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Computex 2012 shows clear signs of worldwide econonomic storms

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The sponsors of important trade show Computex said on the day before it started that exports from Taiwan had shown something of a decline and that’s been confirmed by vendors at the show. The first Computex I… Go To Full Article

Coalition slammed for scrapping Communications Bill consultation

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Ministers have decided to scrap the Communications Green Paper, leading to criticisms over a lack of “coherent strategy” from shadow minister Helen Goodman. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport had intended to publish a Green Paper… Go To Full Article

'Facebook tax' could make web companies pay for usage outside the US

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Leaked documents purportedly from the ITU reveal that the body is considering a levy on content-heavy services like Facebook and Netflix to pay for the bandwidth they use outside of the US. Tabled by lobbyists representing Europe's biggest cellphone networks,… Go To Full Article

Approved Mac OS app boasts 'Retina graphics'

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As if there wasn't enough speculation already, what with WWDC just around the corner, bets are already being placed on the possibility of "Retina Display" Macs. So, when an app turns up in Mac App store mentioning "Retina graphics" under… Go To Full Article

Naval researchers soak up the sun below sea level with special solar cells

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Have you ever harbored delusions of living in an underwater city inhabited by the likes of Ariel or those aliens from The Abyss? Yeah, well keep dreaming, because this engineering feat won't necessarily lead to that (the fictional mer people… Go To Full Article

Android and Blackberry refugees flock to iOS

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According to a survey published by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, the number of new iPhone users migrating from Android and Blackberry is increasing. In April, 38 percent of new iPhone customers came from RIM or Google platforms.… Go To Full Article

Researchers dream up guided .50 cal bullet

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A team of Sandia labs researchers has come up with a novel design for a guided bullet. Engineer Larry Shipers showed a rough sketch of the proposal to Popular Science, detailing how the new bullet should overcome… Go To Full Article

What Google users think of Romney and Obama

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As the US presidential campaign heats up, avoiding the never ending stream of sensationalist reporting is slowly becoming next to impossible. Pundits seem to be digging ever deeper, even bringing up Mitt Romney's prep school exploits and Barack Obama's rather… Go To Full Article

Google integrates AdMob into AdWords, taps millions of devices

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Google has integrated its mobile advertising service AdMob into AdWords, allowing customers who buy web ads on the latter to get their message across on mobile devices as well. The move integrates both services and both markets,… Go To Full Article

EVGA's UV Plus 39 USB 3.0 Display Adapter

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Along with a host of video cards, EVGA also brought its latest UV Plus USB display adapter to Computex. Now with USB 3.0 support, the UV Plus 39 can drive both its HDMI and single-link DVI ports simultaneously at up… Go To Full Article

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