Pretty much everyone knows about the legal brouhaha happening between Apple and Samsung. Now that the battle has been going on since forever, it was high time that some sort of decision was actually made.
In the wee hours of Friday morning, a federal jury of the United States of America recommended that Apple be rewarded the damages which are due to it from Samsung’s blatant copying in the design of their Galaxy series. The damages are worth a really cool $1.05 billion. That’s the kind of money that makes you stop and remember how many zeroes are used while writing it in figures (There are nine zeroes, just by the way).
Something big just came out of Mountain View today. It’s a cloud storage service called Google Drive. With every other company releasing cloud storage services, the end user is often confused, suffocated and most likely, when asked about cloud services, has this very expression-
This post is kind of different when compared to the rest of my blog. This post is a tribute to Mr. Steve Jobs. 🙂
For all the people that have been living under a rock, the iPodFather, Steve Jobs has resigned from the post of the CEO of Apple Inc. This has left the company and its employees befuddled, confused, amazed, astonished, disoriented and many other words that are going to go above people’s heads..
Even though I have expressed otherwise in my previous blog posts, the man has shaped the tech industry. Very few individuals have had the kind of pull over people (read-FanBoys) that Steve Jobs does.
Google just bought Motorola for $12.5 BILLION! :O
With this massive acquisition, Google has bought approximately 20,000 employees. And, not to forget, about 24,000 patents (everyone knows that Motorola has the patent of the cell phone!)! And, last but not the least, Google has bought an enormous market share which is going to make Steve Jobs pee in his iconic blue jeans.
Since the humble launch of Android in 2003 by Andy Rubin and the acquisition by Google in 2005, Android has not been as strong in the hardware department as it has been in the software department. Google had earlier relied on HTC and Samsung to make the two Nexus phones (Google phones). But, this has all changed with the latest Motorola acquisition. Google has now become the second largest manufacturer of Android handsets! (more…)
This may come as a bit of a rude shock to all the Apple FanBoys out there. And I’m so bloody glad that it will.
Apple’s latest foray into the cloud-computing arena was much hyped about. iCloud made all the iFans go “Boo-Yeah!” because their beloved company FINALLY had something to compete with Google Music & Amazon Cloud Drive.