Topic / Silicon Valley

Toshiba, Samsung, Sony and Nokia align on new Mobile High-Definition Link

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Toshiba has announced that it will partner up with Nokia, Samsung, Sony and Silicon Image to form a new working group for a new standard. Called the Mobile High-Definition Interface Working Group, it is supposed to be a new connector that will connect mobile phones or portable media devices to a high-definition television or display.  The new technology will be based on Silicon Image’s Mobile High-Definition Link (or MHL). According […]

Silicon Valley leaders go against Prop. 8

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A number of executives and investors in Silicon Valley have announced that they will be opposing Proposition 8, a ballot measure (sort of like a referendum) that would add in the California’s state constitution the definition that a man and a woman are allowed to be married – eliminating any same-sex marriage taking place in the state. Executives from Google, Facebook, Adobe, Yahoo, eBay and Intuit are named as “honorary […]