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  • To succeed, ultrabooks need displays like the iPad, MacBook
    on Apr 6, 2012
    For ultrabooks to succeed, the display needs to approach aniPad's quality or least match that of a MacBook--which uses higher-end displays.A lower quality display can be a deal breaker for consumers in the age of the iPad, which boasts a high-quality...
  • WatchGuard Appoints New VP, Asia Pacific
    on Apr 5, 2012
    WatchGuard Technologies has appointed Scott Robertson as VP, Asia Pacific Sales from his current designation as Country Manager, Australia/New Zealand. In his new role, Robertson will oversee WatchGuard’s Asia Pacific sales, which includes general...
  • HCL Launches Two Tablets
    on Apr 5, 2012
    HCL Infosystems has launched two tablets, HCL ME U1 and the HCL MyEdu Tab. The latter has two versions, one for the K-12 students and another for higher education.U1 is powered by Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It is packed with 17 local ready t...
  • Dell Acquires Wyse Technology
    on Apr 5, 2012
    Dell has agreed to acquire Wyse Technology, extending its recent acquisition spree into the desktop virtualization space. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition allows Dell to expand its cloud client computing capabilities and ent...
  • Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade Melts
    on Mar 10, 2012
    An announcement that Samsung would start pushing to Galaxy S II owners an upgrade to the latest version of the Android mobile operating system (version 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich") turned out to be a false alarm.News of the upgrade stemmed from a Thursd...
  • The battle for SXSW is Highlight's to lose
    on Mar 10, 2012
    Highlight, a passive location-sharing app, is poised to emerge as the big winner of South by Southwest, thanks to a wave of positive media attention. But will it be able to live up to expectations?The SXSW music, film, and interactive-media fest...
  • Western Digital acquires HGST
    on Mar 10, 2012
    Western Digital has completed the acquisition of Viviti Technologies (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies) for $3.9 billion in cash and 25 million shares of WDC common stock valued at approximately $0.9 billion. Hitachi now owns approximatel...
  • Microsoft’s Mittal Joins Avaya As MD
    on Mar 10, 2012
    Avaya has appointed Rajeev Mittal, the former General Manager, Small & Mid Market Solutions and Partners (SMSP), Microsoft as its Managing Director, India & Saarc.“India is an exciting growth opportunity for Avaya and Rajeev’s addition wi...
  • New iPad first tablet with Bluetooth 4.0
    on Mar 10, 2012
    Unless you've been living under a rock, no doubt you've heard all about Apple's new iPad. It comes packed with plenty of welcome upgrades. Among these are a crisp Retina display, a new A5X processor with quad-core graphics to drive all those pix...
  • Sony Tablet P rooted
    on Mar 10, 2012
    Unleash the hacks! Details on a working procedure for root the dual-screen Sony Tablet P came out yesterday.A forum post on Pocketables describes how to root the Tablet P, which would take a few minutes at best for those fluent with te...
  • The $1 per month Twitter business model
    on Mar 10, 2012
    Gawker pounced on Twitter today with an article titled "Twitter's Secret History as the World's Worst Tech or Media Business," exposing what author Ryan Tate called "not encouraging" financials, which were leaked by a source allegedly with close know...
  • New Cisco servers have Intel Xeon E5 inside
    on Mar 9, 2012
    Cisco this week expanded its data center portfolio with servers and networking gear to better support virtualization, cloud computing and big data.Cisco says the rollout represents its third-generation fabric computing platform and add...
  • AMD ignore the Smartphone Market
    on Mar 9, 2012
    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), the second largest x86 processor manufacturer in the world, has no plans to enter smartphone Market.AMD is interested on other areas as, the already crowded,  smartphone market   does not align with the co...
  • Microsoft open-sources Mayhem Windows scripting tool
    on Mar 9, 2012
    Microsoft has released as open source a program that helps users link different Windows applications in a single workflow.The program, called Mayhem, has been donated to the Outercurve Foundation. Developed by Microsoft's applied sciences research gr...
  • Google Patches Rare Critical Vulnerability in Chrome
    on Mar 9, 2012
    Google has patched a critical Chrome vulnerability disclosed Wednesday at the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver that can be exploited to escape from a browser's secure sandbox.Glazunov's exploit leveraged two Chrome vulnerabilities -- one t...
  • New iPad could cause corporate network crunch
    on Mar 9, 2012
    The new Apple iPad, which sports a higher-resolution screen, a 1080p HD camera and LTE network capability, will likely entice millions of buyers -- but it could bog down corporate networks and give IT managers headaches.Here's a scenario that co...
  • IBM optical chip moves data at 1Tbps
    on Mar 9, 2012
    IBM researchers have developed a prototype optical chip that can transfer data at 1Tbps (terabit per second), the equivalent of downloading 500 high-definition movies, using light pulses, the company said today.The chip, called Holey Optochip, is a p...
  • Hacker 'Sabu' worked tirelessly as FBI informant
    on Mar 9, 2012
    Some government witnesses do only what they must to help. Others do everything they can. Hector Xavier Monsegur, who was known as "Sabu" in hacking circles, was the latter.According to unsealed court documents released yesterday and obtained by the W...
  • Fortinet Unveils Five Network Security Appliances
    on Mar 8, 2012
    Fortinet introduced upgrades for five network security appliances for midsize enterprises, boosting performance across the board to remain competitive in a crowded market.Missing from the refresh is the flagship FortiGate unified threat management ap...
  • Welcome
    on Mar 8, 2012
    Welcome to Blogspot of  "knowcomputers" . Be regular to our Blog or website and in some days you will be a "roaming computer knowledgable person". You will be knowing names of many CEO'S , about many companies, latest ups and down in IT and...
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