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Vine gives its web version a major usability upgrade

Vine gives its web version a major usability upgrade

In a Thursday blog post, Twitter-owned content-sharing site Vine revealed that it is giving a major usability upgrade to its web version.

Ignition problems lead to 824,000 cars recall by General Motors

Ignition problems lead to 824,000 cars recall by General Motors

Ignition problems in the General Motors cars that supposedly have resulted in 12 deaths and 30 accidents have led to recall of more than 824,000 cars by General Motors. Last month, the company sent out a note to recall 1.6 million cars with industry analysts questioning the delay in recalling the vehicles when the company knew about the defect way back in 2001 itself.
 

King Digital, Candy Crush creator, sets IPO prices of $22.50

King Digital, Candy Crush creator, sets IPO prices of $22.50

King Digital Entertainment has certainly hit a jackpot with the creation of Candy Crush, a game played by millions all over the world. Courtesy, the success of Candy Crush Saga, the company is all set to find out the amount of belief investors are able to place on its success.

Medium launches simple ‘just for reading’ iPhone app

Medium launches simple ‘just for reading’ iPhone app

Blogging platform Medium has recently launched a simple iPhone app which is 'just for reading.' The read-only app released by Medium is only for browsing, not creating content. The app essentially enables the users to read blogs only on the Medium website.

Facebook acquiring WhatsApp for $16 billion

Facebook acquiring WhatsApp for $16 billion

Popular social network Facebook has revealed that it is acquiring mobile instant-messaging service WhatsApp for approximately $16 billion. The acquisition is apparently aimed at expanding the global reach of Facebook.

Apple-Tesla merger rumor helped send Tesla stock up to $203.70 on Tuesday

Apple-Tesla merger rumor helped send Tesla stock up to $203.70 on Tuesday

As a result of recent reports of a possible Apple-Tesla merger, the shares of electric car maker Tesla Motors witnessed a 3 percent gain on Tuesday, closing at $203.70 --- a new closing high for the company. It marks the first 'over $200' closing for Tesla.

Google, VMW partner up to allow legacy Windows software to run on Chrome OS

Google, VMW partner up to allow legacy Windows software to run on Chrome OS

In a Wednesday announcement, Google and VMWare have revealed that they have signed a partnership which will allow legacy Windows software to run on Chrome OS. As a result of the partnership, Google's low-cost Chrome OS laptops and desktop boxes will run Windows-only enterprise software, like accounting applications.

Comcast reportedly acquiring Time Warner Cable for $44.2 billion

Comcast reportedly acquiring Time Warner Cable for $44.2 billion

In a late Wednesday report, CNBC revealed that Comcast Corp. is acquiring Time Warner Cable Inc. in an all-stock deal valued at approximately $44 billion. The move will result in the merger of the two leading cable companies in the US.

HTC signs ‘patent and technology collaboration’ deal with Nokia

HTC signs ‘patent and technology collaboration’ deal with Nokia

Taiwanese device maker HTC has revealed in a recent statement that it has signed a 'patent and technology collaboration' deal with Finland-based handset maker Nokia. The deal signed by HTC and Nokia marks the settlement of all the long-running patent-infringement lawsuits which the two companies are fighting against each other.

Apple next iOS 7 update will fix “screen of death” glitch

Apple next iOS 7 update will fix “screen of death” glitch

According to a Mashable report, citing the information shared by Apple spokesperson Trudy Muller, the next iOS 7 update from Apple will include a fix for the much-dreaded "white/black screen of death."

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