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Microsoft Announces Universal Windows Apps With Cross-Platform Compatibility

Microsoft Announces Universal Windows Apps With Cross-Platform Compatibility

Microsoft embarked upon a journey to unify its platforms some time ago. The company is finally adding a key piece to the strategy, announcing universal Windows apps for all its platforms. The announcement came at the Build 2014 conference.

By On April 4, 2014 Respond
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‘Search Nearby’ Option Reintroduced In Google Maps

‘Search Nearby’ Option Reintroduced In Google Maps

Back in February when a redesigned Google Maps was rolled out, a number of earlier features bit the bullet. These included the ‘search nearby’ feature which was immensely useful. Thankfully, the feature has been reintroduced now.

By On April 3, 2014 Respond
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You Can Now Return Stuff To Amazon Through Delivery Lockers

You Can Now Return Stuff To Amazon Through Delivery Lockers

Amazon has been improving its return methods for some time now. Now, the retail giant has introduced the option of returning stuff through delivery lockers.

By On April 3, 2014 Respond
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‘Frozen’ Is The Highest-Grossing Animated Movie Of All Time

‘Frozen’ Is The Highest-Grossing Animated Movie Of All Time

Frozen, the popular animated movie by Disney, has become the highest-grossing animated movie of all time. This movie was released is US at the end of last year and has cleared the $1 billion revenue mark.

By On April 2, 2014 Respond
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Three Mozilla Board Members Resign Over New CEO Appointment

Three Mozilla Board Members Resign Over New CEO Appointment

Mozilla’s new CEO, Brendan Eich, has attracted bitter criticism and opposition from many quarters. Some speculated that the board members at Mozilla have probably resigned now to oppose his appointment but that may not be the case.

By On April 2, 2014 Respond
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Tweets Can Be Analyzed To Determine Public Health Trends

Tweets Can Be Analyzed To Determine Public Health Trends

Twitter’s data has been used in the past to procure some very useful information and trends. Now, a study says that this data can be analyzed to reveal the current public health trends.

By On April 2, 2014 Respond
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Scientists Create Smart Skin Patch That Dispenses Timely Meds

Scientists Create Smart Skin Patch That Dispenses Timely Meds

One of the key problems in treating a long-term medical condition is adhering to a set routine of medicine intake. To resolve this, scientists have now created a smart skin patch which can automatically dispense drugs when needed.

By On April 2, 2014 Respond
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Obamacare Site Goes Down Just Ahead Of Enrollment Deadline

Obamacare Site Goes Down Just Ahead Of Enrollment Deadline

Since its launch, the Obamacare website has run into a lot of troubles. And these troubles remain unsorted till the last minute, with the site going down temporarily just ahead of the enrollment deadlines.

By On April 2, 2014 Respond
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UK Government Will Soon Legalize Ripping CDs And DVDs

UK Government Will Soon Legalize Ripping CDs And DVDs

Most of the prevalent copyright laws in US and Europe tend to take care of the interests of the content studios, far more than they make sense. UK government is now all set to do away with one of these non-sense copyright laws.

By On March 31, 2014 Respond
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Art: Sandcastles Etched On A Single Grain Of Sand

Art: Sandcastles Etched On A Single Grain Of Sand

When it comes to art, it can be found at both the tiniest and grandest of places. As a demonstration of the former, an artist has etched an unbelievably tiny sandcastle on a single grain of sand.

By On March 30, 2014 Respond
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PonoPlayer Raises More Than $5 Million In Pledges On Kickstarter

PonoPlayer Raises More Than $5 Million In Pledges On Kickstarter

PonoPlayer, a high-fidelity portable music player, made countless headlines in the tech world when it launched on KickStarter. The project has now passed the $5 million mark in Kickstarter pledges.

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Scientists Create Entanglement In 103 Dimensions, Step Forward For Quantum Computers

Scientists Create Entanglement In 103 Dimensions, Step Forward For Quantum Computers

Quantum computers rely on a critically important concept in quantum physics called entanglement. Researchers were recently able to create such entanglement in 103 dimensions using only a pair of particles.

By On March 30, 2014 Respond
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Gbatteries Finds A Way To Improve Existing Batteries, Unveils BatteryBox

Gbatteries Finds A Way To Improve Existing Batteries, Unveils BatteryBox

A number of companies are currently engaged in a search to find alternates to lithium-ion batteries. Gbatteries has taken a different approach, finding a way of significantly improving the performance of existing lithium-ion batteries.

By On March 30, 2014 Respond
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Whale Dives For More Than 2 Hours, Breaks Record For Holding Breath Underwater

Whale Dives For More Than 2 Hours, Breaks Record For Holding Breath Underwater

Whales can swim up to great depths in water to seek food. A Cuvier’s beaked whale recently set a new record for holding breath underwater by diving up to 2 miles deep and remaining underwater for more than 2 hours.

By On March 30, 2014 Respond
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After Google, Amazon Also Slashes Prices Of Cloud Services

After Google, Amazon Also Slashes Prices Of Cloud Services

Google recently cut down the price for its Google Drive storage by a significant margin. Following in these footsteps, Amazon has also announced significant cuts for a wide range of its cloud services.

By On March 29, 2014 Respond
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