sale.
Apparently the demand for this player is so low that the retailer no longer wants to waste shelf space on it.
Apple iPod continues to remain the best [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7713-zune-gamestop

суббота, 24 мая 2008 г.

HP launches environment friendly HP DeskJet D2545 Printer

HP launches environment friendly HP DeskJet D2545 Printer
Hewlett Packard has announced the launch of their new environment friend product HP DeskJet D2545 Printer.
The company claims that this printer is made almost entirely out of recycled plastic.
As much as 83% of the printer’s total plastic weight is recycled material.
This printer also uses their HP 60 ink [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7708-hp-deskjet-d2545

пятница, 23 мая 2008 г.

Singapore bans porn websites to make a symbolic statement

Singapore bans porn websites to make a symbolic statement
Singapore’s Media Development Authority has revealed that they have blocked access to two online pornographic websites.
They did not reveal the name of the services through market sources say that YouPorn and RedTube have been blocked in the country.
MDA official Jason Hoong said in a statement on this [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7704-youporn-redtube

четверг, 22 мая 2008 г.

eBay sellers can no longer leave negative feedback for buyers

eBay sellers can no longer leave negative feedback for buyers
Online retailing service eBay has finally implemented the changes they had announced sometime ago.
Starting today, eBay sellers are no longer allowed to leave negative or neutral feedback on customers.
While this is good news for buyers on the service as bad sellers would not be able to [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7691-ebay-sellers

среда, 21 мая 2008 г.

Gizmodo: Apple iPhone 3G coming next month

Gizmodo: Apple iPhone 3G coming next month
Gizmodo has revealed that they have got confirmed news from an inside source that Apple is indeed going to launch the Apple iPhone 3G edition next month.
While this is much expected news, Gizmodo has just added more fuel to the fire.
The popular weblog said in a post that the [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7688-gizmodo-iphone

вторник, 20 мая 2008 г.

Google Health launched

Google Health launched
Search engine Google has finally launched their Google Health service.
The company said that Google Health combines their search engine capabilities with an individual’s online personal health records.
The service would enable the user to store his health records online securely. Users would also get access to relevant health information and information about doctors [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7682-google-health-4

понедельник, 19 мая 2008 г.

Sprint all set to launch WiMax network later this year

Sprint all set to launch WiMax network later this year
US based Telecom Company Sprint has said that their tests with Samsung related to WiMax have passed key speed and mobility hurdles.
They are now all set to launch this network by the end of the current year.
Sprint is going to provide the spectrum to Clearwire which [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7670-wimax-sprint

воскресенье, 18 мая 2008 г.

RIM Blackberry Thunder to take on Apple iPhone 3G

RIM Blackberry Thunder to take on Apple iPhone 3G
Wall Street Journal has reported about the upcoming Blackberry Smartphone model codenamed Thunder.
This new Blackberry would have a touch screen interface similar to the iPhone.
Gus Papageorgiou, an industry analyst with ScotiaBank was quoted as saying: “As the company delivers more devices on the platform, they will [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7665-rim-blackberry-thunder

суббота, 17 мая 2008 г.

Ask.com acquires Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com and Reference.com

Ask.com acquires Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com and Reference.com
Search engine company Ask.com has announced that they are acquiring Lexico Publishing Group.
This acquisition gives them access to popular online destinations including Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com and Reference.com.
This deal would further broaden their range of services as they aim to generation more revenues from online advertising.
Company representative Jim Safka spoke about these [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7657-lexico-publishing-group

пятница, 16 мая 2008 г.

HP India launches LaserJet P1007/P1008 Printers

HP India launches LaserJet P1007/P1008 Printers
HP has announced the launch of two new printers in the Indian market.
The company is now offering their latest products: HP LaserJet P1007 and LaserJet P1008.
Ajay Rawal, Country Category Manager, Commercial Volume LaserJets, Imaging and Printing Group, HP India Sales spoke about these new products: “As the market leader in [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7656-hp-laserjet

Photobucket asking every member to change password

Photobucket asking every member to change password
Online photo sharing service Photobucket is now asking every member of the site to change their password.
The company did not give out any details but did say: “Photobucket has identified and immediately resolved an isolated security incident. There was no impact to any financial information related to Photobucket Pro [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7655-photobucket

четверг, 15 мая 2008 г.

