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Apple Watch details surface, battery supposedly lasts only a couple of hours under active use

Battery life has always remained one of the main challenges for smartwatch makers. Apple did not shed any light on its battery life when the company officially unveiled its smartwatch. According to reports, Apple’s much awaited Apple Watch isn’t going to be any different from other smartwatches in terms of battery life. The company seems [...]

Google’s deal with Sprint and T-Mobile will enable the company to save up on infrastructure development costs

Google reported to launch its own wireless carrier using Sprint and T-Mobile

According to a report Wednesday in The Information, Google is planning to launch its own cellular phone service. The service could come into operation sometime this year. The move would mark a great shift from the search giant’s core business and could help build a strong alternate revenue stream. Google is close to striking deals [...]

Microsoft said that it expects a sizeable number of Equivio’s present employees to join the company.

Microsoft acquires Israeli data analysis start-up Equivio for an estimated $200 million

Microsoft announced Tuesday that it has acquired Israeli start-up Equivio, a text analytics service which uses machine-learning techniques to help organizations identify documents relevant to their legal and compliance needs. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed, but reports state that the deal could be anywhere around $200 million. Microsoft reportedly plans to use [...]

The survey finds what these Internet users worry about the most when it comes to online interactions.

Microsoft poll finds users are more scared than ever about internet privacy

The results from Microsoft’s second annual Views From Around The Globe poll on how personal technology is changing our Lives has been released at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, revealing the likes and dislikes of Internet users from around the globe. The survey was conducted over the past 12 months by Microsoft that [...]

Google is close to investing about $1bn (£660m, €863m) in the Elon Musk owned SpaceX.

Google said to be in talks to invest $1bn in SpaceX’s low-cost satellite internet service project

According to reports, tech giant Google is close to making a major investment in rocket maker SpaceX to beef up efforts to deliver low-cost Internet access to countries that lack ground Internet infrastructure. Google is close to investing about $1bn (£660m, €863m) in the Elon Musk owned SpaceX that is engaged in space exploration and [...]

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Google Domains Open For Business In US, International Expansion Planned In The Future

Google has launched its own website-naming service, Google Domains to the United States market. The search giant announced on its company blog that Google Domains is no longer an invitation-only service, but will be limited to U.S. residents only. The domain registration and site building platform was launched in beta last summer with the hope of helping more small businesses [...]

The ultraportable laptop will be further discussed at the CES 2015 in Las Vegas.

Samsung Unveils Ultra-Thin Ativ Book 9 Laptop and ATIV One 7 Curved All-in-One PC

South Korean tech giant Samsung officially entered the desktop market with the announcement of its ATIV Book 9, an all-aluminum laptop and ATIV One 7 Curved, the company’s first curvaceous all-in-one PC. The computers will be released beginning this 2015 possibly posing an enormous challenge to Apple’s MacBook Air series. The ultraportable laptop will be [...]

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Facebook to face lawsuit over unauthorized message scanning

In a fresh legal trouble for Facebook, U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton in Oakland, California has ruled that the world’s most popular networking site must face a class action lawsuit for infringing its users’ privacy by scanning the content of messages they send to other users and using that information for advertising purposes. U.S. District [...]

The fearsome garment has been created utilizing 3D printing, which has significantly provided the outline.

3D-printed robotic spider dress keeps users safe

Technology has certainly progressed beyond anyone’s expectations in the last ten years. Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht’s latest creation is an updated version of the sinister robotic spider dress, which was first unveiled back in January 2013. Wipprecht fuses technology with fashion to mimic a spider’s territorial instincts in this glam sci-fi-esque confection. The dress makes use [...]

Amazon's Struggling Fire Phone Receives Big Updates

Amazon’s Struggling Fire Phone Receives Big Updates

Despite being a major flop for the company, Amazon is not yet ready to give up on its Fire Phone. The e-commerce giant has infused a major software update to attract new market and please the negligible amount of people who own the device. The new software will be made available through an over-the-air update [...]

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ICANN hit by Spear Phishing attack, several systems compromised

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the nonprofit organization that acts as a gatekeeper for the Internet’s IP addresses and domain names said that hackers tricked their way into its computers. The U.S.-based organization said it is investigating a Spear Phishing attack; a malicious email that spoofed the ICANN domain targeting one person or [...]

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Media and tech entities rally behind Microsoft in digital privacy case

Microsoft has drummed up an impressive amount of support from ten groups of top technology, media and business organizations in its fight against the American government, which is demanding access to the US giant’s servers in Ireland. “This is not a case about a narrow legal issue but rather a broad policy issue that is [...]

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Nexus 9 4G LTE version available at T-Mobile with unlimited data plans for $599.76

T-Mobile announced that Google’s latest Nexus tablet, the Nexus 9 will begin being sold through them. While Google is still selling Wi-Fi only models from the Google Play Store, T-Mobile’s Google Nexus 9 will be LTE enabled, marking the first time that customers will be able to buy an LTE model of the Nexus 9. [...]

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Google News shutting down service in Spain over ‘Google Tax’

Search giant Google’s news service, Google News will no longer operate in Spain as of 16th December. The move comes after Spanish lawmakers changed the country’s law to introduce a so-called Google tax. The law, drafted by Spain’s Ministry of Culture revolves around new intellectual property laws being introduced that enable Spanish publications to charge [...]

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Adobe to Acquire Stock Photo Firm Fotolia

Photoshop maker Adobe Systems announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Fotolia, a privately held stock photography company that specializes in royalty-free photos, pictures, graphics and HD video for a price tag of $800 million in cash. Adobe shares were up nearly 8 percent in extended trading. The Fotolia acquisition will enable Adobe Creative [...]

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Microsoft Adds Bitcoin Payments for Some Digital Purchases

In a surprise move, global computing giant Microsoft has updated its payment system to accept bitcoin as a payment option for a variety of digital content across its online platforms. According to the company’s payments information page, Americans can make digital purchases like apps, games and videos from its Windows Phone, Windows and Xbox marketplaces [...]

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Facebook Campus Welcomes Top Chinese Regulator to the U.S

According to a report and pictures posted on a Chinese government website, head of China’s Internet regulator met with the CEO of Facebook Inc., Apple Inc., and Amazon.com Inc., during a recent visit to the U.S. Lu Wei, minister of the Cyberspace Administration of China, visited some of the top technology firms in Silicon Valley, [...]

The major goal of the company is to make internet a safe and secure place for children.

Google Introducing Redesigned Versions Of Its Products For Kids

Google is reportedly gearing up to roll out tailored versions of some of its most popular products for children under 12 years old. They are adding a new feature in its existing products which include YouTube and Chrome browser which will make these two products child friendly. The company didn’t offer any specific details on [...]

Previously the company had invested $600 million in its Chengdu facility.

Intel plans to invest US $1.6 billion to upgrade chip plant in China

U.S. chip maker Intel Corp plans to invest US$1.6 billion to revamp its chip factory in the city of Chengdu in western China over the next 15 years, the latest sign of how the chipmaker plans to expand its operations in China, according to a company announcement. As part of the amelioration, Intel would bring its [...]