New iPhone/iPad SDK Lifts Ban on 3G VoIP Support

AT&T boosts network investment

From CNET News.com: AT&T said Thursday that it will invest an additional $2 billion in its network in 2010 to make sure it keeps up with the growing demand from new smartphones and other 3G data devices, such as the Apple iPad, on its network.

Articles Roundup: January 28, 2010

Thermaltake V1 AX CPU Cooler @ Tweaknews
OCZ Vertex 2 Pro 100GB SSD @ Techspot
ASUS ATI Radeon EAH5850 G 2 DIS @ ocaholic

Asus Reportedly Preps Ares with Two Radeon HD 5870 Chips

From X-bit Labs: Although ATI Radeon HD 5970 graphics card with two graphics processing units (GPUs) onboard is the fastest graphics card available today, it does not feature full-speed Radeon HD 5870 chips, which is why such cards cannot offer maximum possible performance. Asustek Computer has decided to correct the situation and release its own limited edition board named Ares, which will be the first factory-overclocked Radeon HD 5970.

AMD’s Next-Gen Low-Power Platform Aimed at 'New Form-Factors'

From X-bit Labs: Advanced Micro Devices believes that its next-generation ultra low-power platform code-named Brazos will not only power netbooks and similar types of devices, but will also address new form-factors.

Oracle hails Java but kills Sun Cloud

From InfoWorld: Oracle's plans for Java and the proposed Sun Cloud public computing platform became clearer Wednesday, with Oracle executives giving another big thumbs-up to Java but a thumbs-down to Sun Cloud.

Motorola Reports a Small Profit, Held Back by Phone Sales

From PC World: Motorola's fourth-quarter sales fell 20 percent year-on-year, but the company still made out a small profit, unhampered by the exceptional charges that plunged it into loss a year ago, it reported Thursday. It expects to make a loss in the first quarter, however.

Firefox Mobile inches towards 1.0, sheds Flash support

From CNET News.com: It's been a long slog getting Firefox Mobile off the ground, but on Wednesday, Mozilla announced a third release candidate for its mobile browser. (Our First Look video gives an overview of RC2, the previous version.) Once code-named Fennec, Firefox 1.0 for Nokia's Maemo platform is achingly close.

AT&T profits up 25 percent on wireless growth

From CNET News.com: AT&T posted a 25.6 percent increase in fourth-quarter earnings as its wireless and new TV businesses continued to grow.

Oracle CEO Addresses Rumors During Speech, Plans to Hire 2,000 New Employees

From DailyTech: Acquisitions and mergers are common in the tech world and when two large companies each boasting lmany customers try to merge, you can count on scrutiny from regulators. Such was the case with the Oracle/Sun merger.

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