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Noon News: Apple to Celebrate Steve Jobs' Life, Google+ Traffic Subsides, SlingPlayer for Android

The life of the legendary Steve Jobs - co-founder and ex-CEO of Apple, will be celebrated by the staff of the company. A special celebration will be held in the memory of the former CEO who passed away last week.

The data analytics company Chitika said that after Google’s decision to make its social networking site Google+ available to everyone it noticed a temporary spike which has now deflated. At the time of its launch in late June, Google’s social networking site was limited to people who received invitation either from Google directly or from an existing member.

Sling Media announced on Tuesday that it is making one of its most popular products - the SlingPlayer, available for Honeycomb powered tablets. With this move by the company Android tablet users will be able to access their favourite TV programs right on their Honeycomb powered devices.

Telecom giant AT&T is planning to launch a new application for enterprises which will enable employees in an organisation to bring their Android powered mobile devices without making device management too much of a nightmarish task.

The Linux Foundation, a non profit organisation founded with the vision of speeding up the growth of the Linux OS platform, announced on Monday that it was going to hold the first ever Automotive Linux Summit. The event, as revealed by the organisation, will take place this year on November 28 at the Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan.

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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.