Daily Archives: March 7th, 2012

Most Popular Smartphone Manufacturer in US is Samsung

RESTON, Va., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the  comScore MobiLens service, reporting key trends in the U.S. mobile phone industry during the three month average period ending January 2012. The study surveyed more than 30,000 U.S. mobile subscribers and found Samsung [...]

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2012

REDMOND, Wash., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Microsoft Corp. today announced that the latest version of the world’s most widely deployed data platform, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, has released to manufacturing. SQL Server 2012 helps address the challenges of increasing data volumes by rapidly turning data into actionable business insights. Expanding on Microsoft’s commitment to help [...]

Free Calling and Messaging App “LINE” Now with PC and Smart-tablet Versions

TOKYO, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — NHN Japan Corporation (hereinafter referred to as NHN Japan) announced on March 7 the release of the PC version (for Windows/Mac desktop clients) and browser version for smart tablets of its free calling and free messaging app “LINE” (http://line.naver.jp/en/). *As of today, NHN Japan has released the PC and browser [...]

Supermicro® Launches New Server Solutions Supporting Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600/1600 Families

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology and green computing unveils its new generation server platforms supporting the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600/1600 families at CeBIT 2012 in Hannover, Germany this week. This comprehensive product launch showcases the vast array of [...]

Sale of Hitachi’s HDD Business to WD to Close on March 8th

IRVINE, Calif. and TOKYO, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC) and Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT / TSE:6501) today announced that having obtained all required regulatory approvals for WD’s acquisition of Viviti Technologies Ltd. (holding company of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), they expect the acquisition to close on March 8, 2012. WD [...]

Panasonic Announces New 3D and 2D Blu-Ray Disc™Players

SECAUCUS, N.J., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic, a major developer and contributor to the success of the Blu-ray Disc™ format, today announced pricing and availability for an expanded 2012 Blu-ray Disc player lineup featuring four new Full HD 3D models – the DMP-BBT01, DMP-BDT500, DMP-BDT320, DMP-BDT220, and two 2D Blu-ray Disc players – DMP-BD87 [...]