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Smartphones Allow Do-it-Yourself Stress Hormone Tests

Smartphones Allow Do-it-Yourself Stress Hormone Tests

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:45

The next addition to the collection of health apps coming online for smartphones may be a stress test, researchers said at a recent conference. [caption id="attachment_37940" align="alignright" width="275"] Smartphones[/caption] With a simple tube, some software and a saliva sample, ...

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Google to Shut Down Orkut

Google to Shut Down Orkut

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 11:46

[caption id="attachment_37828" align="alignright" width="419"] Orkut[/caption] Google Inc will shut down its early social-networking service, Orkut, which was launched ten years ago but has failed to put Google ahead in what has become one of the Web's most popular businesses....

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Yahoo Buys Vanishing Message App Blink

Yahoo Buys Vanishing Message App Blink

Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:07

Self-destructing message application Blink is vanishing into Yahoo's growing mountain of mobile technology company take-overs. A post Wednesday at the Blink website announced that the start-up is becoming part of Yahoo but did not disclose financial terms of the deal. [caption id="attachment_37212" align="alignright" width="360"]...

Microsoft Rushes to Fix Browser After Attacks

Microsoft Rushes to Fix Browser After Attacks

Monday, April 28, 2014 10:12

Microsoft Corp is rushing to fix a bug in its widely used Internet Explorer web browser after a computer security firm disclosed the flaw over the weekend, saying hackers have already exploited it in attacks on some U.S. companies. [caption id="attachment_36893" align="alignright" width="368"]...

Harley Bets Big on a Small Bike

Harley Bets Big on a Small Bike

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 10:51

To catch a glimpse of Harley-Davidson Inc history, visit its Milwaukee headquarters, housed in the 111-year-old company's first real factory. Or tour its York, Pennsylvania, plant, which has cranked out motorcycles since the early 1970s and builds some of its biggest cruising bikes, including the Road King and ...

Microsoft Signals New Course with Office For iPad

Microsoft Signals New Course with Office For iPad

Friday, March 28, 2014 12:43

Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella took the wraps off an Office software suite designed for Apple Inc's iPad on Thursday, a widely anticipated move that underscores the new chief's willingness to point the lumbering software giant in a new direction. [caption id="attachment_36376" align="alignnone" width="600"]...

Pakistani Child Prodigy Praised for Ethical Hacking

Pakistani Child Prodigy Praised for Ethical Hacking

Thursday, March 27, 2014 10:10

A 6th grade aspiring tech prodigy Muhammad Shahzad uses cross site scripting to identify vulnerabilities on various platforms and instead of exploiting the loophole, responsibly reports it along with advice to secure the platform to those managing the websites, News has learnt. [caption id="attachment_36298" align="alignright" width="334"]...

New Mobile App Creates Playlists of Streaming Audio News

New Mobile App Creates Playlists of Streaming Audio News

Friday, March 21, 2014 10:53

A new smarpthone app developed by the Tribune Co will read aloud a personalized "playlist" of news articles along with weather and traffic updates, as the media organization looks for new ways to reach consumers. [caption id="attachment_36199" align="alignright" width="368"]...

In Talks with Six Banks for Lead Roles (Alibaba Picks US for IPO)

In Talks with Six Banks for Lead Roles (Alibaba Picks US for IPO)

Monday, March 17, 2014 11:29

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has decided to hold its long-awaited IPO in the United States and is in discussions with six banks to underwrite the deal, in what is set to the most high-profile public offering since Facebook Inc's listing nearly two years ago. [caption id="attachment_36070" ...

Celebrates Its First Year in Pakistan

Celebrates Its First Year in Pakistan

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 12:32

Pakistan, 3rd March 2014: Kaymu.pk, Pakistan’s leading online marketplace, recently held a special media event to celebrate their first year in Pakistan. The guest list included students from Information Technology University, leading journalists, and young professionals. [caption id="attachment_35928" align="alignright" width="284"]...