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Target, which is the second largest discount retailers in U.S., said the app will be available to shoppers starting this month

Target Launches Image Recognition Shopping App Aimed At Boosting Sales

Now shopping for products will only be a photo away, thanks to image-recognition technology. In its latest effort to boost sales, Target Corp has introduced a new app that allows shoppers to buy items by simply scanning magazine ads using their smartphones. Target, which is the second largest discount retailers in U.S., said the app [...]

China is now home to 632 million Internet users, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) report

China’s internet population growth reaches to 632 million, majority using mobile devices for online access

China’s Internet adoption rate had been growing over the years but that growth now appears to be decelerating, analysts say. China is now home to 632 million Internet users, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) report on the state of internet penetration and usage by the Chinese population. That includes the 14.4 [...]

describes Jibo as an emotive robot that is designed specifically to better the lives of the family that owns it and to become part of that family.

Jibo, World’s First Family Robot Will Be Available in 2015

Technology has been evolving over the time and virtually every organisation uses an automated system these days. The latest one about to hit the shelves is the eponymous robot called Jibo, the world’s first family robot that could revolutionize personal robotics. It not only recognizes each member of a family but also sees to the unique needs and [...]

Apple stores have become ubiquitous around the world, with regard to its wide presence in shopping malls.

Apple can trademark store design and layout in Europe, court rules

According to recent reports, the European Court of Justice has ruled that Apple will now be allowed to register the layouts of its Apple Retail Stores as trademarks in Europe’s member states, adding to Apple’s worldwide list of intellectual property rights. Apple had already earned approval from the United States government to trademark its store’s layout [...]

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GE Develops World’s Most Advanced Calorie-Counter

  (Video Source: GE Research) Researchers at GE have created a prototype device that instantly measures the calories in your food. So far it only works on blended food items and the calorie counter would require a homogenous mixture in order to get an exact reading. Researchers are hoping to create a variant of the [...]

Avast was able to recover tens of thousands of personal files including e-mails, text messages, personal photos and even nude selfies of the owners.

Android Factory Reset Option Doesn’t Remove All Your Personal Data

Hundreds of millions of Android users have potentially used the Android’s factory reset option to wipe of confidential data before selling it or donating it, they assume all that data is gone permanently from the device. But a new study from the makers of security products for mobile and desktop devices, Avast claim that Android’s built-in factory reset [...]

Chubbies has not only tapped in to the $3 billion casual men’s shorts markets, it utilized social media marketing to rise by 840 per cent from 2012 to 2013.

Chubbies: Dominating $200 Billion Millennial ‘Mericas Market

Pitching products through social networking has reached a saturation level, wherein their effective is more often questioned. Marketers and Brand owner’s dream of gaining smashing success, through a campaign that goes viral and helps their brand radiate triumph for years to come in the hall of fame! Sadly, in its most recent State of the [...]

Air Globe recreates the atmosphere of one's preferred destination by gathering continuous information on the temperature, humidity levels, smells and even the sounds of the particular place.

Air Globe by Pei-Chih: Experience the World’s Weather in Your Living Room!

What is one of the best parts of an escape from the grey skies of your town for an exotic vacation in the beaches of Cyprus or the Western Cost of Australia? A long-haul in the mid-climate where summer flowers are just starting to bloom and those sandy-beaches! Or perhaps, somewhere cooler! What if experiencing [...]

The company behind Wink, Quirky wants to accelerate the adoption of smart-home products.

This start-up could give Apple’s HomeKit and Google’s SmartHome a run for their money

(Image Courtesy of Wink) Quirky owned company, Wink, teams up with The Home Depot to give Apple’s HomeKit, Google’s Smart Homes, Lowe’s Iris and Staples Connect a run for their money with its new home automation platform. To those who’re interested in a quick background on Quirky: It is an inventive start-up that fields over [...]

