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Dropbox intensifies Storage Price Wars: Pro plan Gets a Major Update, Boosts Storage and Security Options

Competition within the cloud storage industry has intensified with Dropbox offering its latest business focused storage plan, which promises to offer one terabyte of data for $9.99 per month and added controls for document sharing and security. With new pricing and updates, the Pro account plan is aimed at freelancers, business customers, contractors and other [...]

China which is the largest carbon emitter is currently measures to cut down its carbon intensity which is also known as emissions per unit of GDP, by 16 to 17 percent by the end of 2015

China’s Carbon Emissions Down by 5%, Premier Li Says

China’s carbon emission of carbon intensity has declined by 5 per cent this year, which has been marked as the largest progress in recent years, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday. “China’s economy maintained medium-high growth in the first half of this year while its carbon emission has achieved the largest reduction this year, down [...]

Twitch is a multi-channel online network service that lets users watch and broadcast video game play.

Amazon Acquires Gaming Website Twitch in $970 Million Deal

E-commerce giant Amazon and streaming platform Twitch have officially announced the deal, which will see Amazon buy all outstanding shares of Twitch for nearly $970 million in cash. The deal has been approved by Twitch’s shareholders and should be completed in the second half of 2014. Google had previously been in talks to buy the [...]

Time Warner Inc. headquarters building at Columbus Circle

Time Warner Cable Working to Fix Nationwide Outage (Update: Outage Restored)

Nationwide outages of Time Warner Cable customers have been reported on Wednesday morning.  Customers are complaining that their cable and internet service is down from both the sides of the coast and an outage map floating on Microblogging site Twitter shows that the outage has affected every customer in TWC’s trail. Majority of those issues [...]

Uber’s official blog also states that the temporary trial run of the service will only be available in Santa Monica, California between Tuesday 26th August and Friday 5th September.

Uber Trials Lunch Delivery Service With UberFRESH

Taxi service Uber that connects passengers and drivers isn’t content with merely driving from place to place. The company continued its never-ending series of experimental services with the launch of its new service “UberFRESH” on Tuesday, which it claims will deliver meals from local restaurants in just 10 minutes. “We’ve all been there — that moment when [...]

The Range Rover Evoque

Oh No! US Consumers are Severely Disappointed with Carmakers

According to a survey result released by The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) on Tuesday, vehicle satisfaction levels have dunked even as Americans continue to buy cars and pickup trucks at a robust pace. Out of 21 brands that were included in the survey, 16 of them go poorer scores compared to results from 2013. [...]

Snapchat's 24 year-old co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel

Snapchat’s Massive Valuation of $10 Billion is no Big Deal for Investors

Several news outlets today broke the news that Snapchat which has no potent revenue source is raising funds from investors based on a valuation of $10 billion. The Wall Street Journal’s Evelyn Rusli and Douglas Macmillan citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter reported that Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, one of the best-known VC [...]

NSA headquarters building in Fort Meade

NSA Built Own ‘Google-Like’ Search Engine To Share Communication Records With Government Agencies

The National Security Agency has built a Google like search engine that allows multiple government agencies to search information through more than 850 billion communications records, including phone calls, cell phone locations, emails, internet chats and other communications, according to documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The search tool, dubbed ICREACH was developed [...]

Skip also allows users to skip password enabled lock-screen with a touch, provided it is paired to the phone, just like the first generation device did.

Motorola’s Upcoming Skip helps you Track your Phone & Lost Keys

Motorola’s upcoming flagship smartphone will feature a flurry of some new and exciting features! No surprises there, because when Motorola launched its flagship smartphone Moto X, it also introduced a surplus of exhilarating accessories including, Skip a tap-to-unlock NFC clip. The Skip was an attachable NFC clip (near field communication) that enabled users to duck [...]

The law will affect any smartphone manufactured on or after July 1, 2015.

California mandates anti-theft ‘kill switches’ on smartphones, law takes effect in 2015

In a move to make iCrime a thing of the past, California Governor Jerry Brown signed historic legislation on Monday that mandates all phones sold in the state have a “kill switch”. The bill states that smartphones or other connected devices must have a method to remotely lock and erase information from a phone, a feature [...]

