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HTC One Can't Save The Company Just Yet
2013-04-08 06:23:18

The smartphone wars may be a mostly two horse race at this point, but one other manufacturer, HTC, hasn’t yet given up the fight.

Cisco Acquires Mobile Cell Service Ubiquisys For $310M
2013-04-04 12:07:29

Cisco announced yesterday that they had picked up UK-based femtocell makers Ubiquisys for $310 million. According to the Wall Street Journal, this sum will be partly paid in cash and partly in incentives to retain the 130-member team who will keep their offices in the UK.

Viacom Threatened $1 Billion Penalty For Dropped Networks, Claims Cablevision
2013-03-09 08:15:28

Cablevision has revealed more information about its lawsuit against Viacom, including claims the mass media company had threatened to hit the cable TV provider with massive fines if they refused to carry lesser-watched networks, various media outlets reported this week.

Twitter Accounts Compromised By Hackers
2013-02-02 06:20:32

Cyberattacks targeting popular microblogging website Twitter have compromised the accounts of approximately 250,000 users, officials from the San Francisco-based company announced on Friday.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.