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Google Spent $966 Million To Buy Waze

Google Spent $966 Million To Buy Waze

In June, Internet search giant Google decided to purchase online mapping service Waze, but unfortunately the company couldn’t complete the deal. And now Google says that it has paid $966 million to buy Waze.

By On July 26, 2013 Respond
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Intel Aims To Pack Haswell Processors In Thinner, Lighter Devices

Intel Aims To Pack Haswell Processors In Thinner, Lighter Devices

Intel is committed to bring its mainstream chips to thinner and lighter devices. The chip maker has achieved another milestone to reduce the power consumption of its Haswell chips.

By On July 24, 2013 Respond
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Nokia May Release More Handset Orders Soon, Supply Chain Sources Reveal

Nokia May Release More Handset Orders Soon, Supply Chain Sources Reveal

Nokia was once the most successful vendor in the mobile phone industry, shipping out the largest volume of handsets each quarter. But since the onset of smartphone arena, the company has declined. More recently, Lumia has lent the comapny some hope and now, Nokia is expected to release more handset orders.

By On July 21, 2013 Respond
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NY District Judge Finds Apple Guilty In Ebooks Conspiracy

NY District Judge Finds Apple Guilty In Ebooks Conspiracy

Apple has long been embroiled in the ebooks conspiracy case. The case also involves a number of e-books publishers with the charges being that Apple conspired with them to raise the prices of e-books. While most of the involved publishers have settled already, Apple didn’t and has now been found guilty.

By On July 14, 2013 1 Response
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Lawyer Sues Apple For Displaying Porn On Its Devices

Lawyer Sues Apple For Displaying Porn On Its Devices

When you use an Apple tablet or smartphone, access the web and browse to the pornographic sites, this is your own choice. But a Tennessee lawyer, Chris Sevier, has now filed a lawsuit against Apple, claiming that the company should have an anti-porn filter in all its devices.

By On July 14, 2013 Respond
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Apple, Google Lost American Love, Says YouGov BrandIndex

Apple, Google Lost American Love, Says YouGov BrandIndex

Market research by YouGov reveals that Apple and Google have fallen of the shelf from top 10 U.S. brands. None of the companies have been able to secure a place in YouGov BrandIndex’s top 10 spots.

By On July 14, 2013 Respond
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US Customs Sued By Microsoft Over Failed Google Product Ban Execution

US Customs Sued By Microsoft Over Failed Google Product Ban Execution

Microsoft has launched a legal effort against the U.S. Customs, claiming that its officials willfully refused to enforce a ban on Motorola Mobility’s handsets. The ban was issued by ITC back in May 2012 but it hasn’t been enforced so far. Microsoft has hinted at foul-play at the part of Customs officials.

By On July 14, 2013 1 Response
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Apple May Build Its Own Chips In The Coming Days

Apple May Build Its Own Chips In The Coming Days

Apple has long relied on third-party entities to manufacture the chips that go into its products. These chips are originally designed by Apple itself but actually built by the likes of Samsung. However, a new rumor is swirling around that Apple is gearing up to build its own chips in the coming days.

By On July 13, 2013 Respond
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French Telecom Regulator ARCEP To Investigate AT&T And Verizon

French Telecom Regulator ARCEP To Investigate AT&T And Verizon

French regulator ARCEP is moving ahead with an investigation into Verizon and AT&T because the two companies have failed in an attempt to block aforesaid entity from investigating interconnection agreements.

By On July 12, 2013 Respond
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AT&T To Unveil ‘What’s Next in Wireless’ On July 16

AT&T To Unveil ‘What’s Next in Wireless’ On July 16

AT&T has sent out invitations to the press about a July 16 event. The telecom operator teased that it will divulge “what’s next in wireless” at the event.

By On July 10, 2013 Respond
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iWatch Trademark Held By Non-Apple Companies In US And UK

iWatch Trademark Held By Non-Apple Companies In US And UK

We recently reported that Apple has filed for the ‘iWatch’ trademark in Japan, hinting that the company may actually be working on such a product. However, it is now being reported that the same ‘iWatch’ trademark is not held by Apple but by other companies, in major markets such as US, UK and China.

By On July 7, 2013 Respond
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Dell Eyes More Windows Tablet Sales, Exploring Wearable Tech

Dell Eyes More Windows Tablet Sales, Exploring Wearable Tech

Dell’s global vice-president of personal computing Sam Burd has opened up to the Guardian on his company’s current strategy. He vaguely revealed the sales figures of Windows tablets made by Dell and talked about the strategy of moving to wearable tech.

By On July 6, 2013 Respond
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Boston University Sues Apple Over Patent Infringement, Seeks To Ban iPhone And More

Boston University Sues Apple Over Patent Infringement, Seeks To Ban iPhone And More

Boston University has filed a lawsuit against Apple alleging that the company has infringed a semiconductor patent by a university professor. The university is seeking to ban Apple from selling the devices that infringe the patent, which include iPhone, iPad and more.

By On July 4, 2013 1 Response
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Zynga Bagged New CEO For $50 Million In Compensation

Zynga Bagged New CEO For $50 Million In Compensation

You’re probably aware of Zynga’s new CEO hire. The social gaming company snatched Xbox lead from Microsoft in a bid to turn around its future. But what lured Don Mattrick quit Microsoft and assume the role of CEO at Zynga? Big compensation definitely has a part in it.

By On July 4, 2013 Respond
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Fashion House CEO Paul Deneve Hired By Apple To Work On Special Projects

Fashion House CEO Paul Deneve Hired By Apple To Work On Special Projects

Apple has staged somewhat of a coup in the fashion industry by bagging Paul Deneve, who had been the CEO of Yves Saint Laurent until quite recently. Deneve quit his job, initially citing that he was joining the high-tech industry. It now appears that he has been hired by Apple.

By On July 3, 2013 Respond
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