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Former Intel Employee Pleads Guilty for Data Theft

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! On Friday last, former Intel employee Biswamohan Pani pleaded guilty of data theft charges after he allegedly stole $1 billion worth of trade secrets from Intel. Intel has reviewed the data that was stolen and adjusted the value of information to be between $200 and $400 million. The former Intel employee was working... 

Stolen Samsung AMOLED Technology Sold to Rival, 11 Arrested

11 suspects have been arrested and charged with crimes related to the alleged theft of AMOLED display technology currently under development at Samsung, South Korea. A news report on Thursday revealed that 11 suspects all of which were employees of Samsung formerly and currently have been arrested in relation to this theft. One 46-year-old researched at Samsung is reported to have accepted a payment... 

Kobo eReader price dropped to below £50 in UK

Supermarket giant Asda has decided to show Amazon who is boss by cutting the price of the Kobo eReader to just £49. While Amazon’s stranglehold of the ereader market looks likely to continue, Asda’s move to get the Kobo eReader at a price below £50 is a great one for those who are still undecided as to whether ebooks are there sort of thing. The price crash marks the first time an ereader... 

A Thousand Years of Math History in a New App

A free iPad app called The Minds of Modern Mathematics was rolled out by IBM as part of an IBM-sponsored math exhibit at the 1964 World’s Fair. The app offers a digital version of a 50-foot-long math timelines that was designed by Charles and Ray Eames. The Minds of Modern Mathematics app takes you through almost 1000 years (1000-1960 A.D) of math history with images, facts as well as various biographies... 

Leap year bug makes TomToms lose sense of direction

TomTom sat-navs have been hit by a "leap year" bug that causes them to lose their location. Apparently bamboozled by the extra day at the end of February, the bug leaves TomTom units with a grey screen informing the user that the device lacks a GPS signal. The problem first appeared on March 31, and appears to affect units worldwide, having been reported by users from the UK, Australia, Denmark... 

DEMO Spring 2012: New tech innovations take the stage

DEMO Spring 2012 conference returns to the Hyatt Regency Silicon Valley, April 17-19 and features new technology launches ranging from concept to market-ready. Come to DEMO and See it Live! Register now for DEMO Spring 2012 and get 25% off the published registration rate. Limited time offer – so register now. What is DEMO? DEMO is the launchpad for emerging technology and trends. A hand-selected... 

Cooler Master launches CM Storm QuickFire Pro Gaming Keyboard

From a report spotted on Geeky-Gadgets, Cooler Master, the brand synonymous with temperature controlling solutions for desktop and laptop computers has launched a new version of their gaming keyboard called the QuickFire Pro. While it looks very different from the QuickFire, this keyboard has been designed to be smooth and good-looking. To substantiate that claim, the company has even decided to have... 

Xbox 720 Durango will have Blu-Ray Player and Requires Internet Connection [Rumor]

Among many of the rumors circulating about the next installment of Microsoft’s gaming console, the next Xbox (720 maybe) codenamed “Durango” will have a Blu-Ray Player and will also require an internet connection at all times while it is in use. According to VG247 (via CraveOnline), this lines up with previous purported rumors about the console and how Bill Gate’s corporation is trying to... 
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