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Apple And Samsung – Allies And Enemies Both

Apple And Samsung – Allies And Enemies Both

We have been covering the Apple vs Samsung legal war for some time and we stated time and again that it’s strange that two tech giants, who greatly depend on each other for their overall growth, are also at the same time engaged in legal battles. Especially with Samsung supplying the A5 chip and other key components for iPhone 4, Apple greatly depends on the former for it’s products. Given below is a teardown analysis of what percentage of iPhone 4 does Samsung contribute.

By On December 26, 2011 Respond
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GoDaddy Continues It’s Official Support For SOPA

GoDaddy Continues It’s Official Support For SOPA

It seems like the web hosting giant, GoDaddy, hasn’t taken a hint from the outcry that had ensued when it announced that it was supporting SOPA. Even when it immediately started damage control when people starting quitting the use of it’s services and released statements that it no longer supports SOPA, the fact is that so far, no official step has been taken by GoDaddy to formally quit support for SOPA.

By On December 26, 2011 Respond
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Why Should Google Take A Stand Against Verizon Over Wallet?

Why Should Google Take A Stand Against Verizon Over Wallet?

Over the years Verizon wireless has been a significant supporter for the smartphones and various other devices from Google’s Android software. But recently, the relationship between both the companies seems to have gone more complex than it appears. Google has withdrawn a significant feature of wireless payment system from a phone that was expected to be an innovative introduction particularly made for Verizon’s network. This feature is Google Wallet and it’s said that it’s appearing to be an obvious competition to a service that is not only being developed by Verizon but also by two of the other mobile networks. Although Verizon has already denied about it blocking the application but it still can – is the foremost reason behind the support shown to the broader federal rules.

By On December 25, 2011 Respond
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60 Seconds Make A Lot Of Difference In The Tech World

60 Seconds Make A Lot Of Difference In The Tech World

According to a latest infographic that was based on what happens in the tech world, a number of startling revelations have come to fore. So much happens within sixty seconds that you may be forced to believe that sixty seconds are very significant indeed. From Apple’s sales every 60 seconds to the total computers purchased every sixty seconds, it’s all in here.

By On December 25, 2011 Respond
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Adobe EchoSign Is Now Available on iOS

Adobe EchoSign Is Now Available on iOS

In the digital age, more and more companies and people abandon the old ways and take up the usage of electronic signature on legal documents, since they are so much easier to send them via email, especially if you have to send it overseas. Business of today would be lost without their computers, scanners, fax machines. And Adobe sensed an opportunity in here.

By On December 25, 2011 Respond
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$3.15 Million Apple Store Prototype To Be Built in Palo Alto

$3.15 Million Apple Store Prototype To Be Built in Palo Alto

Apple officials announced that the work on its prototype store in Palo Alto is about to start “any day now”. The store is set in the heart of Palo Alto at 340 University Ave and the city officials issued the appropriate permits just ten days ago. The building, inspired by a decade of Apple’s experience in retail will be a two story structure and the iconic open space as Apple Stores are designed all over the world.

By On December 24, 2011 Respond
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The Web Is Changing! BBC Switches To HTML5 For Its Video Files

The Web Is Changing! BBC Switches To HTML5 For Its Video Files

British news giant recently operated some changes, even if it is known that most of the time it does not embrace change openly. After reading a study which concluded that 80 percent of all web video is now compatible HTML 5, BBC had do make the transition and adopt HTML 5 for its videos on desktop and mobile applications.

By On December 24, 2011 Respond
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Swype Beta v3.26 Brings Dragon Dictation And A Better Context Understanding

Swype Beta v3.26 Brings Dragon Dictation And A Better Context Understanding

As Swype just announced on the company website, now the fans will be able to conquer the words with their voice after the popular keyboard replacement for Android smartphones put this power at the users’ fingertips. Of the industry observers who carefully monitored the Nuance Communication’s strategy lately, the release was expected.

By On December 24, 2011 Respond
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Yahoo! To Sell its Asian Assets? Crisis Time!

Yahoo! To Sell its Asian Assets? Crisis Time!

Yahoo! is apparently considering making some drastic changes, reports the New York Times. So, this week, the company’s board members will decide in a big meeting weather or not they will sell stakes in Asian assets to their majority owners. What are the assets you might wonder?

By On December 24, 2011 Respond
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Apple Plans Macbook Fuel Cell Batteries – Works For Weeks Without Recharge

Apple Plans Macbook Fuel Cell Batteries – Works For Weeks Without Recharge

In a latest revelation by Appleinsider, it has been found that Apple has filed a number of patents regarding ‘fuel cell batteries’ operating on hydrogen. According to the patents submitted, these batteries are a great alternative to the regular batteries and may have a charge-life of days or even up to weeks after a single recharge. Apple plans to implement these batteries in it’s MacBook series, for now.

By On December 23, 2011 Respond
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PayPal Interested in NFC Payments? Making Tests in Stockholm

PayPal Interested in NFC Payments? Making Tests in Stockholm

PayPal hasn’t been asleep all this time and actually has been working on something really great. According to sources quoted mobilepaymentstoday.com the company is reportedly testing a new NFC mobile payment application over in Sweden. The trial will be extended over the holiday period and should enable the introduction of NFC payments to the points of sale.

By On December 22, 2011 1 Response
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Wow! YouTube Registered 1 Trillion Playbacks in 2011

Wow! YouTube Registered 1 Trillion Playbacks in 2011

YouTube has some fascinating figures to share with us. Google just announced that in 2011, there were more than 1,000,000,000,000 (one trillion) playbacks on YouTube. This actually means that every person on this Planet gets a slice of 140 videos. And we have another bit of news. Apart from professionally shot music videos by major label companies, the most popular video out there in YouTube territory was Rebecca Black’s Friday.

By On December 22, 2011 Respond
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Google to Remain the Default Search Engine in Firefox for 3 More Years

Google to Remain the Default Search Engine in Firefox for 3 More Years

Here’s some sweet news: Mozilla and Google have decided to extend for another three years their jolly partnership. Even if we heard reports about the two companies distancing themselves from one another in recent months, it apparently didn’t mean that the two were headed for a nasty divorce.

By On December 22, 2011 Respond
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Finally, AT&T Confirms the Merger with T-Mobile, What’s Next?

Finally, AT&T Confirms the Merger with T-Mobile, What’s Next?

AT&T just dropped a major bomb. It looks like it has agreed to buy off T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom for the fair sum of $39 billion. If this deal goes through we could be seeing the birth of the largest wireless carrier in the United States, that will sure affect the industry.

By On December 22, 2011 Respond
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Qualcomm GPS Finds your Phone with Accuracy Using the GLONASS Satellite

Qualcomm GPS Finds your Phone with Accuracy Using the GLONASS Satellite

While everybody is locked in their laboratories coming up with new ideas and testing new solutions, CEO Paul Jacobs of Qualcomm just announced in San Diego that the company has developed a wondrous new technology that enables smartphones to user either GPS or Russia’s Glonass satellite for location possibilities.

By On December 22, 2011 Respond
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