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YouTube Gearing Up To Open A Production Studio In New York

YouTube Gearing Up To Open A Production Studio In New York

In an attempt to prop up efforts towards producing original content, YouTube has now announced that it will be opening up a production studio in New York. This will be the fourth studio of its kind, opened by the video-sharing site in an attempt to provide certain content-creators with just the right place to create content at.

By On August 2, 2013 Respond
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Alibaba Bans Sellers From Using Messaging App WeChat

Alibaba Bans Sellers From Using Messaging App WeChat

A feud between China’s two top tech companies has apparently ended up on a bitter note. The cold war between Alibaba and Tencent has now culminated in Alibaba banning its sellers from using Tencent’s popular messaging app, WeChat.

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AT&T Plans To Launch International Plan For Students Studying Abroad

AT&T Plans To Launch International Plan For Students Studying Abroad

If you are out of the country and are using your handset on the standard roaming charges, chances are that you would soon pile up a huge bill within no time. Now, if you’re a student, you really can’t afford such a hefty expense. To help with this, AT&T has now decided to launch an exclusive international plan for those studying abroad.

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MakerPlane Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For Open Source Aircraft

MakerPlane Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For Open Source Aircraft

3D printing is the fast becoming a rage in the manufacturing industry, with many vendors creating small parts with the help of it. However, MakerPlane has now undertaken a very ambitious goal of gathering funds for an open-source aircraft made entirely from 3D-printed parts.

By On July 30, 2013 Respond
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Yandex Co-Founder Dies At The Age Of 48

Yandex Co-Founder Dies At The Age Of 48

The co-founder of Yandex, Russia’s most popular search engine, has died at the age of 48. Ilya Segalovich has been in the hospital for quite a while now. He was diagnosed with a treatable stomach cancer but his medical problems were compounded when a tumor in the head was discovered last week.

By On July 29, 2013 Respond
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Bob Mansfield Is No Longer On Apple’s Executive Team

Bob Mansfield Is No Longer On Apple’s Executive Team

Bob Mansfield, who until recently was the senior vice president of technologies at Apple, has apparently left this position. He has been abruptly removed from the company’s official listing of top executives and now, it has transpired that he will be working only on select Apple projects from now on.

By On July 29, 2013 Respond
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Rubbee Turns Any Bicycle Into An Electric Bike Without Any Hassle

Rubbee Turns Any Bicycle Into An Electric Bike Without Any Hassle

Now a days, vehicles like cars and bi-cycles are becoming electric. So if you wish to turn your bicycle into an electric one and enjoy the ride, is it that much difficult to convert? Not really. Rubbee, a small but powerful team has made an an attachable engine called Rubbee that pedals your bike for you.

By On July 27, 2013 Respond
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A Tooth-embedded Sensor Made To Tell Doctors When You Drink Or Smoke

A Tooth-embedded Sensor Made To Tell Doctors When You Drink Or Smoke

For our better health, doctors advise us not to drink any kind of alcohol or have any kind of unhealthy food. But still we do drink alcohol and eat unhealthy food more or less, and often lie to the doctors when they ask us about our food/drinking habit. But seems like this won’t go any longer. Lately, a team of researchers from the National Taiwan University in Taipei has created a tooth-embedded sensor that will identify what and when you ate or drank, and thus let the doctor know whether you are lying or not.

By On July 27, 2013 Respond
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Amazon Reports A Surprising $7 Million Quarterly Loss

Amazon Reports A Surprising $7 Million Quarterly Loss

About the same time a year ago, Amazon reported a whopping $7 million in quarterly profit. Things were looked up for the e-retail giant who was venturing into the mini-tablet arena. However, despite having grown significantly in the past few months, the company has now reported a quarterly loss of $7 million.

By On July 27, 2013 1 Response
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Google Spent $966 Million To Buy Waze

Google Spent $966 Million To Buy Waze

In June, Internet search giant Google decided to purchase online mapping service Waze, but unfortunately the company couldn’t complete the deal. And now Google says that it has paid $966 million to buy Waze.

By On July 26, 2013 Respond
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Swedish Engineer Built A Machine That Can Turn Sweat Into Drinking Water!

Swedish Engineer Built A Machine That Can Turn Sweat Into Drinking Water!

A total number of around 780 million people of two Americas (North & South) and Russia don’t have access to clean drinking water. And therefore lately UNICEF has built a machine called Sweat Machine that can turn sweat in T-shirt into drinking water!

By On July 26, 2013 Respond
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Computer-generated Emotions May Help You Smile When You Are Depressed

Computer-generated Emotions May Help You Smile When You Are Depressed

Emoticons help us to express our words or feelings to someone without saying anything. And now it’s been found that emotions may help someone smile when he/she is depressed. Lately a group of researchers has created a virtual “mirror” that uses software to brighten your facial expression. It could help you feel happier than you actually are.

By On July 26, 2013 Respond
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Intel Aims To Pack Haswell Processors In Thinner, Lighter Devices

Intel Aims To Pack Haswell Processors In Thinner, Lighter Devices

Intel is committed to bring its mainstream chips to thinner and lighter devices. The chip maker has achieved another milestone to reduce the power consumption of its Haswell chips.

By On July 24, 2013 Respond
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Scientists Made Kite Patch That Make Humans ‘Invisible’ To Mosquitoes

Scientists Made Kite Patch That Make Humans ‘Invisible’ To Mosquitoes

Mosquito bite is really irritating. Wouldn’t that be great if the mosquitoes can’t see us and hence can’t bite? Seems like that day is not too far. Lately, scientists have devised a new device called Kite Patch, which they claim make humans ‘invisible’ to mosquitoes!

By On July 21, 2013 2 Responses
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Apple Bags Patent For Liquid Metal Production

Apple Bags Patent For Liquid Metal Production

Back in 2010, Apple forged a partnership with Liquidmetal Technologies, giving Apple the exclusive license for the development as well as sales of products of liquid alloys. Now, Apple has bagged the patent for liquid metal production, which hints that the iPhone-maker may be gearing up to use the alloys in its products.

By On July 21, 2013 Respond
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