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Best Buy Co Inc announces trade-in deal for Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Best Buy Co Inc announces trade-in deal for Microsoft Surface Pro 3

The Surface 3 laptop-tablet hybrid from Microsoft which was launched recently will now be available for purchase in the coming month. Best Buy along with other retailers has already started receiving the pre-orders for Surface 3. Best Buy is offering users a minimum $200 trade-in value for their old working tablet if they use it […]

Dell Launches Venue 10 7000 Tablet, Starts At $499

Dell Launches Venue 10 7000 Tablet, Starts At $499

After successfully launching the ultra-thin Venue 8 7000 tablet in Australia earlier this year, Dell has yet another gorgeous tablet for customers to consider. Dubbed as Venue 10 7000, a relatively high end device that comes with Intel Atom processor and focuses at business that enables users to separate work data from personal data. The […]

HTC announces One M9, features, release date and price update

HTC announces One M9, features, release date and price update

In the shadows of Samsung and Apple, HTC barely has any market share despite having good phones. The latest edition of the HTC One, dubbed M9 made its official debut back at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 on March 1, but the retail release was not announced back then. The new HTC One M9 […]

Google Announces Chrome OS Update That Includes Google Now support And Material Design

Google Announces Chrome OS Update That Includes Google Now support And Material Design

In an announcement made last week, technology giant Google said that they are bringing the ‘Google Now’ notification card into the Chrome operating system. The move is targeted at developing a more Android-like experience for the users of Google Chromebook laptops and Chromebox. Dubbed as the Chrome Launcher 2.0, the new update is available for […]

iPhone

Apple is reportedly planning to launch iPhone trade-in programme in China with Foxconn

Cupertino, California-based Apple is apparently planning to introduce a trade-in programme for iPhones in China in association with contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group to cater to the huge demand for the US-company’s used smartphones. According to reports, the iPhone trade in program will start in Apple Stores on the 31st of March. Under the programme, […]

Gmail

Google reportedly creating a new service that allows users receive & pay bills directly from their Gmail accounts

Google is reportedly working on a project that will enable Gmail users receive and pay their bills within their email accounts. According to a report published by Recode website, the service, dubbed Pony Express, would allow Gmail users to pay service providers and other bills without being required to go to a telecom or utility […]

Lexmark enters agreement to buy business software brand Kofax for $1 billion

Lexmark enters agreement to buy business software brand Kofax for $1 billion

Lexmark International, known for its printers, announced Tuesday that it will acquire Kofax, a California-based software developer company, for $1 billion deal. PC and printer makers have been struggling lately as companies cut down printing to reduce costs and consumers shifted to mobile devices from PCs. Lexington, Kentucky-based Lexmark is the parent company of Perceptive […]

Google, Intel, TAG Heuer to collaborate on luxury smartwatch

Google, Intel, TAG Heuer to collaborate on luxury smartwatch

At Baselworld in Switzerland, the world’s largest luxury watch fair, luxury Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer has announced that it will be designing a smartwatch in collaboration with U.S. tech giants Google and Intel. The watch is to rival similar devices in the consumer wearables market. With Apple being praised for their product design, the new partnership might […]

Yahoo unveils an on demand password feature

Yahoo unveils an on demand password feature

Yahoo users needn’t fear about forgetting their password anymore or having to change it every time a company they do business with is hacked. Yahoo on Sunday announced that it is now introducing “on-demand” email passwords. The new feature does not require users to remember their password, but simply log-in by a unique generated code, which […]

Uber teams up with China’s BYD for electric car testing

Uber teams up with China’s BYD for electric car testing

Uber Inc. announced on Friday that it has teamed up with Chinese automaker BYD, or “Build Your Dream” to test a fleet of electric cars for its drivers. The test programme, which was initiated a few weeks ago in Chicago, could eventually expand to other cities as well. Uber spokeswoman Lauren Alltmin stated that the […]

iPhone

Apple’s new patent filing hints at future waterproof iPhone, iPads

While it’s a little too early to start thinking about what the next Apple smartphone might look like – especially with the iPhone 6 selling like hotcakes, a new patent filing reportedly hints that the tech giant is researching waterproofing methods for its hardware. The patent could lead to waterproofing of future Apple devices that […]

AbbVie

AbbVie to acquire cancer drug maker Pharmacyclics in $21bn deal

US-based biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie announced Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire Pharmacyclics Inc for about $21 billion. The deal would give AbbVie control over Pharmacyclics’ flagship cancer drug Imbruvica, designed to treat hematologic malignancies. Under the terms of the deal, which was approved by the boards of directors of both companies, AbbVie said it […]

One Main Financial

Springleaf to acquire OneMain Financial for $4.25 billion

Springleaf Holdings Inc said Tuesday that it would acquire OneMain Financial a subprime lender from Citigroup for a cash price of $4.25 billion. Springleaf and OneMain combined would have an estimated 2.5 million customers and 2,000 branches, creating the largest subprime lender in the United States. The deal which is subject to regulatory approval, is […]

Target Store

Target to lay off thousands of jobs in cost-cutting moves

U.S. retailer Target Corp announced on Tuesday that it will downsize the workforce over the next two years as part of a restructuring that will cut more than $2 billion in costs. Brian Cornell, Target’s chief executive at a meeting on Tuesday with financial analysts and investors to outline the retailer’s business priorities for 2015, […]

Smartphone A7000

Lenovo Announces the A7000 Smartphone at Mobile World Congress

While Lenovo’s 5-inch A6000 has just gone on sale in select markets, the Chinese manufacturer has already announced yet another successor. Dubbed as A7000, it comes with even larger screen than A6000 and is the first smartphone to pack Dolby Atmos technology. The A7000 joins the maker’s other wares being showcased at Mobile World Congress. […]

Motorola Moto E

Motorola announces Moto E (2nd Gen) 3G model priced at $120, 4G version to cost $150

Motorola, a part of Lenovo on Wednesday announced the launch and immediate availability of the new version of its Moto E smartphone, the latest member of the company’s line of low-end smartphones. The new version, named as Moto E (2nd Gen) has been launched in two variants. The unlocked 3G model is available for approximately for $120 and 4G LTE version […]

Procter & Gamble to sell 100 of their least profitable brands

Procter & Gamble to sell 100 of their least profitable brands

Cincinnati-based consumer products major Procter & Gamble said Thursday that they are planning to sell off majority of a 100 brands by summer for a consolidation in various segments they operate in. The company made the announcement during the Consumer Analyst Group of New York annual conference in Boca Rato. Chief Financial Officer Jon Moeller said that the […]

Sprint

Sprint offering pre-orders for the LG G Flex 2 smartphone, features and pricing revealed

In an effort to reclaim the third place, service provider Sprint has come up with enticing offers and promos to lure lost customers, bringing in new customers and also ensuring that they remain loyal. Sprint has confirmed that it will be the first to distribute the LG G Flex 2 in the United States. Sprint […]

The Smart TV’s privacy policy also reveals what other data Samsung gathers.

Samsung under fire, its smart TV voice recognition software could transmit personal or sensitive information

South Korean tech giant Samsung has acknowledged that its smart TV products feature a voice recognition technology that captures voice data from users and transmits data gathered to an unnamed third-party company. Samsung was recently condemned by privacy advocates for its alarming feature. The company’s privacy policy warns users to be careful when speaking about personal […]