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Tech wrap: Google takes another shot at TV

October 28, 2011

Google Inc is making another push to bring its Web savvy to television sets, hoping to tap into a vast new market despite consumers’ lukewarm reaction to its initial offering. “There’s a lot of thirst for using the Web in the living room,” said Google Product Management VP Mario Queiroz, who is leading the Google TV initiative.

Samsung Electronics overtook Apple Inc as the world’s top smartphone maker in the July-September period with a 44 percent jump in shipments, and forecast strong sales in the current quarter in a clear warning to its rivals.
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HP was downgraded to “a joke” on Twitter, and suffered countless other barbs for its reversal on its plan for its PC division.

Do you ever wonder how Facebook fights spam? The company has released some details about the Facebook Immune System (FIS), which processes 650,000 actions every second, writes ZDNet.

Italian roboticists have built a quadruped robot called HyQ that can walk, trot, jump, and rear, ieee Spectrum reports.

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