There are many interesting things coming across on our daily life. So we thought it might be a good idea to share the piece of information that we thought might be worth sharing. Let’s treat this as a trial run and we hope we can keep it up.
Mozilla heading into the mobile war
Mozilla revealed preliminary plans today to take the Gecko engine that drives its Firefox browser and turn it into an open-source operating system that will eventually work on phones and tablets. Interesting. Apparently, the boost of Google’s Android inspired the browser maker to believe that at least they can get a piece from this huge mobile cake.
RIM cuts 11% of its workforce
While Mozilla seems happy to go into a war that is already crowded by a few serious competitors, Research in Motion (RIM) that used to dominant the smartphone marketplace seems to be very struggle at the moment, cut 2000 employees in an effort to reduce the costs. Since none of their recent come-ups, namely the touch screen version of BlackBerry and the iPad-type of Playbook, seem successful, what to save RIM, a Canadian company?
Fake Apple Stores in China
Two out of five faked Apple Store in China were asked to shut down by the officials, not because of the piracy concerns but due to the lack of business permits. One of the knock off stores is still up and running because it’s in the process applying the official reseller license from Apple. The good thing is none of the fake stores are selling fake Apple products. Apparently, the products they sell are legitimately acquired from the official Apple reseller in Kunming. But still faking anything isn’t cool, no matte how hard and how good you make them.
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