The Apple-Samsung patent dispute will land in a U. S. appeals court again today, August 9, where the Cupertino, Calif.-based iPhone-maker will seek a ban on sales of some Samsung models.
Apple has long been accusing South Korea-based Samsung of not competing through innovation. Apple alleges that Samsung copied its iPhone and iPad to become successful.
On the other hand, Samsung has aggressively been denying the allegations.
Users of Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One console will have to fork out extra money for using Skype and a gaming DVR system that allows users to record gaming triumphs, new details on pricing policy for the console revealed.
At the time of unveiling of the Xbox One, Don Matrick, the then president of interactive entertainment business at Microsoft, has highly praised the new console, saying it would offer Skype, gamer-gratifying DVR system, NFL game streaming, and a new system dubbed Smartmatch that will allow users to find fitting opponents to play games.
Xerox has said that it is aware of the flaw in its photocopiers that can alter numbers and text in documents.
The flaw was recently discovered by German computer scientist David Kriesel, when he found that his Xerox photocopier changed the room dimensions on the photocopies of his detailed construction plans for a building.
Kriesel wrote on his blog that his Xerox photocopier repeatedly altered the number 6 to 8, or vice versa. In one case, he found that his photocopier changed the dimension of a room from 21.11m on the original plan to 14.13m on the photocopied document.
In reponse to reports of at least one death related to use of a counterfeit power adaptor, Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Inc has announced a charger disposal and discount program.
Under the USB Power Adapter Takeback Program, the tech giant will provide discounts on replacements of around 50 per cent. Customers will be able to trade in their counterfeit and third-party USB power adapters for the iPhone, iPad and iPod for $10, roughly half off the adaptor's list price of $19.
Japan-based consumer electronics giant Panasonic Corp has reportedly decided to withdraw from the smartphone market.
Citing sources familiar with the developments at Panasonic, Kyodo news service reported that the Japanese consumer electronics maker told mobile phone operator NTT Docomo that it would stop supplying new smartphones from this winter.
Just around a month after cutting the price of its RT tablet, technology giant Microsoft has now slashed prices of both 64GB and 128GB models of its Surface Pro tablet by nearly $100.
The Redmond-based technology giant slashed the prices of the Surface Pro tablet by 10 per cent, bringing the price of the 128GB model of the tablet down to $899, and 64GB model to $799.
The list of markets where 10 per cent discount is available includes the U. S., Canada, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
German automaker Porsche's all-new 911 GT3 will hit roads early next year, and will shortly after be followed by the even more imposing RS version of the luxury car, according to Automobile Magazine.
The Porsche has been following the RS tradition since the launch of the celebrated Carrera RS 2.7 in 1973.
The most recent edition of Automobile Magazine reported that the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS will reach showrooms in second half of 2014, as a 2015 model.
Like new Porsche 991 Turbo and Porsche GT3, the GT3 RS will be available solely with the company's PDK transmission.
Tech giant Apple Inc. has confirmed that that it has acquired California-based communications chips developer Passif Semiconductor Corp., apparently to boost the development of iWatch-like wearable devices.
Founded by two graduate students at University of California, Passif Semiconductor is committed to creating small & power-efficient chipset for devices that use Bluetooth technology.
The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant, however, neither revealed any financial details of the deal nor purpose behind the acquisition.
Spanish telecommunications firm Telefonica on Thursday started selling two Firefox OS-based smartphones in Latin American markets of Colombia and Venezuela.
The launch of the two phones, viz. the Alcatel One Touch Fire and the ZTE Open, pushed up the number of countries where Firefox OS devices are available to four. Apart from Colombia and Venezuela, these devices are also available in Spain and Poland.
Glass maker Corning's newly introduced Gorilla Glass NBT promises to protect displays of high-end, expensive touch notebooks from scratches and other dangers of everyday use.
The Corning Gorilla Glass NBT offers enhanced resistance to scratches, and better retained strength to prevent a breakage in a display.
James Steiner, senior vice president and general manager at Corning, said, "We are confident that Corning Gorilla Glass NBT will outperform legacy soda-lime glass, delivering eight to 10 times more scratch resistance. .if you don't have Gorilla on your device, it's not as good."
China's controversial firm Huawei controls the pornography filtering system that has recently been praised by British Prime Minister David Cameron, the BBC has reported.
According to the report, Huawei's UK-based employees can decide which Web content the TalkTalk's filtering service Homesafe should block.
Huawei has repeatedly been accused of having close ties with the Chinese government, which has earned a notorious status for spying on other countries through Web.
Graphics chip maker Nvidia on Wednesday revealed some details for Project Logan - new graphics chip technology based on the firm's latest Kepler architecture.
Revealing details for Project Logan, Nvidia claimed that its new chips, which would start appearing in mobile devices in 2014, would make mobile devices more powerful than systems like PlayStation 3.
The chip maker even showed a chart to explain how its upcoming chips would help mobile devices outpace Sony's PlayStation 3 in relative graphics power by early next year.
As Apple Inc suffered a considerable year-on-year decline in iPad sales in the quarter ended June 30 analysts prompted to suggest that the Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant should slash the prices of the iPad Mini.
Apple's iPad sales lipped to 14.6 million units in the April-June quarter of this year, considerably down from 19.5 million units in the March quarter and 17 million units in the April-June quarter of last year.
Revenue from iPad sales slipped a whopping 27 per cent year-on-year.
Video games developer Gearbox Software has announced its plans to new downloadable content (DLC) for Borderlands 2.
The news is no surprise as nearly two weeks back Gearbox Software Chief Executive & President Randy Pitchford announced that Borderlands 2 would get some more downloadable content in the next few weeks.
Without providing any details, Pitchford said, "Everyone has this expectation those would be the four DLCs and then that's it. We are going to do more. We are going to do some other things. We don't have details yet about it exactly."
Widely popular social networking giant Facebook on Thursday announced its latest acquisition - Monoidics, a British firm that specializes in producing code verification software that helps in locating and correcting coding errors.
Monoidics' software product allows users to check errors and verify codes in other software. In other words, it ensures the quality of other software by removing any bugs or other defects.