06 Feb '12, 11am

TechStream: Micron names new CEO, iPad owners happier than Kindle Fire ones

Micron Technology has named company veteran Mark Duncan as chief executive a day after longtime chairman and CEO Steve Appleton was killed in a plane crash on Friday. Mr Duncan joined as chief technology officer before becoming chief operating officer in 2007. Kindle Fire owners are 'less satisfied' than Apple iPad ones, said a survey compiled by United States research firm, Changewave. Kindle Fire owners were most pleased about the cost of the device, its colour screen and ease of use but only 54 per cent of the Amazon tablet owners said they were 'very satisfied' with the product compared to 74 per cent of iPad owners. Complaints include the Kindle Fire not having a volume control, no camera and a smaller screen size than Apple's iPad. 'Lazy Cow' syndrome spoof-video becomes Internet hit. The "mockumentary", which satirises Britain's benefit cheats, features fictional mu...

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