Archive for December 2007

Tech rage to hit Britain this winter

Dec 28th, 2007 | By The Daily Connect | Category: Featured

Nearly one in five (17%) of us, and a quarter of women (25%), are more likely to tremble with frustration than excitement when they’re setting up their new gadget on Christmas day. Frustration will be highest amongst the 55+ age bracket (26%) and lowest amongst the 25-34 age group (9%).

Pentax Optio S10 hits Indian shores

Dec 28th, 2007 | By The Daily Connect | Category: Photography

Pentax has announced the availability of the Optio S10 in the market - the newest addition to the “Optio S” series of highly acclaimed compact digital cameras. Packed in an ultra-compact aluminium alloy design that the “Optio S” series is so well known for, the Optio S10 features 10.0 effective mega pixel resolutions as well as Digital SR (Shake Reduction) and Face Recognition…

FTC clears Google’s DoubleClick acquisition

Dec 24th, 2007 | By The Daily Connect | Category: Google

Google welcomed the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s clearance of its planned acquisition of DoubleClick Inc., a premier provider of display ad serving technology and services. Google announced in April 2007 a definitive agreement to acquire the company for $3.1 billion in cash from San Francisco-based private equity firm Hellman & Friedman along with JMI Equity and management.

IBM debuts talking browser

Dec 24th, 2007 | By The Daily Connect | Category: Internet

IBM announced a new talking Web browser, designed to help businesses meet both growing regulatory requirements and the needs of employees and customers who are blind, visually impaired, or elderly, by allowing them to navigate increasingly complex Web sites.

Huawei showcases leading WiMax solutions

Dec 24th, 2007 | By The Daily Connect | Category: Wireless

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, exhibited its mobile WiMAX end –to end solution at the recently held India Telecom Event 2007 at New Delhi.

IBM unveils powerful “email search” plugin

Dec 20th, 2007 | By The Daily Connect | Category: Enterprise

IBM unveiled powerful “smart” search software to help people find information buried in the vast personal database that e-mail has become by identifying the most relevant information in a search query and extrapolating what the user is trying to find.

Intel introduces ultra-small solid-state drive for handhelds

Dec 19th, 2007 | By The Daily Connect | Category: Hardware, Mobile

The Intel® Z-P140 PATA Solid-State Drive is Ultra-Small, Fast and Low-Power for Mobile Internet Devices, Digital Entertainment and Embedded Applications

WD ships 320GB hard drive

Dec 18th, 2007 | By The Daily Connect | Category: Storage

Western Digital the leading global hard drive manufacturer, announced it is now shipping its new WD Scorpio® 320 GB 2.5-inch SATA (Serial ATA) hard drives for notebook computers and portable storage devices.