воскресенье, 29 июня 2008 г.

Dell Studio 15 and Dell Studio 17 launched

Dell Studio 15 and Dell Studio 17 launched
US based personal computer maker Dell has launched their latest range of personal computers.
This new range is named Dell Studio and these are designed to offer personalized high definition mobile experience.
The company has launched two products under this new range: Dell Studio 15 and Dell Studio 17.
Dell [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7917-dell-studio

суббота, 28 июня 2008 г.

China Mobile nearing a deal with Apple on iPhone launch

China Mobile nearing a deal with Apple on iPhone launch
Apple has been in talks with China Mobile over launching the iPhone in the Chinese market since quite some time.
However, things are far from being finalized.
China Mobile has now said that they have settled over some of the major issues with Apple and things are moving [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7912-china-mobile-iphone-3

пятница, 27 июня 2008 г.

MySpace releases APIs to connect to its social networking service

MySpace releases APIs to connect to its social networking service
Social networking giant MySpace has announced the release of their APIs.
These APIs would enable third party developers to connect to the user account details on the service.
The company has also made available related documentation in addition to specifications and a video tutorial.
The company said that [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7911-myspace-api

OCN in Japan to limit uploads by their customers

OCN in Japan to limit uploads by their customers
NTT Communications has announced that their OCN unit would implement a daily upload limit of 30 GB starting August this year.
The company said that the customers who break this limit would first be warned about it.
If they continue to cross this limit, their access would be [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7903-ocn-japan

четверг, 26 июня 2008 г.

T-Mobile set to launch USD 10 home phone service

T-Mobile set to launch USD 10 home phone service
US based telecom service provider T-Mobile has announced that they would soon launch their USD 10 landline phone service across the country.
This service is already available in Seattle and Dallas.
It would be offered to T-Mobile customers in other parts of the country starting next month.
The monthly [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7901-t-mobile-home-phone

среда, 25 июня 2008 г.

Virgin Mobile USA launches $79.99 unlimited plan

Virgin Mobile USA launches $79.99 unlimited plan
Virgin Mobile USA has gone offensive against the market leaders. The company has launched a new unlimited plan which would cost the customer $79.99 per month.
The company said that this prepaid plan will be available July 1.
Till now Virgin was charging the customers $99.99 for 1000 minutes per [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7897-virgin-mobile-usa

ABC to provide media content to Veoh

ABC to provide media content to Veoh
Media Company ABC has announced their latest deal. This time around they are going to work with Veoh online service.
The deal would see Veoh broadcasting full-length episodes of Desperate Housewives, Lost and Ugly Betty.
Dmitry Shapiro, Veoh’s founder and chief innovation officer spoke about media network’s new found love for [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7891-abc-veoh

вторник, 24 июня 2008 г.

Nokia acquires Plazes social networking service

Nokia acquires Plazes social networking service
World’s largest mobile phone maker Nokia has announced that they are acquiring Plazes.
Plazes is a social networking service that helps friends locate each other using GPS enabled mobile devices.
The service is currently in beta testing and enables the user to update their locations and activities.
They can do that directly [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7890-plazes

понедельник, 23 июня 2008 г.

IsoHunt announces a partnership with Jamendo

IsoHunt announces a partnership with Jamendo
Popular torrent search service IsoHunt has announced a collaboration with Jamendo.
Jamendo specializes in providing access to Creative Commons licensed music.
This deal has resulted in IsoHunt now offering more than 10,000 albums.
Laurent Kratz, CEO of Jamendo spoke about their collaboration with IsoHunt: Jamendo uses the Creative Commons licensing scheme to keep [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7875-jamendo

воскресенье, 22 июня 2008 г.

