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Many Top Tech Companies Are Not Based In Silicon Valley

Many Top Tech Companies Are Not Based In Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley has come to be synonymous with the headquarters of the best companies in the tech world. But Fortune’s list of top 100 companies shows that many top tech companies are based elsewhere.

By On March 28, 2014 Respond
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Musician Files $5.2 Billion Lawsuit Against Apple, CDBaby And Amazon

Musician Files $5.2 Billion Lawsuit Against Apple, CDBaby And Amazon

Lawsuits aimed at digital copyright infringements are mostly a result of an exaggerated sense of entitlement. That seems precisely the case with a musician seeking $5.2 billion in damages from Apple, Amazon and CDBaby.

By On March 27, 2014 Respond
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Facebook Is Acquiring Virtual Reality Company ‘Oculus’ For $2 Billion!

Facebook Is Acquiring Virtual Reality Company ‘Oculus’ For $2 Billion!

In one of the most surprising moves in recent tech history, Facebook has announced that it is acquiring Oculus VR for $2 billion. The sudden deal will leave the development of the Oculus Rift unobstructed.

By On March 26, 2014 Respond
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Cloud Storage Company Box Gears Up For $250 Million IPO

Cloud Storage Company Box Gears Up For $250 Million IPO

Tech IPOs are becoming increasingly common by each passing year. We have already seen some of them this year and now, enterprise cloud storage company Box has filed for a $250 million IPO.

By On March 26, 2014 Respond
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See UK’s Upcoming 12-sided £1 Coin, Said To Be “The World’s Most Secure Coin”

See UK’s Upcoming 12-sided £1 Coin, Said To Be “The World’s Most Secure Coin”

To prevent the country’s £1 coins from counterfeiters, UK is making 12-sided £1 coin which will be introduced in 2017. The new 12-sided £1 coin is said to be “the world’s most secure coin.”

By On March 24, 2014 1 Response
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Twitter Pulls The Plug On Its #Music App

Twitter Pulls The Plug On Its #Music App

Twitter #Music was launched after a lot of anticipation and wait. But the app was a failure from the get-go and didn’t get any traction. It’s no wonder that Twitter is now pulling the plug on it.

By On March 24, 2014 Respond
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Microsoft Unveils DirectX 12, Aims To Use It In PC And Mobile Games

Microsoft Unveils DirectX 12, Aims To Use It In PC And Mobile Games

Microsoft has been hinting at a major graphics-related announcement. The company has finally lifted the wraps and revealed DirectX 12, a new set of its graphical APIs which comes with extensive hardware support.

By On March 22, 2014 Respond
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Former Microsoft Employee Arrested For Leaking Windows 8 Copies

Former Microsoft Employee Arrested For Leaking Windows 8 Copies

A former employee at Microsoft has been arrested after it was discovered that he had leaked early copies of Windows 7 and Windows 8 to an unknown French tech blogger.

By On March 21, 2014 Respond
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[Infographic] How Much Money Tech Companies Earn In A Minute?

[Infographic] How Much Money Tech Companies Earn In A Minute?

It is becoming increasingly common to read about the multi-billion-dollar revenues of tech companies each year. Here a glimpse at exactly how much each of these major tech companies earn in a single minute.

By On March 20, 2014 Respond
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Google’s Acquisition Of An Android Gaming Platform Hints At Future Set-Top Box

Google’s Acquisition Of An Android Gaming Platform Hints At Future Set-Top Box

Google has recently acquired Green Throttle Games, an Android gaming platform which doesn’t exactly have a stellar history. Many reports claim that this may be a part of Google’s strategy for its upcoming set-top box.

By On March 12, 2014 Respond
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Another Setback For Tesla: No Direct-To-Customer Sales In New Jersey

Another Setback For Tesla: No Direct-To-Customer Sales In New Jersey

Tesla is known for a unique car sales model in which the company doesn’t rely on a car dealer and directly sells its cars to customers. New Jersey has somehow found this absurd and banned such sales in the state.

By On March 12, 2014 Respond
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Ukraine Making New Radar System MR-1, Will Detect Stealth Aircrafts Easily

Ukraine Making New Radar System MR-1, Will Detect Stealth Aircrafts Easily

Radar system plays a very important role in the aviation. Last week, Ukraine’s state-owned defense conglomerate Ukroboronprom State Concern unveiled the new MR-1 radar system, which, according to a Ukrainian official, can detect stealth aircraft better than other radar.

By On March 11, 2014 Respond
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New Chipset By Texas Instruments Brings 720p Projector To Smartphones

New Chipset By Texas Instruments Brings 720p Projector To Smartphones

Smartphones are fast becoming the very frontier of technology which is pushing the boundaries. Texas Instruments (TI) has now unveiled a new chipset which integrates a high-resolution projector into your handset.

By On March 10, 2014 Respond
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NASA Gave Jet Fuel On Discount To Google, Finally Admitted

NASA Gave Jet Fuel On Discount To Google, Finally Admitted

Many executives of Google use private jet for their transport, no matter whether it is related to personal or official work. Every jet needs jet fuel to fly. The buzzing news is – lately space agency NASA has admitted that in the past, it sold jet fuel on discount to Google.

By On March 8, 2014 Respond
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AirHelp Makes Airlines Pay When They Screw You Up

AirHelp Makes Airlines Pay When They Screw You Up

Airlines have a tendency to screw with their passengers in a whole lot of ways. AirHelp is a company that aims to help you get compensated if the airline has indeed screwed with you or your schedule.

By On March 6, 2014 Respond
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