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  • 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?"

  • Microsoft Partners With Dropbox for Online File-Sharing

    Microsoft Partners With Dropbox for Online File-Sharing

    Microsoft said the functionality would be included in the next updates to the Office mobile apps, to be rolled out in the next few weeks, and online accessibility would be available in the first half of 2015.

  • Apple Pay Fails to Unify Fragmented Market

    Apple Pay Fails to Unify Fragmented Market

    Since Apple Pay made its debut October 20 for US customers with the iPhone 6, several major retailers have said they would not use it.

  • Samsung Says Microsoft Deal Invites 'Charges of Collusion'

    Samsung Says Microsoft Deal Invites 'Charges of Collusion'

    Samsung said its collaboration with Microsoft on Windows phones raised antitrust problems once Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, according to a court filing.

  • 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.

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