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Apple pressure judge for extra $535M damages against Samsung

Apple have been pressuring a judge to award them extra damages of $535 million in their U.S. Patent case against Samsung Electronics. This is in addition to their permanent injunction against sales of Samsung infringing products. Apple attorneys have said that ‘The harm to Apple was deliberate, not intentional’ in …

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Google releasing $199 tablet to target iPad

Google are releasing a cheap $199 tablet, co branded with Asustek Computer Inc. They will showcase the new tablet at their developers conference this week and it is aimed at taking market share from Apple. Bloomberg spoke to sources close to the matter. The new Google tablet will be 7 …

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Flame virus hits Iranian oil industry

We reported a few days ago that Kaspersky had discovered a new virus nicknamed the ‘Flame’, which has been in operation since 2010. They said it has been collecting private data from countries such as Israel and Iran. Kaspersky indicated that the code was so sophisticated that they suspected it …

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Vertex 4 128gb @ £106 and Agility 3 240GB @ £139.99

Solid State drive prices continue to plummet, hitting an all time low. UK stores Overclockers and ARIA have some killer deals this week and we are sure these won’t last long. Overclockers have a stock of OCZ Agility 3 240GB Solid State Drives, dropped in price to £139.99 inc vat. …

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G.Skill are most popular DDR3 brand at HWBot

We received an interesting news email today from G.Skill which highlighted the fact that they are topping the ranking list on overclocking site HWBOT. They are the most popular DDR3 memory brand since Q4 2011, showing their growth in the enthusiast sector. According to the information, G.Skill have 1/3 of …

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Nintendo to showcase new Mario Game at E3

Nintendo are planning to release a brand new Mario Bros game for the Wii U platform at the E3 trade show in June. Mario is Nintendo’s most important figure and it makes sense for  them to release another game featuring the porky Italian plumber. While many gaming fans are a …

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Nokia to perform worse than expected. shares drop.

Making money in the mobile sector today is not easy, especially against fierce Apple and Android competition. Nokia have been struggling for some time now, but they have announced that the smartphone battle will hurt them in first quarter earnings. To make matters worse they claim that second quarter earnings …

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Angry Birds activity parks to launch worldwide

Angry Birds has been one of the most successful games in recent years, selling millions of copies across multiple platforms. It seems as if the developer Rovio have plans to take over the world as they want to enter into the ‘playground’ sector. They are teaming up with playground specialist …

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Facebook secure $8 billion before public offer

Facebook have managed to secure $8 billion just before they launch into the initial public offering. This is according to documents which were provided to US regulators. The company have secured a $5 billion revolving line of credit over three years from a bank consortium including Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, …

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Adobe Flash on the iPad? yes, it is possible

Steve Jobs would turn in his grave if he found out that a startup company have managed to stream Adobe Flash onto the Apple iPad. This week the company announced a new version of OnLive Desktop, an iPad application that allows the end user to run a virtual Windows desktop …

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ARIA Cooler Master wipe out deals!

ARIA have a huge range of Cooler Master products on offer today at cut price prices in the United Kingdom. It is this time of the year when the credit card bills from Christmas might be getting under control. What better way to hit them hard again with some cut …

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Smartphone sales surpass PC in 2011

A report in from Canalys shows that global shipments of smartphones in 2011 surpassed PC sales for the first time ever. Sales of smartphones totaled 487.7 million units which PC sales were 414 million. The PC category included desktop, laptop and tablet computers. These figures are huge, because shipments of …

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Aria list preorders for C2 Intel Core i7 processors

Aria are certainly on the ball for all you Intel lovers this week. Today they listed the new C2 stepping version 2011 processors. They are available now for pre-order. ARIA informed us that they will be getting in stock soon, hopefully within the next couple of weeks. Kitguru rate ARIA …

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3D Porn: producers losing interest

3D in theory sounds like it would make a lot of sense. After all people could enjoy the material in a more ‘realistic’ manner, right? Producers don’t seem to think so. One of the adult industries top executives spoke out at the recent AEE show saying that many organisations are …

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Intel acquire QLogic Infiniband business for $125 million

Intel have paid out $125 million to acquire the InfiniBand switch and adapter product range from QLogic. The move was noted on The Register last night and will help Intel improve their Data Center and Connected Systems business by asking network equipment providers to use Xeon processors inside their networking …

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Sony Ericsson record €207 million net loss in Q4

Sony Ericsson have had a tough run up to the end of the year in 2011, claiming that market competition and the disaster in Thailand have damaged their earnings. In the three months ending December 31st Sony Ericsson sales were €1.29 billion, down from €1.53 billion in the same quarter …

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Intel to roll out ‘graphics less’ Sandy Bridge chips

VR Zone have published a news article which indicates that Intel will be releasing three new Sandy Bridge SKUs which won’t feature integrated graphics. VR Zone say “In a last minute attempt at getting rid of some more Sandy Bridge processors, Intel will be launching three new SKUs, one of …

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LCD makers agree to pay £350m in price fixing settlement

Million of customers will be entitled to a partial refund after a settlement has been agreed by seven leading LCD manufacturers. Sharp, Samsung and five other LCD makers have agreed to pay out $553 million (£350 million) to settle claims of price fixing. They have been accused by eight states …

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Sony try to appease customers after Vita launch complaints

Sony launched their Vita handheld console in Japan recently, but faced some technical issues, releasing an over the air patch quickly to counter the problems. They issued a statement, apologising to customers who were affected by the hardware stability problems. They said “Currently, our information centre regarding PlayStation Vita as …

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Winners of Tweetsport Naughty and Nice Twitlist 2011 announced

Tweetsport, the real-time tweet by tweet sport news site, announced the winners of the Naughty and Nice Twitlist for 2011 today (Monday 12th December 2011). Tweetsport which reviewed tweets from over 1000 top sporting favourites to find the ‘Sweet Tweets’ and the ‘Sporting Sprouts’ in the categories of football, rugby, …

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RIM told not to use BBX Trademark at Conference

Research In Motion have been ordered by a federal judge not  to use Basis International Ltd’s “BBX” trademark at an industry conference in Asia that starts later today. The judge ruled that Research In Motion are not allowed to use the BBX trademark at the high profile DevCon conference in …

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