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Sprint planning to buy T-Mobile?

Sprint is reportedly planning to buy T-Mobile but it may face regulatory hurdles.

Business Tech December 14, 2013

Record 500,000 startups mushroomed in UK in 2013

In 2013, over 500,000 new businesses started in the United Kingdom, reflecting increased optimism from business entrepreneurs.

Business Tech December 14, 2013

The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug review round-up

The new Hobbit movie is getting all the rave the first one should have gotten.

LIFE December 14, 2013

Disney now has the rights to distribute Indiana Jones movie

With Disney now having the full go-ahead to come up with a new Indiana Jones film, will the company do it?

LIFE December 14, 2013

We are watching you: Canada's antitrust regulators tell Google

Canada's Competition Bureau is closely watching Google's search engine and advertising practices in the country.

Business Tech December 14, 2013

Dell Ventures launches $300 mn venture fund to encourage innovation

Dell Ventures has launched a new round of funding to encourage innovation in a number of technologies including cloud computing, big data, storage and data center technology.

Business Tech December 14, 2013

Homeless man taught to code, launches app to save planet

Trees for Cars app could be just any app, till you hear the inspiring story of the developer who built it.

TECH December 13, 2013

DOT mulls banning in-flight calls, may butt heads with FCC

For some, cell phone conversations in a close proximity (like planes) is annoying, and for some, banning it would be the breach of consumer rights. Here is some good news for those who find it annoying - the Department of Transportation (DOT) is looking into the possibility of continuing the ban on in-flight calls.

LIFE December 13, 2013

Kik Messenger ready to kick some a$$, boasts 100 mn users

Kik Interactive revealed that its private messaging app has more than 100 million users.

TECH December 13, 2013

Broadcasters drag plucky Aereo to Supreme Court

TV broadcasters in the U.S. have filed a petition against Aereo in the country's Supreme Court.

Business Tech December 13, 2013

Oculus VR's virtual reality dream gets $75 mn boost from Andreessen Horowitz-led investors

Investors led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz have injected $75 million to help develop and complete Oculus VR's virtual reality goggles - Oculus Rift - quickly.

Business Tech December 13, 2013

Help!! Bots are taking over the Internet!!!

A new study suggests bots are responsible for a bigger chunk of traffic over the Internet.

TECH December 13, 2013

iPhone 5s shows Galaxy S4 who's king in the U.S.

Apple's iPhone 5s has beaten Samsung Galaxy S4 in terms of sales in the U.S. market, topping the sales charts of all top four U.S. carriers from September to November this year.

TECH December 13, 2013

LifeLock takes a bite of Lemon for $42.6 mn

LifeLock purchases Lemon for $42.6 million, allowing Lemon's digital wallet technology to be used to build LifeLock Wallet.

Business Tech December 13, 2013

Goji Play makes exercising fun

The brothers behind Guitar Hero is giving video games for fitness a shot.

TECH December 13, 2013

Will he, won't he: Mulally gives Ford board jitters

Ford CEO Alan Mulally might be heading out of Ford soon, irrespective of whether he joins Microsoft or not.

Business Tech December 13, 2013

Is it a dinosaur? A rooster? A duck? Fossil leaves scientists stumped

Discovery of a well preserved fossil suggests some dinosaurs may have had fleshy combs on their head.

SCIENCE December 13, 2013

Stephen Hawking's Snaphots of Universe app makes learning fun

Stephen Hawking and Random House has teamed up to release an educational app for the iPad. The app - Snapshots of the Universe - will teach users about certain concepts that will help explain how the universe works.

TECH December 13, 2013

YouTube now allows verified users to live stream, launch Google+Hangouts on Air

YouTube is launching a live streaming feature for verified users who are "in good standing."

TECH December 13, 2013

Hurry! Grab Instapaper on App Store while it's free

Instapaper is available as a free download for a limited time from Apple iTunes.

TECH December 13, 2013

Qualcomm's Steve Mollenkopf in running to replace Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer...or is it?

Steve Mollenkopf, COO of Qualcomm, is being rumored to become Microsoft's next CEO. However, Qualcomm has ensured that doesn't happen.

Business Tech December 13, 2013

Twitter ruffles users' feathers with new blocking policy, retracts decision

Twitter implemented changes to its blocking functionality but listened to angry calls that there is nothing to fix with the old policy.

TECH December 13, 2013

Marissa Mayer faces biggest acid test as Yahoo Mail outage enters Day 5

The multi-day outage of Yahoo Mail has hit the brand from all directions and may be the biggest test to Marissa Mayer's leadership since she became CEO of the company.

