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Alibaba purchased half of Yahoo’s stake

09/19/2012, Earlier in February this year, there was talk about Alibaba picking up Yahoo, but that did not materialize. Well, we do know that Alibaba is one the larger companies in China that can be considered to be a market leader, and they have just purchased back...

Android Jelly Bean usage grows 1500% over two months

09/18/2012, Google released the latest edition of its mobile operating system, Android, called ‘Jelly Bean’ about two months ago. Since then, Jelly Bean has been reaching out to more and more Android devices. While Gingerbread still holds the greatest...

RIM bags license to use Microsoft’s exFAT file system

09/18/2012, Microsoft has inked a deal with Research-In-Motion according to which, the BlackBerry maker will be able to make of use of Microsoft’s exFAT file system. The scope of the deal includes ‘certain BlackBerry devices’, which we are expecting...

Neo Volt folding electric bicycle

09/17/2012, Yes, we do know that folding bicycles makes life a whole lot easier when you take public transport, as your two wheeler can be comfortably carried without taking up too much space, but how about a folding electric bicycle? Now that is certainly a thought...

Tooth armor hails from Japan

09/17/2012, When the word Japan comes into mind, you would think of Godzilla, cosplay, as well as Hello Kitty and Ultraman, not to mention Nintendo if you are an avid gamer. We do know that the Land of the Rising Sun does come out with some rather weird and quirky...

Thor Hammer inspires NASA project for satellite deployment

09/17/2012, We are quite sure that Chris Hemsworth has endeared himself to many people with his portrayal of Thor in the Avengers as well as his first Marvel movie, Thor. After all, who would want to turn down god-like powers not to mention having a bad-ass hammer...

Engineers create first ever air-to-ground quantum network

09/17/2012, Quantum cryptography is held to be one of the most secure methods of encrypting data. This is because if a quantum-encrypted data is intercepted to be read or altered, it changes and the interception is immediately detectable. Scientists have long been...

RoboCop armor spotted on movie set

09/17/2012, Work on Paul Verhoven’s RoboCop remake has already started on an official basis in Toronto, Canada, where the first few shots of Joel Kinnaman in his new costume has started to make their way online. Needless to say, what you see over here is the...

Shazam recognizes any TV program or channel

09/17/2012, Shazam has just passed 250 million users around the world, and what better way to celebrate that particular milestone in the app’s life than to expand Shazam for TV in the US, where it is now capable of recognizing any TV program or channel, now how...

Google acquires Nik Software: Gearing up to compete with Instagram?

09/17/2012, The mobile photo filtering and editing space has been predominantly occupied by the popular app, Instagram. It has come to dominate photo-editing both on iOS as well as Android devices. And ever since Facebook acquired the company, the social network also...

Windows 8 event on Oct 25, Microsoft rolls out invitations

09/17/2012, Microsoft’s next big release is just around the corner. The company has been working on its upcoming OS ‘Windows 8’ for some time and had earlier announced that the OS will finally be released during the month of October this year....

ICEdot helmet calls for help when you fall

09/16/2012, It goes without saying that one should always take the necessary safety precautions when cycling, such as wearing brightly colored clothes (or having a safety vest with reflective strips if you are cycling at night or early in the morning) as well as a...

London Underground Circuit Maps

09/16/2012, Those with an artistic streak are better able to see things from a different angle, and the same applies to Japanese designer Yuri Suzuki who managed to conjure this rather delightful image of the London Underground Circuit Maps. The title of his artwork...