Every year, Microsoft brings together its developer community to discuss the future of its products and services. Next year, the company has now confirmed, the 2014 Build conference will take place from April 2 to April 4.
For the last few days, many Yahoo users were unable to access Yahoo mail. For some users, today is the fifth day of Yahoo Mail outage. Till now, Yahoo hasn’t fixed the problem totally and this continues to frustrate users.
When it comes to smartphone displays, the current race in the tech arena is all about higher resolutions. A patent filing reveals that Samsung is exploring other options too, such as a handset with transparent display and touchscreen on both sides.
Verizon has been trying hard to gain a solid foothold in the content delivery business. To that end, the carrier may soon acquire the notable content delivery network, Edgecast, in a rumored deal raking in more than $350 million.
Apple has started using iBeacons at all of its 254 retail stores in the U.S. The new technology enables Apple customers to instantly purchase new items at the store and enables any iOS device to send push notifications to another iOS device nearby.
The patent lawsuits between Apple and Samsung have dragged on for many years now. This year in November, a jury awarded Apple $930 in damages. Apple has now filed a motion, seeking another $16 million from Samsung for legal fees.
The social media has been abuzz with Amazon’s plans of launching delivery drones and the subsequent statement by UPS citing a similar plan. However, Google may beat them both by using it’s self-driving cars.
Carl Icahn is one of the leading investors in Apple’s stock, thus holding certain power in swaying the company’s stock-related decisions. Icahn has now called upon Apple to increase its buyback program, a suggestion he has repeatedly made in the past too.
If Amazon plans to deliver packages via drones, how far behind can Google be? Earlier we have seen Google materializing many of its projects like Google Glass, autonomous car or Project Loon. And now the company has said it’s testing a whole fleet of humanoid robots for various purposes.
In what was described by many as a publicity stunt, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos recently talked about using small drones to deliver packages. It would appear that others in the game, such as the world’s largest parcel service UPS, are also working on similar ideas.
Now a days, many things are delivered by drones. In continuation to delivery trend, online retailer Amazon has planned to deliver packages to customers within 30 minutes or less after they hit the “buy” button online using drones. Amazon is calling this new delivery system, Prime Air.
Ever since hard drives were conceived, they have been improved and their prices have steadily gone down. This trend was disrupted when in 2011, Thailand sustained heavy floods and damage to its hard drive industry hiked the prices.
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