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Google Buys Wavii for $30 Million Mirroring Yahoo Deal

Google Buys Wavii for $30 Million Mirroring Yahoo Deal

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 10:14

Google Inc has acquired Wavii, the Seattle-based startup behind a news summarization app, for roughly $30 million in cash, a person with knowledge of the matter said Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_30389" align="alignright" width="310"] Google[/caption] Google's successful bid came after Apple ...

IT System Developed to Support Code of Conduct Monitoring

IT System Developed to Support Code of Conduct Monitoring

Friday, April 12, 2013 9:34

Violations of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) code of conduct for candidates and parties once reported would now be easily accessible to the relevant authorities. [caption id="attachment_30186" align="alignnone" width="575"] IT System[/caption] The Code of Conduct Violation Monitoring System, ...

Facebook Phone May Ring True April 4

Facebook Phone May Ring True April 4

Saturday, March 30, 2013 9:24

Facebook fueled fresh talk Friday about its own mobile phone after the leading social network scheduled a press announcement for next week. Shortly after the Facebook invitation went out for the April 4 event, the technology ...

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Samsung Unveils New Champion in Smartphone War

Samsung Unveils New Champion in Smartphone War

Friday, March 15, 2013 11:20

Samsung unveiled a slim, feature-rich Galaxy S4 on Thursday as its new champion in the fiercely competitive smartphone arena. [caption id="attachment_29763" align="alignnone" width="468"] Samsung[/caption] The South Korean consumer electronics giant introduced the Galaxy S4 in theatrical style on the stage ...

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Scientists Used iPhone to Diagnose Intestinal Worms

Scientists Used iPhone to Diagnose Intestinal Worms

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 10:30

Scientists used an iPhone and a camera lens to diagnose intestinal worms in rural Tanzania, a breakthrough that could help doctors treat patients infected with the parasites, a study said on Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_29725" align="alignright" width="281"] iPhone[/caption] Research published ...

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World Smallest Wireless Charger Introduced

World Smallest Wireless Charger Introduced

Thursday, February 28, 2013 10:43

LG announced what they call the "world's smallest" wireless charger for smartphones here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The hockey puck wireless charger, dubbed the WCP-300, charges up Qi-compatible devices and it sits at 6.9cm in diameter. The back plugs into a traditional microUSB port in order ...

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 ...