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LG G Watch – the first Android Wear device to hit the market

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:18

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LG's new G Watch is the first of new-generation smartwatches running Google's new wearable devices-centric software - Android Wear - to hit the market.

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Microsoft’s Executive VP Stephen Elop details the company’s overall strategy

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:11

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With Microsoft having recently announced record-setting layoffs of 18,000 employees over the next one year, the company's overall strategy has been detailed by its Executive VP Stephen Elop, who was the CEO of Nokia before it acquisition by Microsoft.

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Pennsylvania Turnpike speed limit being increased to 70mph

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:09

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The Turnpike Commission said in a Friday statement that the speed limit for the 100-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is being increased.

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Samsung signs deal with Amazon.in to sell Galaxy K Zoom handset in India

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:43

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South Korean device manufacturer Samsung has signed an exclusivity deal with online retail giant Amazon, for the sale its latest Galaxy K Zoom handset in India.

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iFixit teardown shows LG G Watch has a surprisingly simple design

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:08

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With the LG G Watch smartwatch scheduled to hit the markets on July 11, a recent teardown of the wearable device by the iFixit team has revealed that the G Watch has a surprisingly simple design.

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GE unveils smart LED light bulb – ‘Link’

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 12:01

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A brand-new LED light bulb - called `Link' - has recently been unveiled by GE. The bulb, which GE has produced in collaboration with New York-based startup Quirky, enables the users to connect to the Web minutes after it has been inserted into an available socket.

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HP close to settle disputes with shareholders over Autonomy deal

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 11:18

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Computer giant Hewlett-Packard Co (HP) is reportedly close to settle its disputes shareholders over its troubled acquisition of British software firm Autonomy Corp.

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Barnes & Noble to spin off its Nook business

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 11:20

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Barnes & Noble on Wednesday announced its decision to spin off Nook e-reader division, which has been suffering a decline in sales for a long time.

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Google announces a slew of new apps for Glass

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 13:24

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Tech giant Google Inc on Tuesday announced the availability of a slew of new app for its high-tech $1,500 computerized eyewear, called Google Glass.

The Mountain View, California-based company announced that it has created a total of 11 new apps for Google Glass, including Runtastic, Zombies Run, Shazam, 94Fifty Basketball, Duolingo, and Livestream.

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Ringly – a new line of technology-enabled rings

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 14:11

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A new line of technology-enabled rings called 'Ringly' was recently launched by the company of the same name. Ringly is a buzzing, bejeweled ring which alerts women to emails or text messages when their handsets are in their purses.

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Apple is reportedly hiring 1,000 people for massive in-house ad operation

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 13:51

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According to an AdAge report, Apple is hiring up to 1,000 people for its in-house advertising operation. The report, citing information shared by industry sources, said that Apple's 1,000-person internal ad operation will challenge outside advertising agencies for producing the company's ads.

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Alienware announces at E3 trade show that it will be releasing a Steam Machine

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:49

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At the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3)'s pre-show on Monday, hardware manufacturer Alienware said in an announcement that it has efforts underway to launch a Steam Machine --- dubbed 'Alienware Alpha.'

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Verizon threatens legal action against Netflix for displaying “deceptive” messages

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:18

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A cease-and-desist letter was sent by Verizon Communications to Netflix on Thursday, calling for the streaming-video firm to stop displaying misleading messages to its users, blaming Verizon for slow loading of videos.

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Temple Run Franchise reaches 1 billion total lifetime downloads

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 13:02

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Imangi Studios, the developer of the popular Temple Run franchise, has revealed in an announcement made on Wednesday that the total lifetime downloads of the Temple Run franchise have now touched an enviable figure of 1 billion.

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Apple paves the way for headphones which connect to its iOS devices’ Lightning port

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 12:55

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According to a new 9to5Mac report, Apple has unveiled a new feature for devices manufacturers to enable them to build headphones which connect to the Lightning port of an iOS device instead of its 3.5mm headphone jack. The Lightning port was first introduced by Apple in the iPhone 5 model.

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Twitter blocks access to “blasphemous” content in Pakistan after PTA requests

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 12:20

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With Pakistani officials having requested Twitter to withhold access to "blasphemous" and "unethical" content, dozens of tweets and accounts for users in Pakistan have been blocked by the microblogging site.

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Popular mobile app Any.do launches a Web version

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 14:08

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According to a PCMag. com report, popular mobile app Any. do has recently launched a Web version which is presently in beta testing.

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Popular weed selling game 'Weed Firm' pulled from Apple’s App Store

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:34

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On Wednesday, tech giant Apple pulled the plug on Manitoba Games' popular 'Weed Firm' game which pivots around the concept of sale of weed by the players to earn fast cash.

Apple has taken down the 'Weed Firm' game from the App Store in spite of the fact that the game ranked at the top, in terms of downloads, for days before it was nixed on Wednesday.

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Nest CEO: Nest thermostats will not be an outlet for promotions

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:32

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With a US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing having revealed on Wednesday that Google is planning to serve ads on a wide array of connected devices, Nest Labs - which was acquired by Google this year in a $3.2 million deal - said that the company's Nest Learning Thermostats will not be an outlet for such promotions.

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IBM announces 3 analytic apps via its SoftLayer-powered cloud

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 13:23

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On Tuesday, IBM announced that it will port additional software onto its SoftLayer-powered cloud by offering three analytic apps - IBM Concert, IBM Project Catalyst, and OpenPages.

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