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Yahoo selling internet assets for $4.8bn to Verizon

Yahoo agreed to sell its core assets to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, ending a 20-year run by the internet pioneer as an independent company...

1 day ago

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Windows 10 to take longer to reach billion-device goal

Microsoft said it will take longer than initially expected for Windows 10 to reach a billion devices due to the lack of traction in its smartphone business...

19 Jul 2016

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Tech icons pan Trump as 'innovation disaster'

Tech icons branded presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump an "innovation disaster" on Thursday in an open letter...

18 Jul 2016

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Survey reveals executive thoughts on digital transformation

IFS's Digital Transformation Survey has unveiled how senior decision makers in 20+ countries view the need for digital transformation...

13 Jul 2016

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Google buys French startup that helps machines see

Google on Wednesday announced a deal to buy Moodstocks, a French startup behind technology that helps smartphones recognise...

6 Jul 2016

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Oracle shares sink as lawsuit alleges sales were hyped

Shares in Silicon Valley titan Oracle fell more than 4% on Thursday after a former accountant alleged in a whistle-blower lawsuit that she was pressed to exaggerate cloud-computing sales data...

3 Jun 2016

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Google unveils landline phone, which lives in cloud

Google on Tuesday unveiled a new landline telephone service aimed at helping consumers stay connected in the internet cloud. The new Fiber Phone service will be made available to a few US markets...

31 Mar 2016

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Google tests digital wallets that can stay in pockets

Google said it is testing ways to let people use digital wallets without having to even take smartphones out of their pockets. The Internet colossus is dabbling with ways to make its Android Pay system...

3 Mar 2016

UNITED STATES

Leap Motion opens door to reach into virtual worlds

California virtual reality startup Leap Motion on Wednesday opened a door for makers of games or other applications to literally touch virtual worlds. The San Francisco firm is using its expertise...

18 Feb 2016

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Devices start ordering refills from Amazon online shop

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon on Tuesday announced the arrival of devices that order their own refills from the online retail titan...

21 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Hadoop: The funny name for serious big data

What used to require massive server farms and an army of IT experts is now being scaled into increasingly efficient systems to help businesses and organisations operate more effectively...

By Hicks Crawford 20 Jan 2016

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Transport of the future takes many shapes at tech show

In the future world of mobility, you might be traveling in a car, on a bike or a personal air transporter - with a range of new possibilities raised by connected technology...

12 Jan 2016

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New wave in tech: hacking the brain

The next frontier for the tech sector is the human brain. A new breed of neuro-hacker is finding ways to capture and manipulate brainwaves...

11 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

UA HealthBox unveiled

The UA HealthBox, a connected fitness system that measures, monitors, and manages the most important drivers of health and fitness has been unveiled...

7 Jan 2016

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Oculus to start taking virtual reality headset orders

LAS VEGAS, USA: Facebook-owned Oculus VR will begin taking orders for its Rift virtual reality headsets on Wednesday, as the doors of Consumer Electronics Show gadget extravaganza officially open in Las Vegas...

5 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Wearables market surge led by Apple, Chinese makers

WASHINGTON - The global market for wearable tech surged in the third quarter, fueled by the Apple watch and gains from Chinese manufacturers, a market tracker said on Thursday...

4 Dec 2015

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Datatec weathers market turmoil

Technology group Datatec expects improvement in its financial performance during the second half of its financial year after a decline in earnings...

23 Oct 2015

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Ansible acquisition to complement Red Hat's existing portfolio

Expanding its leadership Red Hat, Inc has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ansible, Inc., provider of powerful IT automation solutions...

21 Oct 2015

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The impact of communication technology on family

There is now more communication than ever, but it's less talk and more text. Have you ever wondered what impact communication technology...

24 Aug 2015

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Report finds new threats to public sectors

The second quarter of 2015 was filled with high-profile vulnerabilities, hacks and cybercriminals becoming more inventive in their method of attack...

20 Aug 2015

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