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Microsoft launches msnNOW

02/15/2012, Video: msnNOW Arrives Today: Know About It Software giant Microsoft has just launched a spanking new MSN service known as msnNOW, where you can check it out here. This is the first service of its kind from Microsoft which was specially designed to surface...

Alibaba might go private for $2.3 billion

02/15/2012, Remember all the earlier talk about Alibaba and Yahoo working something out, only to have pessimism about the deal seep in not too soon? Well, the latest news surrounding Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba is this – they might just take their Hong...

Tic Tac augmented reality billboard

02/15/2012, The world of augmented reality (AR) has expanded even further, where more and more mobile devices are now capable to let one experience AR wherever they are. Tic Tac knows this, and wants to leverage on AR by rolling out a range of interactive advertising...

Samsung might sell off LCD business

02/15/2012, When it comes to HDTVs, surely Samsung must rank in your mind amongst the other big name brands. Well, even the South Korean manufacturing giant is finding it to be tough going these days, mulling over the sale of its LCD unit amidst a dip in demand....

Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh gets interactive

02/12/2012, Just how has touchscreen technology affected you today – for the better (or worse)? Surely all our smartphones these days come with a multi-touch capable display, and we also have tablets to keep us occupied during those more mundane moments in...

Spray-on antenna can get rid of ugly cell towers

02/12/2012, If you think that cell towers are an eyesore and wish there was a way we could replace them, a solution is on its way. Speaking on Google’s Solve for X, Anthony Sutera, the CEO of Charmtech Enterprises presented the company’s spray-on antenna...

Sony to shift strategy under Kazuo Hirai

02/10/2012, Sony’s incoming CEO Kazuo Hirai, intends to change the way the company moves forward, departing from the gadget-centered strategy earlier and working on the idea of linking both hardware and software via online networks. This should be familiar...

Foxconn hacked in protest against poor working conditions

02/09/2012, There is right now the moral question of whether Apple should be doing more in their capacity to help raise the working conditions of those at Foxconn, one of Apple’s major manufacturing partners, but this rather sensitive ground is not what we are...

Google to launch Android-based home entertainment system?

02/09/2012, There are whispers going around that Google could very well be rolling out a new home entertainment system that is controlled by the Android ecosystem – and it will not be licensed under the name of a third party hardware manufacturer, but rather,...

Amazon Publishing bookshop boycott expands

02/09/2012, Uh-oh, is Amazon Publishing in trouble? It seems so, as the boycott of the Amazon Publishing bookshop seems to have grown as independent booksellers have decided to take the plunge alongside Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million and Canadian chain Indigo in...

Soraa introduces next generation LEDs

02/08/2012, As if LED lights weren’t efficient enough, it looks like we might be introduced to a new generation of LED lights in the future – provided Soraa’s latest technology catches on. The company will be launching its first product – the MR 16...

Self-cooking bento set for piping hot lunches

02/06/2012, Nobody likes a cold meal, unless it is a cold cut sandwich, of course. After all, the unforgiving winter months tend to bring thermometers to its knees in terms of reading, and there would not be anything better than having something nice and warm to bite...

Hulu Plus out to “destroy world” in Super Bowl ad

02/05/2012, Great empires have come and gone – the Assyrian, Babylonian, Persian, Greek, Roman, Mongols, and British, they’re no longer the force that they used to be (with many of them defunct), and since history repeats itself, the world eventually...