Tech wrap: Amazon concerns hit shares
Amazon.com shares fell to their lowest level since late March on Thursday on concern about sales growth during the online retailer’s crucial fourth quarter.
Free Wi-Fi is on its way to some Japanese vending machines, reports gizmag. Much like a mobile hotspot at a local coffee shop, people near the machines would be able to connect to the internet for 30 minutes at a time and surf the web.
Just when you thought you’d never hear the words HP TouchPad ever again, the miniature version of the tablet computer that caused a frenzy when it went on sale for $99 has emerged: the HP TouchPad Go, reports the International Business Times.
Next year will see one more regional Internet registry run out of IPv4 addresses, but networking experts say 2012 will be more of a year to prepare for the inevitable shift to IPv6 than an Internet doomsday, IDG News Service reports.
As 2011’s mediocre stock market returns become final, technology investors would be wise to keep an eye on these U.S. initial public offerings of technology companies for 2012, International Business Times predicts.