NVIDIA: financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2012

Tweet NVIDIA, one of the two whales in graphics market, announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2012 ended July 31, 2011. “You can say one thing: the company has entered the strong performance and grew up in the face of each” – Said Jen-Sun Huang, CEO of NVIDIA. “Consumer demand for notebooks based on the GPU based GeForce, with support for Optimus,...
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Alibaba have a own smartphone operating system

Tweet Alibaba, a well-known owner of one of the largest sites for online commerce with the same name, released its own smartphone with a new operating system designed specifically for this unit. OS smartphone Tianyu K-Touch Cloud W700 is Aliyun, its founders were guided by the active use of various cloud services by going to the basis on Linux. On the smartphone so far little is known. It can operate...
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Nokia and Microsoft to invites guests on August 17

Tweet This month in Germany will host the Gamescom 2011 exhibition, where Microsoft and Nokia have booked a place. An advertising brochure promised to surprise the visitors, but do not specify – what it was. Perhaps this will be the first device based on operating system Windows Phone running on them and the game (that game show). Is that so, find out on August 17.
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Foxconn hires a million robots

Tweet Over the next three years, Foxconn will replace a portion of their workers by robots in a total of 1 million, said founder and CEO Terry Gou Foxconn (Terry Gou). Taiwanese manufacturer is the largest supplier of components for the production of Apple, Sony and Nokia. Currently, the company employs 10 000 robots. The following year, their number will increase to 300,000. Interestingly, the use...
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iPad 2

Tweet Okay, here are the specs of Apple’s recently uncovered new, enhanced device - the iPad 2: Power and Battery Wi-Fi - Built-in 25-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery - Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video or listening to music Article source: http://www.actiontrip.com/rei/comments_news.phtml?id=030311_7
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Microsoft Rumored to be Considering Xbox Cable Service

Tweet Microsoft is rumored to be in talks with various media companies in order to license cable TV content for a pay-to-view TV service distributed over Xbox Live and the Xbox 360, at least according to Reuters. While Microsoft doesn’t comment on rumors, Reuters isn’t known for making things up. This makes perfect sense, as Google and Apple are both attempting to offer at least similar...
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Nintendo Sells 1.5 Million Wii and DS Over Thanksgiving

Tweet Nintendo invented two golden geese with the DS and the Wii. This past week Nintendo estimates that it sold 1.5 million consoles, split between 900,000 DS and 600,000 Wii. The Wii received a make over in the version of a red Mario themed variant, while the DSi received two new colors, orange and green, and this probably helped sales a bit Article source: http://www.actiontrip.com/rei/comments_news.phtml?id=112910_8
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Leslie Nielsen Passes Away at Age 84

Tweet Actor Leslie Nielsen passed away today at a Ft. Lauderdale, Florida hospital, according to his agent John S. Kelly. He died of complications from pneumonia at the age of 84. Born on February 11, 1926, Nielsen is most known for his roles in comedies such as Airplane! and “The Naked Gun” films. His agent sent out the following statement: We are saddened by the passing of beloved actor...
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World Physicians Call For Inquiry Into Congo Rapes

Tweet The World Medical Association added its support to worldwide calls for an immediate inquiry into allegations that more than 700 women, men and children were raped when Angola recently expelled thousands of people back to the Democratic Republic of Congo. These atrocities add to the widespread and systematic nature of rape and other human rights violations in the Congo by rebels. More than 8,000 women...
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The World Is Growing Older

Tweet The fact that the world population is growing older will not only affect our pensions. In just a few decades there will be more elderly people than children in all parts of the world (with the exception of Africa). “The trend is dramatic,” states the internationally-renowned Norwegian sociologist Gunhild Hagestad. More than pension schemes and care Media reports on the world’s...
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