Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Twitter raises $ 800 million

The Twitter social network announced on Monday 1st August, he had just concluded a new "round of major funding," led by the Global Fund DST led by Yuri Milner, with "several existing investors." Twitter did not quantify the operation, but according to the specialized site All Things Digital, the new funding amounts to $ 800 million , bringing in $ 8 billion in the overall valuation of Twitter.

The Apple icloud is already on the Internet

Anticipating the release of their full service in the cloud, icloud, Apple has released the first version for web developers. The site features an interface similar to Me. com, service to replace next year. For now, icloud provides mail, contact management, publishing and events calendar and access to Find My iPhone.

It also describes the storage of documents created with tools from Apple. icloud as a service file synchronization replace MobileMe, introduced three years ago. The storage in this service will continue even if you have made the transition to icloud until its closure on June 30, 2012. In parallel, the company has published the rates of extra storage.

Apple may sell TVs in 2012

Apple will launch three models of HDTVs in March 2012. It's a rumor, but the rumors are trademarks of the house .... The 42-inch model could have a remarkable resemblance to the Bose Vawe Video. A single optical cable would transmit the image, sound and data and televisions would be highly linked logically to the ecosystem of the manufacturer.

Patents: Apple gets to postpone the release of a Samsung tablet

Samsung announced on Tuesday, August 2, he does not market the state's shelf Galaxy 10.1 in Australia after having reached an agreement with Apple had filed a complaint, accusing the South Korean intellectual property infringement. Ten patents are concerned, identified by the Sydney Morning Herald. "Apple has filed a complaint with the Federal Court of Australia, for a version of the Galaxy 10.1 that Samsung did not intend to sell in Australia.