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New York plans to prohibit fracking, citing health and environmental concerns

On Wednesday, New York’s health and environmental commissioners moved forward with an effort to ban fracking across the state citing unresolved health ... Read more

BlackBerry unveils New Phone, The Classic

The one time giant in the smartphone market, BlackBerry unveiled the new BlackBerry Classic on Wednesday which meant to bring the company back to its roots ... Read more

Media and tech entities rally behind Microsoft in digital privacy case

Microsoft has drummed up an impressive amount of support from ten groups of top technology, media and business organizations in its fight against the American ... Read more

American Apparel officially ousts founder Dov Charney, hires a woman CEO

American Apparel Tuesday announced veteran fashion executive Paula Schneider as the company’s new CEO and said controversial founder Dov Charney ... Read more

Google planning to launch Amazon-like ‘buy’ button and two-day shipping to retailers

While Google does not want to become a retailer like Amazon, it does aspire to become a major marketplace. The difference is, retailers requires a major ... Read more

IHG to buy boutique hotel chain Kimpton in $430 million deal

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has agreed to acquire Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Group for $430m in cash, making this the group’s first acquisition ... Read more

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    Search giant Google’s news service, Google News will no longer operate in Spain as of 16th December. The move comes after Spanish lawmakers changed the country’s law to introduce a so-called Google tax. The law, drafted by Spain’s Ministry of Culture revolves around new intellectual property laws being introduced that enable Spanish publications to charge [...]

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    Adobe to Acquire Stock Photo Firm Fotolia

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    In a surprise move, global computing giant Microsoft has updated its payment system to accept bitcoin as a payment option for a variety of digital content across its online platforms. According to the company’s payments information page, Americans can make digital purchases like apps, games and videos from its Windows Phone, Windows and Xbox marketplaces [...]

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    Amazon sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration monitioning that it would “have no choice” but to move a majority of its drone research outside the United States if it wasn’t allowed to carry out more testing outside soon. At present, Amazon is testing its delivery drones, which it hopes will gradually be able [...]

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    Sony has been hit by a second cyber attack in less than two weeks after its online PlayStation store went offline globally for more than two hours on Monday morning. The recent blackout comes after Sony Pictures got hacked last month with a bunch of high profile movies illegally leaked on piracy websites, including its [...]

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    According to a report and pictures posted on a Chinese government website, head of China’s Internet regulator met with the CEO of Facebook Inc., Apple Inc., and Amazon.com Inc., during a recent visit to the U.S. Lu Wei, minister of the Cyberspace Administration of China, visited some of the top technology firms in Silicon Valley, [...]

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    Earlier this year, Motorola came out with the second generation model of the Moto G and Moto X with few improvements and tasted more success with both. Looks like it’s time for the Moto E now. Motorola’s Moto E proved to be an immensely successful smartphone in developing markets where it also went on to [...]

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