The Intel XMM 6255 3G modem chip is slightly larger than a penny and will act as a network for billions of smart devices including wearables, sensors and industrial equipment.

World’s Smallest Internet Modem Proves that Bigger Isn’t Always Better

Intel Corp. has revealed the world’s smallest and lowest-powered standalone wireless modem which has the ability to connect to everyday things. In simple words, it can connect to Internet of Things, for example, a smart garden equipped with a gardening sensor and water valve that you can turn on with a mobile app. The Intel [...]

The American fast-food chain is now offering online “music experiences” i.e. music and entertainment offerings to consumers integrated along with its new online food-ordering app.

McDonalds Plots Global Digital Overhaul with Online Music and Entertainment

McDonalds is set to launch a new digital manifesto in a bid to expand its digital presence, modernize the brand and drive customers. The American fast-food chain is now offering online “music experiences” i.e. music and entertainment offerings to consumers integrated along with its new online food-ordering app. According to reports, McDonalds is developing a [...]

LG 4K OLED TV uses an improved panel which features LG’s proprietary Four-Color Pixel WRGB technology

LG unveils industry’s first Ultra 4K OLED TV

South Korea’s No. 2 tech giant, LG Electronics announced two new giant OLED(organic light-emitting diode)  TVs with Ultra High Definition screens on Monday, which it says will replace liquid crystal display (LCD) TVs in the near future. Using the exceptionally expensive OLED display technology, the company will launch two giant models, the LG 77EG9700 which comes [...]

Google will now have to equip its fleet of cars with manual control before can be taken out on public roads in California.

DMV Orders Google to Add Steering Wheel and Pedals for its Driverless Cars

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has introduced a new road safety rule, where all vehicles need to be equipped with a steering wheel and pedals – including notorious  Google’s self-driving car so that a human can have immediate physical control in case of severe software setback. The new rules will be effective from September [...]

Government building in Fuyang, China.

Hello Jingoistic Dreams! Chinese Designing OS to take on Apple, Microsoft and Google

Following U.S. surveillance concerns and a monopoly probe of Microsoft, China will be shipping the first version of its own homegrown PC-based operating system (OS) by October, Xinhua reported. Computer technology put a certain strain on relationship between China and US after escalating tensions over data privacy and industrial espionage including a number of run-ins [...]

A takeover of Tim Hortons would help the coffee and doughnut chain to leverage on Burger King’s know-how in global development and help boost its international growth.

Burger King Ditches American Citizenship over Canadian Coffee-and-Doughnuts

Burger King Worldwide Inc is negotiating to buy Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc., in a tax-inversion deal that would move the Miami-based hamburger seller’s domicile to Canada. The deal would create world’s third largest QSR provider with a market capitalization of roughly $18 billion (Tim Hortons has a market capitalization of $8.4 billion; Burger [...]

Goldman Sachs Tower at Night, JerseyCity

Goldman Sachs Settles $3.15 Billion FHFA Lawsuit

Goldman Sachs said on Friday that it has agreed to pay $3.15 billion, its largest bill yet to resolve a government lawsuit related to the financial crisis. The settlement is said to resolve claims that it deceived Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to end a lawsuit that was filed in 2011 by Federal Housing Finance Agency, [...]

Starting today, new and existing Sprint customers can get an unlimited data plan for talk and text for $60 a month.

Sprint rolls out new data pricing plan to take on the wireless competition

Data has become the battlegrounds for the U.S. wireless industry. Sometime back Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc. were contemplating a merger and now they are out to poach each other’s customers. In an effort to reverse the fortunes of the ailing carrier, Sprint’s new CEO Marcelo Claure this week unveiled individual and a new family service plan that offers more [...]

The move is encouraged from its long-term strategy of expanding in emerging markets to stay competitive.

Gap Inc Reports Higher Profits, Plans 40 Outlets in India

American multinational clothing and accessories retailer Gap Inc has raised its full-year profit forecast; a move stemmed from its strong sales of its lower-priced Old Navy brand. The San Francisco-based company also revealed plans on moving to one of the fastest-growing market – India with 40 stores next year. Mumbai and Delhi, two of the [...]