GOOG-411 arrives in Canada

GOOG-411 arrives in Canada
Search engine giant Google has launched their GOOG-411 service in Canada.
The service was till now available only in the US market.
GOOG-411 is Google’s voice-recognition local search phone service which enables anyone with a telephone to dial in and ask for nearby destinations.
The service responds to questions asked by the user using speech [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7874-goog-411

суббота, 21 июня 2008 г.

zh-cn.facebook.com: Facebook launches Chinese edition

zh-cn.facebook.com: Facebook launches Chinese edition
Social networking service Facebook has apparently launched their Chinese language edition.
Chinese users of the service are being forwarded to this new destination which uses simplified version of Chinese language.
The company has also made another version available for the users of traditional Chinese which is more popular in Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Facebook [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7864-facebook-china

Lenovo IdeaPad U110 launched in India

Lenovo IdeaPad U110 launched in India
Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo has announced the launch of their latest laptop model in the Indian market.
Lenovo has launched their Lenovo IdeaPad U110 model.
The company said that this model comes loaded with 11-inches frame-less LED screen. It weighs 1.05kg and is about 18.4mm thick.
They are offering it in two [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7863-lenovo-ideapad-u110-2

пятница, 20 июня 2008 г.

Totlol.com: YouTube for Kids!

Totlol.com: YouTube for Kids!
British Columbia based Ron Ilan is the man behind the new project named Totlol.com which is designed for kids.
The service provides a video sharing service for parents to share videos suitable for kids.
He came up with the idea after noticing that YouTube was not exactly designed with kids in mind.
He said: “I [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7857-totlol

LinkedIn worth USD 1 billion?

LinkedIn worth USD 1 billion?
Bain Capital Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners have announced an investment in the social networking service LinkedIn.
They are paying close to around $53 million for a 5 percent stake in the company which is used by professionals and businessmen.
This puts the value of the company at an [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7856-linkedin-2

четверг, 19 июня 2008 г.

Toshiba Protégé R500-S5007V comes with a 128GB solid state drive

Toshiba Protégé R500-S5007V comes with a 128GB solid state drive
Toshiba has announced their latest entry into the world of ultraportable laptops with the launch of Toshiba Protégé R500-S5007V.
Toshiba Protégé R500-S5007V comes loaded with a 128GB solid state drive along with a 12.1-inch display.
It weighs just around 2.4 pounds which makes it one of the lightest [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7853-toshiba-protege-r500-s5007v

Nokia launches Nokia E66 and Nokia E71

Nokia launches Nokia E66 and Nokia E71

World’s largest mobile phone maker Nokia has launched two new business mobile phones under their E-Series.
The two latest models are: Nokia E66 and Nokia E71
These two new devices are targeted at the market currently dominated by Research in Motion with their Blackberry range of devices.
Market analyst Richard Windsor spoke [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7852-nokia-e66-e71

среда, 18 июня 2008 г.

Sony Ericsson F305 mobile phone inspired by Wii

Sony Ericsson F305 mobile phone inspired by Wii

Sony Ericsson has showcased a new mobile phone device named F305 which seems to be inspired by the Nintendo Wii gaming console.
The device enables the user to play games using the phone as a motion sensor.
Sony Erickson has developed this phone in collaboration with CommunicAsia.
Company representative Howard Lewis [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7851-sony-ericsson-f305

вторник, 17 июня 2008 г.

ATI Radeon HD 3870 for Mac and PC launched

ATI Radeon HD 3870 for Mac and PC launched
AMD has announced the launch of their latest graphic card model.
The company has now launched ATI Radeon HD 3870 for Mac and PC.
This new card is compatible with PCI Express slots of both first-generation and second-generation Mac Pro systems.
It comes loaded with 512MB of 256-bit GDDR4 frame [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7843-ati-radeon-hd-3870

Verizon Wireless to offer Nokia 6205 The Dark Knight Edition

Verizon Wireless to offer Nokia 6205 The Dark Knight Edition
Verizon Wireless is collaborating with the makers of the upcoming Batman movie The Dark Knight.
They would be offering a special edition Nokia 6205 The Dark Knight Edition mobile phone to their customers.
The phone would feature a black cover with a Dark Knight emblem on the back.
The [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7840-nokia-6205-the-dark-knight

понедельник, 16 июня 2008 г.

