Friday, May 31, 2024

The cult of Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs’s combination of success and secrecy endeared him to people across the world, who mourned his death in public. Even before Steve Jobs passed away, his cult of personality loomed large over Apple. When it was announced that he’d be stepping down, analysts worried that the company would flounder without him. But his death ... Read more

Apple, Samsung overtake Nokia in smartphone market

Apple and Samsung both sold more smartphones than Nokia in the second quarter, although Nokia still sold most phones overall, market researcher Strategy Analytics said Friday. Nokia’s smartphone sales have plunged since its February announcement that its future smartphones will run Microsoft’s Windows Phone instead of its own Symbian OS: In the second quarter, it

QUBEE laptop fair opens

The QUBEE Summer Laptop Fair 2011 began on Friday at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the Dhaka city with the theme ‘lit the light of technology’. The state minister for science and information and communication technology, Yeafesh Osman, inaugurated the three-day fair. The state minister said the government wanted to provide technology for all and ... Read more

Exclusive: Apple dictated Light Peak creation to Intel, could begin migration from other standards as early as 2010

Remember how Intel showed off its new, advanced optical standard — Light Peak — this past week on a Hackintosh? Well it turns out there’s more to that story than you probably know, and it all leads back to some revealing facts about the connection… literally and figuratively. Engadget has learned — thanks to an ... Read more