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Will Samsung Ship Out A 64-Bit Chip Soon?

Will Samsung Ship Out A 64-Bit Chip Soon?

Apple recently took the lead on mobile computing prowess by packing a desktop-grade 64-bit chip in its new iPhone 5S. Naturally, this has placed a lot of pressure on Apple’s fierce rival, Samsung. So the big question is, when will Samsung come out with its own 64-bit chip?

By On September 16, 2013 Respond
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Netflix Purchases TV Shows By Analyzing Pirate Sites

Netflix Purchases TV Shows By Analyzing Pirate Sites

In the modern-day world where digital piracy is very widespread, one can determine the popularity of a TV show by discerning how popular it is on piracy sites. Apparently, Netflix decides which TV shows it should purchase by determining how popular they are with online pirates.

By On September 15, 2013 Respond
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Japan Made World’s Fastest Train Ahead Of Hyperloop

Japan Made World’s Fastest Train Ahead Of Hyperloop

A couple of years ago we reported that Japan plans to build world’s fastest train. But later we came to know that Colorado-based company Evacuated Tube Transport Technologies (ET3) has planned to build a futuristic high-speed tube train that would move even at more higher speed than the Japanese train. However, while the futuristic high-speed tube has a long to go to be materialized, in the mean time, Japan has made the world’s fastest train.

By On September 14, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Is Working On Siri Rival Called ‘Cortana’

Microsoft Is Working On Siri Rival Called ‘Cortana’

When Apple unveiled Siri, it was hailed as one of the best voice-based personal assistants. The crown remains with Siri to this day. Now, it is being reported that Microsoft is readying a voice-based personal assistant of its own called ‘Cortana.’

By On September 13, 2013 Respond
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Twitter Is Going Public, Files For IPO

Twitter Is Going Public, Files For IPO

A while ago, Facebook decided to go public amid a lot of fanfare and now, Twitter is following in these footsteps. The micro-blogging site has now announced that it has filed for IPO.

By On September 13, 2013 Respond
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Facebook Stock Hits All-Time High Of $45.09

Facebook Stock Hits All-Time High Of $45.09

It’s been a while since Facebook went public. Initially, the company’s IPO appeared to be a huge failure but since then, Facebook has recovered. Today, Facebook’s stock value surged to $45.09, which is the highest ever.

By On September 12, 2013 Respond
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SmartDrive: New Google Glass App, Creates An HUD For Your Car

SmartDrive: New Google Glass App, Creates An HUD For Your Car

Have you ever wanted to know the fuel tank situation, the mileage details and other fine details of your car before you set off on the journey. A new Google Glass app, SmartDrive, can now do that for you by creating a real-time heads-up display of your car.

By On September 9, 2013 Respond
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Scientists Developed A “Remote Control” System For Dogs

Scientists Developed A “Remote Control” System For Dogs

Although dogs can be trained, but the common problem with trained dogs is sometimes they don’t even listen to their masters or handlers. Keeping that in mind, scientists at Alabama’s Auburn University have developed a “remote control” system that will force the dogs to obey their masters/handlers order every time.

By On September 8, 2013 Respond
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Turning The ‘Internet Of Things’ Into A Reality

Turning The ‘Internet Of Things’ Into A Reality

Internet of things is a notion that even the tiniest objects that are present within a given range, are connected to the internet and so, each of these objects can be manipulated through internet. Taylor Alexander has undertaken the task of turning this futuristic notion into a reality.

By On September 8, 2013 Respond
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Hackers Create Iron-Man-3-like Personal Assistant OS JARVIS

Hackers Create Iron-Man-3-like Personal Assistant OS JARVIS

Remember Jarvis from Iron Man 3? Iron Man relies heavily on Jarvis which is essentially an artificial intelligence assistant. Now, a group of hackers has set out to create a similar artificial intelligence assistant operating system and they’ve decided to name it ‘JARVIS’ too.

By On September 7, 2013 Respond
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Apple Reportedly Working On A 17-Watt Mystery Product

Apple Reportedly Working On A 17-Watt Mystery Product

According to reports, many hints indicate that Apple is working on a mysterious new product which consumes only 17-watt power supply. The power supply specifications are unique since they are more than that of a tablet but less than the adapter of a MacBook. Hence, the mystery.

By On September 5, 2013 Respond
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Google Glass App Store Will Launch In 2014

Google Glass App Store Will Launch In 2014

According to couple of recent reports, Google is planning to launch Google Glass app store in next year which will serve Google Glass users and developer as well.

By On September 5, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Buys Nokia’s Handset Division For $7.17 Billion

Microsoft Buys Nokia’s Handset Division For $7.17 Billion

Microsoft and Nokia have been working together ever since Windows Phone platform was launched. Nokia has been the primary brand supporting the platform. Now, Microsoft has acquired Nokia’s handset division in a deal that rakes in $7.17 billion.

By On September 3, 2013 1 Response
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Microsoft Pulls The Plug On Its Masters Level Certification Exams

Microsoft Pulls The Plug On Its Masters Level Certification Exams

Microsoft has surprised quite a few people by announcing that it is pulling the plug on its Masters level certification exams. According to the company, the ceritification will no longer be offered after October 1, 2013.

By On September 3, 2013 Respond
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Vodafone May Sell Its Verizon Wireless Stake For $130 Billion

Vodafone May Sell Its Verizon Wireless Stake For $130 Billion

For many years now, Vodafone and Verizon have jointly owned Vodafone Wireless. Vodafone holds nearly 45% stake in the company whereas the rest of the control is in the hands of Verizon. Reports have it that the two companies have reached a deal according ot which, Vodafone may sell its stake to Verizon for a whopping $130 billion.

By On September 2, 2013 Respond
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