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Ballmer finally steps down from Microsoft's board
Ballmer finally steps down from Microsoft's board

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft's former Chief Executive Steven Ballmer has stepped down as a member of the company's board of directors.

20 Aug 2014 08:22

UNITED STATES

CMO Council: Chief marketer confidence at all-time high
CMO Council: Chief marketer confidence at all-time high

SAN JOSE, US: The global marketing economy is robust and picking up pace, according to the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council's eighth 'State of Marketing' report, just released...

20 Aug 2014 06:20

UNITED STATES

Facebook users struggle to tell truth from fiction
Facebook users struggle to tell truth from fiction

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook said it is testing a way to let members know when articles posted to the social network are meant to be tongue-in-cheek rather that hand-on-heart postings.

19 Aug 2014 09:15

UNITED STATES

Cheap smartphones boost Android platform
Cheap smartphones boost Android platform

WASHINGTON, USA: A rise in low-cost smartphone sales, notably in emerging markets, helped Google's Android platform extend its dominance in the mobile market in the second quarter according to a survey released this week.

15 Aug 2014 09:10

UNITED STATES

MonsterMind monitors everything for NSA
MonsterMind monitors everything for NSA

WASHINGTON, USA: The National Security Agency (NSA) is allegedly developing a tool that can detect cyber-attacks from an adversary by analysing Internet traffic and responding automatically, a leaked document has claimed.

14 Aug 2014 09:50

UNITED STATES

Tributes pour in as Hollywood lionises Robin Williams
Tributes pour in as Hollywood lionises Robin Williams

SAN FRANCISCO, US: A new generation of Hollywood royalty joined the greats of stand-up comedy Tuesday in hailing Robin Williams, after his apparent suicide.

13 Aug 2014 11:48

UNITED STATES

Google sets up anti-ageing platform
Google sets up anti-ageing platform

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google's new company aimed at addressing problems of health and ageing has taken a step forward with its own website and mission statement.

13 Aug 2014 10:20

UNITED STATES

Video advertising available on Twitter
Video advertising available on Twitter

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Twitter has unveiled a new advertising program that delivers "promoted videos" to the tweet stream of users of the popular messaging platform.

13 Aug 2014 10:01

UNITED STATES

Zofari app will boost Yahoo's search capabilities
Zofari app will boost Yahoo's search capabilities

NEW YORK, USA: Yahoo said it was bolstering its local search capabilities by absorbing the team from the smartphone recommendation app Zofari.

13 Aug 2014 09:46

UNITED STATES

Silicon Valley staff anti-poaching settlement rejected
Silicon Valley staff anti-poaching settlement rejected

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A federal judge has rejected a plan to compensate employees affected by an "anti-poaching" agreement involving Silicon Valley technology companies Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe.

11 Aug 2014 10:45

UNITED STATES

Google sets $250m aside to stop illegal online pharmacies
Google sets $250m aside to stop illegal online pharmacies

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google has agreed in a court settlement to spend at least $250m over the next five years to help fight illegal online pharmacies selling medicines to US customers.

11 Aug 2014 10:11

UNITED STATES

Get the news from wearable technology
Get the news from wearable technology

WASHINGTON, USA: Even if you don't open a newspaper, turn on a television, log on to a computer or pull out a smartphone, you can get news using wearable technology.

11 Aug 2014 09:32

UNITED STATES

Chip mimics brain for super-computer speeds
Chip mimics brain for super-computer speeds

WASHINGTON, USA: Researchers unveiled a powerful new postage-stamp size chip delivering super-computer performance using a process that mimics the human brain.

8 Aug 2014 08:52

UNITED STATES

Your guide to Google+ B2B marketing
Your guide to Google+ B2B marketing

The Google+ platform offers a number of benefits to companies marketing their goods and services. Here's how to make the best use of it. (Infographic)

By Ivan Serrano 8 Aug 2014 06:39

UNITED STATES

Large-screen iPhone: 9 September's the day
Large-screen iPhone: 9 September's the day

NEW YORK, USA: Apple has scheduled a 9 September event to unveil its long-anticipated large-screen iPhone, the online news site Re/code reported.

