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  • WhatsApp Founders Own Nearly $9 Billion in Facebook Stock

    WhatsApp Founders Own Nearly $9 Billion in Facebook Stock

    The breakdown of the big winners in Facebook Inc.'s $22 billion acquisition emerged yesterday in a regulatory filing.

  • Apple CEO Fires Back as Retailers Block Pay

    Apple CEO Fires Back as Retailers Block Pay

    Apple Pay launched about a week ago and saw more than a million credit cards registered over the first 72 hours. It already totes up more transactions than all other "contactless" payment methods combined, Cook said, citing Visa and Mastercard data.

  • Some US Retailers Shun Apple Pay, Eye Rival Payments System

    Some US Retailers Shun Apple Pay, Eye Rival Payments System

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc is among the roughly 50 big retailers that have chosen not to accept Apple Pay, along with Rite Aid Corp and CVS HealthCorp.

  • Xiaomi Plans to Set Up India Customer Data Centre

    Xiaomi Plans to Set Up India Customer Data Centre

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc has said it plans to set up a data centre in India next year to store local user data, as the fast-growing company seeks to deflect concerns about privacy that could hamper its efforts to expand overseas.

  • Google Bolsters Artificial Intelligence Efforts, Partners With Oxford

    Google Bolsters Artificial Intelligence Efforts, Partners With Oxford

    Google will make a "substantial contribution" to establish a research partnership with Oxford's computer science and engineering departments, the company said on Thursday regarding its work to develop the intelligence of machines and software, often to emulate human-like intelligence.

  • Microsoft Looks Set to Drop Nokia Name From Smartphones

    Microsoft Looks Set to Drop Nokia Name From Smartphones

    According to a post on Nokia France's Facebook page on Tuesday, the page will change its name to Microsoft Lumia "in the coming days."

  • Early Apple Computer Sells For $905,000 at Auction

    Early Apple Computer Sells For $905,000 at Auction

    The relic, which sparked a revolution in home computing, is thought to be one of the first batch of 50 Apple-1 machines assembled by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in Steve Job's family garage in Los Altos, California in the summer of 1976.

  • Google Launches New Email Service Dubbed 'Inbox'

    Google Launches New Email Service Dubbed 'Inbox'

    Google said it was sending out invitations to selected Gmail users to try out the new service. Users can also email the company at inbox@google.com to get an invitation.

  • 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.

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