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Students To Get Windows Devices For Under $300, Thanks To Microsoft’s $1 Billion Donation

Students To Get Windows Devices For Under $300, Thanks To Microsoft’s $1 Billion Donation

Electronics devices have become a ‘must’ in education institution. Earlier we have seen many tech companies distributing electronic devices in education institutions. And now, Microsoft has decided to donate $1 billion to help students buy Windows devices for under $300.

By On April 30, 2014 1 Response
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Airbus Hopes To Introduce Electric-powered Planes In 20 Years

Airbus Hopes To Introduce Electric-powered Planes In 20 Years

We have seen numerous innovations in the car industry over the past few years. And now, the aviation industry is following suit. Airbus, the notable aircraft maker, has stated that it is aiming to ready regional electric-powered planes within the next 15 to 20 years.

By On April 26, 2014 Respond
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Domino’s Launching Pizza Ordering App For iPad Next Monday

Domino’s Launching Pizza Ordering App For iPad Next Monday

Domino’s Pizzas are one of the best pizzas found around. Many people order Domino’s Pizzas through phone call. But lately, Domino’s has announced that it is about launch an app for iPad through which customers will be able to order pizza.

By On April 26, 2014 Respond
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Firefox OS Co-Founder Andreas Gal Appointed As New Mozilla CTO

Firefox OS Co-Founder Andreas Gal Appointed As New Mozilla CTO

Mozilla’s appointment of Brendan Eich as CEO led to a huge controversy resulting in his resignation. Meanwhile, the CTO position at Mozilla was vacant since Eich formerly occupied it. Now Andreas Gal has been named as the new CTO at Mozilla.

By On April 25, 2014 Respond
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Facebook Acquired Moves, A Fitness And Activity Tracking App

Facebook Acquired Moves, A Fitness And Activity Tracking App

Fitness apps are fast becoming the hot deals of the tech industry. Facebook has joined the fray by acquiring Moves, a notable motion-tracking app which is available to both Android and iPhone users.

By On April 25, 2014 Respond
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Google+ Chief Vic Gundotra Quits Google, Reason Unknown

Google+ Chief Vic Gundotra Quits Google, Reason Unknown

Vic Gundotra is the father of Google+. He has been working in Google for the last 8 years. But yesterday, all on a sudden he announced that he is leaving Google.

By On April 25, 2014 1 Response
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Nokia Oyj Will Soon Be Rebranded As Microsoft Mobile Oy

Nokia Oyj Will Soon Be Rebranded As Microsoft Mobile Oy

Microsoft acquired Nokia’s devices and services businesses a while ago. While the deal is still to met regulatory approval in Asia, reports have it that the division, previously called Nokia Oyj, will soon be rebranded as Microsoft Mobile Oy.

By On April 22, 2014 Respond
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Nike Pulls The Plug On Wearable Hardware

Nike Pulls The Plug On Wearable Hardware

The wearables market is only getting started but one of the early entrants, Nike, is pulling the plug on its wearable hardware. The company has apparently decided to focus more on fitness-related software.

By On April 20, 2014 Respond
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After A New Funding Round, Airbnb Is Now Valued At $10 Billion

After A New Funding Round, Airbnb Is Now Valued At $10 Billion

Airbnb has steadily grown from a startup with a brilliant idea to a huge company with a global presence. It recently raised between $450 and $500 million in a funding round which puts it valuation at a whopping $10 billion.

By On April 19, 2014 Respond
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Google, Apple And Microsoft Join Hands For Anti-Phone-Theft Pledge

Google, Apple And Microsoft Join Hands For Anti-Phone-Theft Pledge

Smartphones have become a massively popular tool in the past few years. This popularity has also resulted in a huge surge in phone thefts. Apple, Google and Microsoft have now signed an anti-phone-theft pledge to tackle this problem.

By On April 18, 2014 1 Response
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Shattering Facebook’s Dream, Google Finally Acquired Titan Aerospace

Shattering Facebook’s Dream, Google Finally Acquired Titan Aerospace

It’s nothing new that tech companies compete among themselves, when it’s about acquiring a new company. Social media giant Facebook planned to acquire drone maker company Titan Aerospace, but all on a sudden beating Facebook, internet search giant Google has acquired it.

By On April 16, 2014 Respond
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US Military’s Delivery Drones Beat Amazon By Ages

US Military’s Delivery Drones Beat Amazon By Ages

While Amazon is still in the process of dreaming a future where drones will deliver goods, US military is already making use of such technology. The tech behind US military’s futuristic drones is called Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility System (AACUS).

By On April 8, 2014 Respond
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Apple Admits That Users Want Larger Smartphones With Lower Prices

Apple Admits That Users Want Larger Smartphones With Lower Prices

For long, Apple has stayed away from the larger smartphones frenzy, sticking to its guns and smaller display sizes. This may be changing as a couple of slides from Apple reveal that company knows larger smartphones are the demand of the day.

By On April 7, 2014 Respond
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Kevin Rose Termed ‘A Parasite’ By Anti-Tech Protestors

Kevin Rose Termed ‘A Parasite’ By Anti-Tech Protestors

It would appear that the random self-proclaimed anarchists are out there again, this time going after the Silicon Valley. A group of such protesters recently distributed leaflets, deeming Kevin Rose ‘a parasite.’

By On April 7, 2014 Respond
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eBay Now Allows The Sale Of Virtual Currency

eBay Now Allows The Sale Of Virtual Currency

Virtual currencies such as Bitcoin has found widespread popularity and legitimacy globally. eBay has now decided to join the party, officially allowing the sales of virtual currency in the online marketplace.

By On April 7, 2014 Respond
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