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Samsung scores rare patent win vs Apple

By : CIOL Bureau

An Australian federal court unanimously decided to lift a preliminary injunction, imposed by a lower court, on sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 — but granted Apple a stay on lifting the sales ban until Friday afternoon

LG appliances chief replaced; mobile head stays

By : CIOL Bureau

Lee Young-ha, president of LG’s home appliances division, will be replaced by its head of overseas marketing, Shin Moon-bum

Egyptian poll monitoring goes hi-tech

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Using twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to offer live broadcasts of everything they come across, voters — many of whom are heading to the polls for the first time — are also providing detailed descriptions of their experiences

Magma launches Titan analog design platform

By : CIOL Bureau

With patent-pending analog design technology, Titan provides an innovative FlexCell-to-GDSII analog/mixed-signal flow that organically integrates both electrical design and physical design into one unified design methodology

Facebook settles privacy case with FTC

By : CIOL Bureau

The settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission will also subject the company, which is reported to preparing a $10 billion initial public offering, to 20 years of independent audits

Asian e-shoppers turning cautious: Survey

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According to a Visa survey of 4,033 people in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, 31 p.c. of shoppers said they planned to spend more online, while 18 p.c. said they would cut down on expenses

Akamai in talks to buy Cotendo for $300 mn

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Cotendo, whose products accelerate website and mobile sites, has raised $39 million in three funding rounds from venture capital funds Sequoia Capital, Benchmark Capital and Tenaya Capital

TI’s intros new MCUs for automotive apps

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The AEC-Q100 certification allows developers to integrate higher performance, power efficiency and scalability into their designs without sacrificing on price

NYC can’t tax Expedia, Priceline fees: court

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Reversing a trial court, the Appellate Division, First Department, ruled that the city had overstepped its bounds in extending a 6 per cent occupancy tax to “online travel intermediaries,” and declared the law unconstitutional

Analog Bits announces 28nm IP availability

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The company revealed for the first time that it has long had working silicon at the 32nm process nodes, and has delivered numerous 28nm IP based on a high performance (HP) and low power (LP) processes

HTC brings HTC Sensation XL

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The new smartphone comes with ‘Beats’ integration, combined with 4.7-inch display, introduces powerful entertainment experience

Obama appoints IIT Bombay grad for top US job

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Announcing the appointment of Majumdar as Under Secretary of Energy along with four other key administration posts, Obama said: “These men and women have demonstrated knowledge and dedication throughout their careers”

RIM to offer security features for iPhone, Android

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TORONTO, CANADA: Research In Motion is introducing a software tool that gives corporate customers the option of linking employees’ personal iPhones to the BlackBerry network without compromising security. The move, announced on Tuesday, is RIM’s first tangible acknowledgment that it

Wipro bags SAP’s customer excellence award

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The Ace award is given to best-run corporations in the Indian sub-continent using its platforms and tools such as Sybase

Nokia Siemens sells WiMax unit, starts revamp

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The price of the deal — which includes the complete WiMAX product portfolio, the related employees and assets, as well as active customer and supplier contracts — was not disclosed

Nintendo wants to keep up Black Friday momentum

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“Wal-Mart lost money on every Wii they sold but we did not lose money on it”, says company executive

Azim Premji among top 100 global thinkers

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Six Indians in top 100 global thinkers list: Social activist Anna Hazare, software czar Azim Premji, Economist Abhijit Banerjee, writer-activist Arundhati Roy, researcher Deepa Narayan and scholar Arvind Subramanian

E-mail a ‘waste of time’: Atos

By : CIOL Bureau

The company would phase out e-mailing within 18 months, and said it wants people to spend more time talking to each other — either on the phone or in person

Canadian Solar, saferay to set up solar plant in Germany

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Through the partnership, both the companies will supply solar modules for an 8.5 MW power plant in Lindenhof near Neubrandenburg in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Berlin-based saferay expects to complete the project next month

Cloud data traffic to grow 66 p.c. between 2010-2015

By : CIOL Bureau

This could mean that every man, woman and child will be watching a full length movie once a day for one year, finds Cisco in its new study