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Walmart Now Brings Smartphone Checkout Program To More Locations

Walmart Now Brings Smartphone Checkout Program To More Locations

Walmart launched its Scan & Go pilot program a while ago. The retail giant initially rolled it out at limited locations but the success of the program has encouraged the company to introduce it at many other locations. The company is now planning to bring it to three-quarters of all its locations in the country.

By On March 21, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft And Intel Support Apple Against Motorola’s Appeal On Patent Case

Microsoft And Intel Support Apple Against Motorola’s Appeal On Patent Case

Motorola, and by the that we mean Google, recently launched an appeal against the 2012 ruling of a court which refused Motorola any relief over standard essential patents. In the appeal, Google argued that Apple was an ‘unwilling licensee.’ Interestingly, Microsoft and Intel have thrown their weight behind Apple in opposing Google.

By On March 21, 2013 2 Responses
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Scientists Making Sapphire Glass For Smartphone Screen, May Replace Gorilla Glass

Scientists Making Sapphire Glass For Smartphone Screen, May Replace Gorilla Glass

Sapphire is a transparent, crystalline form of aluminium oxide (alumina) that is extraordinarily hard, scratch-resistant, a melting point of 2,030C, and almost completely impermeable and impervious to caustic chemicals. In fact, it is the hardest natural substance after diamond. Keeping that in mind, right now some engineers at GT Advanced Technologies are trying to replace Gorilla Glass by making smartphone screens through Sapphire.

By On March 21, 2013 2 Responses
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Yahoo In Talks To Buy Majority Stake In Dailymotion

Yahoo In Talks To Buy Majority Stake In Dailymotion

According to Wall Street Journal, Yahoo is currently in talks with Dailymotion to purchase a majority stake in the video social network. The move would be Yahoo’s attempt to expand its influence in the web video arena.

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Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch Quits Position, Joins Apple

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch Quits Position, Joins Apple

Adobe’s CTO Kevin Lynch has waved his position at Adobe goodbye and has joined Apple, although it is unclear yet as to what position he is being offered at his new company.

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World’s First Tactical UAS ATLANTE Made Its Maiden Flight

World’s First Tactical UAS ATLANTE Made Its Maiden Flight

ATLANTE is a long-range tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS) designed for ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) missions. Last month on February 28, ATLANTE made its maiden flight at the Rozas airfield in the Spanish city of Lugo.

By On March 20, 2013 Respond
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Apple May Hand Out $16 Billion In Dividend, Highest In U.S. History

Apple May Hand Out $16 Billion In Dividend, Highest In U.S. History

Apple has a lot of cash and the company may soon use it to satiate its investors. According to multiple analysts, Apple may soon bump up its dividend yields significantly, totaling the annual payout to some $16 billion.

By On March 20, 2013 Respond
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T-Mobile Bringing Together A March 26 Event For Important Announcements

T-Mobile Bringing Together A March 26 Event For Important Announcements

T-Mobile is fast becoming a part of the nation’s collective wireless conscience as the company gears up with cheeky ads and great moves to render itself less ‘wireless carrier like.’ The company is now bringing together a March 26 event in New York where it is expected to make some important announcements.

By On March 19, 2013 Respond
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Panasonic To Exit Plasma TV Market, Will Reduce LCD TV Production

Panasonic To Exit Plasma TV Market, Will Reduce LCD TV Production

The ailing Japanese electronics maker Panasonic has reportedly decided to exit from the plasma TV business. The company may shut down plasma TV production at its main plant in Amagaskai in next fiscal year 2014. The Nikkei newspaper reported the development on Monday.

By On March 18, 2013 Respond
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Mark Zuckerberg Is The World’s Most Liked CEO

Mark Zuckerberg Is The World’s Most Liked CEO

Glassdoor dishes out CEO approval ratings each year, reflecting what number of employees in a given company or organization approves of the boss of that entity. Quite interestingly, this year’s topper is Mark Zuckerberg, who enjoys the express approval of 99% of Facebook employees.

By On March 18, 2013 2 Responses
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Google Promises To Unveil An X Lab Project In The Coming Month

Google Promises To Unveil An X Lab Project In The Coming Month

Remember the sheer glee of the tech crowd when we were told that Google was trying its hands on self-driving cars? And the sheer hype created by Google Glass? Both these projects came from Google’s secret X Lab. And now, we have been told that another X Lab project will be unveiled in the coming month.

By On March 16, 2013 1 Response
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Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Launch Event Deemed Embarrassing By HTC President

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Launch Event Deemed Embarrassing By HTC President

Samsung has made a lot of headlines lately, thanks to the new flagship Galaxy S4 handset that it has unveiled. However, many of these headlines have been about the launch event, which was something between being humorous and distasteful. HTC President has now cited the event as embarrassing.

By On March 16, 2013 Respond
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Analyst Says Galaxy S4 Is Not A Game Changer, iPhone 5S Will Win The Battle

Analyst Says Galaxy S4 Is Not A Game Changer, iPhone 5S Will Win The Battle

Amid a lot of anticipation, Samsung recently unveiled its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone. The responses from the critics and users are somewhat mixed so far. Some have called it a great, new smartphone while others are deeming it as simply a small refresh over Galaxy S III. The lead Apple bull Brian White has now stated that Galaxy S4 is ‘not a game changer.’

By On March 16, 2013 5 Responses
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Class Action Lawsuit Launched Against Apple Over Flawed Retina MacBook Pro Display

Class Action Lawsuit Launched Against Apple Over Flawed Retina MacBook Pro Display

Ever since Apple launched the 15.4-inch Retina MacBook Pro, users have been complaining that the machine’s display suffers from a variety of problems. Most of these users have reported a ghosting problem with the display. And now, one specifically irked customer has launched a class action lawsuit against Apple over this issue.

By On March 16, 2013 Respond
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Email App Mailbox Acquired By Dropbox

Email App Mailbox Acquired By Dropbox

The popular email app, Mailbox, has been gaining a lot of traction of late. The app was made available only a month ago and has already attracted raving reviews. Now, Dropbox has acquired the app, together with the entire team behind it.

By On March 16, 2013 Respond
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