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Archos' Transformer rival reappears, passes federal inspection, forgets its keyboard

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If you cast your mind back several months, you might recall Archos unveiling a new range of tablets that can pair up with a keyboard add-on. While the French tablet maker kept quiet on the specifics at its debut-- with… Go To Full Article

Samsung booms as Apple falters

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While Apple had to look sheepish earlier this week when it announced its results, its main rival Samsung had much to be happy about. The company put Apple's figures to shame and recorded an operating profit of… Go To Full Article

Security experts hack payment terminals to steal credit card info

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If a payment terminal could be forced into servitude as a crude handheld gaming device, what else could it be made to do? Researchers at the Black Hat conference showed just what mischief a commonly used UK PoS terminal could… Go To Full Article

Spanish lawyer to defend Assange

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Julian Assange, who is hiding in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, is apparenly going to get another defence against extradition led by controversial Spanish jurist Baltasar Garz√≥n. Assange, whose extradition on sex charges, to Sweden, is all… Go To Full Article

Valve dismisses Windows 8

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Valve, which recently started adapting its software so that it can run on Linux, has said it is doing so because it thinks that Windows 8 will be a disaster. Gabe Newell, the co-founder and managing director… Go To Full Article

Android App battery app gives you a Russian bride

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Insecurity outfit Symantec has warned that an Android mobile application which claims to save your phones power, actually serves up a Russian bride site instead. According to the Japan Times, the malware is called Denchi Nagamochi (For… Go To Full Article

RunCore to Build State-of-the-Art SSD Production Facility in Changsha

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RunCore, leading supplier of high-performance solid-state drives, announces the latest move in their aggressive growth strategy. The Hunan-based solid state drives (SSDs) developer and manufacturer Runcore recently began construction of a brand new state-of-the-art SSD production facility in Changsha's Jinzhou… Go To Full Article

Thecus Unveils New Model Naming Scheme

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A lot is behind a name. Sometimes the meaning of a name makes for most of its beauty. For example, "Thecus" comes from the Latin for "storage". For its future line of products, a new system will take place in… Go To Full Article

Poisonous gas kills one, injures four at Apple supplier facility

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An Apple supplier has suffered a gas poisoning accident resulting in the fatality of one person and four staff in hospital. The accident, which occurred at a subsidiary of Catcher Technology, a Taiwanese company that builds casings… Go To Full Article

Tokyo bakery's visual recognition checkout sorts the sandwiches from the croissants

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We've seen food recognition tools in the past, but none as slick as this one being trialed at a Tokyo bakery. Co-developed by Brain Corporation and the University of Hyogo, the camera-equipped, automatic checkout is not only quick, but also… Go To Full Article

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