You guys already seen enough of guesses on what to expect from this WWDC 14. Lets look at all the facts, instead of wild imagination and fantasy, lets see what we are not going to see from Mascone Center, just few hours later.
The digital music market is suddenly witnessing a lot of developments. First Apple signed an acquisition deal with Beats and now a report suggests that Amazon is preparing to roll out a music streaming service of its own in summer this year.
We reported earlier that Apple was considering the acquisition of Beats for a whopping $3.2 billion. In what is the company’s largest ever acquisition, Apple has formally confirmed that the deal is in works, pegging the number at $3 billion.
Google seems to have a keen interest in home automation systems, something that perhaps fits in with its Internet-of-Things vision. The company is reportedly considering acquiring Dropcam, a home security firm that creates affordable and connected security cameras.
A couple of decades back no one would have thought that it was possible to customize their shoes in a way as shown in pictures. But now it certainly is. Lately, Adidas has announced that it’ll release a new application for iOS and Android in August which will let people print their photos straight on to its sneakers!
Apple has been engaged in a long-drawn patent battle with a number of companies from the Android group over the past few years. Now, the iPhone-maker has announced that it has settled its patent issues with one of these companies, namely Motorola.
There are great tech ideas such as the Oculus Rift, and then there are ridiculously impractical and far-fetched notions such as virtual reality headsets for chickens. Austin Stewart of Iowa State University thinks that such headsets can solve many poultry issues.
Airbnb has witnessed good growth despite the consistent backlash from authorities and the house rental industry in multiple U.S. states. The company has good news in New York where State Supreme Court has overruled the Attorney General’s subpoena meant to access Airbnb records.
Washing clothes have become so easy, thanks to washing machines. But it seems like washing machines are going to be obsolete. Lately, a Colombian student has revealed his concept for a washing ball called Luna that can be placed directly into a laundry basket, and clean clothes without ever having to remove them.
We have seen many acquisitions in the tech world over the past few years, some of them raking in billions of dollars. But reports have it that AT&T is all set to trump them by acquiring the pay TV mammoth DirectTV in a $50 billion deal.
We have seen some halfhearted attempts at smart dresses in recent past. OMsignal has now gone full-throttle on the concept, offering smart shirts which can keep a close track of your fitness as well as vitals and inform you about them through an app.
Now a days, trains have become not only a vital way of transportation in inter-city, but also for international journey. Lately, it’s been reported that China wants to build a rail track from Beijing to USA. The train would travel at a speed of about 217 mph and the trip from China to U.S. would take less than two days.
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