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AT&T U-verse Service Restored Mostly, Refunds Set To Follow

01/24/2013, AT&T has been in the news recently, where we read that they will be picking up Alltell Wireless for $780 million, picking up 585,000 subscribers along the way, while being rumored to expand their business in Europe as well. Here we are with another...

Amazon Acquires Text-To-Speech Software Company Ivona

01/24/2013, Amazon has acquired text-to-speech technology company IVONA Software. Announcing the good news today, Dave Limp, Vice President of Amazon Kindle says that IVONA has been instrumental in helping the online retail giant deliver excellent accessibility...

Orangutans Now Use iPads

01/23/2013, Orangutans are one of the most intelligent primates and are known for their amazing learning abilities. So, don’t be surprised when these adorable species will start using iPads soon to keep them from getting bored. Smithsonian’s National Zoo...

DNA Bullet Marks Suspects For Arrest

01/23/2013, SelectDNA, a UK company, has created a non-lethal high-velocity projectile that will leave a DNA marker on a suspect so that he or she can be identified at a later time. At first, it may sound like the projectile marks the suspect’s DNA, but...

DIAL Service Streams Videos To Your TV, Netflix And YouTube Wants In

01/23/2013, Video streaming used to be a luxury, but not anymore considering how the network infrastructure in most developed countries offer speedy access at a negligible cost. Well, folks who own Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch might have enjoyed...

Blockbuster Continues To Struggle As It Closes 300 U.S. Stores

01/22/2013, The popularity of online streaming video services like Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Instant Video means the method at which customers want to view their videos has taken a turn in the last few years. Instead of making our way to a brick and mortar store...

Verizon Remains Strong Amidst Profit Loss

01/22/2013, Verizon has just released its financial report for Q4 last year. The nation’s largest carrier says that it saw an 8.5 percent increase per year in service revenues and 8.4 percent per year increase in retail service revenues. Verizon also gained 2.2...

Google Earth Used To Pinpoint North Korean Labor Camps

01/21/2013, Google’s Eric Schmidt planned to visit North Korea, did just that, and returned days later to say the country needs to embrace an open Internet. Seeing how Google Earth was used in order to pinpoint North Korean labor camps, we’re not...

Thieves Dig Tunnel Into Berlin Bank

01/20/2013, “As safe as a bank” might not be a phrase that you would want to use anytime soon, especially after you hear of thieves who managed to tunnel their way into a bank in Berlin earlier in the week. According to police who investigated the scene, this...

Skype Makes It Easier To Find Free Calls Using Click To Call

01/18/2013, The best things in life are free. So Skype is announcing a nifty update today to its Skype Click to Call feature. Skype has just launched version 6.5 for Skype Click to Call on Windows, and version 2.4 for Skype Click to Call on Mac. The update for the...

Nike Launches Its Nike+ API Developer Site

01/18/2013, Fitness buffs and health-conscious individuals will be happy to hear that Nike has just opened its Nike+ API developer site. Not only that developers can pry into the data generated by Nike’s FuelBands, but users are also given the resources that...