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| 01/11/2008: |
Motorola will acquire Soundbuzz, Singapore based pan Asian music provider, which will add Motorola's MotoMusic service to India, South East Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. The MotoMusic service is currently being provided in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Soundbuzz provides consumer ability to downloads music to mobile device using the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) digital rights management (DRM) technology. Currently Soundbuzz has extensive music libraries and through licenses from Sony BMG, EMI, Warner Music International, and Universal Music Group and many others independent record labels within Asia, USA, and Europe.
| 01/08/2008: |
Microsoft has offered to buy Fast Search and Transfer (Fast), a Norwegian enterprise search company, for $1.2 billion. This will place Microsoft in a good position of enterprise as it try to become one stop shop for the enterprise with its wide range of products.
| 01/07/2008: |
Today at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Panasonic unveiled a 150 inch HD plasma TV, making it the world largest TV to date. Its screen is equivalent of nine 50 inch sets and features 8.84 million pixel image resolution. Panasonic has also has a 103 inch version, which cost $70,000 when it was launched. The price for the 150 inch has yet not been set. Panasonic also releaved a ultra thin 50 inch panel that is less then an inch thick. Panasonic also plans to intergrate Google Inc.'s YouTube and Google's Picasa, photo sharing site in future versions of it TVs.
| 01/07/2008: |
Today, marks the enterance of a new way of searching. Jimmy Wales, cofounder of online encyclopedia Wikipedia, and his team have launched Wikia to give the online community a new way to search for information. Will this new search engine hurt the established search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN and the others? Only time will tell. It will take sometime for Wikia to reach the online community and enchance Wikia. The concept behind Wikia is similar to encyclopedia Wikipedia and hence will allow the online community to help better the search engine experince and put the results best suited for a given query in front of the searcher.
Wikia has been backed by the funding from Amazon.com, venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners, Netscape Communications cofounder Marc Andreesen, LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman, and Lotus Development founder and Electronic Frontier Foundation cofounder Mitch Kapor.
| || Sania Mirza Advances In Moorilla Hobart International |
Sania Mirza beat Lourdes Dominguez 6-4 6-0 in her first match at the Moorilla Hobart International to advance to the second round. She will now face Russian Alla Kudryavtseva, who beat Monique Adamczak 6-3 6-2 to advance to the second round. Mirza's hard work should also help her with the seeding at next week's Australian Open.
On side note, Sanai has been accused of insulting India's national flag at the Hopman Cup in Australia were she was caught on camera watching a match putting her feet right in front of the national flag of India.
| 01/07/2008: |
The current Indian cricket tour in Australia has been put on hold until certain demands by the BCCI have been addressed by ICC. The demands include lifting of the three test ban on off spinner Harbhajan Singh and the removal of Steve Bucknor, West Indian umpire, for the remainder of the series. BCCI has asked the Indian team not to travel to Canberra for a two day practice match and instead stay in Sydney.
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