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Articles tagged with: war

Microsoft And Google Tweet Wars

Our tech giants Google and Microsoft has taken the patent war to next level and Twitter is the new war zone. Recently, Microsoft, along with Apple and Oracle collectively bought some 6,000 patents from Nortel inc.

In the mean time, Google bought around 1,000 patents from IBM. Microsoft, Apple and Oracle in a group known as CPTN paid $3.5 billion more than the predicted price for buying the patents.

Battlefield 3 Begins Alpha Testing Stage

While Battlefield is just a few months away (I’ve already pre-ordered my copy), it looks like Dice has already started its alpha testing schedule. They are even inviting gamers to come forth for those who want to get a taste of the latest game in the successful franchise.

Of course, they’re probably going to need one of those high end rigs that’ll set you back around two grand, but hey- you gotsta do what ya gotsta do. The Alpha testing will pave the way for Beta testing which you can expect in September, and hopefully, by the release date (October 28th), you can expect a game that is mostly bug-free.

Toshiba Thrive Taking On iPad 2: The Battle Begins

With technology growing quickly every single day and with the number of gadgets increasing, competition is becoming more fierce than ever before. Each device has to fight for its winning prize, that is, to be bought by consumers.

The fight in the spotlight is between Toshiba the Japanese giant and Apple, a company well known for its innovative curiosity and sexy hardware design.

High Tech Used For Military Dogs

Although the U.S. military has a plethora of tools at its disposal, it seems that they are also using high tech gear for K-9 units. The SEAL team that raided Osama Bin Laden brought one of these dogs that was equipped with high tech gear. Although dogs are already used by law enforcement agencies, they often do not have many “features” that make them less susceptible to injury or more likely to succeed whatever mission they are set to conquer.

United States Army Will Use Android Smartphones

In a world that doesn’t, DROID DOES. The United States Army wants every soldier to carry an Android smartphone. A prototype running Android that is called the Joint Battle Command-Platform, is being developed by a tech nonprofit, MITRE, and is undergoing tests.

The development kit supporting it is called the Mobile/Handheld Computing Environment and will be released to app creators in July, according to the U.S. army. The envisioned applications for the JBC-Platform will run a wide scale of tasks. There will definitely be…