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Samsung ultrabooks to start at $900

Plus, U.S. lawmakers want to take on Huawei and IBM makes an acquisition

January 5, 2012

Samsung ultrabooks to start at $900 On ZDNet, reports on the pricing leak. “…a Samsung Series 5 Ultrabook popped up briefly for pre-order online before it was pulled down.What we learned from that tiny window is that there will be two flavors of the notebook to start: $899.99 for a 13.3-inch version and $949.99 for a 14-inch model that includes with a built-in DVD burner. Both will come with an Intel Core i5 dual-core processor, 4GB of RAM, 500GB hard drive and 16GB solid state drive,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

U.S. lawmakers claim Huawei sold censor tech to Iran On The RegisterBrid-Aine Parnell looks at the claim. “Six lawmakers wrote a letter to the department just before Christmas, which has now been made public, citing an article in the Wall Street Journal in October last year that had suggested Huawei had sold communications technology used for censorship,” Parnell writes. What’s your opinion?

IBM acquires green hat for software testing in the cloud On Talkin’ Cloud,   reports. ” That kind of test lab environment can take weeks or months and loads of cash to set up in a traditional arrangement, but Green Hat’s value proposition revolves around cutting both time and costs,” he writes. What’s your opinion?