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Amsterdam-based startup, Zoku introduces a new hotel concept that provide “global nomads”

An Amsterdam-based startup- Zoku has introduced a new hotel concept that provides “global nomads” with a local social life. The new hotel embraces the blurring of work or life boundaries that are mostly viewed between business and leisure, which stands as the inspiration behind this new hotel concept, with crow sourced design features, which will […]

Xiaomi to Open Its Official Online Store in US and Europe

Xiaomi to Open Its Official Online Store in US and Europe

Xiaomi, a Chinese, privately owned consumer electronic company, is set to launch its official online store – Mi.com -in the US and in the United Kingdom, Germany, and France. The company will focus on selling its highly popular hardware accessories like Mi Headphones, Mi Power bank battery charger, and Mi band device-cum-fitness tracker; rather, selling […]

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Charter Communication to Acquire Time Warner Cable for $55 Million

Charter Communication is close to take over Time Warner Cable at $55 million, which would make it as the largest pay-TV provider in South California. The acquisition is expected to be disclosed on Tuesday, considering more likely to clear regulatory barrier, compared to the present scuttled acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast Corporation, which […]

Big brands are no longer special to Target, to focus more on organic food products

Big brands are no longer special to Target, to focus more on organic food products

According to reports, Minneapolis-based retailer, Target Corp recently informed its suppliers that it didn’t want to put as much money and effort into promoting some of their packaged products as it did in the past and instead wants to focus on healthier options. The move reflects the shifting taste of shoppers who are more inclined to […]

LA Times publisher, Tribune Publishing to buy UT-San Diego for $85 million

LA Times publisher, Tribune Publishing to buy UT-San Diego for $85 million

Tribune Publishing on Thursday agreed to purchase U-T San Diego newspaper for $85 million, giving the company a grip over the publishing business in California’s two largest cities. The cash and stock deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015. Tribune Publishing Co already owns the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore […]

ZTE launches Nubia Z9 smartphone with bezelless display

ZTE launches Nubia Z9 smartphone with bezelless display

After numerous leaks and rumors over the Internet for the last couple of months displaying its bezel-less design, features and specifications, telecommunication equipment maker ZTE has finally pulled the wraps of the flagship smartphone Nubia Z9 in China. The new flagship device was made official on Wednesday at an event held in Beijing and from […]

Whole Foods to launch lower-cost chain to target younger shoppers

Whole Foods to launch lower-cost chain to target younger shoppers

Whole Foods, the upscale grocery store often called as Whole Paycheck for its prices, is gearing up to open a new, lower-cost chain of stores for people who can’t otherwise afford to buy its premium and organic food. The company said Wednesday that it is building a team that will focus solely on the new, […]

General Electric Company teams up with Apple, Qualcomm in new lighting business

General Electric Company teams up with Apple, Qualcomm in new lighting business

On Monday, General Electric Co announced collaborations with Qualcomm Inc and Apple Inc as part of its plans to work on revamping its 130 year old lighting business. The cooperation will allow GE to dive into the emerging and increasingly competitive market for connected lighting that integrates with smart devices and a growing market appetite […]

Microsoft to launch Nokia Lumia 840 soon, might replace Nokia Lumia 830 with better specs

Microsoft to launch Nokia Lumia 840 soon, might replace Nokia Lumia 830 with better specs

Microsoft is reportedly in the works of the Nokia Lumia 840 which might replace its predecessor Nokia Lumia 830 which was launched in 2014 alongside the Nokia Lumia 730. It has been announced that in some countries, like India, the Nokia Lumia 830 will be succeeded by the Lumia 840 once the existing stock of the […]

Acer reveals Liquid X2 with 4000mAh battery and three SIM card slots

Acer reveals Liquid X2 with 4000mAh battery and three SIM card slots

Acer is finally bringing a smartphone into U.S. market by launching its latest flagship Android handset, the Acer Liquid X2. The mighty and attractive Acer Liquid X2 was announced at the company’s global press event in New York on Thursday, April 23. The latest flagship Android handset boasts flagship specs improving on its predecessor with […]

Websites prepare for ‘Mobilegeddon’ as Google favors mobile-friendly sites

Websites prepare for ‘Mobilegeddon’ as Google favors mobile-friendly sites

Back in February, search giant Google had said that it was going to make mobile-friendliness matter more to its search-engine rankings. On Tuesday, the company imposed new tweaks to its search ranking, prioritizing sites that feature mobile-friendly designs. The algorithm update dubbed “Mobilegeddon” is one of the biggest changes in the history of Google’s search engine. […]

Disney Research’s new 3D printer can print fabric objects

Disney Research’s new 3D printer can print fabric objects

3D printers have been pouring into the market, since the last several years. However, older models used plastic instead of other flexible materials like fabric and the objects printed were rigid and hard. Well as it turns out now, 3D printed objects from fabrics could be the future of 3D printing. A team from Disney’s research […]

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Sony officially unveils new flagship Xperia Z4 smartphone

Sony Corp on Monday unveiled its latest flagship Android smartphone, the Xperia Z4. The announcement of the device was made on their Japanese website, disclosing the specs and slating it for a mid-year release in Japan. Even though the smartphone maker has not yet announced an international launch date, the device is clearly meant for global […]

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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]