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Samsung Purchases SmartThings

08/15/2014, As more and more hardware these days end up with the ”smart” prefix in their naming convention, it is only a matter of time before every other smart device will be “talking” to one another. Samsung might have cast an eye on the smart house, which...

Facebook Wants To Know Your Shopping Habit

08/14/2014, If you are a user of an Android-powered device that has Google Now running on it, I am quite sure that there has been moments when you found the cards offered to be uncanny, as though it functioned as your digital sixth sense. Well, that goes to show how...

T-Mobile Might Be Open To Higher Bid

08/13/2014, This year we have heard rumors about Sprint acquiring T-Mobile U.S. many times but as per the latest reports, Sprint and its parent company Softbank have now given up on this and are no longer after Magenta. However a few weeks ago Iliad, a French...

‘Street View’ Now Maps Coral Reefs In Florida Keys

08/13/2014, Google’s Street View online service has certainly come a long way, although the persons who go around shooting photos for the rest of the world to check out remote places from the comfort of their own armchairs might make a mistake once in a while, such...

Viv Labs Work On New Virtual Assistant

08/13/2014, Virtual assistants do seem to be in vogue these days, with the likes of BlackBerry and its virtual assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana, not to mention Apple’s Siri, where they all intend to make your smartphone or tablet experience a whole lot easier and...

Promoted Video On Twitter Arrives

08/13/2014, It was not too long ago that a new Twitter Video Card started to be tested, where it will help streamline video playback as well as deliver a one-tap viewing experience for Twitter users’ timelines – at least for those who are not bots, that is....

Samsung Could Look Into Layoffs

08/12/2014, In order to make a company lean and mean, all of the dead weight will need to be culled, which is a painful, albeit necessary experience. Having said that, Samsung might be taking the same route as Microsoft, where the latter is said to reduce their...

Lego Cyborg Arm Is One Of The Cooler Creations To Date

08/11/2014, When it comes to Lego, you know for sure that this bricked educational toy has educated generations of children over the years, letting them explore the creative parts of their minds to be designers and leaders of tomorrow. However, once in a while, a...

New Amazon TV Pilots Land On August 28th

08/11/2014, Like many companies that are fighting for online video streaming customers Amazon is also spending millions of dollars on the production of original content. The company takes a rather unique approach to its original content, it releases a handful of...

China Lays The Smackdown On Internet Rumors

08/10/2014, The government in China is definitely a no-nonsense set up. In fact, they are currently about to get all the more serious, that is, by clamping down on rumor mongers as well as those who happen to spread gossip online. In a nutshell, if you are one who...

Street View Hits Three Dozen North American Universities

08/07/2014, We all do seem to love a preview – otherwise, why are we interested in trailers of upcoming movies, in addition to post credit scenes? If you are going to head to a foreign land for a holiday or some business, Google has made it possible to check...

Google Teams Up With Barnes & Noble To Deliver Books Faster

08/07/2014, These days most people would question why someone would take time out to go to a bookstore and actually buy one in print when you can fire up your smartphone, tablet or laptop and instantly browse countless titles and then simply purchase one from the...

Cyberattack May Have Compromised U.S. Homeland Security Data

08/07/2014, Its described as having “all the markings of a state-sponsored attack” and may have ended up compromising U.S. Homeland Security data. A major contractor which conducts background checks for the department was hit by an attack and officials...

uBeam’s Wireless Charger Uses Ultrasound Technology

08/07/2014, At the moment wireless chargers are really that wireless. You’d have to put it on a charging mat in order to charge your devices, so you’re not as free as you’d think. Qi has recently updated their standard and even though devices now have a little...