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Microsoft Under Scrutiny By The Chinese Government, Faces Antitrust Probe

In the latest of a growing number of competition probes that have unnerved U.S. technology companies in China, a Chinese regulator has opened an anti-monopoly ... Read more

Dating Site OkCupid Admits To Experimenting On User’s Compatibility Data

In a bid to refine the formula for finding love, online dating site OkCupid admitted to altering thousands of user profiles in a series of experiment ... Read more

Lithium battery that could last for days may be coming soon

Battery life remains a huge issue in devices ranging from smartphones to electric vehicles. While computing technology continues to evolve at a breakneck ... Read more

Bose Files Lawsuit Against Beats Electronics Over Noise-Cancelling Patent

Bose Corp, one of the leading companies when it comes to sound technology has sued Beats Electronics over multiple alleged patents it holds related to ... Read more

UK Begins Bidding for Fracking Licenses Today

The U.K is set to begin, the bidding process today, for the next set onshore oil and gas exploration licenses, including shale gas, a solution is viewed ... Read more

Social media’s changing trend, users get paid for profitable posts

This month two new social networks were launched that share their profits with users for posts which go viral and attract advertisers. Instead of keeping ... Read more

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  • Facebook posted earnings of 42 cents a share, excluding one-time items, on revenue of $2.91 billion, up 61 percent from $1.81 billion from the same quarter last year.

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    Social media giant Facebook once again demonstrated its mastery of the mobile computing wave by reporting bumper earnings growth in revenue and profits for the second quarter, thanks to its robust mobile ad business. “We had a good second quarter,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO, in a statement. “Our community has continued to [...]

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  • Target, which is the second largest discount retailers in U.S., said the app will be available to shoppers starting this month

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  • China is now home to 632 million Internet users, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) report

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