Back in mid-February, a patch for Windows XP SP3 and Windows Vista disables the autorun for external devices including USB keys was revealed for public usage. Microsoft has released its latest figures on the infections listed on the OS with malware and they confirm that the automatic start playing for much of the spread of viruses.
A few days ago, we mentioned some rumors that Microsoft might be interested in a takeover of the Finnish phone maker Nokia, having allied with him around Windows Phone 7. Today, it turns out to be Samsung who want to purchase Nokia. Indeed, according to an article published by The Wall Street Journal, Samsung is showing more and more interested in Nokia. Strangely, though both companies declined to comment this rumor, they have not yet formally denied.
The ability to run the camera directly from the home, Twitter integration, synchronization of photos via WiFi, the panel changed notification. All these innovations presented by Apple for the new version of its mobile system, iOS 5 that Microsoft sees as being directly inspired him to his system, Windows 7 Phone.
Creative has launched a new webcam. The Live! InPerson HD cam can shoot full HD 1080p at 30 frames per second in MJPEG. Skype certified HD, it will be perfect for making video calls in high definition with the famous VoIP software recently acquired by Microsoft.
If Apple’s stock price is slightly down on the stock exchange market capitalization of the giant continues to make others envious. A few hours ago, at the close of Wall Street, it stood at 317.60 billion. It’s huge, especially if one compares this figure with market capitalizations of other computer giants like Microsoft (201.59 billion U.S. dollars) or Intel (115.21 billion U.S. dollars). And where it’s even more impressive is that when one combines the cap of Microsoft and Intel, we get 316.8 billion dollars, some $800 million less on its own Apple
Hackers, it is better to have with you, rather than see them flapping in the opposite camp. That’s what Microsoft’s say on seeing the hackers of the entire planet would take services from Sony. This has probably nothing to do, but Microsoft reports that it has begun working with a young hacker who 14 years, from Dublin, Ireland, was noted by hacking Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and sending a warning to millions of players.
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Well, do you remember the tech landscape in the early 1990s? Today, IBM has just made a change. It is a big official news that IBM is now worth more than Microsoft. According to the photo below, IBM is at the second place in the list of highest market caps in the industry. On the other hand, Microsoft is now at the third place.
Skip the waiting time now and Verizon has just announced the availability of HTC Trophy on its database which will be available on May 26th. This lovely Windows Phone 7 smartphone is another powerful 1 GHz Snapdragon processor.
With the explosion in sales, Apple is the company where every employee is the most profitable. The high-tech companies endlessly over new records in turnover and profits every quarter. Whether Apple, Google, Microsoft, Intel or eBay, the numbers are staggering. To compare different companies, the site Pingdom had the good idea to reduce turnover among employees and this game is, Apple is far ahead of everyone.
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Recently, there is rumor that Microsoft is going to have a big search deal with a Chinese search company called “Baidu.” According to the Chinese press, Microsoft will be in the “Bing” provided to use Baidu’s bid ranking service. If so, it is really great for Bing who is just a small company in China’s search market to be a partnership with the biggest search engine.