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Samsung and Google Reach Agreement on Patent

Samsung and Google Reach Agreement on Patent

Samsung Electronics signed with Google an agreement that cross-licensed their patents. This reduces the risk of any legal disputes that can be costly over the rights of intellectual property. The signing of the agreement likely will... 
Google Offers $3 million to Hackers

Google Offers $3 million to Hackers

Google, which does not take Internet security lightly, has announced its willingness to pay computer hackers up to a total of $3 million to find and exploit its computer software Chrome OS. The company, based in Mountain View, California,... 
IBM Selling Low-End Server Business (NYSE:IBM)

IBM Selling Low-End Server Business (NYSE:IBM)

IBM has announced that it is selling its low-end server business to Lenovo of China for $2.3 billion. The server business being sold includes the x86 line and is one of the world’s largest computer server businesses, purchased at... 
Intel To Lay Off 5,000 Employees This Year (NASDAQ:INTC)

Intel To Lay Off 5,000 Employees This Year (NASDAQ:INTC)

According to an anonymous company official, Intel will lay off about 5 percent of its work force, or 5,000 jobs, during 2014. The Intel official said the employment cuts were part of a larger program to shift resources to growing business... 
Google Developing Contact Lens to Monitor Glucose

Google Developing Contact Lens to Monitor Glucose

On Thursday, Google unveiled a contact lens it says monitors the glucose levels of the wearer’s tears. It is a potential reprieve for the millions of sufferers of diabetes who must jab a finger to test their blood up to 10 times... 
Shipments of PCs Dropped 6.9% During 2013 Fourth Quarter

Shipments of PCs Dropped 6.9% During 2013 Fourth Quarter

Personal Computer global shipments fell by 10% during 2013 and by 6.9% during the last three months of the year compared to the same period in 2012. The PC industry marked a historically poor year in 2013 and looks forward to a reversal... 
Apple Now Has Official Store on E-commerce Site in China

Apple Now Has Official Store on E-commerce Site in China

Apple has opened two official online outlets for sales in China, after it opened its virtual doors on Tmall.com, a huge marketplace online operated by the largest e-commerce website in China named Alibaba Group. It is still not clear... 
New Study Says Twitter and Facebook Being Beaten by Instagram

New Study Says Twitter and Facebook Being Beaten by Instagram

Many companies wonder where they can get the best results in promoting themselves online. Twitter has received great hype as a tool for advertising, but according to a recent study, Instagram is beating out its competitors as the brand... 
Yahoo Users Attacked by Malware

Yahoo Users Attacked by Malware

An attack of malware hit an advertising server for Yahoo over the past couple of days, affecting thousands of Internet users that use the platform. The users affected were in different countries, said a security firm on the Internet. Fox-It,... 
Apple and Google in Smart Dashboard Competition

Apple and Google in Smart Dashboard Competition

Both Apple and Google are currently developing competing technologies that would bring navigation, apps and music all together to form a smart dashboard for vehicles based upon their own systems of mobile operation. Google and Apple... 
Verizon Shareholders Express Concerns Over Release Of User Data (NYSE:VZ)

Verizon Shareholders Express Concerns Over Release Of User Data (NYSE:VZ)

A proposed shareholder resolution for Verizon Communications would require the company to provide more information about the user data that is shared with the government. AT&T and Verizon have come under scrutiny over the past... 
Box Receives Funding of $100 Million

Box Receives Funding of $100 Million

Box has secured funding for $100 million at a valuation of close to $2 billion, said Aaron Levie their CEO, as new investors have decided to help the provider of online storage expand internationally. The company, based in Los Altos,... 
PayPal Anonymous Attackers Guilty

PayPal Anonymous Attackers Guilty

Members of the computer hacking group Anonymous, charged with a PayPal denial-of-service attack entered pleas on Thursday that might see some walk free next December at their sentencing. Fourteen were charged back in July of 2011 for... 
Cyber Scammers Aiming for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Cyber Scammers Aiming for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

This is the season to watch out for cyberscams. If people are not careful, they could suffer from a huge plundering by the cyber grinches. Crooks look for where the big money is and that means cyber criminals are starting to concentrate... 
How to become a successful illustrator

How to become a successful illustrator

The world of the arts has always been maddeningly competitive to enter into, with a host of creative individuals struggling to get the job they want. And, if you’re looking to be an illustrator, you’re entering an arena that’s... 
Russia’s Richest Wants the U.S. Tech Market

Russia’s Richest Wants the U.S. Tech Market

The Russian tech market has been nearly conquered by Mail.ru. The Internet portal operates some of the country’s most popular messaging, email and social media services. The portal also owns a large stake in the largest social network... 
Tesla Faces Inquiry From Safety Agency Over Fires (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Tesla Faces Inquiry From Safety Agency Over Fires (NASDAQ:TSLA)

