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  • Google Looks to Head off US Antitrust Lawsuit Over Android

    Google Looks to Head off US Antitrust Lawsuit Over Android

    The hearing in San Jose, California, federal court is over the lawsuit filed by two smartphone consumers who say Google Inc requires Android handset manufacturers such as Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to restrict competing apps like Microsoft Corp's Bing search, partly by making Google's own apps the default.

  • Microsoft's Skype Moves Toward Auto-Translation

    Microsoft's Skype Moves Toward Auto-Translation

    Microsoft announced on Monday a new step toward real-time translation, launching a Spanish-English test program using its Skype messaging service.

  • Google Faces $18 Million Fine for Web Privacy Violations: Dutch Watchdog

    Google Faces $18 Million Fine for Web Privacy Violations: Dutch Watchdog

    The US company is breaching the country's data protection act by using people's private information such as browsing history and location data to target them with customised ads, the Data Protection Authority (DPA) said.

  • Diverse Allies Rally for Microsoft in Overseas Data Fight

    Diverse Allies Rally for Microsoft in Overseas Data Fight

    The diverse set of interests filed briefs with a federal appeals court in New York, urging it to reverse a judge's order that Microsoft turn over emails from a data center in Ireland. They argued that turning them over would jeopardize the future of international cloud computing.

  • Intel Unveils Platform to Simplify Connectivity of Products

    Intel Unveils Platform to Simplify Connectivity of Products

    Intel's platform is like a set of building blocks based on the chipmaker's components and software for companies to create smart, connected devices, Doug Davis, head of Intel's Internet of Things business, said at a launch event in San Francisco.

  • Sony Employees Receive Email Threat Claiming to be From Hackers

    Sony Employees Receive Email Threat Claiming to be From Hackers

    Employees at Sony Pictures Entertainment received threatening emails on Friday that claimed to be from the group that carried out a massive cyber attack at the Hollywood film studio.

  • Opera Browser 'Unstoppable' in India, Heading for 100 Million Users: CEO

    Opera Browser 'Unstoppable' in India, Heading for 100 Million Users: CEO

    Norway's Opera Software now targets 100 million Indian users for its mobile phone internet browser, after hitting the 50 million mark last month, Chief Executive Lars Boilesen told Reuters on Friday.

  • Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut 110 Jobs

    Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut 110 Jobs

    Rovio announced a plan to cut up to 130 jobs in October, saying growth had not been as strong as expected.

  • Amazon Rolls Out Kiva Robots for Holiday Season Onslaught

    Amazon Rolls Out Kiva Robots for Holiday Season Onslaught

    The orange 320-pound (145 kg) robots, which scoot around the floor on wheels, show how Amazon has adopted technology developed by Kiva Systems, a robotics company it bought for $775 million in 2012. Amazon showcased to media on Sunday ahead of Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year.

  • Samsung's Mobile Chief Keeps His Job

    Samsung's Mobile Chief Keeps His Job

    A number of leading executives were moved or promoted, but the three co-CEOs of Samsung Electronics all retained their posts, including J.K. Shin, components unit chief Kwon Oh-Hyun and the head of the consumer electronics division B.K. Yoon.

  • India is One of Our Fastest Growing Market: Twitter

    India is One of Our Fastest Growing Market: Twitter

    The US-based social networking platform said it will be investing more in India, which industry body IAMAI has predicted will surpass the US by December this year in terms of Internet users.

  • Apple $450 Million E-book Settlement Gets Final Court Approval

    Apple $450 Million E-book Settlement Gets Final Court Approval

    During a hearing in Manhattan, US District Judge Denise Cote approved what she called a "highly unusual" accord. It calls for Apple to pay $400 million to as many as 23 million consumers if the company is unsuccessful in appealing a ruling that found it liable for antitrust violations.

  • Zomato Raises Over Rs 365 Crore From 3 Investors

    Zomato Raises Over Rs 365 Crore From 3 Investors

    This takes Zomato's total funding to over $113 million. Zomato had earlier raised $53 million from Info Edge (India) Ltd and Sequoia Capital over multiple rounds, it added.

  • IBM Launches Business E-Mail That Integrates Social Media

    IBM Launches Business E-Mail That Integrates Social Media

    The application is part of IBM's attempt to shift its focus to cloud computing and data analytics from the hardware services that had long been the company's bread and butter.

  • Nokia Revives the Brand With Launch of iPad Lookalike

    Nokia Revives the Brand With Launch of iPad Lookalike

    Nokia, a name which was once synonymous with mobile phones until first Apple and then Samsung Electronics eclipsed the Finnish company with the advent of smart phones, said the manufacturing, distribution and sales of the new N1 tablet, will be handled under licence by Taiwan's Foxconn.

  • Facebook Working on Social Network Similar to LinkedIn

    Facebook Working on Social Network Similar to LinkedIn

    The service called "Facebook at Work" will allow employees to have work-friendly chats, connect with business partners, document collaboration and increase storage facilities.

  • BlackBerry CEO Sees Fewer New Devices, Focus on Profitability

    BlackBerry CEO Sees Fewer New Devices, Focus on Profitability

    John Chen, who took the reins at the struggling mobile technology company in November 2013, has moved rapidly to try to get the one-time investor darling back on track. The company has sold assets, struck partnerships to lower manufacturing costs and broaden app offerings, and raised cash via the sale of real estate holdings in its hometown of Waterloo, Ontario.

  • Microsoft Makes More Office Features Free on iPads

    Microsoft Makes More Office Features Free on iPads

    The move is the latest, and one of the most dramatic, in Microsoft's new strategy of getting customers to use their services regardless of device or operating system, rather than lose them to a proliferation of free or cheap alternatives.

  • Twitter to Open Office in Hong Kong Early Next Year: Report

    Twitter to Open Office in Hong Kong Early Next Year: Report

    The office is set to open in the first quarter of 2015 and will mainly house sales staff, Shailesh Rao, Twitter's vice president for Asia Pacific, the Americas and emerging markets, told The Wall Street Journal.

  • Amazon Launches a Speaker You Can Talk To

    Amazon Launches a Speaker You Can Talk To

    As well as taking commands such as "play music by Bruno Mars" or "add gelato to my shopping list", Amazon said the device accesses the internet to answer questions such as "when is Thanksgiving?" and "what is the weather forecast?"

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