Below are the Today's top headlines in Tech and Social Media :
Samsung Announces LTE Versions of Galaxy S II & Galaxy Tab 8.9
Ahead of the IFA trade show in Berlin beginning Friday, Samsung has announced LTE variants of the Galaxy S II smartphone and Galaxy Tab 8.9 tablet. The new versions of these devices will have fast wireless data transfer capability with download speeds as fast as 100 Mbps.
Apple Patent Claims Delays Galaxy Tab 10.1 Launch in Australia
The launch and advertisement of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet has been delayed until at least September 30 after Apple stepped up its patent infringement battle in Australia’s federal court.
Eric Schmidt: If You Don’t Want To Use Your Real Name, Don’t Use Google+
Google+ was meant to be an identity service, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said this weekend, shedding some light on Google’s reasoning behind Google+’s controversial real-name policy.
Social Media-Related Libel Cases Double in UK
According to research from UK legal firm Sweet and Maxwell, libel cases resulting from posts from social networks such as Facebook and Twitter have doubled in the last year.
* Samsung is set to enter the mobile messaging market with ChatON, a free texting, group chat and video/image sharing app compatible with multiple smartphone and feature phone OSes.
* The City of New York has launched a Google Maps-powered application to help residents report on damage caused by this weekend’s tropical storm.