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Windows 10 is here: Everything you need to know

Microsoft has finally released its new operating system - Windows 10. The new sharper browser is much better than Internet Explorer and is expected to find many takers.


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Internet.org opens up for more mobile operators

Social networking behemoth Facebook is inviting additional mobile operators to take part in Internet.org, the pet project of the country aimed at bringing Internet access to poorly connected parts of the world.


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Nintendo's patent for Quality of Life sleep projector revealed

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo is trying hard to expand its business to another tech arena with the "Quality of Life" initiative announced last year in one of the company's financial briefing.


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Apple Watch rules smartwatch market with 75% share

Apple shares plunged after the release of a disappointing quarterly report by the company, while a report showed that Apple Watch is ruling the smartwatch market as it has now captured 75% market.


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Microsoft registers record loss as it writes down Nokia

Software giant Microsoft has reported a $3.2 billion quarterly net loss, the biggest ever for the company, as it wrote down its Nokia phone business and demand fell for its Windows operating system.


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Hacked dating site Ashley Madison offers free profile deletion

Extramarital dating site Ashley Madison has once again apologized to its millions of users across the globe for allowing its database to be comprehensively stolen.


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Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S2 in 8-inch & 9.7-inch models

Samsung recently announced its new Galaxy Tab S2 models, which would be available in 8-inch and 9.7-inch form factors at 5.6mm, weighing 265 grams and 389 grams, respectively. Samsung calls Tab S2 its "thinnest and lightest"...


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Online cheaters exposed after hackers breach AshleyMadison dating site

Krebs on Security, an authoritative Web site that monitors hacking across the globe, has claimed that private data stolen by hackers from AshleyMadison.com, the online cheating site, has been posted online.


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Windows 10 will update whether or not you want it

The new "Windows as a service" concept of Microsoft means most users are set to receive operating system updates, whether or not they want them. The Licensing Agreement for Windows 10, as found in the latest release...


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HTC unveils three affordable new Desire smartphones

HTC has no new flagship device to release in 2016 and that's the reason why the company is targeting the budget market with a trio of new Desire smartphones - Desire 626, Desire 520, Desire 526.


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Adobe releases update to fix Flash security flaws

Adobe on Tuesday released an update to its Flash Player plug-in for Windows, Mac and Linux. Thenextweb.com reported that the update fixes critical flaws that places users' systems at risk due to unwarranted and unexpected...


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Mozilla blocks all versions of Flash Player in Firefox

The support team of Mozilla on Monday took the dramatic decision to block all versions of Flash Player from the popular browser until Adobe releases a patch. Head of Firefox support Mark Schmidt announced the block...


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iOS 9 public beta is here, offers special space to store selfies, screenshots

Apple announced the iOS 9 beta release this week. It may be recalled that the company had made the beta version accessible to registered developers last month, but now the public beta are free for all. You will not need...


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Facebook to invest $500MLN in new data centre

Social networking behemoth Facebook Inc on Tuesday announced to build a new data centre in Fort Worth, Texas, its fourth in the United States and fifth in total.


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Microsoft changes Xbox Music's name to Groove

Software giant Microsoft on Monday announced that it had changed the name of Xbox Music, and now, it will be called Groove. The company also announced that Xbox Video will now be known as Movies and TV. Thenextweb.com...


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Toyota beats Tesla with 312-mile range for Mirai

Japanese automobile giant Toyota released a statement last week claiming that the Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle of the company will get 312 miles between fill-ups, which is better than the vehicles manufactured by...


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UberPop service suspended in France

Uber on Friday suspended its low-cost ride share service UperPop in France. The company took the decision around a week after hundreds of taxi drivers took to the streets to angrily protest the popular app.


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FBI investigating California's internet cable attacks

The FBI has launched a probe into a series of physical attacks on internet cabling in California and the preliminary investigation has revealed that wiring has been meddled with at least eleven times in the San...


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Europe to scrap mobile roaming charges by 2017

The European Union on Tuesday approved to abolish mobile roaming charges across the 28 member states in mid-2017. The move is seen as an attempt by the EU to boost growth and innovation in the region...


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Faster internet may soon become a reality

It seems that the internet would soon become superfast and cheap as researchers have succeeded in increasing the maximum power and the distance at which you will be send to optical signals using optical fibres.


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Force Touch iPhones are being prepared for launch: Report

Electronics giant Apple is reportedly getting ready to new iPhones with Force Touch, a feature which allows the phone know how hard its screen is being pressed.


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T-Mobile, other smaller carriers against FCC's broadband reforms

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has suggested in his recent quotes that the upcoming wireless spectrum auction is a very good opportunity for the incumbent government to encourage healthy competition in the broadband space.


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Next Java update could make Yahoo your default search provider

Next time if you will be prompted to update the Java software on your computer, keep in mind that that you might become a Yahoo user without realizing it.


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Google launches free streaming service, Play Music

Search engine giant Google has announced its plan to launch a free version of its music streaming service Play Music. It is notable that Google Play Music is a subscription-based service, which allows users to pay monthly to listen to an unlimited amount of tracks.


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Samsung unveils new 'transparent' truck that could save lives

South Korean electronics giant Samsung on Monday unveiled a new 'transparent' truck aimed at making the roads safer for drivers. The prototype truck comes equipped with a front-facing camera that is live streamed...


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Sony reveals price of Ultra Thin, Ultra HD Android TVs

E3 2015 is over but Japanese electronics giant Sony finally announced when its ridiculously thin 4K Ultra HD smart TVs will be available and for how much.


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Apple ditches original iPad Mini

The time of the original iPad Mini has come and gone as you will not find that version of the iPad Mini for sale on Apple's website or in an Apple store. You will instead find the iPad Mini 2 and iPad Mini 3...


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Microsoft's Nadella reshuffles leadership team

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella on Wednesday made his biggest revamp since taking over as the boss of the software giant sixteen months ago.


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Nintendo releases Star Fox Zero and co-operative Legend of Zelda at E3

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo took to E3 with several new games but some fans may feel disappointed to know that they left a new Legend of Zelda title at home.


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E3: Microsoft, Sony rule the roost

Console kings Microsoft and Japanese electronics giant Sony are set to hog limelight at Electronic Entertainment Expo scheduled to begin in Los Angeles on June 16.


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