Tag: May

The Scienceblogging Weekly (May 18, 2012)

The Scienceblogging Weekly (May 18, 2012)

The Scienceblogging Weekly (May 18, 2012)

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Facebook Admits Instagram Acquisition May Be Delayed

Facebook Admits Instagram Acquisition May Be Delayed

Facebook has adjusted the date by which it expects to close its $1-billion acquisition of Instagram.

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Sprint Launching HTC EVO 4G LTE in 7 Markets May 18

Sprint Launching HTC EVO 4G LTE in 7 Markets May 18

Sprint announced on Monday the seven markets it will be launching its new marquee Android phone, the HTC Evo 4G LTE, but New York or California aren’t among the cities listed.

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Google May Be Close to Acquiring Meebo for $100 Million [REPORT]

Google May Be Close to Acquiring Meebo for $100 Million [REPORT]

Google is in discussions to acquire Meebo for as much as $100 million, sources have told the often-reliable AllThingsD.

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Issue for the week of May 19th, 2012

Issue for the week of May 19th, 2012

| May 4, 2012

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Oxygen Channel’s Social TV Platform Arrives May 18

Oxygen Channel’s Social TV Platform Arrives May 18

The Oxygen Channel is launching a new social TV platform for fans of its programming this month. The platform — Oxygen Connect — will offer viewers web exclusives, challenges for incentives and a central place to vote during competition shows.

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Issue for the week of May 5th, 2012

Issue for the week of May 5th, 2012

| April 20, 2012

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Facebook Hopes to Go Public on May 17 [REPORT]

Facebook Hopes to Go Public on May 17 [REPORT]

Facebook is looking at the May 17 date for its initial public offering, TechCrunch reports citing several source familiar with the matter.

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Samsung says to unveil new Galaxy S smartphone on May 3

Samsung says to unveil new Galaxy S smartphone on May 3

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co said on Monday it would unveil the third-generation of its flagship smartphone Galaxy S on May 3 in London, banking on a heavy marketing campaign heading into the summer Olympics in the city. Samsung became the …

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Poor spring rain projected in Africa

Poor spring rain projected in Africa

Spring rains in the eastern Horn of Africa are projected to begin late this year and be substantially lower than normal. From March to May, the rains are expected to total only 60 to 85 percentage of the average rainfall in this region. This is a signi…

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