Technology Sector

Iraqi government has reportedly blocked access to several websites and social media services

Iraqi government has reportedly blocked access to several websites and social me

According to Friday reports, government authorities in Iraq have started blocking access to Facebook, Twitter, YouTubeand other websites and social media services in the country. There has been no official disclosure by the government about the reason behind blocking the services.

Analysts’ reactions to Apple’s Beats acquisition have been mixed

Analysts’ reactions to Apple’s Beats acquisition have been mixed

Two weeks back, tech giant Apple announced its acquisition of headphone maker Beats Electronics in a $3 billion deal --- a move which has fetched mixed reactions from tech-industry experts and analysts.

SoftBank unveils ‘Pepper’ --- the 'world's first robot with a heart'

SoftBank unveils ‘Pepper’ --- the 'world's first robot with a heart'

In a highly noteworthy move, Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank has marked its foray into the robotics business with the unveiling of a new robot dubbed 'Pepper.' The new humanoid-on-wheels introduced by SoftBank is a robot which can read human emotions and has been designed for companionship.

Business Insider spots an irony --- Apple running Windows OS at its Austin production facility!

Business Insider spots an irony --- Apple running Windows OS at its Austin produ

Business Insider has highlighted in a recent report that Apple apparently runs Microsoft's Windows software in its production facility at Austin, Texas.

Intel and A4WP group working to bring wireless charging as standard in mobile devices by 2015

Intel and A4WP group working to bring wireless charging as standard in mobile de

During the course of an Intel Satellite event at the Computex trade show in Taiwan on Wednesday, Intel revealed that it - along with the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) group - currently has efforts underway to bring wireless charging as standard in tablets, laptops, and smartphones by 2015.

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