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Sony Sells Its U.S. Headquarters

01/18/2013, Sony is selling its U.S. headquarters building which is located at 550 Madison Avenue in New York City. And the lucky buyer goes to a consortium led by The Chetrit Group, a New York-based owner of commercial properties in New York City and other major US...

Nokia Cuts 1,120 Jobs

01/17/2013, Nokia previously announced that it will axe 10,000 jobs before the end of 2013. Today, the Finnish multinational communications corporation is beginning to cut a chunk of its workforce. Via press release, Nokia says that it will transfer around 820 of its...

Nokia Sold 14 Million Smartphones In Q4 Last Year

01/10/2013, They say that the ultimate measure of a company’s success is through its sales. That might be true for Finnish phone manufacturer Nokia, who once ruled the cellphone industry. The company has recently published preliminary information regarding its...

Kickstarter Says 2012 Was Memorable, Over $320 million Pledged

01/09/2013, Popular crowdsourcing company, Kickstarter, has revealed the astonishing details of its stats for the year 2012. Kickstarter really ended the year with blast, with over 2,241,475 backers pledging a whopping amount of $319,786,629. “From...

Apple And Waze Deal Not Happening

01/04/2013, No, the Apple-Waze deal isn’t going to happen. If you’ve been following the news lately, there was a recent rumor that Apple might acquire mapping application services provider Waze. Well, it seems that the rumor is half-true. The folks over...

Twitter Is Worth $11 Billion And May Even Go Public Next Year

01/03/2013, According to Greencrest Capital, Twitter may begin preparing for a public debut this year, and might even start the offer in 2014. Greencrest Capital, a firm that studies soon-to-be IPO businesses, says that Twitter’s plans are quite obvious due to...

Samsung Series 7 Chronos Laptop

01/02/2013, [CES 2013] Here is the Samsung Series 7 Chronos, a line of laptops that Samsung intends to present next week at CES 2013. The Samsung Series 7 is aimed at the professional market, an area where Samsung says it has expended in 2012 (according to David...

Steven Sinofsky Now Teaches At Harvard

12/19/2012, When Steven Sinofsky left Microsoft earlier last month, the tech industry knew that a good future is waiting for the 47-year old Microsoft veteran who was instrumental in the success of Windows 7 and Windows 8. So, if you’re wondering how Steven...

Apple Maps Executive To Be Fired, Says Bloomberg

11/27/2012, Apple Maps has been a black-eye on all iOS products ever since it came out and still stands as the most ­ridiculed and, sometime hated, Apple feature. Apple Maps disclosed secret-military bases, Bloomberg reports that Richard Williamson, the leader of...

Intel CEO To Retire in May 2013

11/19/2012, Paul Otellini, the current CEO of Intel, has announced his retirement, effective at the end of the annual stockholder’s meeting in May 2013. This will conclude his 40-year career at Intel (years as CEO), a company which is 45-years old. During his...

Uber Sued by San Francisco Taxis For “Unfair Competition”

11/14/2012, The Taxi industry is often seen as an old and low-tech industry, but here in Silicon Valley, they are learning from their high-tech peers: San Francisco taxi drivers are suing transportation company Uber (no link w/ Ubergizmo other than good naming...

Nokia HERE Maps SDK lands on Android in Q1 2013

11/13/2012, Nokia has announced that it will make its HERE mapping SDK available to Android handset manufacturers who want to integrate Nokia’s mapping service into their upcoming devices. Nokia’s demo of HERE in San Francisco was impressive and did a...