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50 Shades of Grey – Our version


The official trailer of Fifty Shades Of Grey was released yesterday. It already has close to 6 million views and Universal Pictures is making the choice for most men when deciding where to take their Valentine as the movie will be released on February 13. While women around the world are reading the book over and over again and are

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Apple teams up with IBM – Steve Jobs would not be pleased

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In the 80s Steve Jobs did everything to turn people against IBM. It was the enemy and it seemed to remain that way with Steve Jobs not being a person that can easily forgive. When he left Apple, the company decided to use IBM processors, something Jobs quickly worked on changing when he came back a few years later. Eventually,

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Intel – Revenue and Profit increases, positive Outlook

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The PC market declined by almost 10% in 2013, this year we are looking at a much better year with the PC market expected to drop just under 3%. (Read our earlier article how tablets will overtake PCs). Intel says the worst times are over for the PC industry and looking at their latest financials they announced on Tuesday it

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Tablet sales to slow down but will overtake PCs in 2015


According to Gartner research tablet sales will increase by 23.9% this year reaching 256 million units. The firm also points out that tablet sales will slow down because there be lower demand for tablets with smaller screens and a shift in South-East Asia towards phablets is taking place. “The next wave of adoption will be driven by lower price points

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Russia wants user data, local offices and data centers – otherwise websites will be shut down


According to AFP, the Russian government has just passed a bill in an attempt to force companies such as Facebook, Google and Twitter to open up local offices and store user data locally by building data centers in the country. Companies have until September 2016 to comply, otherwise the government will be able to shut down the websites in Russia. Here

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Kickstarter Darling Rocki Play – “Looking to revolutionize” music streaming – now adding iOS support


We reported on the CE week in New York earlier, while one company didn’t make the highlights, we certainly think it deserves a closer look given the recent announcement and buzz surrounding the company – ROCKI, which funded a Wi-Fi streaming device through Kickstarter. Kickstarter is the place to be for startup companies in need of capital and has made

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No time for legal battles – Canon and Microsoft sign Patent Deal


The software giant Microsoft and Canon have signed a cross-licensing deal which will give them each other access to their patents, including certain digital imaging and mobile consumer products. “This collaborative approach with Canon allows us to deliver inventive technologies that benefit consumers around the world,” said Nick Psyhogeos, a Microsoft associate general counsel for intellectual property licensing. “Microsoft believes

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