The Tesla Motors electric Model S sedan is now in the crosshairs of a federal safety investigation, according to an announcement from the company. Regulators are examining the high-end vehicle to determine the cause of two battery... 
Microsoft and Google Tighten Searches to Combat Porn

Microsoft and Google Tighten Searches to Combat Porn

Microsoft and Google have unveiled new measures to block searches online for images of child sex abuse starting on Monday as part an attempt by authorities in Britain to crackdown on pedophiles on the Internet. The two companies said... 
Acer Lowers Price of Chromebook

Acer Lowers Price of Chromebook

Acer is attempting to push the prices down of its Chromebooks and announced this week new Chrome OS laptop prices at just $199.99. The Chromebook C720-2848 from Acer has a screen that is 11.6 inches in size and its target market is... 
Samsung – Apple Patent Case Heads To Jury (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Samsung – Apple Patent Case Heads To Jury (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Last year, Samsung Electronics lost an important patent battle with Apple that subjected the company to the possibility of paying millions of dollars to Apple in restitution. Now, the case heads to a jury that will determine how much... 
Facebook Profit Boosted By Mobile Ads (NASDAQ: FB)

Facebook Profit Boosted By Mobile Ads (NASDAQ: FB)

In the third quarter, Facebook reported that that its profits doubled to $621 million, once expenses related to stock options were excluded. Revenue increased by 60 percent, to $2.02 billion, when compared with the third quarter of... 
Nokia World Unveils Tablets and Phablets

Nokia World Unveils Tablets and Phablets

Nokia unveiled its first set of phablets – oversized smartphones – as well as its first flat board tablet computer. The Windows Phone new phablets introduce a new ability to edit which of the objects in a particular photo are in... 
Iron Man Armor Planned for U.S. Army Forces

Iron Man Armor Planned for U.S. Army Forces

Officials with the U.S. Army have said they are working to develop smart armor that is revolutionary and would gives troops real superhuman strength that is only known today in the movies. The army has called up the technology industry,... 
Top 9 Eco-Friendly Apps for Your Smartphone

Top 9 Eco-Friendly Apps for Your Smartphone

Looking to reduce your impact on the environment, consume less energy, and decrease your carbon footprint? One of the first steps involves gaining knowledge, and you can find that in the palm of your hand. Harness the power of your... 
Galaxy Round Announced by Samsung

Galaxy Round Announced by Samsung

Samsung seems to be the first high-tech company to unveil a display for a smartphone that is flexible with his launching of the Galaxy Round in Korea. Samsung makes its Galaxy devices across the form and size factor spectrum and announced... 
Samsung Appeal of Obama Veto Lost

Samsung Appeal of Obama Veto Lost

Samsung Electronics must stop its importing of some of its models of tablets and smartphones into the United States, after the White House administration upheld a ban that was won by Apple in a dispute over patent infringement. A statement... 
Apple Turns Stadiums into Playgrounds

Apple Turns Stadiums into Playgrounds

Major League Baseball has launched a huge initiative to make going to their baseball games a fun-filled interactive experience for all fans. Using Apple’s iBeacon indoor mapping, which is a new iOS7 feature, professional baseball... 
New Amazon Tablets have Video Helpdesk

New Amazon Tablets have Video Helpdesk

Two new Amazon tablets were unveiled on Tuesday. The high-definition flat board computers have an on-screen live helpdesk feature the online company hopes will give it a leg up over devices from its rivals such as Google and Apple. The... 
Tesco Unveils New Tablet Hudl

Tesco Unveils New Tablet Hudl

In a place you might purchase tomatoes, tuna or tea you can now find a tablet. Tesco, the supermarket chain in Britain has unveiled its own tablet. The new tablet named the Hudl was released on Monday. Tesco is not releasing an inexpensive... 
How to Shop for Broadband Internet

How to Shop for Broadband Internet

When you are looking for new broadband internet service, you might not think about shopping around. It’s best to do some research before picking sky broadband home in order to get the best service at the best price. If you know people... 
BT TV and the Right Package for you

BT TV and the Right Package for you

No matter what you demand from your cable experience, a bt tv package may be just what you’ve been searching for. Whether selecting a cable package based on your budget, personal interests, or simply on a channel preference, bt tv... 
Japan has iPhone Free with 24-month Contract

Japan has iPhone Free with 24-month Contract

Wireless carriers in Japan are offering the new iPhone 5S for free if a 24-month contract is signed. The entrance of NTT DoCoMo into the iPhone frenzy in Japan has caused some fierce competition to win customers, with the three carriers... 
Top 20 World Universities List has 10 in U.S. and Six from the UK

Top 20 World Universities List has 10 in U.S. and Six from the UK

According to the latest list of the world’s top universities, six of the top 20 are located in the United Kingdom. Moving into the top 20 were Edinburgh and Kings College London. Schools located in UK that were in the top 10 included... 
Microsoft Modifies Second Generation Surface (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Modifies Second Generation Surface (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Because of the less than enthusiastic reaction to the first generation of Microsoft Surface tablets, the company has decided to make a few modifications to the second generation of the device. Microsoft wanted to design a device that... 
New York Times Site Operating Again Following Cyberattack

