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Yahoo back to the drawing board, vows comeback

Yahoo, is not to be underestimated. The company under Marissa Mayer is leaving no stone unturned to revive its glorious days.

Samsung snaps CSR’s mobile technology for $310 million

In an attempt to give itself an edge in the global handset market, Samsung Electronics Co. will acquire the wireless technology unit belonging to British chipmaker company Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR), it announced Tuesday.

Dell’s Streak to hit shelves this week

Dell Inc. is all set to challenge the supremacy of to Apple Inc.'s iPad.

Apple braces for remote hack of iPhone

Last week, the iPhone development team had announced the launch of jailbreakme.com, a web site when accessed from iPhone, iPod touch or iPad allowed users to run non-approved applications on the devices.

Parleys on to put off BlackBerry ban

BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion Ltd (RIM) is in talks with 3 Saudi Arabian phone companies to ward off an impending ban on the Smartphone services in the country.

UAE intends to ban BlackBerry services

The United Arab Emirates as well as countries like Lebanon, India and Algeria are contemplating a ban on the use of Blackberry phones to send and receive messages.

Battleground ready for Blackpad Vs iPad

Research In Motion Limited (RIM), maker of the popular BlackBerry smartphone line, is all set to give the iPad a run for its money.

Bumper solution to ‘antennagate’ entails expense of $175mn

Apple Inc. has found a temporary fix to the antenna issue that has hit the headlines and stole the limelight from the roaring success of the iPhone 4.

Apple’s bumper case refund program underway

Just a week after Steve Jobs announced that the company will provide free cases to iPhone 4 customers; the Cupertino California based company has automatically begun refunding the cost of the case to customers who purchased the official bumper case online.

Office, Windows boost Microsoft’s profit

Buoyed by phenomenal sales of Window 7, whose 175 million licenses have been sold since the product was released last year, Microsoft rumbled to record sales in the last quarter.