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Nokia Mysteriously Hints At Upcoming Windows Phone Announcement

Nokia Mysteriously Hints At Upcoming Windows Phone Announcement

It is almost a thing now to release mysterious teasers and hints before a company launches a new product. Nokia is following the tradition, having released a vague Windows Phone video today which points towards an upcoming announcement.

By On February 9, 2014 Respond
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First Phase Of Apple’s Spaceship Campus At Austin Is Nearly Completed

First Phase Of Apple’s Spaceship Campus At Austin Is Nearly Completed

Lately, it’s been reported first phase of one of the new campuses of Apple in Austin is nearly finished and Apple is set to begin moving into its new “Americas Operations Center” in Austin after spending just over $27 million on the project’s initial stage.

By On February 8, 2014 Respond
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Sony Is Closing Down Its PC Division

Sony Is Closing Down Its PC Division

PC sales and profits have nosedived in the past few years and most PC vendors have either started producing mobile devices or run into losses. Sony is now shutting down its PC division to focus on more profitable areas such as PlayStation.

By On February 7, 2014 Respond
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Google Announces $999 Videoconferencing ‘Chromebox For Meetings’

Google Announces $999 Videoconferencing ‘Chromebox For Meetings’

Google is steadily building a Chrome ecosystem in the PC arena. The company has now unveiled a Chromebox, equipped with everything needed for video conferences and meant for organizational meetings.

By On February 7, 2014 Respond
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Satya Nadella’s Compensation Package As Microsoft CEO Is Substantial

Satya Nadella’s Compensation Package As Microsoft CEO Is Substantial

Satya Nadella has been appointed the new CEO of Microsoft, after a lot of wait and anticipation. Given Microsoft’s history with CEOs, he is here to stay for a long while. And a look at the extensive and substantial compensation package he’s been promised confirms that.

By On February 7, 2014 Respond
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Google’s Oldest Employee Susan Wojcicki Appointed As The New CEO Of YouTube

Google’s Oldest Employee Susan Wojcicki Appointed As The New CEO Of YouTube

We have seen Microsoft appoint a new CEO and within days of that, YouTube has also decided to get one. The new YouTube CEO is Susan Wojcicki, one of the oldest employees at Google.

By On February 6, 2014 Respond
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Sochi Olympics: Samsung Offers Galaxy Note 3, Asks Athletes To Hide Apple Logo On Their iPhone

Sochi Olympics: Samsung Offers Galaxy Note 3, Asks Athletes To Hide Apple Logo On Their iPhone

Samsung is apparently trying to cash in on the Sochi 2014 Olympics in Russia. Reports have it that the company is giving away free Galaxy Note 3 units to Olympic athletes, while also demanding that they hide the Apple logo on their iPhones during the opening ceremonies.

By On February 6, 2014 Respond
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Top Ten Highest-Earning Tech Skills

Top Ten Highest-Earning Tech Skills

Given the increasingly greater integration of technology in our lives, you will often hear people telling you that possessing tech skills today is a must-have. But what kind of tech skills? The list below tells you about the most profitable ones.

By On February 5, 2014 Respond
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NTT In Japan Is Testing Out 360-Degree Broadcasts Of Live Events

NTT In Japan Is Testing Out 360-Degree Broadcasts Of Live Events

360-degree videos are not a new concept, becoming somewhat more popular and accessible with Oculus Rift. The Japanese companies NTT and NicoNico Douga are now collaborating to attempt 360-degree broadcasts of live events.

By On February 5, 2014 Respond
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Satya Nadella Appointed As The New CEO Of Microsoft

Satya Nadella Appointed As The New CEO Of Microsoft

Microsoft has attracted quite a few rumors and estimations in the past few days while the company busily searched for a new CEO. It would appear that Satya Nadella has finally been appointed the new CEO of the company.

By On February 5, 2014 Respond
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Globalstar Unveils Sat-Fi: Turns Any Wi-Fi Handset Into Satellite Phone

Globalstar Unveils Sat-Fi: Turns Any Wi-Fi Handset Into Satellite Phone

Many of us have often wanted to have a satellite phone, in times when our Wi-Fi speeds are terrible or other connectivity options are down. Globalstar may make this possible with its Sat-Fi, a service that can turn any Wi-Fi device into a satellite phone.

By On February 3, 2014 Respond
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US Cellular Offers $50 Unlimited Plan, Throttling After First 500MB

US Cellular Offers $50 Unlimited Plan, Throttling After First 500MB

If you are looking for a comprehensive phone plan which comes with average perks at a really affordable price, US Cellular may be the answer. The carrier is offering an unlimited plan for $50 per month, although internet speeds will be throttled after the first 500MB.

By On February 1, 2014 Respond
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Google Reports 17% Growth In Year-Over-Year Profits

Google Reports 17% Growth In Year-Over-Year Profits

It’s that time of the year when every company is busy releasing quarterly reports. Google has revealed its own report and according to it, the search giant has mustered a year-over-year growth of 17% in its profits.

By On January 31, 2014 Respond
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Amazon’s Earning In Holiday Quarter Misses On Wall Street Expectations

Amazon’s Earning In Holiday Quarter Misses On Wall Street Expectations

Amazon has been doing fairly well and during the holiday season, the retail giant would have us believe that it was selling millions of items every hour. Now, quarterly results are out and Amazon has missed on some of the Wall Street expectations.

By On January 31, 2014 Respond
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Two Los Angeles TV Stations Gear Up To Test Spectrum-Sharing

Two Los Angeles TV Stations Gear Up To Test Spectrum-Sharing

There is only so much of the wireless spectrum and both the wireless industry and the TV stations need more of it. To resolve this, two Los Angeles TV stations will be participating in a ‘test’, trying to establish whether spectrum-sharing is a viable option.

By On January 30, 2014 Respond
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