Microsoft Corp. plans to acquire large-scale multi-touch display producer Perceptive Pixel Inc. as the software company seeks to use the displays in its Windows 8-based PCs.
As Microsoft getting prepared for it’s announcement for the new Windows 8, they are also planning to acquire Perceptive Pixel Inc., a large-scale multi-touch display producer. According to some sources, they are going to use this for their new OS, or produce their own tablets and take on with other tablet manufacturers in the market.
There were no details about the deal yet.
Founded in 2006, . . . → Read More: Microsoft to Acquire Perceptive Pixel
Putting latest features on Google News, Google has just made reading news interesting by turning it into a game. Readers are rewarded with news badges based on their reading habits.
Google News engineer Natasha Mohanty wrote on The Official Google Blog, “On Google News, the average reader of political news has read 20 articles about politics in the last six months. Where do you stand?”
By signing into Google and clicking on news articles on news.google.com, Google will monitor everything you will read.
The readers can earn badges after reading articles about . . . → Read More: Google Applies Badge System to Its News Site
Five US troops were killed in southern Afghanistan on Saturday. According to reports, the cause of death was due to “improvised explosive device attacks.” Other details were not disclosed by the military.
NATO’s International Security Assistance Force said that the four service members were killed in one attack and one was killed in another attack.
As reported by a CNN count of military figures, 60 Americans were killed out of the 102 international troops who were slain in the war. It is aforementioned that the death rate of the international troops was in high . . . → Read More: US Troops Killed in Afghanistan Bomb Attacks