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European Commission Goes After 13 Optical Drive Makers for Price-Fixing

@ 2012/07/26 read/post comments(0)
Optical disc drives are components buyers are least bothered about, when purchasing parts to build a PC, or replace a broken one. The EU's regulators have found something fishy even with companies making these roughly-20€ PC components. According to the… Go To Full Article

Kentucky rape victim will not face jail

@ 2012/07/26 read/post comments(0)
A Kentucky teen who named and shamed her juvenile rapists on twitter after they received a light sentence will not have to face a contempt of court case. According to AP, Savannah Dietrich, 17, quickly gathered supporters… Go To Full Article

Apple sales falter

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Apple is suffering from the fact that it has not bought out a different product since the death of Steve Jobs and its latest iPhone clone is still months away. Jobs' Mob has reported that its sales… Go To Full Article

Axe continues to fall at Cisco

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Industry bellwether Cisco is continuing to cut jobs even after a wave of restructuring. Cisco plans to cut about 1,300 jobs as part of "ongoing efforts to restructure the company". These are more ongoing than the last… Go To Full Article

AU Optronics reports another loss

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Taiwan's AU Optronics which makes LCDs for the likes of HP, Dell and Sony posted a bigger-than-expected loss in the second quarter. It is the seventh successive quarterly loss and this one means that it has lost… Go To Full Article

Germans ban Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 for the whole EU

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A German court has decided that it has the power to extend its country's ban on the whole of the EU. This is despite the fact that some countries do not believe that Samsung "slavishly copied" the… Go To Full Article

Big Fish Unlimited lets gamers resume play on mobile, PC and TV

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The perpetual crisis of casual gaming is that need for just one... more... turn. After all, those 29 levels of progress aren't coming with you to the office, are they? Big Fish Games wants to ease our consciences (or at… Go To Full Article

ARM sees profit surge 23 percent, tests forecasters' patience

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Just when financial boffins expected ARM's consistent double-digit growth to slow-down, the company has beaten their projections with a 23 percent rise in pre-tax profit compared to Q2 of last year. It made £66.5 million ($103 million) in profit from… Go To Full Article

DiRT Showdown Review - Destruction Derby Meets DiRT @ Techgage

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Take all you know about the DiRT series and throw it out the window, because Showdown is a unique specimen in this on-going series. The focus on destruction is huge, and with 13 different race types, there'll be many opportunities… Go To Full Article

Dell XPS 15 L521X: A Detailed First Look

@ 2012/07/25 read/post comments(0)
Last week Dell’s new XPS 15 L512x landed on our doorstep, and we’ve been hammering on it ever since. Combining many of the best elements of the previous generation XPS 15 (L502x) and XPS 15z (L511z), the new model may… Go To Full Article

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