Wal-Mart slashes prices of iPhone 5S and 5C ahead of expected iPhone 6 launch

Wal-Mart slashes prices of iPhone 5S and 5C ahead of expected iPhone 6 launch

With the iPhone 6 widely expected to land in the fall, Apple is trying to entice consumers by slashing the price of the upcoming devices predecessors. The soon-to-be-outdated iPhone 5S reduced its store price tag from $149 to $99 at Wal-Mart (with two-year contract) and the less powerful iPhone 5C which is known for its plastic-exterior dropped [...]

According to the study, Facebook uses software to ascertain which of the nearly 1,500 positive and negative available posts will show up in a user's News Feed

Facebook’s Psychological Experiment Secretly Manipulated News Feeds of Users in 2012

Facebook has secretly manipulated the news feeds of users in an attempt to gauge their emotional response in a study that has prompted outrage among users who are criticising the ethics behind the experiment. In early 2012, Facebook tweaked the feeds of 690,000 users for a week to show a disproportionate number of positive or negative posts. [...]

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Supreme Court Rules Aereo as illegal, Victory for Nation’s Biggest Television Broadcasters

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court reached a 6-3 decision against TV streaming service Aereo, which held that the company’s technology of allowing subscribers stream and record broadcast TV without the broadcaster’s permission violated the Copyright Act. Justices ruled that Aereo is tantamount to a cable company, not merely an equipment provider. Cable companies normally [...]

The new Fragrance Lab at the Selfridges Concept Store in London will help you on your journey to find a bespoke scent that matches your personality.

Know your signature perfume? Selfridges Fragrance Lab does!

Picking a signature fragrance that suits your personality can be a tricky decision. How can one single fragrance perfectly capture the essence of the person who wears it? So the perfect scent riddle makes us dependent on those shop-assistants out there who sell you something which later doesn’t even appeal to you. Perhaps the new [...]

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos demonstrated the device

Amazon Debuts 3D ‘Fire’ as its first smartphone

Amazon on Wednesday unveiled its long-rumored smartphone Fire phone at an event in Seattle. The new Fire phone is a high-end handset boasting new breakthrough innovations that could ramp up the crowded smartphone market dominated by industry heavyweights like Apple and Samsung Electronics Co. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos demonstrated the device that has [...]

U.S. Transportation Department Seek To Regulate Smartphone Navigation And Maps Applications

U.S. Transportation Department Seek To Regulate Smartphone Navigation And Maps Applications

The U.S. Transportation Department could be looking at the possibility of regulating Google and Apple Maps. If a proposed bill from President Obama’s administration is cleared, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) would regulate all kinds of navigation aids, including apps on smartphone and electronics built into car dashboards. The U.S. Transportation Department asserts [...]

Google Announces First Five Official 'Glass at Work' Partners

Google Announces First Five Official Google Glass Partners

Google faces certain troubles in making customers to adopt Google Glass and those troubles have reached a certain comical level which is evident from the reality that even its employees are giving up on them. The company is yet to establish an ecosystem where such technologies can be widely accepted without living in the limbo [...]

BlackBerry Debuts Secure Messaging BBM Protected for Regulated Industries

BlackBerry Debuts Secure Messaging BBM Protected for Regulated Industries

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Limited has released its new secure  messaging application, known as BBM Protected. The new app that was announced beginning this year was released on Monday for some BlackBerry phones, the first solution in the eBBM Suite for secure corporate messaging. While the regular version of BBM is already well liked among users, [...]

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Tab S 8.4 with Super AMOLED Screens

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Tab S 8.4 with Super AMOLED Screens

South Korean tech giant Samsung officially launched yet another tablet known as Galaxy Tab S at an event in New York on Thursday. The Galaxy Tab S is marketed as a high-end tablet, which could give  tough competition to Apple’s iPad Air and iPad mini. The Galaxy Tab S comes in two models, one a 10.4-inch [...]

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Amazon Eyes Local Services Market To Connect Its Consumers To Professional Services

According to reports, the Seattle-based e-commerce giant Amazon.com is reportedly planning to expand its growing portfolio by branching into the local services market. The program will directly connect consumers to people and companies in their area that provide services like home repair, babysitters, hairdressers, handymen and contractors that are guaranteed through Amazon. The service is slated to [...]