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Will Microsoft axe the Nokia X Android lineup?

After months of speculation, Nokia finally announced its line up of Android-based smartphones. The Nokia X, X+ and XL are interesting, low-end smartphones, but will Microsoft keep them around?

FEATURE February 27, 2014

It's a post-Snowden world - Blackphone debuts at MWC 2014

For months, rumors of a so-called "NSA-proof" smartphone called the Blackphone swirled around the Internet. On Monday, the privacy-oriented Blackphone debuted at MWC 2014.

FEATURE February 26, 2014

Is that all you've got? Samsung Galaxy S5 falls short

The Samsung Galaxy S5 debuted at MWC 2014 and for the first time in a long time, it fell short of expectations. Although it included several interesting new features, the Galaxy S5 did not live up to the hype or the rumors prior to its launch.

FEATURE February 25, 2014

Sony makes a grand entrance at MWC 2014 with the Xperia Z2, M2 and Z2 tablet

Sony announced the Xperia Z2 and Xperia M2 smartphones at MWC 2014 on Monday. The company also introduced the Xperia Z2 tablet.

FEATURE February 24, 2014

Twitter decoded: Study classifies tweets into six types...which type are you?

A new study has identified the six basic conversational archetypes that make up all of Twitter, namely, Polarized Crowd, Tight Crowd, Brand Clusters, Community Clusters, Broadcast Network, and Support Network.

FEATURE February 24, 2014

Wearable tech boom? Not just yet

The recent introduction of Google Glasses and the rumored debut of Apple's iWatch have tech experts now predicting that we are entering a new era in technology. The new market is loosely defined as the "wearable technology" or "wearables" market.

FEATURE February 22, 2014

Map of human genetic history: An ancient mystery answered, maybe

Geneticists at Oxford University, University College London and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany had published a report, "A Genetic Atlas of Human Admixture History,", which is an analysis of the blending of people in human populations around the world. They noted historical events in our own and our ancestors' DNA. They used DNA to characterize significant historical blending events, and identified 100 historical events of human contact over the last 4,000 years.

FEATURE February 17, 2014

Syrian Electronic Army strikes again. Victim: Forbes. Reason: Hate

Forbes did not receive love on Valentine's Day as the Syrian Electronic Army has hacked its website.

FEATURE February 19, 2014

Nothing iconic about Verizon Nokia Lumia Icon

Microsoft has announced the availability of its newest smartphone for Verizon customers. The Nokia Lumia Icon is available for pre-order now and will be available in the United States on Feb. 20.

FEATURE February 13, 2014

Microsoft's new marketing blitz: Offer rotten apple to iPhone users

Microsoft has launched a promo that Apple and Samsung smartphone owners might consider.

FEATURE February 7, 2014

Creation versus Evolution Debate: Bill Nye-Ken Ham verbal duel ends in stalemate

Hundreds of thousands of people were glued to the debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham in Kentucky on creation versus evolution.

FEATURE February 5, 2014

Happy Birthday Facebook, you're 10: The journey so far

Facebook turns 10 today. Is it heading for doomsday or will it retain its swagger in the social network world for the next 10 years?

FEATURE February 4, 2014

Henry Molaison's (or HM) brain digitized to show how amnesia affects the brain

One of the most famous brains in the field of neuroscience, the brain of "H.M." was dissected into 2,401 slices in 2009. Now, the researchers have published their findings.

FEATURE January 29, 2014

Facebook scammers make profit from your Likes: Here's how

Cyber crooks posted a picture of a girl battling cancer on Facebook to farm for likes. Here's the twist - the photo is already a few years old and the girl, already cancer-free.

FEATURE January 22, 2014

Homeland Security agents haul out Google Glass Explorer from Ohio theater on suspected bootlegging

It was a Saturday night at the movies gone bad for a Google Glass Explorer as a team of Homeland Security personnel dragged him out of the theater and questioned him about the wearable technology he is using.

