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IBM just announced the acquisition of Worklight – the company that accelerates IBM’s comprehensive mobile portfolio, which is designed to help global organizations leverage the proliferation of all mobile devices – from laptops to smartphones and tablets. IBM says that Worklight will become an “important piece of IBM’s mobility strategy,” offering...

The iPad maker, Apple has appealed a Chinese court on last December ruling rejected its ownership of iPad trademark in China. Proview – the company against which the Apple had originally filed a lawsuit over the trademark control issue. But back in December, Apple’s claim was rejected by the Shenzhen Municipal Intermediate People’s Court. Xie Xianghui, a lawyer...

Samsung’s European legal battle don’t seems to be ending anytime soon as it looks alike – as today European Union “formally” launched an investigation that whether the South Korean Electronics giant is breaching the antitrust rules in its legal battles against Apple – its rival. Samsung pledged in 1998 to license its patents to the European Telecommunications...

Marketing analysis firm eMarketer reported the rise in search ad spending with Google as the major player in the market. The firm estimates search spending will rise 27% to $19.51 billion. By 2016, search ad spending will approach $30 billion, following slower but consistent growth between now and then. Google’s revenues, among the top four search sites, grow most...

South Korean Electronics giant Samsung lost a bid today to overturn a ruling on an the original Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in Germany – resulting that the company is only able to sell updated version only – on the other side, the results indicated a symbolic “legal victory” for the iPhone maker, Apple. A higher regional court in Duesseldorf, Germany, said on...

Apple today announced that John Browett will join the company as senior vice president of Retail, directly reporting to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Prior to joining Dixons Retail, Browett held a series of executive positions at Tesco plc including CEO of Tesco.com. Earlier in his career he advised retail and consumer goods clients at Boston Consulting Group. “Our retail...

With the Research in Motion (RIM) drastic change on early last week announced Thorsten Heins as company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Mike Lazaridis, who worked with the company as co-chief executive officer left the position at the time. “It was very hard,” Lazaridis said in an interview with The Record this week. The company announced that...

Facebook – the world’s largest social networking site is not only big with its users’ numbers but it is also big with its year-on-year revenue it is making since from the start. According to CNBC correspondent Julie Boorstein claimed that the company’s 2011 revenue was $3.8 billion with an operating profit of around $1.5 billion. She posted the number of twitter. The social network giant who is gearing up for the whooping $100 billion IPO – largest by any tech company, and with such numbers – which of course still not confirmed...

TechStars announced an enhanced relationship with Microsoft through the new BizSpark Plus program for accelerators and incubators. The enhanced program allows TechStars accelerators in Boulder, Colo.; Boston; New York; Seattle; and Texas to offer each of their startups up to $60,000 (U.S.) of Windows Azure compute and storage over a 24-month period, at no cost. TechStars,...

Hewlett-Packard Director Larry Babbio Jr. will no longer be on HP board as a director – the company said, as the tech giant continuing to restructure its board. Babbio a director since 2002 were part of a board, and had presided during the pretexting scandal. Babbio, along with fellow directors Sari Baldauf and Dominique Senequier, will not stand for re-election...