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  • Microsoft Will Not Hand Over Overseas Email, Despite Order

    Microsoft Will Not Hand Over Overseas Email, Despite Order

    That prospect had drawn concern from technology companies - fearful of losing revenue from foreign customers worried that US law enforcement might win broad power to seize their data.

  • IRCTC App to Book Train Tickets for BlackBerry Users

    IRCTC App to Book Train Tickets for BlackBerry Users

    The number of tickets booked through e-ticketing system on IRCTC website has gone up many times since capacity enhancement of the portal recently. It cost about Rs 100 crore to the Railway PSU for strengthening the ticketing site.

  • Samsung Unveils Smartwatch That Can Make Calls

    Samsung Unveils Smartwatch That Can Make Calls

    The world's biggest smartphone maker has been pushing hard to develop the wearable devices market as it looks to counter slowing earnings in its mobile division, which led to weaker-than-expected second-quarter earnings.

  • New Software to Analyse Your Tweets Better

    New Software to Analyse Your Tweets Better

    However, trends only show the highest volume keywords and hash-tags, and may not give qualitative information about the tweets themselves.

  • Kleiner to Invest in Messaging Startup Snapchat at Near-$10 Billion Valuation

    Kleiner to Invest in Messaging Startup Snapchat at Near-$10 Billion Valuation

    The venture-capital firm had committed to invest up to $20 million in Snapchat in May, the Journal cited one of the people as saying, without elaborating.

  • Google Buys Video-processing Service Provider Zync Render

    Google Buys Video-processing Service Provider Zync Render

    Rendering is the process of generating an image from 2D or 3D model, or models, using computer programs.

  • Apple Planning 12.9-inch iPad for 2015: Report

    Apple Planning 12.9-inch iPad for 2015: Report

    The report comes as Apple struggles with declining sales of its 10-inch and 7.9-inch tablets, which are faltering as people replace iPads less frequently than expected and larger smartphones made by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and other rivals encroach upon sales.

  • China Antitrust Regulator Says Microsoft Sales Not Transparent

    China Antitrust Regulator Says Microsoft Sales Not Transparent

    The Microsoft probe is just one of nine investigations opened this year, which includes software and the tobacco industry, Zhang Mao, the head of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC), told reporters at a briefing.c

  • Amazon Snaps Up Live Video Startup Twitch For $970 Million

    Amazon Snaps Up Live Video Startup Twitch For $970 Million

    The move, announced by the two companies on Monday, is the largest deal in Amazon's 20-year history and will help the US e-commerce company vie with Apple Inc and Google Inc in the fast-growing world of online gaming, which accounts for more than 75 per cent of all mobile app sales.

  • Sony Says PlayStation Network Back Online, User Information Safe After Attack

    Sony Says PlayStation Network Back Online, User Information Safe After Attack

    Sony said on its PlayStation blog that its PlayStation network had been taken down by a denial of service-style attack, which overwhelmed the system with traffic, but did not intrude onto the network or access any of its 53 million users' information.

  • Sony PlayStation Network Taken Down by Attack

    Sony PlayStation Network Taken Down by Attack

    The company said in a posting on its PlayStation blog that no personal information of the network was accessed in the attack, which overwhelmed the system with heavy traffic.

  • China Targets Own Operating System to Take on Likes of Microsoft, Google

    China Targets Own Operating System to Take on Likes of Microsoft, Google

    Computer technology became an area of tension between China and the United States after a number of run-ins over cyber security. China is now looking to help its domestic industry catch up with imported systems such as Microsoft's Windows and Google's mobile operating system Android.

  • Apple iPhone 6 Screen Snag Leaves Supply Chain Scrambling

    Apple iPhone 6 Screen Snag Leaves Supply Chain Scrambling

    It's unclear whether the hiccup could delay the launch or limit the number of phones initially available to consumers, the sources said, as Apple readies larger-screen iPhones for the year-end shopping season amid market share loss to cheaper rivals.

  • Microsoft to Unveil Windows 9 Soon: Report

    Microsoft to Unveil Windows 9 Soon: Report

    The US software titan could hold an event as early as the end of September to provide a look at a version of what is expected to be called "Windows 9," according to technology news website The Verge.

  • Apple's Stock Bounces Back to Hit a New High

    Apple's Stock Bounces Back to Hit a New High

    The milestone represents a dramatic turnaround in sentiment since Apple's shares reached its previous split-adjusted peak of $100.72 in September 2012. After peaking at $100.77 Wednesday morning, shares slipped 3 cents to $100.50, giving Apple a market value of $602 billion - by far more than any other publicly held company.

  • Micromax Closing in on Samsung in India: IDC

    Micromax Closing in on Samsung in India: IDC

    According to a report by research firm IDC, Samsung was leading in the Indian handset market with a share of 17 per cent during April-June period. Micromax followed second with a market share of 14 per cent share. However, Micromax, which grew 18 per cent during the period, is fast filling the gap, the report noted.

  • Amazon.com Takes on PayPal, Square With Credit Card Reader

    Amazon.com Takes on PayPal, Square With Credit Card Reader

    The move pits Amazon against a slew of rivals including startup Square, which popularized a card swiper that plugs into a smartphone or tablet and allows small- and mid-sized businesses like food trucks and coffee shops to quickly accept credit and debit transactions.

  • Lenovo Q1 Net Profit Climbs 23% as Smartphone Sales Surge

    Lenovo Q1 Net Profit Climbs 23% as Smartphone Sales Surge

    Net income rose to $214 million in the three months through June from $174 million in the same period a year earlier. That was ahead of estimates of $202 million, according to a Thomson Reuters SmartEstimate poll of analysts.

  • Amazon Stops Some Disney Movie Preorders

    Amazon Stops Some Disney Movie Preorders

    Physical copies of titles such as "Maleficent" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" were unavailable for order on Amazon.com on Sunday. Digital copies of some of the movies in question were still available for pre-order.

  • Simplifying the Bull: How Picasso Helps to Teach Apple's Style

    Inside Apple University, the Firm's Highly Secretive Training Program

    Steve Jobs established Apple University as a way to inculcate employees into Apple's business culture and educate them about its history, particularly as the company grew and the tech business changed. Courses are not required, only recommended, but getting new employees to enroll is rarely a problem.

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