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HTC revenues dropped 60 percent last month

11/06/2012, HTC saw its monthly sales dropping roughly 60 percent last month. Announcing its unaudited consolidated revenue for the month of October, the Taiwanese consumer electronics company said that it had a total revenue of NT$17.2 billion or $589 million based...

Yandex discreetly launches new maps service in the U.S. and Europe

11/06/2012, Yandex, a Russian Internet company that operates that largest search engine in Russia, has released a basic maps service for Europe and the U.S. The new maps services is powered by Navteq, a Chicago-based provider of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)...

Samsung donates $3 million to Hurricane Sandy victims

11/06/2012, Samsung, a South-Korean consumer electronics giant, a fierce Apple rival, and currently the top OEM in the U.S., is lending its hand to all victims affected by Hurricane Sandy. The company announced that it will be donating $3 million to help the East...

Giant inflatable plug could have stopped NYC flooding?

11/05/2012, You know when Captain Planet is in retirement and the Planeteers are nowhere in sight, the only way to avoid New York City’s huge subway system from flooding during the full fury of Hurricane Sandy could very well have been this gigantic inflatable...

Used car tires could have stopped Superstorm Sandy?

11/05/2012, Superstorm Sandy certainly did quite a number on the east coast of the US last week, but it seems that one of Britain’s leading marine engineers, Stephen Salter, emeritus professor of engineering design at Edinburgh University and a global pioneer of...

Verizon is closing its own Apps Store next year

11/05/2012, Verizon has been offering apps for its BlackBerry and Android customers through its own app store for almost three years. But the skyrocketing improvements on Google Play might have caused Verizon’s very own app store to wander somewhere else....

You Will Be Able To Change Your Genes To Fight Diseases Next Year

11/05/2012, Glybera is a drug meant to fight a very rare disorder: Lipoprotein lipase deficiency ,(LPLD) which prevents patients from metabolizing certain fat enzymes in the blood . It does this by modifying a patient’s DNA, and the European Commission...

Hulu’s Going to Get CBS Television Shows

11/05/2012, Hulu, the major force in internet television for the United States market, today announced that they were bringing CBS content to the platform. Starting in 2013, Hulu Plus subscribers (who pay $8 per month) will be able to stream CBS content through Hulu....

Camera scoffs at frosted glass, sees around corners

11/05/2012, If there is one thing that absolutely kills you while watching movies, it is this – the hero is about to peer around the corner, where you know for sure danger is lurking there, but all the screaming in the world from your seat is to no avail. If...

Commercial jet plane crashed as an experiment

11/05/2012, Whenever we watch those high octane movies that have plenty of guns, grenades and explosions where the hero seems to be invincible to all the shrapnel that is flying around, nary suffering from so much as a scratch, there are moments when vehicles ram...