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New Free to Play Xbox 360 Game: World of Tanks

Microsoft showers affection with Free Xbox Gold Weekend in U.S and Canada

Microsoft seems to have caught the Valentine’s Day spirit by doling out a weekend–long gift of free access to all gameplay. Earlier this week Microsoft published that Xbox Live subscribers, living in the U.S and Canada who don’t have a membership to Live Gold will get free access to all gameplay and entertainment apps through [...]

eBay

Why ebay will not spin off PayPal

The online retailer eBay disclosed that billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn is pushing the firm to spin off Paypal into its own corporation. As predicted, eBay disagreed.

MIT transparent display

Soon your window will become a transparent screen!

MIT has unveiled its prototype nanoparticle display, which generates color images on a glass surface by just ‘tuning’ a silver nanoparticle coating until it allows just certain light wavelengths pass through.

bitcoin

Winner Winner Bitcoin Dinner!

Forget about dollars, euros, and pounds! Get ready for the digital era, for now you will be able to use virtual money to pay in a couple downtown Las Vegas casinos. The Golden Gate and the D casino have disclosed that customers are now free to use Bitcoin digital currency to stay at their hotels.

Chocolate

Hershey’s will soon be selling 3D printed edible chocolates!

3D Systems (DDD) announced a partnership with The Hershey Company last Thursday, in order to collaborate on creating a 3-D food printer that will be able to produce printed edible chocolates and other products.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0

Samsung reveals its new Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0

New year, new tablet! Samsung has unveiled its latest gadget: Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0. While many of its features match the existing Tab 3 in the market, others have been unfortunately removed. All in all, the South Korean tech giant is promoting its Galaxy’s new Lite edition for its slimmer, more portable design. Is that the most important characteristic of a hi-end tablet? Only the users will decide that.

smart contact lens

Google unveils smart contact lenses for diabetics

Diabetes affects one in 19 persons around the world, according to Google’s research. Just imagine if all these people could forget about pricking their fingers several times a day to carry out blood sugar tests and instead they could just simply wear smart contact lenses.

Billionaire Branson’s commercial spacecraft underwent a successful test flight during 2013 over California

Space tourism, have you booked your ticket?!

If you thought that space tourism a was distant achievable enterprise, 2014 will change your mindset for Branson’s Virgin Galactic is finally poised to lift off this year. Furthermore, a new Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket will help humanity get to Mars three times faster than the existing spacecrafts. Every day science fiction comes closer to reality!

Audi android-powered car

Android-powered cars, another way to track your steps

All the recent upgrades in automotive computing systems and the integration of Google’s mobile technology into vehicles have raised questions concerning if consumers’ habits are compatible with this kind of technology and if they will be able to control the massive compilation of personal data that android-powered cars are expected to generate in the years to come.

The tech company has to modify its policies to ensure that users will always know when they are being billed for in-app payments in child-focused apps

Apple will have to reimburse $32 Million USD for in-app unauthorized payments

The Federal Trade Commission reached an agreement with Apple Inc. on Wednesday over several charges its App Store made, for it made it too easy for kids using child-focused apps to accumulate massive in-app payments without parental permission.

Spark Renault Formula E racing car

Electric cars and smart clothing: a reality in 2014

From wearable technology to electric cars, 2014 promises to be full of noteworthy technological leaps. Let’s take a look through some of the most relevant surprises that this year promises.

SocialRadar app

Prepare for SocialRadar, the new matchup social networking app

Having a lonely evening after work might soon be a thing of the past, for Michael Chasen has created SocialRadar, a matchup social networking app which allows its users to know where their friends and colleagues are, while checking their status in further social networking sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook.

Wall Street’s earnings estimates are coming soon.

Tech giants’ annual earnings are expected to surge in 2014

In few days the most important tech giants will be disclosing their full-year 2013 earnings report results and share their initial predictions for this year, which will directly influence Wall Street’s share prices in the sector.

Samsung Smart Home presentation at CES

Smartphone, smart watch, smart HOUSE!!

During the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Boon-keun Yoon, Samsung Electronics co-CEO, disclosed an exciting enterprise pursued by the South Korean tech giant this year: Smart connected homes. Yes, believe it or not, the home sweet-smart home will finally become a reality in the near future. The smart connected home is an attempt to unify the diverse digital smart devices and appliances in the house to one common user friendly system.

Samsung Ultra-high-definition Television

Ultra-high-definition televisions will soon be affordable for everyone

As if smartphones and tablets were not enough, Samsung is planning to popularize ultra-high-definition televisions. This aim will be one of the major focuses for the South Korean technology giant during 2014, according to the company’s co-CEO Boo-keun Yoon, who was interviewed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas

Samsung 105-inch curved UHD TV

Forget the flat screen and get curved!

Apart from self-driving cars, new tablets and smartphones, as well as 3D upgrades in computers, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas has yet another surprise for all the high-end tech and entertainment lovers: curved screens on televisions and smartphones.

Facebook acquires Little Eye

Facebook purchases Bangalore-based startup tech firm

For the first time the worldwide leading social network Facebook has acquired a startup company in India. Little Eye Labs, a tool that aids Android app developers to analyze, measure, and optimize their apps, was purchased by Mark Zuckerberg’s firm this week. The entire Indian team will move to Facebook’s premises in Menlo Park, California, where they will leverage in the social networking’s infrastructure to improve the general performance of their social networking mobile apps.

The Pentagon

Asiatic high tech innovation in the eye of Pentagon

Concerned about the possible military outcomes of the recent boost of Asiatic high tech innovation, the Pentagon is developing a program called Technology Watch/Horizon Scanning in order to analyze and track emerging machinery findings, patents for new technologies, interview shows, and military records.

Audi self-driving car prototype

Self-driving cars, the future is here!

Science fiction keeps getting closer to reality as the international Consumer Electronics Show (CES) keeps unveiling recent inventions and high-end tech products. Now, it has been Audi’s turn for showing the audience its most recent upgrade: A book-sized computer capable of driving an automobile. Yes, self-driving cars are here!