According to a report from last month, it was suggested that a group of German carmakers were close to making a deal with Nokia in which it would see them acquire Nokia’s HERE maps technology. Looks like it is official as it has been confirmed that the group which consists of BMW, Audi, and Daimler will be buying Nokia’s technology for a whopping $3.1 billion.
Given that there are three companies who are buying the technology, how would this work? Basically the technology will be shared equally amongst the three companies. If successful, it is expected that the deal will close in the first quart of 2016, but as is the case with acquisitions, regulatory bodies will have to be involved in approving it. Read full post →German Carmakers Snap Up Nokia’s HERE Maps For $3.1 Billion
The last time we saw Apple refresh the iMac was in May earlier this year where they introduced a slightly more affordable 27-inch model. Then last month we heard the rumors that maybe a 4K 21.5-inch iMac could be in the works and now thanks to a report by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, it seems that we could expect new iMacs in this quarter.
It is unclear as to what kind of refresh we’re looking at, but presumably it will sport faster and newer hardware. Interestingly enough Kuo also notes that these new iMacs could feature better quality LED displays. This will apparently involve the use of an LED phosphor material called KSF which will apparently help boost color saturation. Read full post →iMacs With Improved Processors And Displays Rumored For This Quarter