Comcast acquiring Plaxo

Comcast acquiring Plaxo
Comcast has announced that they are now acquiring contact management company Plaxo.
They would now integrate their services into their own products to help customers synchronize their address books and connect socially online.
The company added that the acquisition would help them add social networking abilities on their Comcast.net, Fancast.com and Fandango.com Web Services.
Sam [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7654-plaxo

Micro-Star International announces Wind laptop

Micro-Star International announces Wind laptop
Taiwan based computer peripheral manufacturer Micro-Star International is now accepting pre-orders for their Wind laptop model.
This laptop can be purchased for prices starting at USD 560.
MSI Wind is expected to be powered by Intel 1.6GHz Atom N270 processor.
It is just one of the several new products to be launched in [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7647-msi-wind

среда, 14 мая 2008 г.

Tata open to selling the Nano in any promising market

Tata open to selling the Nano in any promising market
Tata Nano is all set to arrive later this year and would become one of the cheapest cars in the world.
The company has now said that they would consider exporting the car for sale in any market that appears promising to them.
A Tata representative said: “There [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7640-tata-nano-usa

вторник, 13 мая 2008 г.

NBC announces Digital Health Network

NBC announces Digital Health Network
NBC Universal has announced their latest online project named Digital Health Network.
Digital Health Network would be a group on online destinations which would distribute health-focused videos.
The content would be produced by the network itself.
It would include Healthline Networks and RightHealth in addition to YourTotalHealth.com which is part of iVillage [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7638-digital-health-network

AMD launches five Opteron HE processors

AMD launches five Opteron HE processors
Advanced Micro Devices has announced the launch of their first energy-efficient x86 server chips.
These new microprocessors are loaded with four processing cores. And they feature a low 55-watt thermal envelope.
The company has launched five Opteron HE processors and these are targeted at enterprise data centers.
Randy Allen, AMD’s server [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7631-opteron-he

понедельник, 12 мая 2008 г.

Apple iPhone missing from stores!

Apple iPhone missing from stores!
Mobile service provider O2 has revealed that the Apple iPhone is currently not available on sale in the UK market.
Looks like the customers would have to wait for the rumored 3G edition of the iPhone which is expected to be launched sometime next month.
O2 said that they are out of stock [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7628-apple-iphone-missing

воскресенье, 11 мая 2008 г.

Toshiba Qosmio G40: Toshiba planning a Cell processor based Laptop

Toshiba planning a Cell processor based Laptop
Japanese tech giant Toshiba is expected to bring to the market a new notebook model powered with a processor based on the Cell technology.
Cell processors are already being used in the Sony Playstation 3 gaming console and some servers made by IBM.
Market sources say that the Toshiba Qosmio G40 [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7619-toshiba-qosmio-g40

суббота, 10 мая 2008 г.

Advanced Micro Devices aims to launch 12 core processors in 2 years time

Advanced Micro Devices aims to launch 12 core processors in 2 years time
No surprises here as Advanced Micro Devices has announced that they aim to be out with 12 core processors by 2010.
The company released their product roadmap for servers and workstations for the next two years.
AMD is working on launching its first six-core chip [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7609-amd-12-core-processors

пятница, 9 мая 2008 г.

Dell launches PowerEdge R805 and R905 servers optimized for virtualization

Dell launches PowerEdge R805 and R905 servers optimized for virtualization
US based PC maker Dell has announced that they are now shipping two new server products named PowerEdge R805 and R905.
These servers are optimized for virtualization and would ship with either VMware ESXi 3.5 or Citrix XenServer Dell Express Edition hypervisors preinstalled.
The company said that the [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7608-dell-poweredge-3

Intel gets a license to operate WiMax network in Sweden

Intel gets a license to operate WiMax network in Sweden
Microprocessor industry giant Intel has now become one of the first winners of a license to operate a WiMax network in Sweden.
The company paid around $26 million for a 15-year license.
Intel is one of the biggest promoters of the WiMax technology. The company is expected [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7604-intel-sweden-wimax

четверг, 8 мая 2008 г.

