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Google is bringing Android and Chrome OS closer together

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 04:13

At its I/O 2016 developer conference, tech giant Google announced that it plans to port over the best features of Android to Chrome OS and vice versa.

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Google gets patent for “system for protecting a colliding object from a secondary impact”

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 03:36

On May 17, tech giant Google received a patent for technology which the company has described as a "system for protecting a colliding object from a secondary impact."

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Google appeals CNIL order for delisting of ‘right to be forgotten’ content globally

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:28

In a blog post published on Thursday, Google has revealed that it is appealing the _100,000 ($112,000) fine imposed on the company by French data protection authority CNIL in March this year, for not

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Google announces ‘Daydream’ platform for mobile VR

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 03:24

At its 2016 I/O developer conference on Thursday, tech biggie Google unfolded a new vision of virtual reality (VR), announcing its 'Daydream' platform for high-quality mobile VR.

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Google likely to focus on VR and AI at I/O conference this week

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 03:19

At Google's 2016 I/O developer conference scheduled to be held this week, the tech giant is expected to make some noteworthy announcements related to virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (

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Mark Zuckerberg will meet with top conservative media figureheads this week

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 03:57

In an evident effort to address Facebook's alleged suppression of conservative news stories in its "trending" stories section, the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg will hold a meeting with top conservati

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Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese ride-sharing service Didi Chuxing

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 04:06

In a Friday announcement, tech giant Apple has revealed that it has made a $1 billion investment in Chinese ride-sharing service Didi Chuxing.

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Facebook responds to allegations of bias against conservatives

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 05:19

Facebook has rebuffed tech blog Gizmodo’s Monday article which alleged that the ranking of ‘trending topics’ on the social network is being manipulated by Facebook employees for political purposes.

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Amazon announces new video service called ‘Amazon Video Direct’

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 05:17

Online retail giant Amazon said in a Tuesday announcement that it is launching a new video service which will enable individual content creators as well as corporate partners to upload any kind of vid

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EA officially announces next Battlefield game --- ‘Battlefield 1’

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 04:38

On Friday afternoon, Electronics Arts (EA) officially announced that the next iteration of Battlefield game is titled 'Battlefield 1.'

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Google Slides software gets a new feature --- ‘Slides Q&A’

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 03:14

In a Wednesday announcement, Google said that it is rolling out a new feature to its Google Slides software to enable presenters to field questions from their audiences as well as get feedback from th

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Apple likely to debut revamped Apple Music at WWDC event in June

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 03:13

According to a Bloomberg report, tech giant Apple is apparently giving its Apple Music streaming service a notable revamp, which will likely be unveiled by the company at its Worldwide Developers Conf

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Mark Zuckerberg calls Brazilians to action over WhatsApp suspension

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:43

In a post published on his Facebook page on Tuesday, Facebook's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has called Brazilians to action over the recent, temporary suspension of its popular WhatsApp instant me

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Google, Fiat Chrysler to work together to build 100 self-driving minivans

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:38

In an announcement made on Tuesday, tech giant Google and bigwig automaker Fiat Chrysler have revealed that they would be working together to build a fleet of 100 Fiat Chrysler minivans which will be

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

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 05:06

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.

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Brazilian judge orders WhatsApp shutdown nationwide for 72 hours

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 04:58

On Monday, Facebook-owned popular messaging service WhatsApp was shut down by mobile phone providers in Brazil for 72 hours, following a court order from Judge Marcel Maia Montalvao.

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SyFy taps into Amazon Alexa for offering more engaging experience

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 05:23

In a recent announcement, sci-fi network SyFy has revealed that it has tapped into Amazon's popular artificial intelligence (AI) assistant Alexa for unfolding an improved, more engaging experience for

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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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Iran asks foreign messaging companies to move data onto Iranian servers

According to a Reuters report, Iranian authorities have asked foreign companies behind popular messaging apps – like WhatsApp and Telegram – to move all their data of Iranian customers onto servers in Iran within one year.

Announcing the decision of Iranian authorities, Iran's Supreme Council of Cyberspace said: "Foreign messaging...

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