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  • Xiaomi's Mi3 Smartphone Sold Out in 5 Seconds: Flipkart

    Xiaomi's Mi3 Smartphone Sold Out in 5 Seconds: Flipkart

    Flipkart, India's biggest e-commerce player, on Tuesday said that it sold Chinese handset maker Xiaomi's stock of its smartphone Mi3 within 5 seconds of going on sale.

  • Apple Cuts Mac Book Pro Price by Rs 11,000 in India

    Apple Cuts Mac Book Pro Price by Rs 11,000 in India

    Tech giant Apple on Tuesday reduced the price of its 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro by Rs 11,000 to Rs 78,900.

  • India a Huge Force in Shaping Global Digital Future: Mozilla

    India a Huge Force in Shaping Global Digital Future: Mozilla

    As the Internet penetration gains more strength, India is headed to be a huge force in shaping the digital future of the world, a top official of Mozilla Foundation, makers of Firefox webs browser has said.

  • JD.com to Sell Microsoft's Xbox One Games Console in China

    JD.com to Sell Microsoft's Xbox One Games Console in China

    JD.com Inc, China's second-biggest e-commerce company by market share, will accept pre-orders for Microsoft Corp's Xbox One games console in China from July 28 to July 30, the firm said on Monday.

  • Facebook Extends Closing of WhatsApp Acquisition by a Year

    Facebook Extends Closing of WhatsApp Acquisition by a Year

    The California-based firm will have to pay WhatsApp $1 billion in cash and $1 billion in stock options in case it fails to close the deal in the stipulated time.

  • Google, IEEE Offer $1 million for Laptop' Sized Power Inverter

    Google, IEEE Offer $1 million for Laptop' Sized Power Inverter

    Google, along with Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), has started a 'Little Box Challenge' to design and build a kW-scale power inverter, a device used to convert renewable energy, including solar and wind, before transforming it into suitable current for home and vehicles.

  • Goldman Mortgage Deal With Federal Agency Could Reach $1.25 Billion

    Goldman Mortgage Deal With Federal Agency Could Reach $1.25 Billion

    The person said Goldman Sachs is discussing a settlement with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which filed 18 lawsuits against Goldman and other banks in 2011 over about $200 billion in mortgage-backed securities that later went sour.

  • Apple IPhones Allow Extraction of Deep Personal Data, Researcher Finds

    Apple IPhones Allow Extraction of Deep Personal Data, Researcher Finds

    In a conference presentation this week, researcher Jonathan Zdziarski showed how the services take a surprising amount of data for what Apple now says are diagnostic services meant to help engineers.

  • Amazon's Far-Reaching Ambitions, Lack of Profits, Unnerve Investors

    Amazon's Far-Reaching Ambitions, Lack of Profits, Unnerve Investors

    Some on Wall Street wonder if Amazon may have bitten off more than it can chew. After an unusually busy first half of the year that saw the online retailer spends on developing everything from mobile phones and Hollywood-style production to grocery deliveries, investors are ready to see it curtail its ambitions and start delivering sustainable profits.

  • 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.

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