Samsung fansite SamMobile claims that the much-rumored “Galaxy Gear” smartwatch will debut at the “Samsung Unpacked Episode 2” event, which is taking place at the IFA exhibition in Berlin, Germany on September 4.
The website, which has also been a constant source of Samsung tablet rumors in recent times, says that the smartwatch will act as a companion device to the firm’s collection of Galaxy smartphones and tablets.
Previous reports have indicated that Samsung will take the wrap off a smartwatch and the third-generation Galaxy Note phablet at the German tech exhibition.
The just-released Reuters Institute Digital Report 2012, which surveyed users across five countries, including the U.S., shows that 58% of tablet owners in the U.K. use the device to access news every week. Reuters says these users are more likely to pay for news content and 44% say they find the experience better than a PC.
“In the U.K., we find that some newspaper brands with paid apps do significantly better on a tablet than on the open internet – in terms of overall market share,” Reuters said.
Over a quarter of those surveyed online in the U.S. and the U.K. also reported that they access news via their smartphone each week. The [...]
The EU watchdog will look at the deals between Apple and publishers including Simon & Schuster, Harper Collins, the UK's Penguin, France's Hachette Livre and Germany's Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck.
Apple was the first retailer to allow publisher to move to 'agency agreements', in which allows publishers are allowed to set the price at which online bookshops sell e-Books. In the past, publishers were able to set the wholesale price of the e-Books, while the retailers had the sole responsibility of deciding what price to sell them at.
"The Commission has concerns that these practices may breach EU antitrust rules that prohibit cartels [...]
New York-based StoryDesk offers a what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) cloud-based tablet publishing platform for enterprise, and CatalogApp represents its flagship service, enabling sales and marketing staff to easily create product lines, in order to show and sell products directly from their iPad tablet.
StoryDesk exhibited at last month's Tablet in Enterprise (TiE) exhibition in London and its two iPad applications are now being used by more than 500 companies in a range of industries, including pharmaceutical firms and those working in financial services.
StoryDesk now offers a free 30-day trial for users to create their sales catalog, and view this on their [...]