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Google acquires social travels apps firms JetPac

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 08:53

On Friday, Google announced that it is acquiring JetPac Inc - a San Francisco-based startup which designs social travel applications.

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Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 commercial pokes fun at Apple's MacBook Air

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 08:20

Microsoft has recently released a new Surface Pro 3 television commercial which promotes the device, while also poking fun at rival Apple's sleek MacBook Air laptop.

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Survey examines impact of application performance and availability on business end-users

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 05:37

IT management software provider SolarWinds has recently published the findings of a survey which looked into how business end-users are affected by application performance and availability.

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DigitalGlobe set to launch its new WorldView-3 satellite

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:09

On Wednesday, satellite company DigitalGlobe is scheduled to launch its new WorldView-3 satellite.

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Comcast VP: "All contractual obligations Charter has, we will honor"

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 07:07

Against the backdrop of Comcast's proposed takeover of Charter Communications' cable operations, Comcast VP Timothy Murname told the Board of Selectmen on Monday night that the transfer of Charter's c

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CR: Innovative Tesla Model S sedan has a few glitches

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 06:43

After having named electric carmaker Tesla Motors' innovative Model S sedan as the best-reviewed car of 2014, Consumer Reports (CR) has recently noted that some of the vehicles suffer minor flaws.

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Facebook forcing Standalone Facebook Messenger app for messaging

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:16

Facebook has recently released a standalone messaging app - Facebook Messenger app - which will have to be downloaded by all Facebook users who want to access the chat feature on the social network.

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Google and five Asian firms to invest in $300 million underwater cable

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 07:13

In a highly noteworthy Monday announcement, Internet search giant Google said that it has teamed up with five Asian telecom and communications firms to make an investment of approximately $300 million

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Parents play a negative role in distracted teen driving: Study

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 18:33

A new research recently presented at the Annual Convention of American Psychological Association (APA) has revealed that parents are partly to blame for distracted driving among teenagers.

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Hacking group proposes to help automakers in protecting vehicles against cyber attacks

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 05:36

At the Def Con Hacking Conference in Las Vegas this weekend, a global team of hackers and security professionals - comprising the 'I am the Cavalry' group - expressed their desire to assist the automo

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Study: Parents could be the biggest distraction for teens behind the wheel

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:05

At the annual convention of the American Psychological Association on Friday, a team of researchers presented the findings of their new study which revealed that parents are probably the biggest distr

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BMWs sales increased 8.4% in July, but lead over Audi shrinks

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 10:02

In an apparent indication that luxury car manufacturer BMW's dominating position over German rival Audi is shrinking, BMW has recorded lower volume growth in the US and Europe, even though its sales i

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IBM researchers develop new brain-inspired computer chip

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 09:59

In an August 7 release, researchers at IBM and government officials said that a new ultra-low power, brain-inspired computer chip has been developed by the company.

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Yahoo joins Google’s effort to create encrypted email system by 2015

Sat, 08/09/2014 - 09:56

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has revealed in a recent report that tech rivals Google and Yahoo have worked out a partnership for creating a secure encrypted email system by 2015.

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Server security firm PrivateCore acquired by Facebook

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 05:16

Social network Facebook said in a Thursday announcement that it has acquired Palo Alto, California-based secure server technology firm PrivateCore which develops software that can help protect compute

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Charter and ESPN reach agreement for distribution of SEC Network

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:17

On Wednesday, Charter Communications and ESPN announced in a joint statement that they have worked out an agreement for the distribution of the SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014

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Google's YouTube acquires video-editing startup Directr

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:13

In a recent blog post, video-editing startup Directr has announced its purchase by Google's streaming-video service YouTube. The financial terms of the acquisition have not been officially disclosed.

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Foursquare launches new redesigned app – Foursquare version 8.0

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:10

A notably redesigned new version of Foursquare app - Foursquare version 8.0 - has been officially launched on Wednesday, after a lot of fanfare.

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Samsung to unveil ‘Gear Solo’ smartwatch with communication function

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 09:03

Bigwig South Korean device maker Samsung is apparently set to introduce its new 'Gear Solo' smartwatch with communication function.

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Comcast announces new program to help low-income families get free Internet service for 6 months

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 06:58

In a recent press release, Comcast has announced that it will introduce a new program which will unfold the advantage of Internet service for six months for low-income families that apply to the progr

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WHO Urges India to regulate use of E-Cigarettes

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