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Smartphones and Tablets Meet in Phablet Mania

Smartphones and Tablets Meet in Phablet Mania

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 10:17

The "phablet" phenomenon is taking the mobile world by storm. Manufacturers at the world's biggest mobile fair in Barcelona, Spain released a slew of outsized smartphones that can barely fit in one hand and tablets that have shrunk dramatically. [caption id="attachment_29489" align="alignright" width="281"]...

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Samsung to unveil its next Galaxy S smartphone on Apples turf

Samsung to unveil its next Galaxy S smartphone on Apples turf

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 10:52

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said it will launch its new Galaxy S smartphone on March 14 in New York, taking its fight for market supremacy to Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) doorstep after reportedly being inundated with requests from U.S. mobile carriers. [caption id="attachment_29454" align="alignright" width="270"]...

Mobile Apps Reshape Urban Taxi Landscape

Mobile Apps Reshape Urban Taxi Landscape

Monday, February 25, 2013 10:27

Before the smartphone, riders summoned a taxi by waving an arm or calling a dispatcher -- but mobile apps are changing that, helping both drivers and passengers. [caption id="attachment_29421" align="alignright" width="281"] Mobile Apps[/caption] A number of new ...

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PayPal Takes Mobile Payment Service to Europe

PayPal Takes Mobile Payment Service to Europe

Friday, February 22, 2013 12:39

PayPal launched a European version of its PayPal Here mobile payments service for small merchants on Thursday as the online payments division of eBay Inc steps up competition with ivals, including Square Inc. [caption id="attachment_29387" align="alignright" width="270"] PayPal[/caption] PayPal ...

Pakistani Students Introduce Multiuser Touchscreen Computer Table

Pakistani Students Introduce Multiuser Touchscreen Computer Table

Friday, February 8, 2013 9:37

Full-of-talent Pakistani students are shining in almost every field of science and technology throughout the world. A group of similar such shining stars have achieved yet another milestone by introducing a soft touchscreen computer table, Media reports. [caption id="attachment_29078" align="alignnone" width="580"]...

Over 250,000 Twitter Accounts Hacked

Over 250,000 Twitter Accounts Hacked

Monday, February 4, 2013 9:27

Hackers breached into the security of social networking website, Twitter, and gained access to secret information of more than 250,000 users, Media reported. The microblog revealed that user names, email addresses, passwords and other information for a large number of users were hacked by anonymous cyber attackers. Twitter ...

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Australian Scientists Discover Deep Sea Corals

Australian Scientists Discover Deep Sea Corals

Friday, January 4, 2013 12:26

Australian scientists mapping the Great Barrier Reef have discovered corals at depths never before thought possible, with a deep-sea robot finding specimens in waters nearly as dark as night. A team from the University ...

Earth to be Closest to Sun on Wednesday

Earth to be Closest to Sun on Wednesday

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 16:43

Stargazers will get a celestial treat on New Year with Sun coming nearest to our planet on Wednesday. The Earth will be at its nearest point from the Sun at 10:10 am on Wednesday at a distance of 147 million km, Planetary Society of India General Secretary N ...

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China Launches Rival GPS Satellite System

China Launches Rival GPS Satellite System

Friday, December 28, 2012 12:25

China has launched commercial and public services across the Asia-Pacific region on its domestic satellite navigation network built to rival the US global positioning system. [caption id="attachment_28472" align="alignnone" width="468"] GPS Satellite System[/caption] The Beidou system started ...

World Longest High Speed Rail Line (China)

World Longest High Speed Rail Line (China)

Monday, December 24, 2012 12:11

China will open the world's longest high-speed rail line next week when a link between Beijing and the southern metropolis of Guangzhou is inaugurated, officials said on Saturday, underscoring its commitment to a trouble-plagued transport scheme. [caption id="attachment_28393" align="alignnone" width="468"]...