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Reddit launches Redditmade, its own crowdfunding platform to help promote subreddits

The world’s most popular online forum reddit announced Wednesday a new crowdfunding platform, the Redditmade, a new competitor to the likes of Kickstarter and Indiegogo. According to Reddit, the home-grown platform is designed to help its users raise funds to bring their campaigns to fruition. “Redditmade gives you the flexibility to create almost anything you [...]

HP Sprout

Hewlett-Packard unveils new 3D printer and Sprout desktop PC

At an event in downtown New York City, HP announced its much anticipated leap into three-dimensional printing technology for large companies and an interactive desktop computer for consumers. HP plans to deliver a new 3D printer broadly in 2016 that can produce 3D parts in color and manipulate its strength, elasticity, form, texture, friction as [...]

Droid Turbo

Motorola’s New Droid Turbo Smartphone Specifications and Features Leaked

Motorola and Verizon have geared up to officially unveil the Droid Turbo that is expected to hit the shelves very soon. New images of the smartphone have leaked and the new Droid looks a lot like the second-generation Moto X and Nexus 6. Motorola recently teamed up with its previous owner, Google on its upcoming [...]

Cancer Pills

Google[x] Lab’s Bold Ambition: Pills that can detect cancer

Innovations pay off when they make life more apt for people around us in cogent ways. Google[x] innovation lab, devout to finding prodigious solutions to global problems is in the news yet again for a startling disclosure. The semi-secret facility behind innovations such as self-driving cars, stratospheric internet balloons, flying drones, Google Glass, and seamless [...]

XYZprinting launches all-in-one 3D printer and scanner

Taiwan’s XYZprinting launches all-in-one 3D printer and scanner for just $799

Taiwanese manufacturer of the world’s most affordable consumer grade 3D printers XYZprinting launched its ambitious next step, The Da Vinci 1.0 AiO or all-in-one 3D printer and scanner for sale starting today at $799. “With 3D printing continuing to gain traction across a variety of markets, including education, design, fashion, medical and automotive, the possibilities [...]

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing to the Moon and far beyond!

Cloud computing is no longer a state-of-the-art paradigm, but an alternative to a growingly powerful and established technology with even more advancements materializing in the area every single day. It’s inherent efficiency, cost-effectiveness, flexibility, scalability, and pay-per-use characteristics make it a highly attractive technology changing the way business works. It’s not just business that are [...]

Google Acquires Firebase

Google acquires Firebase to boost its mobile momentum

Google Inc announced that it has acquired a San Francisco startup Firebase, adding to its own Google Cloud Platform team. The startup is a backend cloud service that can be used to build apps for iOS, Android and the Web that store and sync data in real time. Terms of the deal were not revealed. [...]

Apple iCloud

Apple issues security warning for iCloud following reports of hacks in China

On Tuesday, Apple posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a determined effort to intercept customer information and other data from people who use the service in China. “We’re aware of intermittent organized network attacks using insecure certificates to obtain user information, and we take this [...]

Flicker Ad

Is Digital Age Burying the Advertising Industry?

On May 12 at the 4A’s annual conference in 1994, Ed Artzt, the CEO of Procter & Gamble, America’s biggest advertiser, delivered a sensational speech that is still buzzing in the advertising industry’s corners today. The lionized speech that was rendered much before the internet took over, cautioned of a time in the future where [...]

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett could possibly lose $1 billion as IBM Stocks Tumble

This come just after Warren Buffet admitted to having made a “huge mistake” by buying a near four percent stake in Tesco PLC. The plunge in IBM’s shares on Monday has left Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, the latest company with a 7 percent stake in the technology giant, to possibly lose over $1 billion. Buffett, of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Whisper App Secretly Tracks User Location And Stores Posts In Database

Whisper App Secretly Tracks User Location And Stores Posts In Database, Guardian Reports

Whisper, a social media start-up based in Southern California that allows users to anonymously post some of their deepest and darkest secrets, may not be all that secret after all. In a new report from The Guardian, Whisper is accused of regularly tracking its users’ whereabouts even if they have opted out of that feature. [...]

Facebook creates 'Safety Check,’ a tool to connect with family during natural disasters

Facebook creates ‘Safety Check,’ a tool to connect with family during natural disasters

One of the first things that often happen when a natural disaster occurs is the total breakdown in communication. People desperately try to ascertain the location of loved ones and any service which helps them in their quest can only be of benefit. Facebook has added a new feature that allows users notify friends and [...]

Will.i.am launches the Puls, a sensor-packed wearable fashion line

Will.i.am launches the Puls, a sensor-packed wearable fashion line

The latest wearable device is not coming from a tech company but rather from the award-winning musician and tech entrepreneur Will.i.am. During the Salesforce’s Dreamforce conference on Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco, Will.i.am launched Puls; a massive app-infused watch that he hopes will be successful enough to bring him some tech-industry credibility. “This is not [...]

Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook and Apple Offer to Pay for Women Employees to Freeze Eggs

Silicon Valley giants Apple and Facebook, famed for their extravagant perks such as concierge services, massages, in-office haircuts are now adding a new perk for female employees in hopes of recruiting the best from industry’s talent pool. Both the companies have initiated a program through which they will start paying employees who wish to freeze [...]

Google warns of Poodle Attack

Google Discovers SSL 3.0 Encryption Bug, Warns of Vicious ‘Poodle’ Attacks

On Tuesday, Google researchers, Bodo Möller, along with fellow researchers Thai Duong and Krzysztof Kotowicz found a “vulnerability in the design of SSL version 3.0″ that could let assailants to steal email, banking and social networking data, in what they have classified a “Poodle” attack. (“Poodle” stands for Padding Oracle On Downloaded Legacy Encryption.) The [...]

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New Google Trial Provides Live Video Chats With Doctors

People using Google to search for information about various medical symptoms may soon get another source of information, a real-time chat with medical experts. The search giant’s pilot program offers users a more direct path to medical insight by offering video chats with doctors to people whose search terms involve medical symptoms. Google’s new medical component [...]

Apple Supplier GT Advanced to shut down operations in Mesa, Arizona

Apple Supplier GT Advanced to shut down operations in Mesa, Arizona

GT Advanced Technologies, the company contracted to supply Apple with sapphire display for the upcoming Apple Watch, petitioned for bankruptcy on Oct. 6, and has approach the court for permission to close down the Mesa, Arizona factory. The troubled supplier also plans to purge 890 jobs in Mesa and its headquarters in New Hampshire, as [...]