Articles By Valli Meenakshi Ramanathan

From Companies Sep 18, 2012

Windows 8 RT Tablets: Asus Vivo Price Tag Likely To Start At $599; Billed Expensive

As the world keenly watches the next-round of the tablet war with Microsoft and its longstanding partners gearing up to launch the tablets that run on Windows 8 OS and Apple designing the launch of a smaller version of iPad in the same month, rumors are rife that Microsoft's hardware partner Asus has priced the Vivo Tab RT model at $599.

From Companies Sep 18, 2012

Lenovo To Acquire Stoneware; Computer Hardware Manufacturer Ventures Into Cloud Computing

The second-largest computer manufacturer in the world, Lenovo Group Ltd (0992), has decided to acquire U.S.-based software company Stoneware Inc., marking its venture into cloud computing, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

From Companies Sep 17, 2012

Google Continues Its Opposition Against Aliyun OS; Andy Rubin Draws Focus To Its Android Similarity

After Google stopped Acer from launching a phone based on Aliyun OS, described non-compatible with the build of Android, Google's Andy Rubin, senior vice president, Mobile and Digital Content, continued his fight against Alibaba, which coordinated on Aliyun development with Acer.

From Companies Sep 17, 2012

First Apple iPhone 5 Preorders Begin Shipping From China; Enthusiasts Start Camping Outside Flagship Apple Stores

As the launch date for Apple iPhone 5 comes closer, customers who placed the first preorders for the iPhone 5 are noticing updates that point to their orders being shipped from China, AppleInsider reported.

From Companies Sep 16, 2012

Warren Buffett Smiles Bright On Completion Of Cancer Treatments

There is some good news cheering up Warren Buffet, the Oracle of Omaha, as he announced completion of cancer treatments, Sept.14.

From Companies Sep 16, 2012

Malware Infects PCs Even Before They Reach Retail Shops, Says Microsoft Study (VIDEO)

A new study conducted by Microsoft dubbed Operation b70, from August 2011, shows that several computers carry malware installed in the factory, BBC News reported.

From Companies Sep 16, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 A6 Processor Is First Custom-Designed CPU Core, Notes Anand Lal Shimpi

Apple's new A6 processor represents the company's first attempt to design a custom ARMv7 core that possesses twice the CPU power and twice the GPU power of the previous generation Apple A5 processor that powered iPhone 4S, notes Anand Lal Shimpi.

From Companies Sep 14, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Sell Out Within An Hour; Handset Shipment Dates Slip To Two Weeks

Just within an hour of Apple iPhone 5 pre-orders going live, shipment dates for the new orders dropped to two weeks in the U.S., UK, Canada, Germany and Australia, MacRumors stated.

From Companies Sep 14, 2012

Microsoft Santa Comes Calling; Free Surface Tablets, Work PCs, Windows Phone 8 Devices For Employees

After the iPhone 5 euphoria, it's back to Goliath Microsoft. The Redmond-software giant seems to have ushered in Christmas in Fall by deciding to distribute free surface RT tablet, Windows Phone 8 device and a refreshed Windows 8 work machine, Geek Wire reported.

From Science Sep 14, 2012

New York City Bans Sugary Drinks At Restaurants, Movie, Broadway Theaters (VIDEO)

In a move aimed at curbing obesity, New York City has banned the sale of sugary drinks and supersized sodas in establishments that have a food-service license.