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2012-07-23 21:07:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Rumors have been flying for a while about a new Kindle Fire offering from Amazon. Today, Reuters is quoting Demos Parneros, Staples´ president, saying Amazon could actually release multiple mobile devices as soon as next week. According to Parneros, Amazon has introduced 5 or 6 tablet SKUs in preparation of an imminent launch. Amazon has been rumored before to release a 10-inch version of their Fire tablet, which could put it...

iPhone 5: Another "Confirmation" That Apple Will Change The iPhone Dock
2012-07-23 09:33:50

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One month after we first heard rumors of Apple dropping their long standing 30-pin dock connector in the latest, unreleased iPhone, Reuters has come through with a confirmation of their own. This Reuters “confirmation” can be added to confirmations by the Wall Street Journal that the next iPhone will have a 4-inch screen and be even slimmer than before. At this point, we seem to know a great deal about the...

A Dark Night Arises For 'The Dark Knight'
2012-07-20 14:30:33

redOrbit is joining in solidarity with Tim Tuttle of The New 93Q in Houston, TX, who had this to say on Facebook: "It's pretty apparent that this spineless loser in Colorado decided to ambush & shoot unarmed, innocent people in order to gain fame & notoriety. The Q Morning Zoo has decided to take a stand and never utter his name on our show. Ever! From this day forward he will only be referred to as "The Aurora Gutless Coward." Sorry scumbag, but you don't get a movie or trading...

eBay Bill Me Later Service Could Be Risky, But Good For Profit
2012-07-14 05:36:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Experts are predicting considerable growth for eBay's Bill Me Later (BML) service, while warning that such growth could come with considerable risks due to the nature of the business. According to Alistair Barr of Reuters, BML, which essentially offers credit to online shoppers, was purchased by the popular online auction website for approximately $1 billion in 2008. It accumulated more than $2 billion worth of loans in 2011 -- an...

Blue Screen Of Death: Symantec Update Causes Some Windows PCs To Crash
2012-07-14 05:26:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Some Windows-based computers were rendered inoperable by a recent anti-virus software update, security software developers Symantec confirmed on Friday. According to Reuters reporter Jim Finkle, a bug in an update to the company's Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 anti-virus software for businesses caused some PCs running Windows XP operating system software to crash repeatedly, resulting in the "stop message" or "blue screen of...

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2012-07-12 13:37:04

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Teenagers are a coveted audience online, yet building a social networking site or app, or letting that age group on a larger social network comes with responsibility; a responsibility that companies take on with varying degrees. This is the promise to identify and block sexual predators from grooming and meeting up with kids and teens. Experts say that some of the best forms of monitoring combine technology and human observation....

2012-07-12 02:29:37

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (NasdaqGS: SIMO), a leading fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops, and markets high-performance, low-power semiconductor solutions for the multimedia consumer electronics market, plans to release its 2012 second quarter results after the market closes on July 26, 2012. The Company will host a conference call on July 27, at 8 am Eastern Time, to discuss its results. (Speakers)Wallace Kou,...

2012-07-11 02:27:40

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303), a leading independent semiconductor foundry, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss second quarter 2012 results on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time. This call is being webcast by Thomson Reuters and can be accessed at UMC's Web site at www.umc.com. The dial-in details for the live conference call: U.S. Toll Free Number +1.866.519.4004, U.K. Toll Free...

2012-07-10 22:21:26

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Macronix International Co., Ltd. (TSEC: 2337.TT), an independent designer, producer and provider of non-volatile memory and system logic solution, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss the second-quarter financial results on Jul. 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Hong Kong Time (2:00 a.m. Eastern Time / 7:00 a.m. London Time). Dial-in details for the conference call are as follows: Taiwan: +886 226507825HK: 85224750994Singapore:...

2012-07-10 06:24:50

PHILADELPHIA, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property and Science division of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that Inova Software joined its Partner Ecosystem for Life Sciences, an exclusive group of organizations focused on meeting the business needs of joint customers by working together to provide tightly integrated solutions. Inova's life sciences customers rely on its innovation...