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RIM hit with $147M Enterprise Server patent infringement

The woes of Research In Motion seem to keep rolling in, as latest reports indicate they now have to pay out $147 million in damages for infringing on patents owned by Mformation Technologies. A jury determined at the weekend that RIM’s Enterprise Server infringed on Mformation patents and awarded damages …

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Overclockers wonder if Prodigy will be firestarter

With its headquarters up in Staffordshire, Overclockers has always been associated with supplying the components that enthusiasts need for custom builds. Now it’s branching more-n-more across to ready-assembled/pre-overclocked systems and to illustrate that fact, it’s today launching the a brand new gaming rig in one of the latest chassis. This …

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Apple iPhone 5 leaked pictures: update

Yesterday we ran a story featuring multiple images highlighting key design elements of Apple’s iPhone 5 which is due for official release later this year. Due to external pressures, which we are unable to detail publicly we felt it necessary to remove this story and all related images. If you …

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Digg sold for $500,000, worth $160m at peak

Digg, the once rising star of the social news industry has been sold for only $500,000. Betaworks, a New York based technology development company bought the website however according to breaking news on the Wall Street Journal, it will not be retaining any of the staff. Digg was founded in …

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Leaked bios to turn HD7970 into GHZ Edition

You may have read Zardon’s review earlier this week of the reference AMD HD7970 GHZ Edition. While the performance was great, our closing thoughts raised issues with AMD’s cooling solution, power consumption and the potential UK price point. Many of AMD’s partners have been releasing high grade HD7970’s for a …

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277,000 users may lose net access on Monday

Reports from the FBI say that over a quarter of a million users could lose internet access on Monday. The FBI are taking down a ‘safety net’ which is protecting these people from a malicious piece of code infecting their systems. The FBI say that 64,000 Windows machines are infected …

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New Graphics Card Brand Launches In UK

Multi award-winning graphics card manufacturer, AFox, has launched in the UK for the first time. Originally Foxconn’s branded graphics division, AFox became independent of the company in 2008. The company headquarters are now in Hong Kong, with divisions in the US, Germany, Taiwan and Russia, employing in excess of 420 …

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Spray on Battery powered bathroom tiles created

This is one of the more interesting stories today. Researchers at Rice University have developed a new spray on battery. They layer five coats of specially formulated paint, a thin coat of lithium ion storage is applied to multiple surfaces, including ceramics, glass and steel. The early tests seem positive, …

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Philipp Humm, CEO of T-Mobile, USA resigns

Phillipp Humm has resigned as the CEO of T Mobile USA and will be replaced by Jim Alling on an interim basis. Humm was in charge of the fourth largest U.S. mobile operator since 2010 and he started in the German mobile business before heading to America to take charge. …

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BBM for Blackberry 10 OS images leak online

Images of what is purported to be the upcoming Messenger for Blackberry 10 operating system have leaked online. These images were posted online at N4BB, which highlight a darker theme said to improve battery life. The annotations to the images posted online hint that the darker colours and optimisation for …

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Retina based Macs could generate $1 billion profit

Management consultant Rags Srinivasan has reported on gigaom that the new Retina powered MacBook Pro computers could generate another $1 billion in pure profit for Apple. He explains that Apple made a gross margin of $18.5 billion in the last quarter, it says $1.65 billion of this is due to …

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Facebook settle $10 million lawsuit – paying charity

Facebook has agreed to pay out $10 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the site of violating users’ rights to control the use of their own names, photographs and likenesses. Court documents were released over the weekend. Facebook are paying the $10 million to charity. The lawsuit was initiated …

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Retina Macbook Pro – ‘the least repairable laptop’

Apple have been receiving a lot of praise for their latest Macbook Pro update with Retina display. Popular teardown site iFixit have published their detailed analysis on taking one apart and their findings are interesting. They say that the Retina Macbook is the least repairable laptop they have ever taken …

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Win a £1,200 CyberPower system with Gigabyte

With the Euros in full swing and the Olympics coming up soon enough, the world plus dog seems to be getting more competitive. Today we have a challenge in from the PC integration team at CyberPower alongside the mainboard maestros at Gigabyte. Entry is easy – so read on. The …

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ASRock first to get Windows 8 motherboard Certification

No one in the enthusiast desktop sector may actually appear to want it, but ASRock are the first motherboard manufacturer to get Windows 8 hardware certification. They proudly announced “With the outstanding R&D capability, ASRock motherboard is hardware ready to support the newest operation system Windows® 8, delivering a safest …

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Microsoft Office for iPad on the horizon?

It may be hard to believe, but Microsoft have yet to release their extremely popular Office suite for the Apple iPad. According to earlier reports from The Daily in February, it was said Microsoft would release the software ‘in the coming weeks’, but it never happened. Microsoft said at the …

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Google warn users of security risks: update your password

Google Vice President Security Eric Grosse has spoken out on the company blog, warning users to take immediate steps to protect their data. He said “We are constantly on the lookout for malicious activity on our systems, in particular attempts by third parties to log into users’ accounts unauthorised…Today, we …

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Aria offer cut price BeQuiet! E9 power supplies

BeQuiet! have earned a great reputation for working with quality OEM partners and releasing high grade power supplies. We have been informed that they are offering a cut price deal on their E9 80 Plus Gold range. They have a range of power supplies from the 500W to the 700W …

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Google mark up 140 takeovers since 2010

Google are strengthening their portfolio this year with patent and company acquisitions. Their latest purchase is software company QuickOffice, who create mobile office software. Quickoffice have offered a service very similar to Google Docs, free alternatives to Microsoft Office software. Quickoffice has been focused completely on mobile devices such as …

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