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EU Quizzes Telecom Companies On Android

EU Quizzes Telecom Companies On Android

European Union has been looking into Google’s services and products for a while now. The antitrust regulators in the region are skeptical of Google’s conduct, hinting that the company may foster anti-competition practices. To further probe into this possibility, the regulators are now talking with telecom companies offering Android handsets.

By On June 15, 2013 Respond
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Facebook, Microsoft Reveal Stats Of Government Data Requests

Facebook, Microsoft Reveal Stats Of Government Data Requests

In the wake of the PRISM leaks, users of popular services such as Facebook, Gmail, Outlook have been increasingly concerned about the privacy of their accounts. To reassure these users, these companies have started revealing the exact number of data-related legal orders they have received from the US government and intelligence agencies.

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Snowden Claims US Has Been Hacking China, Hong Kong For Years

Snowden Claims US Has Been Hacking China, Hong Kong For Years

Edward Snowden, the man credited with the recent leaks about NSA’s PRISM program, is currently in Hong Kong. In a recent interview given to a Chinese paper, he has claimed that US government and its agencies have been hacking into computers in Hong Kong and China for many years.

By On June 14, 2013 1 Response
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Apple May Launch Multiple-Colored, Large-Sized iPhones

Apple May Launch Multiple-Colored, Large-Sized iPhones

When it comes to the sheer numbers of handsets sold, Samsung has bagged the crown. Even in terms of revenues, Samsung is catching up fast to the current leader, Apple. It could be, due to this pressure from Samsung, Apple is now reportedly considering launching iPhone models with multiple sizes and in different colors.

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Yahoo To Snatch More Than One Year Old Inactive IDs

Yahoo To Snatch More Than One Year Old Inactive IDs

Yahoo has decided to reset all such inactive IDs and hand them out to any new users who want those IDs. The decision comes as part of CEO Marissa Mayer’s decision to close all loose ends of the company and its services.

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Facebook Follows In Twitter’s Footsteps, Launches Hashtags

Facebook Follows In Twitter’s Footsteps, Launches Hashtags

Hashtags have fast become one of the most wildly popular methods of discovering content on Twitter. They are simple and organized content and can easily be used to search for relevant results. After Twitter, Facebook has also decided to launch hashtags which, the social network claims, will help users become a part of the greater conversation.

By On June 13, 2013 Respond
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Facebook’s Parse Grows Rapidly, Reaches 100,000 Apps

Facebook’s Parse Grows Rapidly, Reaches 100,000 Apps

Parse is a backend services provider which mobile-app makers popularly use. Facebook purchased the platform back in April, amid concerns that the acquisition may shy away all the existing users and developers. However, Parse has continued to grow at a rapid pace and has surpassed 100,000 apps.

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Iran Targeted In Phishing Attacks Ahead Of Elections, Says Google

Iran Targeted In Phishing Attacks Ahead Of Elections, Says Google

Iranian elections are just around the corner and the event has taken on a global stature, given the immense interest of the world. While a lot of anticipation surrounds the elections in Iran, Google has now issued an alert about a large-scale phishing attack that has been launched against Iranian users.

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Facebook Shareholders Meeting Becomes A Rocky Ride

Facebook Shareholders Meeting Becomes A Rocky Ride

Facebook celebrated its one-year anniversary of public debut last month. On its heels, the company brought together a shareholders meeting to discuss its performance and future prospects. Not unexpectedly, the meeting was a rather tough ride for Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives.

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Tech Companies Want More Transparency On Data Requests

Tech Companies Want More Transparency On Data Requests

In the wake of the NSA’s PRISM scandal, tech companies have been on the defensive, especially because many of them had been forced to comply to U.S. government’s data requests. These companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter, have now asked the U.S. government to allow them to publicly reveal all the data requests they receive from different governmental agencies.

By On June 12, 2013 Respond
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Apple Uploads Replay Video Of WWDC 2013 Keynote

Apple Uploads Replay Video Of WWDC 2013 Keynote

During the keynote by Apple officials commemorating the start of WWDC 2013, Apple made many major announcements. However, if you were unable to catch the keynote live, you can now head straight to Apple’s events page and replay the video.

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Apple Releases AI Robotics Controller App – Anki Drive

Apple Releases AI Robotics Controller App – Anki Drive

A number of robotic products, coupled with smartphone apps, have come out in recent months. Apple has now announced a new iOS app called Anki Drive, which essentially lets you control artificially intelligent robots from your smartphone.

By On June 11, 2013 Respond
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Apple Shipped Out 28 Million Copies Of Mountain Lion

Apple Shipped Out 28 Million Copies Of Mountain Lion

Apple’s key focus during WWDC 2013 is the announcement of upcoming releases and products. However, side by side, Apple doesn’t forget to stress on its sales numbers, which are always impressive. The company has now revealed that it has shipped out some 28 million copies of Mountain Lion so far.

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Apple Has Sold 600 Million iOS Devices So Far

Apple Has Sold 600 Million iOS Devices So Far

When it comes to the smartphone and tablet arena, Apple continues to be the undisputed champion. The company may have lost to Samsung in numbers recently, but its overall performance and revenues still trump all else. At WWDC 2013, Apple has now revealed that so far, it has sold some 600 million iOS devices.

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iBooks Finally Comes To Mac Users

iBooks Finally Comes To Mac Users

Although Apple’s WWDC 2013 event was primarily focused on major announcements regarding the iOS 7 and OS X releases, the company also made other announcements which were very significant. For instance, Apple announced that it is finally bringing the popular iBooks reading app to the Mac machines.

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