Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Antitrust Investigation Initiated on Facebook’s “Virtual Currency”

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Two prominent law firms are investigating Facebook’s virtual-currency system known as Facebook Credits. They believe that, by forcing users of its online gaming platform to use only Facebook Credits, Facebook may be in violation of U.S. antitrust laws which prohibit this type of tying two products together. “Illegal tying [...]

Build Your Own Town With Glu Mobile’s Small Street iOS App

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Glu Mobile Inc., a leading global developer and publisher of Social Mobile games for iOS and Android, announced today its new freemium, family-friendly building game, Small Street. In Small Street, players have the chance to let their creativity and innovation shine as they build an entire town along [...]

Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 7.7 Available Exclusively on Verizon

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the Samsung Galaxy Tab™ 7.7 will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com starting March 1.  Movies, pictures and games come to life in high-definition with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7′s Super AMOLED™ Plus touchscreen display.  [...]

Panasonic Announces Pricing for 2012 Line of High Definition Camcorders

SECAUCUS, N.J., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Panasonic today announces pricing for its 2012 line of camcorders, which were debuted at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show, ranging from a full-High Definition 3MOS model with a superb imaging system; to six full-HD 1MOS models that feature incredible lenses, to a compact HD model that has a [...]

Dual Screen Sony Tablet™ P Available on AT&T Network

DALLAS, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – AT&T* today announced Sony Tablet™ P, a dual screen, multi-functional tablet ideal for mobile communication and entertainment, will be available beginning March 4. The 4G tablet will be sold for $399.99 with a two-year service agreement in more than 1,000 AT&T company-owned retail stores and online at www.att.com. The new [...]

WD to Trade Assets with Toshiba

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC) today reported that it has reached an agreement with Toshiba Corporation to divest certain assets to address the requirements of regulatory agencies that have conditionally approved or are continuing to review the company’s planned acquisition of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST). The asset package [...]

BLU Products Announces Studio 5.3 – Affordable 5.3″ Smartphone Device

MIAMI, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — BLU Products (“BLU”), one of the fastest growing mobile phone providers in the US, announced today the release of its latest smartphone, the BLU Studio 5.3. With an ergonomic and stylish design, the BLU Studio 5.3 is the ideal personal communications device, combining the user experience of a tablet, [...]

Sony Introduces New Cyber-shot Cameras

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — With the ability to deliver impressive, high-resolution images while underwater, outside or inside, during both day and night, Sony’s slim new line of Cyber-shots represent the ultimate in versatility for the compact camera space. Four new models announced today include the DSC-WX150, DSC-W690, DSC-TX66 and DSC-TX20 models. The [...]

IBM Research Advances Error Correction for Quantum Computing

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Scientists at IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) / (#ibmresearch) have achieved major advances in quantum computing device performance that may accelerate the realization of a practical, full-scale quantum computer. For specific applications, quantum computing, which exploits the underlying quantum mechanical behavior of matter, has the potential to deliver computational [...]

Report Phone Message Spam to “7726″

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Mobile World Congress – The GSMA today announced that North America’s largest mobile operators have launched the GSMA Spam Reporting Service (SRS), powered by Cloudmark technology. GSMA’s SRS is now available to AT&T, Bell Mobility, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless customers, enabling these operators to proactively address global messaging threats to [...]