Google rolls out real-time search, visual search coming soon
Google has beefed up its search capabilities by releasing real-time search and announcing a new product in Google Labs, called Google Goggles, which is a visual search feature. Google made the announcements during Google's 3rd annual review of Internet search technology; an event the company calls Searchology. See full article.
RIM announces Blackberry China distribution deal
Digital China, a Hong Kong-listed information technology company, is to distribute Research In Motion's Blackberry handsets, accelerating RIM's effort to expand into mainland China. The agreement will help RIM further expand its business in China by giving it access to Digital China's national distribution network, the two companies said on Monday. See full article.
Delay in Barnes & Noble's Nook seen as setback
Efforts by Barnes & Noble Inc to get its Nook electronic reader into customers' hands suffered another setback on Monday, when the bookseller said it was postponing the in-store debut of the device until early 2010 to fulfill orders already received. See full article.
Fusion Garage rolls out JooJoo touch screen tablet
Following the very public fallout between TechCrunch's Michael Arrington and Singapore-based Fusion Garage over a tablet PC, Fusion Garage revealed its side of the story and unveiled its tablet device. Last Monday, Arrington of TechCrunch, made the declaration of the end of CrunchPad and claimed that they will file litigation against Fusion Garage. See full article.
Virgin Galatic SpaceShipTwo: Fly into space for $200,000 a seat
Virgin Galactic is ready unveiled a commercial rocket plane designed to launch tourists into suborbital space for $200,000 a seat, the company said Monday. The first glimpse of SpaceShipTwo, Virgin's first commercial passenger spacecraft, comes after beginning its private construction in 2007. See full article.