Monthly Archives: January 2014

Google sells Motorola to Lenovo

Google CEO Larry Page confirms that Lenovo buys Motorola for 2.91 billion US Dollars. In 2012 Google bought Motorola for 12.5 billion US Dollars, but since then Google was not able to bring Motorola back into the winning zone. Lary … Continue reading

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IBM invests one billion US dollars in order to promote Watson

The computer system Watson became in 2011 famous when it participated as a candidate in the US quiz show Jeopardy! and won it. The development project behind Watson called DeepQA aimed to digitally answer questions asked in natural language. Basically … Continue reading

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3D scanner for iPads

At the CES conference 3D Systems introduces next to its 3D printers also two new 3D scanners: on stationary device and one mobile. The latter one is called iSense and works as an extension to the Apple iPad. With the … Continue reading

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Numbers of sold PCs still sinking, tablet sale numbers rising

According to a forecast from Gartner analysts worldwide sale numbers of traditional PCs will decrease by 7% in 2014 in comparison to 2013. In numbers: instead of 300 million sold PCs only 277 pieces are expected. However, if Ultraportables (such … Continue reading

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