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Apple Continues To Be The Most Valuable Brand Globally

Apple Continues To Be The Most Valuable Brand Globally

Apple’s performance indexes have dipped significantly in recent days. The likes of Samsung are posing a stiff competition to Apple whereas its own sales don’t seem to be growing as well as had been expected. Despite all this, Apple continues to be the most valuable brand around the world.

By On May 22, 2013 Respond
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France Telecom Decides To Invest €30-50M In Dailymotion

France Telecom Decides To Invest €30-50M In Dailymotion

Yahoo recently expressed a keen interest in acquiring Dailymotion. The France-based video company is among the most popular video sites online. Following Yahoo’s move, the French government has stepped in to rescue the company, citing that it can’t sell its biggest internet startup success story.

By On May 22, 2013 Respond
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Rent-Out Made Through Airbnb Deemed Illegal By NY Judge

Rent-Out Made Through Airbnb Deemed Illegal By NY Judge

Airbnb has been riddled with a number of controversies of late. The company essentially allows users around different cities to rent out portions of their houses for brief stays. However, the hotel industry has been objecting on this model and now, a NY judge has deemed the rent-out of an apartment through Airbnb illegal.

By On May 22, 2013 1 Response
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Yahoo Finally Acquires Tumblr For $1.1 Billion

Yahoo Finally Acquires Tumblr For $1.1 Billion

We have been hearing for a while that Yahoo was in the process of trying to finalize an acquisition deal with Tumblr. It now seems that the deal has finalized and Yahoo has bagged the social media giant for $1.1 billion. The company promises that it would not ‘screw up’ Tumblr as a result of the acquisition.

By On May 20, 2013 Respond
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Tumblr Deems Yahoo’s $1.1 Billion Cash Offer ‘Too Low’

Tumblr Deems Yahoo’s $1.1 Billion Cash Offer ‘Too Low’

The tech space is abuzz with a possible acquisition of Tumblr by Yahoo in an all out cash deal of $1.1 billion. The newest of the rumor to this end is that the tumbleloggin company isn’t impressed with the amount, and may reject the offer.

By On May 18, 2013 1 Response
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Intel Missed The Chance Of Partnering With Apple For Original iPhone

Intel Missed The Chance Of Partnering With Apple For Original iPhone

When Apple was working on its original iPhone, the company approached Intel and wanted to use one of Intel’s chips inside the phone. Intel, riding on the high horse back in 2007, decline to invest in a device that seemed to have no future. And thus, the company missed a huge opportunity.

By On May 18, 2013 Respond
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Bill Gates Takes Back The Title Of World’s Richest Person

Bill Gates Takes Back The Title Of World’s Richest Person

Microsoft has done good over the years. But the slow PC sales and the rapid move of the computing world from PCs to mobile devices took a toll on the company. However, the company seems back in action, having scored a five-year high stock value this year. And that has put Bill Gates back in the position of world’s richest person.

By On May 17, 2013 1 Response
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Google Barely Makes Any Major Announcements At I/O

Google Barely Makes Any Major Announcements At I/O

Google I/O is the key event where the company discusses its future plans and often unveils new offerings. However, this time, Google failed to stir the tech audience by making any major audience. Compared to sheer number of rumors of expected releases, the event turned out to be rather underwhelming.

By On May 16, 2013 Respond
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Rovio Plans To Publish Third-Party Games Via Rovio Stars

Rovio Plans To Publish Third-Party Games Via Rovio Stars

Rovio, the company that shot to fame thanks to its wildly popular Angry Birds franchise, has plans of going beyond game production. Recently, the game-maker announced that it will also be publishing, distributing and marketing third-party apps and games in the coming days.

By On May 16, 2013 Respond
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Larry Page Suffers From Vocal-Cord Paralysis, Officially Confirmed

Larry Page Suffers From Vocal-Cord Paralysis, Officially Confirmed

For long, doubts have been casted on Google CEO, Larry Page’s health. In the past, Page has taken long leaves from his work on the pretext of health issues. Recently, he has revealed that it’s nothing serious and that he simply suffers from vocal-cord paralysis.

By On May 15, 2013 Respond
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Google Halts Launching Of Its Physical Credit Card

Google Halts Launching Of Its Physical Credit Card

The Google Wallet support page suggested that it was working on a physical Wallet card and trying to bring a non-NFC version of the app to every Android 2.3+ devices. But recently, Google has cancelled its decision to launch a physical credit card as part of the Wallet project.

By On May 13, 2013 Respond
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US Federal Court Reviews Validity Of Class Action Against Google Books

US Federal Court Reviews Validity Of Class Action Against Google Books

The 2nd U.S Circuit Court of Appeals is currently scrutinizing whether a class suit action against Google Books project should be allowed or not. Google is appealing a lower court’s ruling allowing the plaintiffs, the Authors Guild and groups representing photographers and graphic designers, to pursue a class-action lawsuit against the company.

By On May 9, 2013 Respond
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Google May Announce A Revamp Of Maps At I/O

Google May Announce A Revamp Of Maps At I/O

Google’s I/O event is just around the corner and a number of rumors about the event are doing their rounds on the web. It is now being speculated that the search giant may soon revamp the interface of Maps and that the announcement is expected at the I/O event.

By On May 9, 2013 Respond
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Most Companies Will Require You To ‘Bring Your Own Device’ By 2017

Most Companies Will Require You To ‘Bring Your Own Device’ By 2017

Over the recent months, a number of companies have joined the buy-your-own-device (BYOD) bandwagon rather than provide their employees with a definite mobile device. According to a Gartner study, this trend will grow significantly over the coming years and by 2017, nearly 50% of all companies will adopt the BYOD policy.

By On May 2, 2013 Respond
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Google Released Entire Session Schedule For Google I/O 2013 Conference

Google Released Entire Session Schedule For Google I/O 2013 Conference

Search giant Google will kick off its 3-day annual developer conference Google I/O 2013 starting from May 15. At this year’s Google I/O conference, Google will announce new devices, software updates, and more. And now we know what sessions are going to be held and when as Google has published the schedule for its 2013 Google I/O conference.

By On May 1, 2013 Respond
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