7 Aug 2014 13:35

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards announces 2015 call for entries
New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards announces 2015 call for entries

NEW YORK CITY, US: New categories include: Movie Trailer, Culinary Program, Lifestyle Program, Online Drama, Online Comedy, Sound Design, and Video Art & Experimental Film.

5 Aug 2014 14:56

UNITED STATES

International AME Awards announces 2015 call for entries
International AME Awards announces 2015 call for entries

NEW YORK CITY, US: New categories launched for 2015: Augmented Reality, Technology, Social TV, Website, and Luxury Items.

5 Aug 2014 11:41

UNITED STATES

Google tips-off police over child porn suspect in Texas
Google tips-off police over child porn suspect in Texas

WASHINGTON, USA: Google defended its policy of electronically monitoring users' content for child sexual abuse and it tipped off police in Texas who arrested a child pornography suspect.

5 Aug 2014 10:37

UNITED STATES

Now Microsoft sues Samsung in US
Now Microsoft sues Samsung in US

NEW YORK, USA: Microsoft is suing its long-time partner Samsung, accusing the South Korean company of breaching a contract over licensing of technology used in the smartphone market.

5 Aug 2014 06:17

UNITED STATES

Violent video games linked to risk of crime, alcohol abuse
Violent video games linked to risk of crime, alcohol abuse

WASHINGTON, USA: Violent video games glorifying antisocial characters could increase teenage gamers' risk of criminal and other risky behavior like smoking and alcohol use, a US study claims.

5 Aug 2014 06:13

UNITED STATES

Your fridge could be behind an attack on you
Your fridge could be behind an attack on you

WASHINGTON, USA: The surge in Internet-connected devices, like TVs, refrigerators, thermostats, door locks and more, has opened up huge opportunities for cyber-attacks because of weak security, researchers say.

1 Aug 2014 11:35

UNITED STATES

App provides prompt delivery of dagga order
App provides prompt delivery of dagga order

SAN FRANCISCO, USA:- Startup company Eaze has released a smartphone application promising prompt, professional delivery of medical marijuana to the doors of patients in San Francisco.

31 Jul 2014 11:26

UNITED STATES

Smartphones from China sell record numbers
Smartphones from China sell record numbers

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Chinese smartphone manufacturers racked up big gains as the global market for Internet-linked handsets grew to record levels in the second quarter, International Data Corp said.

31 Jul 2014 10:36

UNITED STATES

New York Times profits halve, digital subscription revenue climbs
New York Times profits halve, digital subscription revenue climbs

NEW YORK, USA: The New York Times Co reported a sharp drop in profits as lower advertising revenues offset gains in digital subscriptions.

30 Jul 2014 09:33

UNITED STATES

Mobile technology reshapes healthcare sector
Mobile technology reshapes healthcare sector

WASHINGTON, USA: Your smartphone is not only your best friend, it's also become your personal trainer, coach, medical lab and maybe even your doctor.

29 Jul 2014 10:08

UNITED STATES

Zillow online real estate company buys Trulia
Zillow online real estate company buys Trulia

WASHINGTON, USA:Online real estate website Zillow announced it is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5bn stock deal that merges the two main firms in the sector.

29 Jul 2014 09:20

UNITED STATES

Bose sues Beats over headphone patents
Bose sues Beats over headphone patents

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Audio technology veteran Bose Corporation on Friday sued Beats Electronics over patented technology for cancelling noise in earphones.

28 Jul 2014 10:48

UNITED STATES

US vulnerable to serious cyber-attacks
US vulnerable to serious cyber-attacks

WASHINGTON, USA: The United States has failed to sufficiently adapt to new cyber-security threats, exposing itself to potential terror strikes as devastating as September 11, authors of the report on the 2001 attacks have warned.

25 Jul 2014 07:32

UNITED STATES

Android's market share rises
Android's market share rises

WASHINGTON, USA: Global sales of tablet computers edged higher in the second quarter, in the slowest growth since 2009, research firm Strategy Analytics said.

24 Jul 2014 12:34

UNITED STATES

Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking
Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking

WASHINGTON, US: The Wall Street Journal took some of its computers housing news graphics offline after they were hacked, publisher Dow Jones & Co said.

24 Jul 2014 10:12

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