Bigger cars all set to become more expensive with additional excise duty

Bigger cars all set to become more expensive with additional excise duty
Indian government has announced an additional excise duty which would make bigger cars more expensive.
This additional duty is applicable on cars above 1500cc engines. Cars between 1500-1999cc now attracts an additional duty of Rs. 15,000. Cars with engine larger than 1999cc would attract a [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7837-bigger-cars

воскресенье, 15 июня 2008 г.

Motorola to cut research lab workforce

Motorola to cut research lab workforce
US based mobile phone maker Motorola which is struggling to compete in the mobile phone market has revealed that they are now cutting the workers in their research labs.
The company said that they are halting some projects and would move around 180 workers to other divisions of the company.
Motorola is [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7836-motorola-research-lab

MySpace revamping to improve image, enhance popularity

MySpace revamping to improve image, enhance popularity
News Corp. owned social-networking service MySpace has announced that they are now revamping the site to improve its image and boost popularity.
MySpace is often used as a perfect example of how not to develop a web service. This is despite the fact that it remains the most popular social [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7835-myspace

четверг, 12 июня 2008 г.

Motorola MC75 mobile device for rough environments

Motorola MC75 mobile device for rough environments

While Apple is targeting the corporate customers with the new Apple iPhone 3G, Motorola has launched a new mobile device for tough environments.
Motorola MC75 comes loaded with 3G, GPS and a 2 megapixel camera.
It is designed to be used by delivery, sales and service workers.
The company said that [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7816-motorola-mc75

среда, 11 июня 2008 г.

Voodoo Envy 133: Hewlett Packard launches MacBook Air Challenger

Voodoo Envy 133: Hewlett Packard launches MacBook Air Challenger
Hewlett-Packard has announced the launch of their own Apple MacBook Air challenger.
The company has showcased their Voodoo Envy 133 notebook which is 0.7 inches thick.
This new notebook model comes with a 13.3-inch screen, Intel processor and multi-gesture touchpad.
HP would start selling this notebook later this year [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7812-hp-voodoo-envy-133

вторник, 10 июня 2008 г.

Wall Street Journal: AC/DC to launch new album through Wal-Mart

Wall Street Journal: AC/DC to launch new album through Wal-Mart
The Wall Street Journal has reported that the music group AC/DC is going to launch their new album exclusively though Wal-Mart Stores.
This new album is expected to be launched this coming fall.
Wal-Mart is yet to comment on this latest rumor in the market.
This new [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7798-ac-dc

понедельник, 9 июня 2008 г.

Microsoft plans to enhance Music capabilities in Windows Mobile

Microsoft plans to enhance Music capabilities in Windows Mobile
The upcoming rumored launch of the Apple iPhone has already got Microsoft thinking.
The company has stated that they are planning to concentrate on improving music playing capabilities in the future versions of Windows Mobile platform.
Apparently they are noticing the growing popularity of the Apple iPhone which is [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7789-win-mob-music

воскресенье, 8 июня 2008 г.

Jaguar and Land Rover coming to India

Jaguar and Land Rover coming to India
Now that Tata has acquired the famous Jaguar and Land Rover brands, they are planning to bring them to the Indian market.
Tata Motors said in a statement: “Like Russia and China, Jaguar and Land Rover would be exploring the Indian market also. A team will be coming to India [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7787-tata-india-jaguar-land-rover

Maruti launches M800 Duo with LPG option

Maruti launches M800 Duo with LPG option
Maruti has launched a new variant of their Maruti 800 model with the LPG option.
This new model has been named M800 Duo. This new model has been priced between Rs. 2.05-lakh and Rs. 2.26 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
The company said that this model has dual fuel option of petrol and [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7786-m800-duo

суббота, 7 июня 2008 г.

