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Nvidia Will License Graphics Technology To Others

Nvidia Will License Graphics Technology To Others

Nvidia is entering into the patent licensing business with full force. The chipmaker’s Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang said that his company will start licensing its graphics technology to other companies.

By On June 19, 2013 Respond
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AT&T Starts Offering Nationwide FaceTime Over Cellular

AT&T Starts Offering Nationwide FaceTime Over Cellular

When Apple announced that it will be offering cellular support for the FaceTime feature, many telecom giants were reluctant. AT&T initially limited the feature only to MobileShare plan subscribers and such LTE users who had a tiered plan. But the company is finally rolling out general FaceTime support to all subscribers.

By On June 19, 2013 Respond
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Facebook May Introduce Instagram Video On June 20

Facebook May Introduce Instagram Video On June 20

Remember the June 20 event Facebook is going to hold? Earlier speculations were that the event would be about a Facebook reader service. New rumors suggest that a reader isn’t Facebook’s “Big Idea”.

By On June 18, 2013 Respond
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Yahoo Makes $30-$40 Million Offer For Social Email Startup Xobni

Yahoo Makes $30-$40 Million Offer For Social Email Startup Xobni

Yahoo is in buying spree. Last week, the internet company bought iOS camera app maker GhostBird. It was preceded by the much discussed $1.1 billion Tumblr deal. This time, we’re hearing about a $30 to $40 million buyout offer to social email startup Xobni.

By On June 18, 2013 Respond
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Best Buy Getting Windows Stores In 600 Locations

Best Buy Getting Windows Stores In 600 Locations

Microsoft has announced a store-within-a-store deal with Best Buy. Under this deal, Microsoft will take over the entire PC section of 600 Best Buy stores.

By On June 16, 2013 1 Response
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Yahoo Buys iOS Camera App Maker To Improve Flickr

Yahoo Buys iOS Camera App Maker To Improve Flickr

Earlier today, Yahoo has announced another acquisition. This time it is about Flickr. Yahoo has acquired iOS camera app maker GhostBird Software for an undisclosed sum.

By On June 13, 2013 Respond
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Nook Apps For PC And Mac Retire, But A Workaround Is Here

Nook Apps For PC And Mac Retire, But A Workaround Is Here

It has been a month since Barnes & Noble quietly removed Nook apss for PC and Mac from its website. Yesterday, it was officially confirmed that the bookseller won’t support the apps any longer.

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.

By On June 12, 2013 Respond
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More Mobile Devices Than People By 2017

More Mobile Devices Than People By 2017

According to a report by CCS Insight, there will be more mobile devices in use than humans by 2017. Smartphones and tablets together will exceed the number of people on our planet.

By On June 11, 2013 Respond
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3D Printing Is Hot This Week With Amazon Inclusion, Makerbot Acquisition Talks

3D Printing Is Hot This Week With Amazon Inclusion, Makerbot Acquisition Talks

The 3D printing industry is hot this week with two new developments. One is the opening of a 3D printer section by Amazon.com. Another is the rumored acquisition talks between Makerbot and Stratasys.

By On June 9, 2013 Respond
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PayPal Mistakenly Informs Users About Winning 500 Euros Lottery

PayPal Mistakenly Informs Users About Winning 500 Euros Lottery

Recently some PayPal users in Germany have mentioned that they received emails from PayPal stating that they’ve won 500 euros and to retrieve that reward, they just need to log in into their PayPal account. As soon as they logged in into their account, they found there is “no cash” as the email was “sent due to a technical error.”

By On June 8, 2013 Respond
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Google Is Hot With Young Adults, Even More Than Chocolate

Google Is Hot With Young Adults, Even More Than Chocolate

A recent poll by The Washington Post has revealed some interesting things about which tech brands are preferred by the young generation. Google is at the top of the list.

By On June 8, 2013 Respond
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Apple Expected To Launch Free iRadio Service At WWDC 2013

Apple Expected To Launch Free iRadio Service At WWDC 2013

Apple’s WWDC event is just around the corner. And many rumors have surfaced regarding the possibility of Apple launching an online radio service of its own at WWDC 2013. According to a new media report now, the service will stream music from major publishers for free.

By On June 8, 2013 Respond
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Besides Verizon, NSA Also Gets Phone Records Of AT&T, Sprint And Others

Besides Verizon, NSA Also Gets Phone Records Of AT&T, Sprint And Others

The discovery that NSA was tapping into Verizon’s customer records caused quite an uproar recently. However, that is only a very small portion of the greater picture. It has now been discovered that NSA has also been tapping into the records of other ISPs such as AT&T and Sprint.

By On June 7, 2013 Respond
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Internet Companies Claim To Be Unaware Of PRISM Program

Internet Companies Claim To Be Unaware Of PRISM Program

We recently reported that NSA had been tapping into Verizon’s phone records to access information about millions of customers. However, that seems to be the tip of the iceberg. It has now transpired that NSA has been tapping into the records of many leading internet companies in the U.S.

By On June 7, 2013 Respond
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