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AMNews: Steve Ballmer, Michael Dell, Dick Costolo, PlayStation Vita at Web 2.0 Summit 2011

Sony has announced the release date and pricing for the highly anticipated PS Vita hand-held gaming console in the UK. The company made the announcement during the Web 2.0 summit in San Francisco. The new console will be launched in the United States, Canada, Latin America and Europe on February 22nd 2012.

Michael Dell, the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of the multinational technology outfit Dell has assured that the company is not going to abandon its PC business, despite the fact that an overwhelming majority of Dell's revenues come from its business customers only.

Dick Costolo, the chief executive officer of the micro blogging platform Twitter disclosed some of the action plans his company has set for the next 5 years. Costolo made the revelation at the Web 2.0 Summit held in San Francisco last night.

Steve Ballmer, has announced that Nokia is going to roll out new devices powered by the Windows Phone operating system next week at the Nokia World event.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer claims that Android smartphones are so complicated that people need to be computer scientists to use them. Speaking during the Web 2.0 conference, Ballmer said that compared to Windows Phone, Android smartphones were far more complicated.

Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer has claimed that his company was ‘lucky' it did not buy out Yahoo for $44 billion back in 2008. The comments, which were made during the Web 2.0 summit in San Francisco, the same week as the struggling internet company announced another disappointing end quarter results.

Ravi Mandalia

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.