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Apple is set to float its iTunes and MobileMe services to its cloud as its $1 billion data center in Maiden, North Carolina will go online this spring, a report from AppleInsider says.
The announcement came at Apple’s annual shareholders meeting last Wednesday. The meeting was a shareholders-only meeting but AppleInsider was at the event.
According to the report, the North Carolina data center will be at 500,000 square feet and is nearly five times the size of …
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Samsung Electronics, currently one of the world’s biggest consumer electronics company, launched the ultra-thin Series 9 notebook Thursday in its bid to compete with the widely popular Apple MacBook Air.
In a statement, Samsung said that the new laptop will be available in South Korea this month with a global launch in March.
The Samsung Series 9 notebook was previously announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month and …
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Apple will be launching the iPad 2 this March 2, Reuters reports, contradicting an earlier report from a Taiwanese research firm saying that the next generation of the popular tablet will launch by June.
Just about the time Apple Inc. is close to launch the next generation of one of its hit products, we get to hear conflicting reports of features, launch dates and other specifics.
This is exactly the case as Reuters, citing the also-popular “person familiar with …
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It turns out Apple Inc.’s popular product lineup had a strong performance not only with consumers but also on Hollywood’s top films in 2010.
According to a report released by Brandchannel, iPods, iPhones, iPads and other Apple products were featured in 30 percent of the top movies in 2010.
Brandcameo has thus bestowed the “2010 Award for Overall Product Placement” to Apple fir appearing in 10 of the 33 films which became number ones at the US box office …
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Wintek, a touch screen supplier for Apple, may increase salaries of workers poisoned by n-hexane (hexyl hydride) after they appealed to the US company because of fear for their health.
In an interview with Bloomberg, Wintek’s Chief Financial Officer Jay Huang said that if the poisoned workers feel “they need more compensation to be satisfied, then we’re willing to discuss it case by case.”
According to the report, stocks of the Chinese company …
Reuters has refuted the reports that have been circulating in the rumor industry about delays in the release date of Apple iPad 2, leading to fall in the value of Apple shares by 2.7%.
According to the source of Reuters, rumors about delaying the start of mass production of iPad 2 to June are “nothing but lies,” and its production will begin as scheduled, like the first version went on sale in April last year.
It must be noted that the Taiwanese company Yuanta Securities while …
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Apple will be releasing the new MacBook Pros in time for Steve Jobs’ 56th birthday this Feb. 24, various reports claim.
Citing the ever-familiar “people familiar with the matter”, Apple Insider says that “all signs from within the company suggest that it will use” the iconic CEO’s birthday to launch the new notebooks.
Apple Insider writes that “bundled packages of MacBook Pros reportedly being delivered to resellers and Apple Stores are set to be …
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Apple fans eagerly awaiting the launch of the iPad 2 may have to wait until June as a securities firm says that “production bottlenecks” at an Apple supplier may delay launch of the device, various reports claim.
According to Bloomberg which first broke the news, Taiwan-based Yuanta Securities Co. issued a report detailing that production bottlenecks at Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. will delay the next-generation iPad.
“Our checks suggest new issues …
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Factory workers at a plant in Suzhou, China manufacturing touch screens for Apple appealed to the company over chemical poisoning worries, various reports say.
According to Reuters, the workers have sent a letter to Apple CEO Steve Jobs, saying that they are still worried about their health.
PC World cites Guo Ruiqiang, “one of 137 workers” who have been exposed to n-hexane (hexyl hydride), saying that the Chinese worker’s legs “are always in pain and …
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Your next laptop PC could be a Mac – that is, in terms of design.
According to Jen-Hsun Huang, NVidia’s chief executive, the MacBook Air hints at the design of future laptops.
“You’ll have trouble finding one that doesn’t look like the MacBook Air. I think the Macbook Air is a good mental image of what a clamshell laptop will look like,” Huang told CNet in a recent interview.
“They’ll be thin because you won’t need any heat pipes, …