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Phil Schiller: Removal of headphone jack marks Apple’s desire for technological progress

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 07:03

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About Apple's move to remove the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone 7, which was unveiled on September 7, the company's marketing chief Phil Schiller said that the elimination of the headphone jack from the latest iPhone is pure expression of Apple's yearning for technological progress.

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Apple sued by iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners affected by ‘Touch Disease’ problem

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 07:51

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In a proposed US-wide class-action lawsuit filed in California's Northern District federal court on Saturday, owners of tech giant Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets have complained that their handsets suffer from a design defect which causes a gradual unresponsiveness of the touchscreens of the devices, eventually making them inoperable.

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Google adds two popular games -- Solitaire and Tic-tac-toe -- to Search

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 08:04

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In a recent announcement, Web search giant Google has revealed that it is rolling out two popular, classic games -- Solitaire and Tic-tac-toe -- straight into its search engine and standalone Google Search app.

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HP Inc. posts better than expected financial results for its fiscal Q3

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 07:40

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On Wednesday, personal computer and printer manufacturer HP Inc. reported the earnings for its fiscal third-quarter, posting higher-than-estimated quarterly revenue and profit figures, thanks to the fact that demand for the HP notebooks has recovered.

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Facebook’s opens ‘Area 404’ hardware lab within its Menlo Park headquarters

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 10:52

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On Wednesday, social network Facebook opened its new, dedicated hardware laboratory - the 'Area 404' hardware lab - within its headquarters at Menlo Park, California.

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California Gov. Jerry Brown against bail for Leslie Van Houten

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 11:37

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Jerry Brown, the Governor of the state of California, has decided not to approve parole to former Manson family member Leslie Van Houten, who was a follower of Charles Manson.

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Unemployment Rate in California Climbs for First Time in Almost Six Years

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 08:54

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The unemployment rate in California is on the rise. After May's 5.2 percent the unemployment rate in the state climbed to 5.4 percent in June. According to the Employment Development Department, increase in unemployment rate was noted for the first time in about six years.

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Yahoo’s Second Quarter Earnings Report Fall Short of Expectations

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 07:12

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On Monday Yahoo Inc reported its earnings for the second quarter which could not keep up with the Wall Street expectations. This might well be the last financial report of Yahoo before its core business is sold off.

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After Months of Disappointing Sales Report Gap gets a Breather

Sun, 07/10/2016 - 05:26

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After dropping sales for several months, Gap has come out with flying colors in June. Gap said its comparative sales moved up two percent in June. That's the first monthly increase for the retailer in a year and surpassed expectations.

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Google connects US and Japan through undersea cable

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 02:49

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 America internet giant, Google has said that that a long undersea cable backed by six companies connecting the United States and Japan is now operational.

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Former Corinthian Students get some Relief as Education Department Forgives $171 Million in Debt

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 08:28

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Corinthian Colleges Inc, which is now defunct, was a huge for-profit post-secondary education company in North America.

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Ten people injured at California rally

Mon, 06/27/2016 - 13:07

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The authorities in Sacramento, California have said that around ten people were injured on Sunday after violence started between a white supremacist group and counter-protesters in the city.

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Wildfire warnings posted for California, Nevada and Arizona

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 13:30

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The authorities have issues Wildfire warnings for three states in the western part of the United Sates including southern portions of California, Nevada and Arizonaon Sunday as fire continue to threaten communities.

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Jobless Rate in California Drops in May to Nine Years Low; West Virginia still Among States with Most Unemployment

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 06:08

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Jobless rates in many of the U. S states dropped in May and California was one among them. According to Employment Development Department's report, the state's unemployment rate fell last month to its lowest point in nine years.

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Southern California affected by wildfire

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 12:32

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Southern California has been affected by a wildfire spread across an area of 1,400 acres and is threatening neighbouring states.

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Symantec will Buy Security Firm Blue Coat in a Cash Deal of $4.65 Billion

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 08:16

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Blue Coat Systems Inc is being taken over by Symantec Corp. in a cash deal of approximately $4.65 billion. The deal will add to the company's cyberdefense technology.

Greg Clark, the CEO of Sunnyvale, California based Blue Coat will head the combined corporation and will also join its board when the deal is completed in the third quarter, mostly expected in October.

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Jeff Bezos says The Impact of Emergence of Artificial Intelligence is “Gigantic”

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 08:03

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In California, while speaking at the Code Conference Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said that the emergence of artificial intelligence and machines that can be connected to speakers to perform regular chores can be "gigantic."

 

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