Beautiful models mingled with the most dangerous weapons in the world at the LAAD 2013 defense and security show, held April 9 – 12 in Rio de Janeiro, where military contractors from Russia, the Middle East, Germany, America and all around the world showed off their wares.
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While our immediate attention is focused on the fast approaching tech-fest that is CES, let us not forget another important event taking place in January — the eagerly awaited launch of BlackBerry 10. We don’t know if its success will equal RIM’s expectations, but just this morning all major
E-Reading Company Kobo Acquires Publishing Platform Aquafadas To Make It Easier To Bring Content To Its Wares
Kobo, the Rakuten-owned e-reading company, has announced that it is to acquire the French digital publishing platform Aquafadas to bolster the breadth of content that is available to its e-reader devices, for which it claims 10 million users in 190 countries. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed.
The acquisition gives Kobo access to the Aquafadas Digital Publishing System, which the company says will able it to bring a selection of rich media – magazines, academic, comics, kid’s books and more to its customers, by providing better content creation tools for publishers.
Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but if you’re Rolex, Gucci or Apple, you probably aren’t very interested in being flattered. Due to Apple’s intense popularity, an entire industry has arisen that thrives on knocking off the iconic wares Designed in Cupertino. We’ve seen plenty in our day, and while it may strike some as if Apple’s doing absolutely nothing to curtail the aping, a new WikiLeaks release confirms otherwise. According to an electronic memo from the Beijing embassy dated September 2008, Apple began to put obvious and deliberate pressure on China to act against businesses who were copying its wares a few years back. As it turns out, knocking out the knockoffs isn’t exactly high on China’s list of governmental priorities, and progress on halting the KIRF extravaganza has been sluggish at best. The entire story is quite the exhausting read, but it’s worth delving into if you’re curious — per usual, you can get educated in the links below.