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Apple CEO Tim Cook to open D10 conference

April 10th, 2012

AllThingsD on Tuesday announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook will be the keynote speaker on the opening night of its D10 conference. It will be Cook’s first appearance at the conference. Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs spoke at the event numerous times, last appearing at the D8 conference two years ago. Cook will join …

Microsoft to demo Windows 8 on a Samsung tablet next week

September 8th, 2011

Microsoft Windows president Steven Sinofsky will unveil the company’s latest Windows 8 operating system running on a tablet during Microsoft’s BUILD conference in California next week, Reuters reported on Thursday. According to Korea Economic Daily, the reference model device will be manufactured by Samsung. “Investors are hungry to see how [Microsoft is] going to join …

Security hackers crack Google's Chrome OS using web tricks

August 4th, 2011

When Google first introduced its Chrome operating system, the search giant touted its rock solid security. In an effort to keep hackers out, Google automatically installs the operating system on three different hard drive partitions: one swap partition, one encrypted user partition and one read-only operating system root partition. Despite those security enhancements, VentureBeat says …

Live from the Google I/O 2011 keynote!

May 10th, 2011

It’s a beautiful day in San Francisco, California today — the perfect setting for the Google’s 2011 global developer conference, better known as Google I/O. The battalion of Google staffers is currently putting the finishing touches on the Moscone Center before it’s swarmed by Android enthusiasts, developers and the press, and we’re here to bring you the action live. …

Video chat may be coming to Android 2.3.4

April 26th, 2011

A carefully crafted tweet has sparked rumors of a native video-chat feature coming to Android 2.3.4 in the near future. “Just had a video call using gmail on Nexus S. Impressive quality @googlenexus Gingerbread 2.3.4 #io2011,” reads the post in question. The implication is — obviously — that Google will migrate its Gmail, browser-based video chat …

CTIA awards site suggests two new LG smartphones due at conference

March 8th, 2011

The CTIA Wireless conference is just around the corner, and in preparation for the three day extravaganza, the Wireless Association is starting to make its final preparations for the event. Part of these preparations include listing the finalists for conference awards, and the “Phones/Smartphones” category has yielded some interesting information. The first three finalists include the HTC ThunderBolt, Motorola ATRIX 4G, and LG Revolution. …

RIM opens registration for BlackBerry World 2011

January 18th, 2011

Research In Motion just hit us up to let us know that registration has officially opened for BlackBerry World 2011. Ah, but what is BlackBerry World 2011, some of you might be asking yourselves? It’s WES renamed — news we broke a couple months back, remember? It’s being held May 3rd to the 5th in …

RIM introduces BlackBerry World Conference, WES renamed

December 9th, 2010

Just like we reported a little while back, RIM’s Wireless Enterprise Symnposoium has been renamed, and the new official name is BlackBerry World. RIM let us know that: BlackBerry World will feature keynotes from leading mobile thinkers, over 100 breakout sessions, Hands-on Labs, BlackBerry training, and opportunities for certification. Attendees of BlackBerry World will also …

Google taking Gingerbread out of the oven today? Android 2.3 release due?

December 6th, 2010

Why not start off the week with an unconfirmed and tantalizing Android rumor, right? Thanks to one piece of known information, and one slightly more speculative nugget, the latest gossip has Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) due to drop sometime today. A few weeks ago, Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt quipped that his company’s next OS iteration, Gingerbread, …