SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: April 17, 2012

Apr 17, 2012
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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: April 17, 2012

Happy Tuesday, everyone. So you're curious to know what made news in the world of tech today? Guess what? You've come to the right place. Perhaps the biggest firestorm of the day came from Gmail's outage, which affected 2% of all Gmail users. Moving into something more fun, though, Dolby and Philips show off glasses-free 3D HD displays. And if you're into the business side of things, Intel reports flat $12.9 billion revenue in Q1 2012.

Featured: So our featured article today takes a look at one of the most viral videos that have surfaced in a long time. Good viral videos are either ones that capture a spontaneous moment, or ones that are highly orchestrated but come across as genuinely, incredibly appealing. This one is the latter. So without further ago: Why it took holographic Tupac to put the dead on tour.

Lawsuits, LTE, & Halo 4: So, here's some perhaps bittersweet news about the battle royale between Apple and Samsung - Apple and Samsung CEOs agree to talk settlement. So we'll see what comes out of that. And here's something else to see - Verizon 4G LTE to cover two-thirds of US on April 19. And finally, some great news for Halo fans. A release date has been announced for Halo 4 - Circle your calendars for November 6.


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