Verizon Wireless providing RemoSync to customers

Verizon Wireless providing RemoSync to customers
US based mobile service provider Verizon has announced that they are now providing a corporate e-mail application for simpler mobile devices.
Smartphones already have the capabilities to connect to corporate servers to send and receive emails.
The company is using RemoSync technology which is developed by Remoba.
This technology enables users of [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7785-remosync

пятница, 6 июня 2008 г.

AMD Puma mobile platform coming up

AMD Puma platform coming up
Advanced Micro Devices is all set to launch their Puma platform for the notebooks as they aim to renew their challenge against the market leader Intel.
The company said that Puma launch would be the largest-ever launch for notebook personal computers.
They are working with PC makers to introduce more than 100 different [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7775-amd-puma-2

четверг, 5 июня 2008 г.

SpiralFrog to offer downloads from EMI

SpiralFrog to offer downloads from EMI
SpiralFrog has announced that they are soon going to offer content from EMI Music.
This would give them access to popular musicians including Coldplay, Keith Urban and others.
They already have a similar deal with Universal Music Group.
Joe Mohen, SpiralFrog’s chairman and founder spoke about these new developments: “You’re going to see [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7770-spiralfrog-emi

среда, 4 июня 2008 г.

Wal-Mart gets into online classifieds services

Wal-Mart gets into online classifieds services
Wal-Mart is taking on Craigslist and eBay Kijiji with the launch of their online classified advertising site.
This new service is being managed through Oodle.com.
Walmart.com spokesman Ravi Jariwala spoke about this new initiative: “This free, community-based resource allows customers to buy and sell items locally, find local jobs and learn [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7769-oodle

Wikia Search opens up to unregistered web users

Wikia Search opens up to unregistered web users
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has announced that their open source search engine Wikia is now open to all.
Until now, only registered members on the service had the ability to provide feedback to search results helping in improving the quality of the engine.
Now, any web user can participate in [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7765-wikia-search

вторник, 3 июня 2008 г.

Google Finance offering real time stock quotes

Google Finance offering real time stock quotes
Google has revealed in a blog post that they are now offering real time stock quotes on Google Finance web based service.
The company said:
We’re very excited to tell you that real-time quotes on NASDAQ securities are now available on Google Finance. This is an important (and way overdue) development [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7759-google-finance

Nvidia announces Tegra chips for portable computing machines

Nvidia announces Tegra chips for portable computing machines
Graphic card manufacturer Nvidia has announced their latest processor line-up targeted at the new generation of portable computing devices.
The company launched Tegra 600 and Tegra 650 processors which are designed for highly portable, visual devices.
With this they are taking on the microprocessor industry giant Intel which is also [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7750-nvidia-tegra

понедельник, 2 июня 2008 г.

North Oaks asks Google to remove their images from Street View

North Oaks asks Google to remove their images from Street View
North Oaks residents are asking the search engine giant Google to remove the images taken in their locations from their Street View service on Google Maps.
The city has a unique distinction as the roads are privately owned by the residents. They also enforce a trespassing [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7744-north-oaks-street-view

Facebook in privacy related issues in Canada

Facebook in privacy related issues in Canada
Canada’s federal privacy commissioner has revealed that they are now looking into the Facebook social networking platform for potential privacy related violations.
The complaint was filed by a group of students at the University of Ottawa who said that the service has committed 22 violations of the law.
One of the [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7741-facebook-canada

воскресенье, 1 июня 2008 г.

Samsung SGH-L870 launched

Samsung SGH-L870 launched
South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung has announced the launch of their latest mobile phone named SGH-L870.
SGH-L870 is a Smartphone featuring a stainless steel body.
The company said that this new phone is just 13.5 millimeters thick and it features a sliding form factor.
It is powered with the Symbian 9.3 operating system and it [...]

Source: http://news.techwhack.com/7739-samsung-sgh-l870