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Research in Motion on Sunday announced that Thorsten Heins as company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. Mike Lazaridis, former Co-Chair and Co-CEO, has become Vice Chair of RIM’s Board and Chair of the Board’s new Innovation Committee. The Globe has reported that the company finally buckled to a year of pressure to replace Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, the two men who were the face of the company for decades, and who ran the company in a co-CEO system that investors had long ago declared untenable. On the transition...

PayPal, an American-based global e-commerce business, announced that the company is partnering with the home depot Ebay Inc., results into bring PayPal payments and state-of-the-art mobile purchasing to a sample of their retail stores. As a part of their initial roll-out, purchasers in select Home depot stores can pay with PayPal through cashiers or at self-checkout...

Google seems to have some major changes in its account creation process. Earlier, for creating a new account with Google – it only requires an email address. But from now onwards you are required to create both a Gmail account as well as having a presence on Google+. If you try to create a new Google account from Google’s homepage, you’ll surely notice that...

On Friday, when U.S. accuses a major internet content hosting website, MegaUpload.com of copyright infringement charges, till than no one knows what the future holds for the website. But when the site executives arrive in court to answer the charges, they’ll be backed by a well known Washington based attorney Robert Bennett. Robert Bennett mentioned on Friday that...

The anti-SOPA protest takes it next moves this morning (EST) with Senator Harry Reid said, “In light of recent events, I have decided to postpone vote on the Protect IP Act (PIPA).” The voting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 24. Yesterday, we saw an increase in number of senators who are in opposition of the bills. The number was raised to 122 against the 63...

The Marine Solar Cells (MSC) by British Industrial Designer Phil Pauley is a hybrid solar and wave energy generator with the unprecedented ability to establish photovoltaic power generation off shore. The solar-wave plant responds to the global need for large-scale renewable energy capture and has huge implications for offshore energy generation and local marine...

Apple is missing out its Chinese New Year sales as the company stopped selling all handsets at its five China outlets on January 13. Stop in the sales will result in giving the competitors a potential boost after pulling its all iPhone from company stores during the nation’s most important gift giving season. The customers on January 13 pelted the flagship store...

Singapore Mobile Operators M1 has made its non-camera iPhone public has begun offering the devices on its website. The operator currently offers the camera-less iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s models to military and government personnel. The phone is specifically for those subscribers that are unable to operate a mobile with a camera. M1 charging an additional S$49 ($38) for...

Microsoft today with the announcement of its Q2 2012 earnings report confirmed that the company has sold over 525 million licenses of Windows 7 since it hits the market in October 2009. The company previously announced in September last year, at its BUILD conference, that it was on its way to approach 450 million Windows 7 units. With the today announcement it appears that the company made additional 75 million sales in quite a less time. ...

According to a DARPA request for proposal, the US pentagon planned to spend over $32 million to develop “fun to play” computer games that can help them refining the way weapons systems are tested so as to ensure they are free from software errors, security bugs, as per the Department of Defense. The goal is to create puzzles that are “intuitively understandable...