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NYT: FCC proposes subsidy for bringing Internet to low-income households

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 04:06

The New York Times (NYT) has revealed in a recent report that the US Federal Communications Commission is close to finalizing plans which propose to bring Internet connectivity to low-income household

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Google hires 4chan founder Chris Poole

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 06:19

In an evident attempt to give a much-needed boost to its photo and social sharing features, tech giant Google has hired Chris Poole

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Microsoft canceling Fable Legends; proposes closure of Lionhead Studios

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 06:18

In an announcement made on Monday, Microsoft said that the next iteration of the Fable fantasy game series - Fable Legends - is being cancelled.

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Google rolls out new tool called ‘Google Posts’

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 03:33

Tech giant Google is launching a new tool – called ‘Google Posts’ – which will give celebrities, politicians, and businesses the ability to share information directly to the Google’s search results.

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Apple creates new Apple Support account on Twitter

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 04:18

According to a Reuters report, tech giant Apple has recently expanded its social media presence by creating a new Apple Support account on popular microblogging service Twitter.

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Several tech companies back Apple in encryption fight with FBI

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 04:13

A number of bigwig tech companies, advocacy groups, and individuals are backing Apple in its ongoing fight with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over a locked iPhone used by one of the sho

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Slack testing new feature which allows users to make voice calls natively

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 04:25

In an evident attempt to pose a more substantial challenge to Microsoft Skype and Google Hangouts services, Slack announced the rollout of an update to its voice calling feature on March 2, enabling u

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Google rolls out new pilot app called ‘Hands Free’

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 04:22

On Wednesday, tech giant Google announced the rollout of a new pilot app called 'Hands Free,' which gives users the ability to make payments for items without pulling out their wallet or smartphone fr

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AT&T will launch three DirecTV-branded streaming services in 2016 Q4

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 03:21

In an announcement made on Tuesday, bigwig US wireless carrier AT&T revealed that it will launch three new video streaming options beginning from the fourth quarter of 2016.

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FBI admits that resetting San Bernardino attacker’s iCloud password was “a mistake”

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 03:18

During the course of a Tuesday hearing of the House Judiciary Committee on the government's efforts to compel Apple to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) "unlock" the iPhone used by San Be

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Mark Zuckerberg: Instagram has exceeded Twitter by many major metrics

Sat, 02/27/2016 - 04:05

According to a VentureBeat report, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg fielded questions at a town hall Q&A session in Berlin this week.

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Apple lawyer warns about serious implications of FBI win over Apple in encryption fight

Sat, 02/27/2016 - 04:02

Apple lawyer Theodore Olson has, in a recent interview with CNN Money, warned that if the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) wins the encryption fight against Apple, the implications of such a v

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DoJ has asked Apple to unlock at least nine more iPhones

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 04:41

According to a letter unsealed in a federal court on February 23, tech giant Apple has received governmental requests for unlocking at least nine iPhones across the US, other than the iPhone used by o

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Tim Cook: Encryption fight is “about much more than a single phone or a single investigation”

Tue, 02/23/2016 - 03:54

In a letter sent to Apple employees via email on Monday morning, CEO Tim Cook has reiterated the company's unyielding stance on encryption --- an issue over which Apple has locked horns with the US De

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Authorities reset San Bernardino shooter's iCloud password after taking possession of his iPhone

Sat, 02/20/2016 - 04:27

In what apparently is the latest development in the encryption-related scuffle between the US government and Apple, the password for the iCloud account linked to the iPhone used by San Bernardino shoo

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Facebook, Twitter back Apple's resolute stance on encryption

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 04:35

Leading social networks Facebook and Twitter have, via their recent statements, have announced their support for tech giant Apple's resolute stance on encryption.

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Tim Cook resolutely defends the security of Apple iOS encryption

Thu, 02/18/2016 - 04:39

Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken an unyielding stand in defense of the security of Apple’s iOS encryption, by opposing a Federal Court order which asked the company to develop a new, security-free iOS ver

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Finding Cancer Treatment is more difficult than landing Humans on Moon: Research

Tue, 02/16/2016 - 07:46

With its latest move, the Obama government has proved that it is getting ready to push up research and development efforts to find cure for cancer.

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Apple Watch cost slashed by $100 at retailers like Best Buy, Target, B&H

Mon, 02/15/2016 - 04:47

After having discounted the Apple Watch smartwatch before the 2015 holiday shopping season, some bigwig retailers have slashed the price of the device yet again, fueling speculations that the next-gen

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Apple Music has over 11 million subscribers; iCloud has 782 million users

Mon, 02/15/2016 - 04:44

During a last-week podcast with Daring Fireball's John Gruber, tech biggie's Apple's software services chief Eddy Cue and software engineering boss Craig Federighi shared some latest statistics about

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Oculus Rift VR headset is coming to US retail stores this weekend

In a recent announcement, virtual reality (VR) firm Oculus VR has revealed that its delays-hit Rift VR headset is scheduled to hit retail stores this weekend. The announcement implies that customers who have preordered the Rift VR headset will be able to get them from some retail stores soon.

According to the details shared by Oculus, an...

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