New York Times Site Operating Again Following Cyberattack

Hackers from Syrian attacked the website of the The New York Times underscoring how vulnerable the media websites are as they become more and more complex by integrating more software and content from their vendors. On Wednesday, the... 
Lenovo Uses Startup for Return of Start Menu on Windows

Lenovo Uses Startup for Return of Start Menu on Windows

Sales for Windows at Microsoft Corp have been besieged by the poor demand for personal computers. For five straight quarters, shipments for PCs have declined, which one online researcher predicts will show 2013 as the worst annual... 
Apple Guilty In E-Book Case (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Guilty In E-Book Case (NASDAQ:AAPL)

A federal judge said the words of Steven P. Jobs helped persuade her that Apple had violated antitrust law. Apple had been accused of conspiring with publishers to raise prices of e-books. The ruling will probably not have an immediate... 
Samsung Phablet Pushes Smartphone Limits

Samsung Phablet Pushes Smartphone Limits

At one time companies wanted to make the smallest mobile phone available, but times have changed. Samsung Electronics, based in South Korea, has pushed the boundaries on size for smartphones with its line of Galaxy Note and now has... 
Amber released by Nokia for its Lumia Range

Amber released by Nokia for its Lumia Range

Owners of Lumia devices, both low and high end, who want the newest apps for cameras, can start installing them today with a new Amber update. However, some will not receive the Amber update until late September. Nokia started today... 
Blackberry Going Private Might Make Business Sense

Blackberry Going Private Might Make Business Sense

A deal that would take Blackberry private might make business sense from a financial standpoint, said executives from private equity. However, any type of move would not alone make the maker of smartphones any more competitive. The... 
Slim Makes $9.6 Billion Unsolicited Offer

Slim Makes $9.6 Billion Unsolicited Offer

America Movil, on Friday unveiled a $9.6 billion unsolicited bid to purchase the majority stake in Dutch Royal KPN, that it does not already own. The bid possibly halts the proposed sale of the German unit of KPN and creates a European... 
MixBit Stitching App Launched by Founders of YouTube

MixBit Stitching App Launched by Founders of YouTube

The people who founded YouTube are taking on Instagram and Vine with their own video sharing and stitching app. The new app, MixBit, is free and debuted on Thursday. For users of iOS the app is available on the Apple’s App store,... 
Charger Trade-in Started by Apple

Charger Trade-in Started by Apple

Apple started a program worldwide to replace counterfeit and third party USB chargers. The initiative follows reports that a woman in China was electrocuted by a charger that was non-Apple. Apple announced it would swap the third party... 
Obama Administration overturns Apple Patent Ban

Obama Administration overturns Apple Patent Ban

The ban on selling the older models of Apple’s iPhone and iPad in the U.S. was overturned this weekend by the White House administration. The U.S. International Trade Commission, in June ruled that the Cupertino, California based... 
Motorola Rolls out Potential Smartphone Contender

Motorola Rolls out Potential Smartphone Contender

Over the past four decades, since the first prototype cellphone was showed off by Motorola, the company has seen the likes of Samsung, Apple and other tech innovators surpass  them in sales. Now, with its new owner Google, Motorola... 
Apple Shares Soar as Profit Beats the Street

Apple Shares Soar as Profit Beats the Street

Apple, Inc shares soared on Wednesday after the tech giant posted profits that beat Wall Street analysts’ expectations. In early morning trading on Wednesday, shares on Wall Street were up over $19 an increase of more than 5%. During... 
Sony Smartphone Facing Difficulties In Japan (NYSE:SNE)

Sony Smartphone Facing Difficulties In Japan (NYSE:SNE)

Sony is banking on smartphones to revive its electronics business, which is struggling. According to estimates, Sony’s Xperia Z smartphone has already sold almost a million units. Even though the phone just recently made its United... 
Nokia Shows Bigger Screen Lumia to the World

Nokia Shows Bigger Screen Lumia to the World

Nokia, the Finland based mobile phone manufacturer, has launched a new Lumia smartphone that has a bigger screen than its low-priced predecessor does. The launch took place on Tuesday aiming to lessen the gap between Nokia and Samsung,... 
Developer Portal at Apple Hacked

Developer Portal at Apple Hacked

Apple, Inc, the Cupertino, California based tech giant has been forced to shut down its website for developers, after there was a security breach. The breach, said company officials, might have compromised the names, email addresses... 
Barnes & Noble Ceases Manufacture Of Color Nook Versions (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble Ceases Manufacture Of Color Nook Versions (NYSE:BKS)

Barnes & Noble reported a big loss at its Nook e-reader division for the fourth quarter. The loss in the division dragged down the company’s fourth-quarter results. As a result, Barnes & Noble will no longer make its own...