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New Apple patent hints ‘automatic unlocking’ feature in iPhone 6

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 06:20

The Next Digit has disclosed in a recent report that Apple has filed a new patent with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), for `automatic unlocking' feature in its next iPhone iteration - the

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Honda’s US regional recall due to airbag issue expanded to include California

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 06:36

In a move which marks the expansion of Honda Motor's US regional recall of vehicles due to airbag issues, a company spokeswoman has revealed that the recall has been expanded to include the state of C

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US non-citizens can make appointments with Colorado’s DMV to get driver’s license

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:12

This week, the US non-citizens can start making appointments with Colorado's Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to get a driver's license through the Colorado Road and Community Safety Act.

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Qualcomm collaborates with SMIC for 28-nm wafer production in China

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:04

Bigwig US chipmaker Qualcomm revealed in a July 3 news release that it is collaborating with Chinese contract manufacturer Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp.

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BBC's Panorama Lost Highly Secretive Files of the British Army

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 08:43

Files which contained highly confidential information about a secret British army unit in Northern Ireland have been reportedly lost by the investigative Panorama programme of BBC.

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Study: 47% US adults would not be able to last one day without their smartphones

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 06:14

Bank of America has carried out a new study which has revealed that US adults are becoming so addicted to their smartphones that nearly 50 percent of them have admitted that they cannot last a day wit

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CoreOS launches new Manages Linux monthly subscription service which updates itself continually

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 06:06

In a Monday announcement, CoreOS - the lightweight Linux distribution optimized for massive server deployments - revealed that it has launched a new a commercial Linux distribution which is capable of

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Microsoft files lawsuit against two foreign nationals and US domain hosting firm Vitalwerks

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 06:02

In a move which Microsoft has called the third malware disruption since the unveiling of its Microsoft Cybercrime Center in late 2013, the company has filed a lawsuit against foreign nationals - Moham

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BT Apologizes to Customers for Internet Connection Problems

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 09:15

BT customers took to twitter to criticize the company for internet connectivity problems they faced. The company provides broadband services to seven million UK subscribers.

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Panasonic unveils new 3E hybrid Windows tablet

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 06:53

Panasonic has forayed into the education laptop arena which the recent unveiling of its new Panasonic 3E hybrid Windows tablet, which has been designed specifically for education in mind.

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Facebook releases report on diversity of workforce; majority employees ‘male’ and ‘white’

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 07:25

In yet another indication that there is an apparent lack of diversity in workforce in Silicon Valley, social network Facebook released an expectedly lopsided workforce diversity report earlier this we

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Google updates its Drive app suite, brings native editing for Office documents

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 07:08

During the course of its keynote at the I/O event on Tuesday, Google announced that it is updating its Google Drive app suite, to bring native editing for Microsoft Office documents.

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Takata could face $500-million US charge and 2014 net loss due to massive airbag recall

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 07:04

The widening recall of airbag inflators manufactured by Takata Corp has led to worries that the Japan-based auto parts maker will probably face a $500-million US charge as well as a net loss this year

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Winemakers protesting ICANN’s planned launch of .wine and .vin addresses

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 06:51

Ahead of the scheduled meeting of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) stakeholders in London this week, winemakers in Europe, Australia and California are protesting a decision

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Cruise introduces first highway autopilot technology for a car

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 06:19

A Business Insider report has revealed that San Francisco-based startup Cruise has developed an autopilot which can, eventually, be installed in any ordinary car to turn it into a self-driving car.

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Google takes initiative to change gender disparity in field of code writing

Sun, 06/22/2014 - 07:44

The field of software writing for computers is dominated by men, but technology major Google has started making efforts to change the gender disparity in its own workforce.

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Mobile social network Path splits into two, introduces new Path Talk app just for messaging

Sat, 06/21/2014 - 08:46

In a recent announcement via a blog post, the previously close-knit micro-social network Path revealed that it has split into two --- with the launch of a new messaging app called Path Talk.

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Facebook hit by its longest service outage since 2010

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 04:56

In what apparently was Facebook's longest service outage since 2010, the social network remained inaccessible to its 1.2 billion users worldwide for 30 minutes on early Thursday morning - June 19 - re

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Thames Valley Police arrests drive campaign 119 motorists in World Cup drink

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 09:00

In coincidence with the World Cup, the Thames Valley Police has kicked off an `anti drink drive' campaign - called `Is it Worth the Risk?' - will run throughout the tournament.

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Samsung releases several new updates for Gear Fit, Gear 2, and Gear 2 Neo

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 08:45

In a Wednesday announcement, bigwig device maker Samsung said that it has released a number of new software updates for its Gear Fit fitness band and its two smartwatches - Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo.

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Google X Labs conducting research on human body

Technology giant Google Inc.'s secret laboratory "Google X" is carrying out an interesting research on the human body to better understand diseases and determine what a healthy human looks like in terms of cells and molecules.

The project, called the Baseline Study, is currently in a pilot phase. Researchers at the laboratory have plans...

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