Cablevision Systems to develop their own wireless broadband network

Cablevision Systems to develop their own wireless broadband network
Cablevision Systems has announced that they are now planning to invest $350 million to build a wireless broadband network.
This network would be used to serve their customers in the New York area. This network is expected to be up and running in the next two years.
The company [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7603-cablevision-systems-2

Microsoft software coming to Hyundai and Kia cars

Microsoft software coming to Hyundai and Kia cars
Software giant Microsoft has announced that they have now signed on deals with automakers Hyundai and Kia.
They would be supplying in-car software to these companies which enables the people to control media players and phones through voice commands.
Microsoft already has a deal with Ford for this technology and [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7590-microsoft-hyundai

среда, 7 мая 2008 г.

Nissan Murano coming to India!

Nissan Murano coming to India!
Japanese automaker Nissan is preparing to launch their latest model Murano in the Indian market.
Nissan Murano is their premium sports utility vehicle and it would complement their existing offering X-Trail SUV and Teana sedan.
This new model would take on the existing products in the Indian market like Toyota Prado, BMW X3, [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7589-nissan-murano

Microsoft Zune Marketplace now offering TV Shows

Microsoft Zune Marketplace now offering TV Shows
Microsoft has announced that they are now offering TV Shows on sale on their Zune Marketplace.
This would further boost their offerings against the market leader Apple iTunes.
The company is now scheduled to release a software update for the Zune digital media player to support these new features.
They have been [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7588-microsoft-zune-marketplace

вторник, 6 мая 2008 г.

Qwest Communications collaborates with Verizon Wireless

Qwest Communications collaborates with Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless is now entering into a five-year arrangement with Phone Company Qwest Communications International.
Qwest would now be selling Verizon’s mobile phone services.
Qwest added that their customers would be able to pick the Verizon services on their own. They would also be able to buy it in a bundle with [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7585-qwest-communications-international

Lenovo IdeaPad U110 laptops coming to India

Lenovo IdeaPad U110 laptops coming to India
Lenovo is all set to launch their new IdeaPad range of computers in the Indian market.
The company would soon launch IdeaPad U110 laptops in India.
These laptops have been successfully launched in the US market and the company aims to replicate the success here in India.
This new laptop product features [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7581-lenovo-ideapad-u110

понедельник, 5 мая 2008 г.

Skoda Superb updated edition to come to India next year

Skoda Superb updated edition to come to India next year
Skoda has said that they would be brining the next edition of their Superb model in India sometime next year.
This launch would be part of their strategy to enhance their position in the luxury D-plus segment. This segment is currently dominated by Mercedes Benz, BMW and [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7573-skoda-superb

пятница, 2 мая 2008 г.

More movies might be coming to Apple iTunes

More movies might be coming to Apple iTunes
Market sources are saying that Apple is scheduled to reveal some new deals today which would bring more content on their Apple iTunes store.
Apple could announce new deals with movie studios to bring more movies to the store which currently has on offer limited range.
If this happens, it [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7564-apple-itunes-movies

четверг, 1 мая 2008 г.

Amitabh Bachchan starts a blog at BigAdda.com

Amitabh Bachchan starts a blog at BigAdda.com
Legendary Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan has become the latest celebrity to start his own blog.
His blog is being hosted by the social networking service BigAdda.com.
He is using this web based platform to interact with his fans and share his feelings about upcoming projects.
Bachchan said in a statement on this [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7561-big-b-blog

Ribbit announces support for Salesforce.com

Ribbit announces support for Salesforce.com
Internet telephony company Ribbit has announced their latest project which enables integration with Salesforce.
The company said that their latest product provides integration with Salesforce’s on-demand CRM.
Customers would be able to use their regular cell phone numbers with the service. The service uses the “conditional call forwarding” feature offered by telecom [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7557-ribbit-salesforce