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Google’s Acquisition Of An Android Gaming Platform Hints At Future Set-Top Box

Google’s Acquisition Of An Android Gaming Platform Hints At Future Set-Top Box

Google has recently acquired Green Throttle Games, an Android gaming platform which doesn’t exactly have a stellar history. Many reports claim that this may be a part of Google’s strategy for its upcoming set-top box.

By On March 12, 2014 Respond
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Another Setback For Tesla: No Direct-To-Customer Sales In New Jersey

Another Setback For Tesla: No Direct-To-Customer Sales In New Jersey

Tesla is known for a unique car sales model in which the company doesn’t rely on a car dealer and directly sells its cars to customers. New Jersey has somehow found this absurd and banned such sales in the state.

By On March 12, 2014 Respond
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NASA Gave Jet Fuel On Discount To Google, Finally Admitted

NASA Gave Jet Fuel On Discount To Google, Finally Admitted

Many executives of Google use private jet for their transport, no matter whether it is related to personal or official work. Every jet needs jet fuel to fly. The buzzing news is – lately space agency NASA has admitted that in the past, it sold jet fuel on discount to Google.

By On March 8, 2014 Respond
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Apple Will Soon Bring Full-Screen Video iAds To iOS Devices

Apple Will Soon Bring Full-Screen Video iAds To iOS Devices

Apple launched iAds back in 2010, as an attempt to better monetize the ads served on iOS devices. Now, the company is apparently trying to rekindle the platform by planning to offer full-screen video iAds on iPhone and iPad.

By On March 6, 2014 Respond
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Tim Cook Confronts Shareholders Averse To Clean Energy Initiatives

Tim Cook Confronts Shareholders Averse To Clean Energy Initiatives

It is almost a trend among business investors to hide under convenient conservatism to avoid spending money on environmental initiatives. When certain Apple shareholders recently expressed as much, Tim Cook told them to sell their stock.

By On March 6, 2014 Respond
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Sprint Allegedly Overcharged US Government On Wiretapping, Faces Lawsuit

Sprint Allegedly Overcharged US Government On Wiretapping, Faces Lawsuit

The until-recently-clandestine collaboration between Sprint and the US government took a rather bitter turn. It has been alleged that Sprint overcharged on the governmental wiretaps. Now, the US government is suing the company.

By On March 5, 2014 Respond
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Facebook Considers Acquiring Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

Facebook Considers Acquiring Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

It would appear that key acquisitions are becoming a regular feature of the tech industry. Facebook is reportedly considering acquiring Titan Aerospace now, a company that makes drones.

By On March 5, 2014 Respond
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Bill Gates Is The Richest Person In The World Yet Again

Bill Gates Is The Richest Person In The World Yet Again

The fortunes of the top billionaires of our planet frequently fluctuate as their businesses or stocks dwindle or soar. Bill Gates has now reclaimed the top spot of the richest person on Earth after a recent surge in Microsoft’s stock.

By On March 4, 2014 Respond
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Apple Goes On Hiring Spree, Creates New Teams In China And Taiwan

Apple Goes On Hiring Spree, Creates New Teams In China And Taiwan

Apple is significantly expanding its employment footprint oversea. The company has been aggressively hiring hundreds of new employees in China and Taiwan, bringing together two new Apple teams at both locations.

By On March 4, 2014 Respond
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Man Offers Home For Sale, Accepts Payment In Dogecoin

Man Offers Home For Sale, Accepts Payment In Dogecoin

A man in Wisconsin has put up his home for sale. He didn’t initially get any good enough offers, so he has now decided to accept Dogecoin as payment for the home. The price tag on the house is 100 million Dogecoin.

By On March 3, 2014 Respond
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Internet Companies Are Radically Changing China’s Financial Sector

Internet Companies Are Radically Changing China’s Financial Sector

China has a generally restrictive financial system but thanks to China-based internet giants such as Alibaba, the country’s financial sector is now undergoing a huge change.

By On March 2, 2014 Respond
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Apple Processes ‘Several Billion’ iMessages Every Day

Apple Processes ‘Several Billion’ iMessages Every Day

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has revealed many interesting numbers in the annual stockholder meeting on Friday. Cook said that Apple processes ‘several billion’ iMessages as well as 15 to 20 million FaceTime calls each day.

By On March 1, 2014 Respond
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Apple TV Sales Exceed $1 Billion In 2013, More Than 10 Million Units Sold

Apple TV Sales Exceed $1 Billion In 2013, More Than 10 Million Units Sold

Apple has long been referring to its set-top box business as a ‘hobby.’ But that hobby has apparently turned very profitable over the years, garnering a revenue of more than $1 billion in 2013 alone.

By On March 1, 2014 Respond
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Rolls-Royce Is Preparing Unmanned Cargo Ships

Rolls-Royce Is Preparing Unmanned Cargo Ships

Unmanned aerial vehicles, more popularly known as drones these days, have become quite common. Rolls-Royce is now readying unmanned cargo ships along the same lines.

By On February 28, 2014 Respond
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MasterCard Program Uses Smartphone Location To Secure Credit Card Purchases

MasterCard Program Uses Smartphone Location To Secure Credit Card Purchases

Credit card purchases on smartphones can be risky business, leading to credit card theft and other financial exploits. Therefore, MasterCard is now testing a program which will secure smartphone purchases using the location of your handset.

By On February 28, 2014 Respond
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