FEATURE January 22, 2014

iPhone 5s failed to be what Blackphone claims to be: NSA-proof

New player Blackphone promises to shield users from hackers and snooping programs of the NSA. This is something Apple should have done with the iPhone 5s. Make it NSA-proof.

FEATURE January 21, 2014

Are wireless carriers really losing $33 billion to WhatsApp and do they care?

WhatsApp is killing regular SMS, but many wireless operators won't care.

FEATURE February 28, 2014

Antarctica robot discovers new species of upside-down sea anemone underwater

Scientists exploring the currents underneath the Rose Ice Shelf in Antarctica have stumbled onto a new species of sea anemone that had tentacles, burrowed upside down in the ice, and glowed orange.

FEATURE January 17, 2014

Net neutrality is dead but FCC isn't worried: Why?

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is committed to exhausting all means to ensure that the Internet will remain open and free.

FEATURE January 17, 2014

Yahoo launches Digital Magazines on tech and food

Yahoo has launched two digital magazines - Yahoo Tech and Yahoo Food - to cater to mainstream audience, at CES 2014.

FEATURE January 8, 2014

2014 International CES: Top trends to watch out for

We list down some of technologies to expect in the upcoming 2014 International CES.

FEATURE January 5, 2014

Top 7 things to expect at 2014 International CES

With the 2014 International CES all set to officially open on Tuesday, Jan. 7, in Las Vegas, Nevada, here are the top 7 things to watch out for.

FEATURE January 5, 2014

iOS 7 adopted by 78 percent of iDevice users: Why is it so popular?

Apple's iOS 7 is popular among iDevice users. Why is that despite the inconsistent UI?

FEATURE January 2, 2014

Snapchat shuts up as hackers publish 4.6 mn usernames and phone numbers online

Snapchat's security problem is now a real issue as 4.6 million users' information is now available online.

FEATURE January 1, 2014

Samsung ATIV Book 8 (Review)

Samsung ATIV Book 8 has been positioned as the successor of Series 7 Chronos, but is it what Samsung needs?

FEATURE December 17, 2013

Beware of these online scams this holiday season

McAfee has released an infographic, warning consumers of potential scams they might encounter while doing their holiday shopping online.

FEATURE December 1, 2013

BBM will come pre-installed in variety of OEM Android smartphones

With John Chen in charge, things seem to be looking up at BlackBerry. The company, which announced major top-level reshuffle earlier this week, now says its popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) would come pre-installed on a variety of Android-powered OEM handsets.

FEATURE November 26, 2013

iPad Air review: Why people are going gaga over Apple's latest tablet

A review round-up of the iPad Air.

FEATURE November 1, 2013

iPad Air: Should you upgrade?

We take a look at whether you should upgrade from the iPad 4 to the iPad Air.

FEATURE October 24, 2013

Tech Talk: Is iPhone 5s TouchID really secure or just a marketing gimmick?

A couple of days after iPhone 5s with TouchID technology was launched, it grabbed the headlines for all the wrong reasons - a hacking group that calls itself Chaos Computer Club (CCC) said biometrics security couldn't prevent them from bypassing the lock screen and accessing all the data in the latest generation iPhone.

FEATURE October 15, 2013

Billionaire rocketeers duke it out for shuttle launch pad

The mothballed launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, which dispatched Neil Armstrong and his crew on their historic Apollo 11 mission in 1969, is the focus of a battle of another sort, between two billionaire techies seeking to dominate a new era of private space flight.

FEATURE October 3, 2013

Government shutdown cripples America

A string of cancelations and delays caused by thefederal government shutdown rippled across the United States on Wednesday.

FEATURE October 2, 2013

Apple iPad with Retina Display may see delayed launch

Apple Inc will be unable to widely roll out a new version of the iPad Mini with a high-resolution "retina" display this month, people who work in the company's supply chain said, leaving the gadget without the sharper screen found on rival tablets from Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc.

FEATURE October 2, 2013

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