Morning Tech News (14 May 2012) - The Tech Duel
Nokia’s renaissance, Apple drops the term ‘4G’, Apple Buying TV maker Loewe, the implications of Facebook’s IPO and new MacBook Pros inbound.
- Nokia’s last stand: can the 147-year-old company design its way back? – Can Marko Ahtisaari, Nokia’s 43-year-old chief designer and Stephen Elop, the new CEO, turn Nokia into the world’s premier smartphone manufacturer again?
- Apple gives in: iPad 3 drops ‘4G’ tag to avoid lawsuits. – After several issues with the naming of the new wireless technology in their New iPad, Apple have decided to change the branding in certain markets.
- Apple Interested In Acquiring German Television Maker Loewe? – The rumour mill surrounding Apple’s supposed desire to enter the Television market heats up with the rumour that the Cupertino based giant is looking at buying German television manufacturer Loewe.
- Facebook’s IPO: The social business implications. – With Facebook on the brink of becoming a public company, ZDNet takes a look at the implications of what is gearing up to be the largest IPO in history.
- Unreleased 2012 MacBook Pro and iMac Models Showing Up in Benchmarks. – With Intel’s Ivy Bridge chipset in mainstream circulation, most manufacturers have begun slipping them into production units, the Mac faithful are now waiting for the newest incarnation of their iconic MacBook Pro range and it looks like they might not have to wait much longer.