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Exercise While You Work, Upgrade Your Workstation with This Invention

Sitting in front of the computer all day long glued to the chair? How frustrating is that? Did you know that there’s a study that claims that sitting is just as bad for you as smoking, regardless of how many hours you put to exercise. It simply does no good, well, except the paycheck. But [...]

Most texting and driving happen during 5 o’clock traffic, when a huge number of cars drive en masse.

New Radar Gun In Development To Detect Texting Drivers

ComSonics, a Virginia-based company is developing a radar gun-like device that will help police officers detect drivers who are texting. The company claims the gadget works by picking up radio frequencies that emit from a vehicle when someone inside is using a phone, surfing the internet or texting. Because texting, calling, and data transferring emit [...]

The next version of its Android operating system will encrypt user data by default, which means data will be inaccessible unless the person has the decryption key. (Google I/O Device Lab)

Following iOS 8 Lead, Google steps up encryption on devices

A day after Apple detailed its new privacy measures; Google also announced that they will be boosting up the encryption tactics on devices powered by their Android operating systems. The next version of its Android operating system will encrypt user data by default, which means data will be inaccessible unless the person has the decryption [...]

The collaboration can prove to be advantageous to T Mobile also as it intends to establish and grow itself as a premium network carrier in the U.S.

ZTE Brings T-Mobile-Exclusive 5.7-Inch ZMAX Phablets

Chinese Smart phone maker ZTE is introducing a new 5.7-inch phablet that’ll be exclusively available on T-Mobile from Sept. 24. As competition between smartphone manufacturers has intensified, the Chinese company hopes to claim a larger share of American market by offering a new device with some of the most sought after characteristics, bigger display, larger [...]

Virginia attorney general, Mark Herring, made the denunciations, which identify with the sale of securities to the state’s retirement fund from the year of 2004 to 2010.

Virginia Sues 13 Banks for $1.15Billion over alleged Mortgage Bond Fraud

Citigroup, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs Group, Barclays, HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland are among 13 banks whose units were sued for $1.15bn by Virginia over sale of residential mortgage-backed securities during the financial crisis. Virginia attorney general, Mark Herring, made the denunciations, which identify with the sale of securities to the state’s retirement [...]

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California Regulators Deem Uber and Lyft’s Ride-Sharing Services Illegal

Uber Technologies, Lyft and Sidecar in a statement on Friday, announced that they will continue offering their new carpooling service in spite of a California Public Utilities Commission letter that calls them illegal under the state’s licensing laws. Uber, as a matter of fact, issued a contentious proclamation ridiculed the commission for trying to suppress [...]

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Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Features and Key Specifications (Plus: Apple Watch)

“The next chapter in Apple’s story,” says Tim Cook, smiling as he took the stage to announce the two highly anticipated devices of the year. Since he took over the reins from late Steve Jobs as chief executive in 2011, Wall Street analysts and investors have waited for the day when Apple products would finally [...]

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds up Amazon Fire Phone at a launch event in Seattle.

Amazon 3D Smartphone Sees Price Drop, Fire phone Now Sells For 99 Cents

On Monday, global e-commerce giant Amazon announced that it just dropped the price of its maiden smartphone, the Fire phone from $199 to $0.99 with a two-year contract with AT&T. The Fire Phone has two variants, a 32GB and a 64GB. The $0.99 goes for the basic 32GB with a two-year contract, a year of [...]

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Here Comes the iPhone 6: Watch Live Stream Online & Event Preview

The countdown is finally over. Sell your car, sell your kidney’s and sell your kids. The iPhone 6 has finally arrived! The Silicon Valley tech giant is set to reveal the gen-next smartphone today making it one of the most anticipated launch events of the year. There are a few rumors going on about the [...]

John Kindervag, Forrester research analysts said the Home Depot hack attack could affect similar numbers or could be more

Home Depot Data Breach Could Be Worse than Target

The largest American retailer of home improvement and construction products and services, Home Depot Inc, has confirmed that its payment systems at more than 2,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada have been breached by hackers and could affect customers who used credit and debit cards to purchase items. The number of credit cards exposed [...]

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler .

FCC Boss: U.S. needs more high-speed Broadband Competition

Americans are left with limited choices amongst providers of high-speed internet services, with less than one in four homes having access to two or more providers of broadband speeds are now quickly turning into “table stakes” in the world of modern communication, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Thursday. FCC Chairman, Tom Wheeler, said [...]

Caxiabank, on Sunday evening said in a statement that it would pay around 800 million Euros ($1.05 billion) for Barclay’s retail banking division

British Barclays to sell Spanish Unit to Caixabank at a loss of £500 Million

Caixabank SA, Spain’s third-largest bank by market capitalization has agreed to buy Barclays PLC’s retail banking division in Spain for 800 million Euros ($1.05 billion) as the British entity retreats from less profitable geographies, the latest in its plans to streamline itself by offering noncore businesses. Caixabank, on Sunday evening said in a statement that [...]

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Ralph Lauren Enters Wearable Tech Market, Unveils Biometric Shirts at the U.S. Open

One of the most established luxury brands, Ralph Lauren could be the first big fashion brand out of the stalls when it comes to combining clothes and smart technology. Ralph Lauren Corp. has unveiled a line of Polo Tech smart shirts, which is being worn by some ball boys and athlete Marcos Giron at this [...]

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 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 [...]

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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 [...]

Mike Huseby, CEO of Barnes & Noble, during the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Samsung along with Barnes & Noble unveils Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

The US book chain Barnes & Noble and South Korean electronics maker Samsung have joined forces to release the latest version of its Nook electronic reading device, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. The Galaxy Tab 4 Nook was announced on Wednesday at an event held at Barnes & Noble’s store in Union Square, New [...]

A month ago, Morgan Stanley told junior bankers and staff members on its capital-markets work areas it will raise their base compensations by to the extent that 25%.

Wall Street Millennial Bankers Wages to Rise Again: Sources

Wall Street banks are currently under pressure to improve working conditions of a new generation of bankers to fight defection and are thus raising salaries and limiting working. Banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc., Bank of America Corp. and Morgan Stanley are planning to compensate better for many [...]