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  • Apple, Supplier GT Strike Deal to Unseal Info, Shutter Arizona Plant

    Apple, Supplier GT Strike Deal to Unseal Info, Shutter Arizona Plant

    A lawyer for GT, Apple's erstwhile sapphire supplier, described the deal at a hearing in US Bankruptcy Court in Springfield, Massachusetts, saying it would save the company money and allow it to be more open about its mysterious Chapter 11 filing on October 6.

  • Apple, IBM to Shed Light on Apps, Alliance Next Month

    Apple, IBM to Shed Light on Apps, Alliance Next Month

    The two companies, which in July announced they would team up to sell iPads and iPhones with specialized software to corporate and government customers, will announce the first batch of apps and software next month, he said in an interview on Monday.

  • Amazon Says Strikes Deal With Simon & Schuster on E-book Prices

    Amazon Says Strikes Deal With Simon & Schuster on E-book Prices

    Amazon, which had been in talks with Simon & Schuster since July over pricing, confirmed the deal first reported by the Business Insider news blog that the two had reached an agreement.

  • Microsoft Plans to Launch Smartwatch Within Weeks: Forbes

    Microsoft Plans to Launch Smartwatch Within Weeks: Forbes

    The wearable gadget's battery life will exceed two days of regular use, Forbes reported, citing unnamed sources close to the project. It will arrive in stores soon after being unveiled in an effort to capture the holiday season, Forbes reported.

  • Hundreds of Alleged Dropbox Passwords Leaked

    Hundreds of Alleged Dropbox Passwords Leaked

    The anonymous user, who claims to have hacked close to 7 million accounts, is calling for Bitcoin donations to fund the operation.

  • Samsung Elec CEO Hoses Down Chip War Fears

    Samsung Elec CEO Hoses Down Chip War Fears

    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd does not expect a price war to break out in the semiconductor industry next year even though it is ramping up capacity, the chief executive of the world's biggest memory chip maker said on Tuesday.

  • Google Set to Lead $500 Million Investment in Magic Leap: Report

    Google Set to Lead $500 Million Investment in Magic Leap: Report

    Google is leading the funding round for the company, the website cited sources as saying.

  • India Can be a Tough Market for Google's AndroidOne

    India Can be a Tough Market for Google's AndroidOne

    Last month, Google launched AndroidOne range of devices in partnership with Indian handset makers Micromax, Karbonn and Spice and mobile operators like Airtel and Reliance. The smartphones are priced Rs 6,399 onwards.

  • Tech Companies Lead Ranking of Most Valuable Brands

    Tech Companies Lead Ranking of Most Valuable Brands

    The "tech-ing" of Madison Avenue continues apace, according to the results of a closely followed annual report about how much brands are worth, as the brands of leading technology companies crowd the top ranks and increase substantially in value.

  • Samsung Brings Arbitration Against Microsoft After Royalty Lawsuit

    Samsung Brings Arbitration Against Microsoft After Royalty Lawsuit

    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd initiated an arbitration proceeding in Hong Kong against Microsoft Corp on Tuesday, amid ongoing US litigation over smartphone patent royalties.

  • Why AirAsia India CEO Called iPhone 6 'iTransform'

    Why AirAsia India CEO Called iPhone 6 'iTransform'

    Big corporate houses like Nestle, Heineken, Samsung, LG are just some of the names who have also taken digs at the iPhone 6 Plus.

  • Hewlett-Packard Split Aims to Sharpen Focus

    Hewlett-Packard Split Aims to Sharpen Focus

    The move by Hewlett-Packard, the world's second-largest PC maker and one of the biggest US tech firms, is the latest in the sector based on the belief that tightly focused firms perform better.

  • Can Hewlett-Packard Survive the Tablet Trend?

    Can Hewlett-Packard Survive the Tablet Trend?

    Personal computer sales have been in a slump for years, as customers flock to increasingly powerful smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Now Hewlett-Packard, the Silicon Valley stalwart that was once the world's biggest seller of personal computers, is splitting off its PC and printing businesses. It's the latest shakeup in a tech industry that's being reshaped by the mobile revolution.

  • Hewlett-Packard's Rise, Fall and Future

    Hewlett-Packard's Rise, Fall and Future

    Over the decades, HP expanded into microwave signal generators, medical devices and pocket calculators. It introduced its first personal computer in 1980 and later made printers for PCs. It boosted its PC business with the $19 billion acquisition of Compaq in 2002 and became the world's largest PC maker in 2007.

  • Flipkart, Snapdeal Sell Products Worth Rs 600 Crore Each in a Day

    Flipkart, Snapdeal Sell Products Worth Rs 600 Crore Each in a Day

    Flipkart claimed it sold products worth $100 million (over Rs 600 crore) within 10 hours, while Snapdeal pegged its sales at Rs 1 crore a minute-- which translates into a figure similar to Filpkart's. There was no sales figure from Amazon which is running a three-day discount campaign.

  • Facebook Closes WhatsApp Purchase Now Worth $21.8 Billion

    Facebook Closes WhatsApp Purchase Now Worth $21.8 Billion

    Facebook named WhatsApp co-founder and CEO Jan Koum to its board Monday. WhatsApp is by far the largest acquisition for the Menlo Park, California company, and bigger than any deals made by Google, Microsoft or Apple.

  • Samsung Electronics Makes $14.7 Billion Bet With New South Korean Chip Plant

    Samsung Electronics Makes $14.7 Billion Bet With New South Korean Chip Plant

    Samsung, the world's top memory chip maker, said the plant would be located in Pyeongtaek, roughly 75 kilometres (47 miles) south of Seoul. The company said it would create 150,000 jobs, equal to about a third of the city's population.

  • US States Probe JPMorgan Chase as Hack Seen Fueling Fraud

    US States Probe JPMorgan Chase as Hack Seen Fueling Fraud

    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said she has launched a probe into the hack on the No. 1 US bank by assets. Connecticut is also investigating, said a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to publicly discuss the probe.

  • Yahoo Plans to Invest in Snapchat

    Yahoo Plans to Invest in Snapchat

    Yahoo and Snapchat held talks that are expected to lead to an investment in the mobile-messaging startup's next funding round, the Journal said, citing three people familiar with the matter.

  • WhatsApp May Face Competition From Google Soon

    WhatsApp May Face Competition From Google Soon

    The messenger will be free and unlike other Google products, will not need a Google login.

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