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Intel unveils IoT platform that includes hardware, software and partnerships

Intel announced the release of a new platform called Intel IoT Platform, which it claims is an end-to-end reference model of its products, offering a foundation to unify and simplify connectivity and to deliver data to the cloud and build on the value of analytics. Intel’s focus on Internet of Things seems a rational decision [...]


Sony’s PlayStation Network Possibly Disrupted by Hack Attack

Sony has been hit by a second cyber attack in less than two weeks after its online PlayStation store went offline globally for more than two hours on Monday morning. The recent blackout comes after Sony Pictures got hacked last month with a bunch of high profile movies illegally leaked on piracy websites, including its [...]

Moto E

Motorola Moto E second generation android smartphone specs revealed

Earlier this year, Motorola came out with the second generation model of the Moto G and Moto X with few improvements and tasted more success with both. Looks like it’s time for the Moto E now. Motorola’s Moto E proved to be an immensely successful smartphone in developing markets where it also went on to [...]

Google Drive

Google Offers 1TB of Google Drive Storage Free With Selected Chromebooks Ahead Of The Holiday Season

While Chromebooks haven’t been the most popular devices lately, Google announced a new promotion designed to allure customers to purchase a Chromebook. Anyone purchasing a new Chromebook notebook computer this holiday season will receive a free 1TB of data storage on its Google Drive cloud storage system. In order to receive the great deal, customers will need to [...]

The Federal Trade Commission building in Washington, D.C.

FTC says web privacy firm deceived consumers about recertification program

TRUSTe, the provider of privacy certifications for online businesses skipped follow-up audits of some companies that had received its seal and allowed it to be falsely portrayed as a nonprofit corporation, even after it became a for-profit business in 2008, the Federal Trade Commission alleged in a settlement announced Monday. The San Francisco-based TRUSTe firm [...]

The Blackberry BES Platform

BlackBerry and Samsung come together for better Android security

BlackBerry Ltd announced partnerships with Samsung Electronics Co. to provide a new level of security on Android devices, broadening the reach of its new mobile-device management and security platform. Early in 2015, Samsung will integrate BlackBerry’s BES12 end-to-end encryption service, into its own Knox security software that will add an extra layer of security to [...]

Microsoft Lumia 535

Microsoft releases first Lumia smartphone without Nokia name

Microsoft has finally bid goodbye to Nokia branding for its Windows Phones. The first handset to drop the Nokia label is the new Microsoft Lumia 535, an entry-level device with everything one might expect from a modern day smartphone. In April, Microsoft acquired Nokia’s phone business for $7.2 billion in a deal that permitted the division to [...]

Cyborg Cockroaches Developed by North Carolina University

Cockroach ‘Biobots’ To Help Find Survivors By Sound During Rescue Operations

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed technology that allows cyborg cockroaches, or biobots to capture sound through tiny microphones and discover the source of the sound. The technology is designed to assist emergency personnel in rescue efforts in cases of natural disasters and emergencies. “In a collapsed building, sound is the best way [...]

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge debuts on November 14 in US

Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung announced Monday its innovative curved screen Galaxy Note Edge smartphone which will be available in the United States starting November 14. Two months ago, Samsung previewed the new phone in Berlin, Germany highlighting the new Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, a device that is almost identical to Galaxy Note 4 but comes [...]

Carnival Corp. revealed that its entire 101-ship fleet, spread across nine brands around the world, will eventually use the hybrid wireless network.

Carnival Corporation Launches Hybrid Wireless Network At Sea

Owing to the growing use of social media by cruise passengers, the world’s largest cruise company Carnival Corp. on Monday announced it has developed a new wireless network that will deliver an enhanced high-speed Wi-Fi to passengers and crew. Carnival Corp. said its entire 101-ship fleet, spread across nine brands around the world, will eventually [...]

Xiaomi headquarters in Beijing, China.

China’s Xiaomi rises to become world’s third-largest smartphone vendor

Despite facing criticisms for its security practices, Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has outpaced rivals to become the third-largest smartphone maker in the world, trailing Samsung and Apple, according to a latest report by the market research firm IDC. Since recruiting former Google executive Hugo Barra, Xiaomi has been making impressive strides by more than doubling its [...]

Mozilla Firefox Hello

Mozilla Rolls Out A New Browser-Based Video Chat Service Firefox Hello

Mozilla, the maker of popular Firefox browser has a brand new feature coming very soon. It’s gearing up to take on services like Skype and Viber with a new browser-based video and voice chat feature called Firefox Hello. The new software is still in beta stage and is scheduled to get its public rollout in [...]

OnePlus Smartphone

OnePlus One pre-orders to kickoff on October 27 – but only for an hour

The OnePlus One smartphone from OnePlus has mesmerized gadget enthusiasts since early this year, primarily for two reasons: the high-end handset has a ridiculously low price tag and secondly the handset can only be purchased through invite. But that’s all about to change as the OnePlus One will be within reach of everyone starting next week. According to an announcement from [...]

Samsung Chromebook 2

Samsung Unveils Chromebook 2 With Intel Celeron Processor

On Friday, Samsung announced a revamped version of its budget Chromebook 2 laptop, with an improved chipset on board that promises to keep loyal Samsung fans intact. Earlier this year, Samsung launched the Chromebook 2 with an Exynos 5 Octa SoC and the new variant features an Intel processor, the Celeron N2840. The company is taking [...]

Philips Headquarters in Amsterdam

Philips Posts Losses of $142.82 million

Dutch technology giant Philips has reported a loss of 104 million euro ($142.82 million) at its third-quarter earnings call, chiefly because of the expensive infringement lawsuit against American medical technology company Masimo and the abating markets in China and Russia. Chief executive officer, Frans van Houten, took the opportunity to express his general disatisfaction stemming [...]

Microsoft Keynote at BUILD 2014

Microsoft may unveil a smartwatch within the next few weeks

According to a Forbes report, Microsoft’s foray into the wearable tech market is imminent and the software giant is getting ready to launch a wearable device in the coming few weeks. Forbes reported that the new smart watch will have health-tracking capabilities, including a heart-rate monitor. The fitness band will reportedly be capable of working [...]

IBM Corporate Headquarters in Armonk.

IBM to pay $1.5bn to Hive off failing Chip Division

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has agreed to pay Globalfoundries Inc. $1.5 billion to split off its loss-making semiconductor unit, as indicated by two individuals familiar with the matter. IBM will likewise get assets worth $200 million, taking off the net estimation of the transaction at $1.3 billion, said the individuals who asked to remain anonymous. [...]

iRobot creates Military Robots that can be controlled using a tablet in conflict-zones

iRobot creates Military Robots that can be controlled using a tablet in conflict-zones

Companies nowadays are developing gen-next robots, and are focused on providing them more independence so that they can choose what to manage without seeking any external help to be controlled when facing problems in extreme situations, for instance, a disaster prone zone. Bedford, Mass.-based iRobot Corp., famed creator of Roomba, automated vacuum cleaners has launched [...]

WePay Clear

WePay Clear, World’s First White Label Payments Platform

The online payments industry is maturing at a rate of knots and continues to grow worldwide rapidly. The ever-evolving industry driven by increasing internet use and online shopping brings a dozen new players in the market every other day. There are basically tons of platforms out there that let you perform online transactions, directing you [...]