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Google improves mobile search with 'rich cards'

Google has launched a new format for Search: rich cards in order to make the use of Google while conducting searches on your mobile a better visual experience. The new rich cards search format will showcase the...


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New Apple Store makeover: What is it all about

It seems that Apple believes that it could boost its slumping sales by a makeover of its 244 retail stores. According to Buzzfeed "the future of the Apple Store looks like a normal Apple Store, but with a bunch of trees...


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Google's new chip TPU makes machine learning way faster

Google has taken a giant stride when it comes to the speed of its machine learning systems as the company has succeeded in creating its own custom chip which has been used by the company for over a year. Rumors were strong that...


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Google set to unveil voice-activated device called Google Home

It was reported last week that a team of engineers at Google has been developing a device, internally known as Chirp. The report added that Google is planning to launch the device as a competitor against...


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Motorola's Moto G4 Plus: Super cheap phone that takes better photos than iPhone

Lenovo-owned Motorola unveiled a pair of affordable new Android handsets on Tuesday morning. Motorola's famous Moto G line is getting expanded with two new members this year, namely the Moto G4 and Moto G4...


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Google Chrome plans to start blocking Flash on most websites

Google Chrome is planning to start blocking Flash content on most Internet sites. Last week, it was revealed by Chrome's development team that it was working on a plan to automatically switch Flash content with a HTML5...


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Apple to roll out update to help prevent iTunes bug from deleting more music

Apple is scheduled to release update this week to help prevent iTunes bug from deleting more music from users' libraries. These days many Apple users are complaining that music is disappearing from their iTunes...


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Facebook scrambles to contain fallout

Facebook is trying its best to contain the fallout from allegations that right-leaning political content were suppressed by the social networking site. The charge is going to hit Facebook's image of neutrality.


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Instagram gets a colorful new icon, black-and-white app and more

Popular image-sharing app Instagram on Wednesday got a new pink icon. Well, it's pink and purple and yellow and orange and is completely different from previous black-and-white icon. Instagram has also started rolling...


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WhatsApp launched a new app - on desktop

Popular messaging app WhatsApp, which is owned by social networking giant Facebook, now has a desktop app, too. The move seems ironical because Facebook has adopted a completely different approach with the bulk...


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FTC, FCC launch inquiry to find how companies distribute security fixes to

The Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission on Monday announced that they had joined hands to launch a probe aimed at finding how security updates to smartphones and other mobile...


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Apple iOS 10 to carry HomeKit app

Apple is reportedly planning to release the new Apple iOS 10 with the HomeKit app which will centralize all smart home controls from all third-party applications or Siri. An alleged Apple employee has posted a review...


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Amazon Alexa can now summon your Tesla Model S

Amazon's Alexa can now summon cars. Amazon announced in its first quarter report that Alexa had developed hundreds of new skills that range from requesting cars using Uber and ordering pizza from Domino's to receiving...


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Facebook loses stage one of privacy lawsuit over photo-tagging feature

Facebook's photo-tagging feature is set to face a privacy lawsuit after the rejection of the social network's request by a judge. San Francisco federal district court judge James Donato said in its ruling that...


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Google adds Q&A and laser pointer features to Slides apps

Google is making its presentation tool more interactive. A new Q&A feature for Slides was introduced by the company on Wednesday, allowing audience members to ask questions while watching the presentations.


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Facebook pays 10-year-old Finnish USD 10,000 for exposing flaw in Instagram

Facebook has paid USD 10,000 to a 10-year-old Finnish hacker for exposing flaw in Instagram. Jani has become the youngest person to receive a reward from the bug bounty program of the social networking giant.


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Brazilian court suspends WhatsApp for 72 hours

A Brazilian court has suspended all services for WhatsApp across the nation for 72 hours, starting at 2 pm local time on Monday. Judge Marcel Maia Montalvao passed the order while hearing a petition filed by the...


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Developer ports Windows 95 to an Apple Watch

In a first, a developer has finally managed to port Microsoft's Windows 95 onto an Apple Watch. The components fitted inside the Apple Watch mean the wearable is actually more powerful than many of the desktop computers...


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Yahoo CEO could get $72 million in severance pay

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is likely to get a $US55 million ($72 million) severance package if the auction of the company's internet operations leads to her ouster from the job. The payout was disclosed in a regulatory filing...


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Apple employee allegedly commits suicide at company's California headquarters

A employee of Apple, found dead at the company's California headquarters, committed suicide, dying of a self-inflicted gunshot to the head, according to the police. The victim, who was found dead on Wednesday in a...


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Facebook revenue beats expectations as mobile ad sales surge

The quarterly revenue of Facebook jumped over 50 percent, beating Wall Street expectations by a large margin. The company recorded the record jump due to the growing popularity of mobile app and a push into live video which...


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Nintendo earnings fall 60 percent in fiscal year

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo's earnings for the fiscal year ended March 31 plunged 60.6 percent to 16.5 million yen. The earnings are definitely not inspiring for a company that was once the market leader when it...


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Several accounts compromised in Spotify hack, but company denies it

Hackers have managed to steal the details of hundreds of Spotify accounts but the company has denied the reports. The problem started on Monday when several Spotify account details, including usernames, passwords...


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Apple wants all new watchOS apps be native by June 1

Apple last week announced all new watchOS titles submitted to the App Store must be native apps built with the latest watchOS 2 software development kit of the company. The announcement is very significant for the...


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DOJ withdraws motion to force Apple to unlock NYC iPhone

The US Department of Justice has withdrawn an appeal seeking help from tech giant Apple in accessing data from a locked iPhone 5s belonging to a drug dealer from New York drug. The DOJ withdrew the appeal on Friday...


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Microsoft earnings decline, accounting to blame?

Microsoft's office subscription business continues to expand and it's helping relieve the bleeding on the Windows computer manufacturing side. However, the company's earnings took a 6% year-over-year decline and Microsoft...


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European Commission charges Google over search, Android apps controversy

In a fresh trouble for Google, the European Commission on Wednesday confirmed in a press statement that the anti-trust commission has decided to file charges against the US-based tech giant. The release added that...


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US government asked us for data on 5,192 user accounts: Apple

Apple has said that the US government has asked the company for data on 5,192 user accounts over a six-month period. The government issued Apple with 1,015 law-enforcement requests for data on 5,192 accounts. The figures were...


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YouTube introduces 360-degree live stream, spatial audio for on-demand videos

World's most popular video-sharing website YouTube on Monday launched a new feature supporting 360-degree video livestreaming. The Coachella music festival is going to become the first event to take advantage of...


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GoPro unveils new VR app & pricing for its Omni camera rig

GoPro has announced a new VR video platform along with pricing for its smaller VR camera rig. The six-camera Omni set-up was launched last week and it will sell for $5,000. The high price means that this technology...


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