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Sony Flakes On Congressional Meeting, U.S. Gov’t Furious

With over 100 million Sony users having their information hacked, and nearly 13,000 stolen credit cards, you’d think the people at Sony would realize they are in deep $hit. Well, apparently the company is not ready to face the music quite yet, as it has declined to testify at an imminent US Congressional hearing. The hearing will address “The Threat of Data Theft to American Consumers” and will be held by the Subcommittee of Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade this Wednesday.

Verizon Will Not Have iPhone5

A phone conversation with Enrico Salvatori, Qualcomm’s VP, has convinced ITProPortal that there will not be an iPhone5 for the Verizon platform. The reason for this assumption is because Apple is gearing up to release a multimode baseband module to reduce costs and meet Apple’s aggressive needs to shoot the phone onto the market. The Apple iPad 2 currently runs on the Qualcomm MDM6600. The MDM6600 is a data chipset which supports the HSPA+ speed rates up to 14.4Mbps as well as current CDMA technologies. By using this lower cost chipset, Apple will save 80 million dollars once they reach 40 million sales. Qualcomm’s new technology cuts down the price of the chip by integrating smaller components, thereby…