AMNews: Asus Eee Pad Slider Available Online, Windows Phone 7 Collects Location Data, Meg Whitman & WebOS

The brand new product from Asus - the Asus Eee Pad Slider is now available via online shopping portals Amazon, B&H and Newegg. Earlier, reports surfaced that the device was slated for launch in the U.S sometime at the end of the month.

Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Phone 7 has been tracking and collecting location based data without notifying the user. Worse even, the lawsuit filed against the company states that the WP7 device(s) in question were collecting and sending geo-location data to its servers even after users had declined authorisation to indulge in such practice.

The news of Leo Apotheker’s exit from Hewlett-Packard and his replacement by Meg Whitman as the new chief executive brought some much needed hope and relief for WebOS fans all around the world. But seems like all those hopes were just fragile as Whitman is likely to focus more on HP’s PC business and undoing all the wrongdoings committed by Apotheker.

Amidst various reports, aimed at highlighting Apple’s dominance in the smartphone market, followed by those portraying Android’s ruthless beating of older players in the market like Nokia and Research In Motion - a new study claims that people with big, fat bank accounts tend to purchase BlackBerry devices, and the iPhone 4 or its Android counterparts.

An ICT Sustainability survey has revealed that organisations around the world are still immature when it comes to using power saving green technologies. The second ICT Sustainability: The Global Benchmark Report, released by ICT solutions provider Fujitsu, conducted online surveys of CIOs and ICT managers working in large organisations using IT.