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  • Nokia Raises Networks Outlook after Q2 Profit Beats Estimates

    Nokia Raises Networks Outlook after Q2 Profit Beats Estimates

    Finnish telecoms gear maker Nokia on Thursday reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit margin in its core networks unit due to cost cuts and said its expectations for full-year profitability have improved.

  • Get Paid for Posts? Social Networking's New Twist

    Get Paid for Posts? Social Networking's New Twist

    Bonzo Me is paying its users up to 80 per cent of its ad revenue for the most popular posts.

  • BlackBerry Cuts Prices of Qwerty Handsets

    BlackBerry Cuts Prices of Qwerty Handsets

    Canadian handset maker Blackberry on Wednesday slashed prices of its Qwerty devices - 9320, 9720 and Q5 - by as much as Rs 6,000 to sell them for Rs 9,900 onwards.

  • Sony Invests in Image Sensor Production Amid 'Selfie' Boom

    Sony Invests in Image Sensor Production Amid 'Selfie' Boom

    Sony Corp said on Thursday it would invest 35 billion yen ($345 million) to increase production of image sensors for smartphones and tablets, as the company courts handset makers to get more orders for front-facing camera sensors, used to take selfies

  • Google Must Face US Privacy Lawsuit Over Commingled User Data

    Google Must Face US Privacy Lawsuit Over Commingled User Data

    Saying his decision was a close call, US District Judge Paul Grewal in San Jose, California, ruled on Monday night that Google must face breach of contract and fraud claims by users of Android-powered devices who had downloaded at least one Android application through Google Play.

  • PayPal Signs 'Tens of Thousands' Customers in Nigerian Launch

    PayPal Signs 'Tens of Thousands' Customers in Nigerian Launch

    E-commerce remains in its infancy in most of Africa but is growing exponentially with the advent of online retailers such as Jumia, partly owned by South African phone operator MTN, and a growing middle class with money to spend.

  • With Sales Sputtering, Apple's IPad looks to IBM Alliance

    With Sales Sputtering, Apple's IPad looks to IBM Alliance

    Apple shipped 13.2 million iPads in the June quarter, 8 per cent fewer than a year earlier and lagging Wall Street's forecast for 14 million or more. Sales of the device, which accounted for 15 per cent of revenue, fell short of Wall Street's expectations for the second quarter in a row.

  • Yahoo to Buy Analytics Start-up Flurry to Bolster Mobile Ad Business

    Yahoo to Buy Analytics Start-up Flurry to Bolster Mobile Ad Business

    Yahoo Inc will buy mobile analytics startup Flurry to beef up a fast-growing mobile advertising business that still lags Google Inc's and Facebook Inc's in scale.

  • Fund Managers Unconvinced by Apple Rebound as Firm Readies Results

    Fund Managers Unconvinced by Apple Rebound as Firm Readies Results

    Apple reports results for its fiscal third quarter on Tuesday, July 22. Wall Street is expecting revenue of $38 billion in the June quarter, up about 7.5 per cent from a year earlier. The company will also provide a forecast for the current quarter: on average, analysts are estimating revenue in the quarter will grow 8 per cent to $40.4 billion.

  • Italy Gives Google 18 Months to Change Data Use Practices

    Italy Gives Google 18 Months to Change Data Use Practices

    Italy's data protection regulator has given Google 18 months to change the way it treats and stores user data, bringing to an end an investigation that is part of a European drive to reform the internet giant's privacy practices.

  • Apple Asks Suppliers to Produce Up to 80 Million Large-Screen iPhones: Report

    Apple Asks Suppliers to Produce Up to 80 Million Large-Screen iPhones: Report

    Apple Inc has asked suppliers to manufacture between 70 million and 80 million of its two forthcoming large-screen iPhones by the end of the year, its largest initial production run of iPhones, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • LG India Eyes 3-Fold Growth in Smartphone Sales; Launches G3

    LG India Eyes 3-Fold Growth in Smartphone Sales; Launches G3

    The handset maker, which today launched its flagship smartphone 'LG G3' here, said it is on path to achieve 10 per cent market share in the world's second most populous market.

  • US Judge OKs Warrant for Google User's Emails, Stoking Debate

    US Judge OKs Warrant for Google User's Emails, Stoking Debate

    US Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein said Friday he had authorized a warrant to be served on Google Inc for the emails of an unnamed individual who is the target of a money laundering investigation.

  • Amazon Unveils E-book Subscription Service With Unlimited Access

    Amazon Unveils E-book Subscription Service With Unlimited Access

    Subscribers to the Kindle Unlimited service can read e-books, including "The Hunger Games" and "Life of Pi," on Amazon's Kindle e-reader or any device with a Kindle app. Subscribers also have access to thousands of audio books.

  • Next-Generation iPhone to Enter Mass Production This Month: Report

    Next-Generation iPhone to Enter Mass Production This Month: Report

    Mass production of a 4.7-inch successor to the wildly popular iPhone 5 series of smartphones will begin during the third week of July, Taiwan's Economic Daily News said, without citing sources. Production of a 5.5-inch version will begin during the second week of August, it said.

  • Apple May Refund $ 400 Million in Digital Book Settlement

    Apple May Refund $ 400 Million in Digital Book Settlement

    Apple will refund up to $ 400 million to consumers ensnared in a plot to raise the prices of digital books unless the company gets a court to overturn a decision affirming its pivotal role in the collusion.

  • Google's Street View Takes on America's Gas Leaks

    Google's Street View Takes on America's Gas Leaks

    Google Inc's Street View cars have captured the world's roads, highways and back alleys for years. Now they are being used for something entirely different: detecting the thousands of natural gas leaks blighting major US cities.

  • Microsoft Starts Taking European Union 'Right to be Forgotten' Requests

    Microsoft Starts Taking European Union 'Right to be Forgotten' Requests

    Microsoft Corporation on Wednesday started taking requests from individuals in Europe who want to be removed from its Bing search engine results following a court judgement in May guaranteeing the "right to be forgotten."

  • Majority of eBay Users Have Reset their Passwords Since Cyberattack: CEO

    Majority of eBay Users Have Reset their Passwords Since Cyberattack: CEO

    E-Bay Inc chief executive officer John Donahoe said on Wednesday that buyers representing roughly 85 per cent of "effective volumes" on its platform have reset their passwords since a massive security breach earlier this year that exposed users' data.

  • Samsung Battles on Two Fronts as Apple Readies iPhone 6

    Samsung Battles on Two Fronts as Apple Readies iPhone 6

    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is losing smartphone ground not only to cheaper Chinese rivals but also at the high end to Apple Inc, a survey showed, in an ominous sign for the South Korean giant as Apple readies to launch its next-generation iPhone 6.

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