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Apple has hit a brick wall in its efforts to get the Samsung Galaxy Tab banned in Australia after a judge asked for proof that Samsung’s infringement harmed the sales of the iPad. The iPhone maker is currently trying to get Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablet devices banned on several continents.

Linus Trovalds has introduced the fifth release candidate for Linux 3.1. However, instead of using, the RC is being hosted on GitHub. is yet to come back online after it suffered from a massive hack attack reported last week. The move has now made GitHub the official source for downloading the new RC, for now.

Epson unveiled its brand-new Epson EH-TW9000W 3D home theatre projector, a remarkable product that could enhance home viewing and change the way people watch movies - at least that’s what the company claims.

A new study conducted by IBM reveals that social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter play a large role in influencing consumers. IBM claims that Facebook and Twitter not only influence people’s purchasing activity online, but also in brick and mortar stores.

Hitachi has unveiled its first ever 1 TB per platter hard drive.With this release, Hitachi has followed the footsteps of the arch rival Seagate, whose own 1 TB per platter hard drive hit the market this past August.

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.