A new, slimmer credit card reader was unveiled by payments firm Square on Monday. The slimmed down Square Reader - which enables the users to accept credit card payments on most iOS devices - has been designed by a team headed by former Apple engineer Jesse Dorogusker, who is currently the VP of Hardware at Square.
According to market researcher FnGuide, projections from 25 securities firms have revealed that another record in operating profit will probably be set by bigwig South Korean device manufacturer Samsung Electronics during the
In a Monday announcement, Qualcomm revealed that it will start shipping its new Snapdragon chipset - the Snapdragon 410 chipset with 64-bit mobile processor - for low-cost handsets in 2014. The new chipset will boast 4G LTE capabilities; and is essentially intended for low-priced handsets in the emerging markets of the world.
Last week, photo-sharing app Snapchat filed a restraining order against Reggie Brown - a former classmate and fraternity brother of Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel and CTO Bobby Murphy - who is claiming that he is a co-founder of the company.
World's largest restaurant chain McDonald's Corp. reported lower than expected sales in United States in November. 32 percent of the company's revenue comes from the restaurants in United States. The company has been changing the menu options and is doing more than ever to compete with other fast-food chains.
A Friday report in The Information has revealed that Google is working on an Android-based set-top box - likely to be dubbed 'Nexus TV' - which will be capable of running the Android; as well as streaming video from services like Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube; and playing select video games.
US tech giant Apple launched a new service - the 'iBeacon' push-notification service - on Friday; giving the users of the iPhone and iPad the advantage of shopping in-store entirely with their devices. Apple is rolling out support for the iBeacon service - which is compatible with iOS 7 - at all the 254 Apple Stores in the country.
On Thursday, Google made a significant move in the direction of data portability, by announcing a new feature which will facilitate its users in downloading their entire set of Gmail messages in one single file, and doing the same with their Google Calendar items as well.
With recent reports revealing that US tech giant Apple had reached an iPhone deal with bigwig Chinese carrier China Mobile, the shares of Apple witnessed a rise on Thursday; to close at $567.90.
Bigwig US wireless carrier will soon be joining its smaller competitor T-Mobile in terms of giving its customers the advantage of a reduced monthly fees if they decide to pay for their own devices.
In a Wednesday announcement, online retail giant Amazon revealed that its Kindle tablets witnessed their best-ever holiday-weekend sales this year. Revealing that the Kindle's 2013 holiday-shopping performance was the best thus far, Amazon said that the holiday weekend recorded the sale of more Kindle Fire tablets and Kindle e-readers to customers than ever before.
With the overwhelming response of potential customers botching Motorola Mobility's Cyber Monday Moto X deal, the company was forced to postpone the sale. In the postponed re-run of the sale, the first wave of the promotion kicked off on Wednesday afternoon, and a second sale is scheduled for next Monday, December 9.
Microsoft is now venturing into the world of lingerie, yes you heard it right. Gear up ladies for some technical involvement. Right away, the tech goliath is taking its first provisional steps into the universe of undergarments.
Internet firm Yahoo has recently announced yet another acquisition --- that of social-video startup Ptch, which is backed by Dreamworks Animation. The announcement of the Ptch acquisition by Yahoo comes with the disclosure that Yahoo will shut down the startup on January 2, 2014.
Internet firm Yahoo has revealed in a Monday announcement that it has acquired natural language processing (NLP) startup SkyPhrase. While the financial terms of the acquisition have not been officially disclosed by Yahoo, the company has said that the four-member SkyPhrase team will join the Yahoo Labs business unit in the New York City offices.
On Monday, leading cloud player Salesforce said that it will be shelling out an additional $1 million amount to settle a dispute over the last-month-held Salesforce1 hackathon contest at DreamForce conference.
According to reports, a record 250,000 units of the latest version of Sony's PlayStation game console - the PlayStation 4 (PS4) - were sold across the UK on its launch weekend; thereby making it the fastest selling console in UK history.
In a recent announcement, HTC has revealed that it is launching a new variant of its flagship HTC One handset in the UK. The new variant - which will be a new model of the HTC One which already has several variants - will support dual-SIM cards and offer expandable storage.
According to reports, bigwig device manufacturer Samsung has apparently earmarked a whopping amount of $14 billion (£8.57 billion) on its massive advertising campaign across the world this year.
According to a Bloomberg News report, Microsoft has apparently narrowed its new CEO search even further; with Ford CEO Alan Mulally having edged ahead of former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop as a potential replacement for the outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Ballmer had announced in August that he will be leaving Microsoft within one year.
- Google Nexus 10 2 launch date reportedly delayed to 2014
- Ford unveils new 2015 Mustang in its first global launch
- Ford set to unveil its all-new 2015 Mustang --- the first Mustang to be sold globally
- Finnish startup Jolla Oy launches its self-titled Jolla headset in Europe
- HTC to launch dual-SIM variant of flagship HTC One handset in UK