TECH December 13, 2013

Google's former patent strategy head becomes deputy director of USPTO

Michelle Lee, a former Google employee, has been named the deputy director of USPTO.

Business Tech December 13, 2013

Bubonic plague is not dead as Black Death hits Madagascar

The disease that killed a third of the world's population in the Middle Ages is responsible for 39 deaths in Madagascar.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 13, 2013

Ford offers peek at automated Fusion Hybrid research vehicle

Ford unveils the Fusion Hybrid automated research vehicle in collaboration with the University of Michigan and State Farm.

Car Tech December 13, 2013

Microsoft launches Cloud OS vision for new products and services

Microsoft is moving full steam ahead with its Cloud OS plans.

TECH December 13, 2013

Facebook fires salvo at Snapchat with Instagram Direct private image and video sharing feature

Facebook has made its intentions quite clear. The social network, whose $3 billion overture to acquire Snapchat was spurned by the latter, has now launched new features that will pit its Instagram service directly against the private messaging app. If you can't win 'em, fight 'em.

TECH December 12, 2013

Square beefs mobile payment offerings by acquiring Evenly

Evenly is just a year old start-up and was designed to take care of the headache involved in splitting bills among friends.

Business Tech December 12, 2013

Andreessen Horowitz bites the Bitcoin bait, invests $20 mn in Coinbase

Bitcoin is getting powerful each passing day, and could soon become a global currency.

Business Tech December 12, 2013

Eco-friendly bike that cleanses air as you cycle? Yes!

Bangkok designers have conceptualized a eco-friendly bicycle to reduce pollution and clean the air.

Car Tech December 12, 2013

Gmail now displaying images in your email by default

Gmail will now load images in the mails automatically after screening the images for potential malware and viruses.

TECH December 12, 2013

MIT researchers create awesome 3D motion tracking system

Researchers at MIT have created WiTrack, a 3D motion-tracking system.

TECH December 12, 2013

Nest Protect innards revealed

iFixit tears down the Nest Protect smoke alarm revealing the internal components of the gadget.

TECH December 12, 2013

South Korea court KOs Samsung: Apple didn't steal any patent

A Seoul court KOs Samsung claiming that Apple did not steal the South Korean firm's patent.

Business Tech December 12, 2013

YouTube Rewind 2013: A mashup of year that was

The third most visited site on this planet, YouTube, is celebrating the year that was, with its YouTube Rewind 2013 that showcases the most trending and popular videos and channels of the year. For the second year in a row, PSY topped the most watched music video list.

LIFE December 12, 2013

A4WP wants Rezence to be future's wireless charging standard

The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP), an independently operated, not-for-profit organization whose aim is to build a global wireless charging ecosystem, has announced a new consumer-focused brand - Rezence - that will act as the official name for organization's wireless power technology.

Business Tech December 12, 2013

Cisco challenge to Microsoft-Skype deal falls flat in Europe

The EU has ruled in favor of the Microsoft-Skype deal, despite reservations from Cisco.

Business Tech December 12, 2013

Tony Fadell is the mystery buyer of Jony Ive-designed Mac Pro (RED) and rose gold earpods

Images posted on Twitter suggest that Tony Fadell, the former senior vice president of Apple's iPod Division and the co-founder of Nest Labs, the company that makes smart thermostats, is the mysterious buyer of the $977,000 RED Mac Pro and the $461,000 gold EarPods that were sold at a recent Sotheby's charity auction.

TECH December 12, 2013

Android 4.4.2 KitKat update rolls out to Nexus devices: What you should know

Google is pushing out the much awaited Android 4.4.2 KitKat update to its Nexus devices.

TECH December 12, 2013

KitKat winners in India finally get Nexus 7 (2013 edition)

KitKat India is doing what it should have done in the first place - give out the winners of the Android KitKat promotion in India the 2013 edition of the Nexus 7.

TECH December 12, 2013

Google Sheets gets better with new update

Google Sheets have received an update, making it faster and workable offline.

TECH December 12, 2013

Microsoft bashes Google Chromebook in new Scroogled ad

Microsoft has stepped on the gas by releasing a new Scroogled ad whose message is short, simple and clear - Chromebook is useless.

Business Tech December 12, 2013

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes set for March 18 launch

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will be released on March 18. The game will serve as a prequel to the upcoming game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

TECH December 12, 2013

Microsoft poaches on Gmail users with import tool

Microsoft is fishing for more Outlook users by introducing a tool that makes it easy for Gmail users to switch.

TECH December 12, 2013

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