News tagged with digital technology

China's growth, and weakness, on show at IT fair

More Chinese companies than ever took part in Asia's largest IT fair, which ended this weekend in Taipei, but their growing numbers could not disguise their lingering weaknesses, observers said.

Jun 06, 2011
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HP sets sights on rivals with webOS software

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. will soon include its webOS system for smartphones on all its PCs, upcoming tablet computers and higher-end printers, putting it in competition with operating software from Apple, Google and Microsoft.

Jun 02, 2011
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Twitter launching photo-sharing service

Twitter said Wednesday that it is adding a photo-sharing option for its users, a move that could deal a blow to existing services such as Twitpic and yfrog.

Jun 01, 2011
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Netflix plans international expansion

US video giant Netflix, which has more than 23 million subscribers in the United States and Canada, plans to expand to another country this year, founder Reed Hastings said Wednesday.

Jun 01, 2011
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EU probes US, Japan hard disk takeover plans

European anti-trust regulators on Monday launched in-depth probes into proposed US takeovers of South Korean and Japanese businesses manufacturing computer hard disk drives (HDD).

May 30, 2011
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3-D printers make replicas of cuneiform tablets

Today's Assyriology scholars study Sumerian and Babylonian cuneiform tablets with the help of digital photographs or handwritten copies of the texts, but ideally, they visit collections to see the tablets ...

May 24, 2011
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OMG: Tweets, Facebook welcome in Mass. courtroom

(AP) -- When the camera switches on in one of the busiest courtrooms in Massachusetts, murder arraignments, traffic and drug cases heard there will become fodder for a new experiment: how bloggers and other citizen journalists ...

May 02, 2011
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Vatican bans confession by iPhone

The Vatican put its foot down Wednesday over the idea of "confessing" by iPhone, after news that US users can now download an application for the Apple gadget that helps the faithful gain absolution.

Feb 09, 2011
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The international digital divide

The developed nations must invest in information and communications technologies (ICT) in the developing world not only the close the so-called digital divide but to encourage sustainable economic development and to create ...

Feb 08, 2011
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