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Apple In Talks To Acquire Beats Electronics For $3.2 Billion

Apple In Talks To Acquire Beats Electronics For $3.2 Billion

Apple is gearing up to the make its largest acquisition yet. The company is in talks to acquire Beats Electronics for a deal that is said to rake in $3.2 billion.

By On May 9, 2014 Respond
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Alibaba Gears Up For A Huge IPO, Possibly Raking In $20 Billion

Alibaba Gears Up For A Huge IPO, Possibly Raking In $20 Billion

Alibaba has emerged as the largest online retailer in the last few years. With its sales going very strong, the company is now gearing up for an IPO which is expected to rake in a whopping $20 billion.

By On May 8, 2014 Respond
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Drones Not Allowed In Yosemite, Warns National Park Service

Drones Not Allowed In Yosemite, Warns National Park Service

Drones are a relatively recent phenomenon in the tech world. But given the rapid growth of the industry with tinier, more affordable versions, they are becoming increasingly common. Rather annoyed by this, National Park Service has banned drones from Yosemite.

By On May 6, 2014 Respond
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Sony Revives Cassette Tape, Made 185 TB Cassette Through Its Unique Magnetic Tape Technology

Sony Revives Cassette Tape, Made 185 TB Cassette Through Its Unique Magnetic Tape Technology

Once upon a time, cassette tapes were a very popular media to listen music and songs. But due to invention of CDs, DVDs etc, tapes are now extinct. So Sony has taken the initiative to revive the moribund cassette tape industry. Lately, the company has made a cassette tape of 185 TB storage size.

By On May 5, 2014 Respond
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Steve Ballmer Becomes Microsoft’s Largest Shareholder As Gates Loses The Crown

Steve Ballmer Becomes Microsoft’s Largest Shareholder As Gates Loses The Crown

Until recently, Microsoft’s founder and former CEO Bill Gates was the largest shareholder of the company. But he has been selling his stock rapidly and as a result of a recent sale, he has fallen below Steve Ballmer who is now the largest shareholder.

By On May 4, 2014 1 Response
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AltSchool Is A Startup That Offers Tech-Enabled Primary Education

AltSchool Is A Startup That Offers Tech-Enabled Primary Education

A number of sectors and industries have gone increasingly technological over the last few years. The education sector, however, has been slow to catch up. AltSchool aims to take care of that by offering the first ever truly tech-enabled primary education.

By On May 2, 2014 Respond
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Netherlands’ Glowing Highways Aren’t Working As Planned, Any Idea Why?

Netherlands’ Glowing Highways Aren’t Working As Planned, Any Idea Why?

There is a special paint anointed on some highways of Netherlands which can show interactive signs to drivers at night and can charge electric vehicles on the run. Although such idea is really remarkable, unfortunately the glowing highways aren’t working as planned.

By On May 1, 2014 Respond
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Amazon Is Trying To Design Its Own Computer Chips

Amazon Is Trying To Design Its Own Computer Chips

Over the past few years, many tech giants have decided to design and build their own hardware including the computer chips. Amazon is now hoping to join this list as the e-retail giant secretly tries to amass the technologies and personnel to do so.

By On April 30, 2014 Respond
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Google Will Soon Replace Nexus Brand With Android Silver Program

Google Will Soon Replace Nexus Brand With Android Silver Program

Google’s Nexus line-up of smartphones and tablets has been fairly popular, although it hasn’t been too successful in terms of sales. The search giant is now aiming to replace its Nexus branding with the premium Android ‘Silver’ program.

By On April 30, 2014 Respond
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Students To Get Windows Devices For Under $300, Thanks To Microsoft’s $1 Billion Donation

Students To Get Windows Devices For Under $300, Thanks To Microsoft’s $1 Billion Donation

Electronics devices have become a ‘must’ in education institution. Earlier we have seen many tech companies distributing electronic devices in education institutions. And now, Microsoft has decided to donate $1 billion to help students buy Windows devices for under $300.

By On April 30, 2014 1 Response
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German Man Creates Electromagnetic Spiderman Webshooter

German Man Creates Electromagnetic Spiderman Webshooter

It seems we may really see a Spider Man alike superhero in real life soon. German craftsman and big fan of comic book superheroes Patrick Priebe has created an electromagnetic Spider Man webshooter, which is very similar to that of the Spider-Man of the movie.

By On April 29, 2014 Respond
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Airbus Hopes To Introduce Electric-powered Planes In 20 Years

Airbus Hopes To Introduce Electric-powered Planes In 20 Years

We have seen numerous innovations in the car industry over the past few years. And now, the aviation industry is following suit. Airbus, the notable aircraft maker, has stated that it is aiming to ready regional electric-powered planes within the next 15 to 20 years.

By On April 26, 2014 Respond
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Domino’s Launching Pizza Ordering App For iPad Next Monday

Domino’s Launching Pizza Ordering App For iPad Next Monday

Domino’s Pizzas are one of the best pizzas found around. Many people order Domino’s Pizzas through phone call. But lately, Domino’s has announced that it is about launch an app for iPad through which customers will be able to order pizza.

By On April 26, 2014 Respond
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Firefox OS Co-Founder Andreas Gal Appointed As New Mozilla CTO

Firefox OS Co-Founder Andreas Gal Appointed As New Mozilla CTO

Mozilla’s appointment of Brendan Eich as CEO led to a huge controversy resulting in his resignation. Meanwhile, the CTO position at Mozilla was vacant since Eich formerly occupied it. Now Andreas Gal has been named as the new CTO at Mozilla.

By On April 25, 2014 Respond
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Facebook Acquired Moves, A Fitness And Activity Tracking App

Facebook Acquired Moves, A Fitness And Activity Tracking App

Fitness apps are fast becoming the hot deals of the tech industry. Facebook has joined the fray by acquiring Moves, a notable motion-tracking app which is available to both Android and iPhone users.

By On April 25, 2014 Respond
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