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Walmart Also Announced Free Shipping For A Minimum Order Of $35

Walmart Also Announced Free Shipping For A Minimum Order Of $35

Shipping costing is a big fact to many people who buy things from online stores. On the other side, online stores most often give free shipping based on the minimum shopping done by the customer. However, lately online retailer Walmart has announced that if users do shopping a minimum amount of $35 for the holidays, the company will provide free shipping.

By On November 22, 2013 Respond
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Google Brings Voice Commands To Chromebooks

Google Brings Voice Commands To Chromebooks

Google has recently focused on enabling voice-based search and other functionality on mobile devices. Now, the company is apparently preparing a similar funtionality for Chromebooks. The latest Chrome OS developer release comes with the ability to make a few rudimentary voice commands.

By On November 22, 2013 Respond
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You Can Now Get A Physical, Prepaid Debit Card For Your Google Wallet

You Can Now Get A Physical, Prepaid Debit Card For Your Google Wallet

Google Wallet has long been a virtual tool which has received praise from many but hasn’t exactly gained a lot of traction. Despite the fact that it hasn’t been mentioned in any news for a while now, Wallet is alive and kicking. Google has now started offering a prepaid debit card to go with it.

By On November 22, 2013 Respond
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Apple Received Final Approval To Build Spaceship Campus

Apple Received Final Approval To Build Spaceship Campus

Apple’s spaceship alike campus, consisting of 2.8 million square feet area, is one of the most magnificent corporate offices in the world. Although Apple had received a primary consent to build this spaceship Campus 2, it had been waiting for the final approval. And now, the company has received a final approval for building Apple Campus 2.

By On November 22, 2013 Respond
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Snapchat Users Upload 400 Million Photos Daily, Exceeds Facebook’s Daily Photo Uploads

Snapchat Users Upload 400 Million Photos Daily, Exceeds Facebook’s Daily Photo Uploads

Snapchat recently made headlines when the relatively young company passed on Facebook’s $3 billion acquisition offer. Some may deem it foolish and heady but the fact is that Snapchat is growing, and growing fast. The company has now revealed that its users are uploading 400 million images daily, beating Facebook’s daily image uploads.

By On November 20, 2013 Respond
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Apple Acquires PrimeSense For $345 Million, Says Report

Apple Acquires PrimeSense For $345 Million, Says Report

PrimeSense is the 3D sensoring company that furnished a significant portion of the tech that went into making Microsoft’s Kinect. The company has now reportedly being acquired by Apple for a cool $345 million.

By On November 18, 2013 Respond
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Apple Released New Renderings Of Spaceship Campus With Details

Apple Released New Renderings Of Spaceship Campus With Details

Although, Apple’s presentation has already revealed much details of spaceship campus, lately, Apple has revealed some new renderings of its spaceship campus, providing a closer look at the environment inside the main building and showing off some details that have not been seen before.

By On November 12, 2013 Respond
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Twitter’s IPO Turns 1600 People Into Overnight Millionaires

Twitter’s IPO Turns 1600 People Into Overnight Millionaires

Twitter’s recent IPO has proved to be an immense success so far. The company’s shares, originally announced at $26 a piece, are currently looming near $42 a mere days after the IPO. PrivCo has now revealed that the successful IPO has turned 1600 Twitter shareholders into new millionaires.

By On November 12, 2013 Respond
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Apple’s Maps Snatched Millions Of Google Maps Users

Apple’s Maps Snatched Millions Of Google Maps Users

After the release of Apple’s Maps, it started to grab customers’ attention more widely. And now it’s been reported that Maps has snatched million of Google Maps users.

By On November 12, 2013 Respond
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Viber Offers Free Non-Viber Communication To Philippines Typhoon Victims

Viber Offers Free Non-Viber Communication To Philippines Typhoon Victims

A devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan tore into Philippines recently, taking a tragic toll of thousands. Viber, the notable instant-messaging VoIP service has now announced that users in Philippines can use a new feature called ‘Viber Out’ to reach out for relief and help. The feature allows Viber users to dial phone numbers of non-Viber users.

By On November 12, 2013 Respond
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Apple’s Siri Chief Goes To Samsung To Work On ‘Internet Of Things’

Apple’s Siri Chief Goes To Samsung To Work On ‘Internet Of Things’

Luc Julia is known for his role as the development engineer for Apple’s Siri technology. He was tasked with overlooking the development of the voice-based personal assistant. Julia has now moved over to Samsung and has been working on linking together the different components of an ‘Internet of things.’

By On November 11, 2013 Respond
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Nokia Files A Patent For Folding Batteries

Nokia Files A Patent For Folding Batteries

There are many companies at present, who are planning to invent folding batteries. In the mean time, mobile maker Nokia has patented a file for folding batteries.

By On November 9, 2013 Respond
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McDonald’s Plan To Use 3D Printers To Build Happy Meal Toys

McDonald’s Plan To Use 3D Printers To Build Happy Meal Toys

3D printers are excellent at making little plastic figurines. Now, McDonald’s is planning to utilize 3D printers in its restaurants in the future to build Happy Meal Toys.

By On November 9, 2013 Respond
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Facebook Setting Up New Engineering Office In Boston

Facebook Setting Up New Engineering Office In Boston

Currently, Facebook has four engineering offices, scattered around Seattle, Menlo Park, New York and London. The social network is now gearing for a new office and has announced that it will soon be setting foot in Boston.

By On November 8, 2013 Respond
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New Startups Like ThirdLove Decide To Solve The Bra Problem

New Startups Like ThirdLove Decide To Solve The Bra Problem

For long, Victoria’s Secret has been the key brand considered synonymous with intimate parts of the female dress. But the tech startups seem determined to overturn this hegemony now. Initiatives such as ThirdLove, for instance, aim to offer customized bras and other apparel accessories.

By On November 8, 2013 Respond
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