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Apple iPhone 6 launch: What to expect and how to watch live online

Apple is all set to launch the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9, Tuesday. For the first time, the unveiling of an iPhone will be broadcast through live stream by Apple However, there's a catch - only Apple device users will be able to watch.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 5, 2014

Facebook Zuckerberg bets on WhatsApp reaching nearly half the world population: How scary!

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the social network's acquisition will allow WhatsApp to increase its number of users to as much as three billion, aided by the company's initiative.

Business Tech September 5, 2014

Court sides with Yelp. Manipulation of reviews not wrongful use.

An appeals court sided with Yelp against accusations that the company is manipulating reviews to force businesses to buy advertising spots. According to Yelp, the accusations are simply not true.

Apps/Software September 5, 2014

Jony Ive on Apple iWatch: Switzerland is in trouble

According to Apple design chief Jonathan Ive, Swiss watch makers are in trouble once the iWatch is released. Ive's comments are part of a larger article that criticizes the ugliness of the current smartwatch devices.

Wearable Tech September 5, 2014

Google will refund $19 million for in-app purchases made by kids. Hoorah parents!

The refund is the result of a complaint filed by the Federal Trade Commission. Google will also be changing its billing methods to make sure that the wrong billings will not happen again.

Apps/Software September 5, 2014

Daimler acquires RideScout and MyTaxi, steps on the pedal of ride sharing

Daimler, makers of Mercedes-Benz, acquired apps RideScout and MyTaxi to enter the ride-sharing industry. However, the company said that it is not looking to disrupt the taxi industry.

Apps/Software September 4, 2014

Volvo sales up 8.4 percent, plans to roll out nine new models

Volvo is looking to build on its recent growth by releasing nine new models over the next four years, starting with the 2016 Volvo XC90. Volvo is looking to increase its annual sales to 800,000 units by 2020.

FUTURE TECH September 4, 2014

Forget tablets. Consumers love phablets more, says IDC

According to the International Data Corp., consumers are preferring phablets, such as the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, over laptops and tablets. Samsung started the phablet category in 2011 with the first Galaxy Note.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 4, 2014

Apple iCloud two-factor authentication does not seal it off from hackers

Apple's iCloud does not use two-factor authentication, exposing the service to hacker attacks. The discovery was made by Russian security expert Vladimir Katalov.

Apps/Software September 4, 2014

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata sports modernized interior, design lines

Mazda has unveiled a new version of the MX-5 Miata sports car for the first time in nine years. The MX-5 was declared by Guinness World Records as the best-selling two-seater sports car in history.

FUTURE TECH September 4, 2014

SoftBank to sell humanoid robot 'Pepper' in U.S. next year

SoftBank will be selling Pepper robots in the United States next year. The CEO of SoftBank Robotics expects sales to be divided between businesses and consumers.

FUTURE TECH September 4, 2014

Land Rover unwraps 2015 Discovery Sport SUV

Land Rover revealed the Discovery Sport SUV, which is tagged to replace the company's Freelander entry-level SUV. The vehicle will go one sale on January 22, 2015, and will have a base price of $37,995.

FUTURE TECH September 3, 2014

Google Enterprise rebranded as Google for Work. Why the name change?

Google changed the name of Google Enterprise to Google for Work to become more appealing to smaller businesses. The major competitor of Google in the enterprise market is Microsoft.

Apps/Software September 3, 2014

iPhone 6 is coming! Here's how you can make most of old iPhones

Users can choose to trade in their older iPhones to make it easier for them to acquire an iPhone 6, which will be unveiled in an Apple event next week.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 3, 2014

Sony outs 'Dragon Quest' PlayStation 4 limited edition

Sony and Square Enix unveiled the Dragon Quest Metal Slime edition of the PlayStation 4 console, which will be launched alongside Dragon Quest Heroes for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.

Video Games September 3, 2014

China selective, subjective on enforcement of antitrust laws: AmCham

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in China are saying that the country is both selective and subjective on the enforcement of its antitrust laws. The members believe that China is targeting multinational companies.

Business September 2, 2014

Rain or snow? Rock or plastic bag? Google driverless car can't tell

Google's self-driving cars still have some major limitations, which are masked by the progress that it has made of driving over 700,000 miles safely. Project director Chris Urmson believes that the team can solve the problems faster than most people expect.

FUTURE TECH September 2, 2014

NASA designing drone air traffic control

NASA is designing an air traffic control system for drones. Dozens of companies, including Google with its Project Wing, are involved in the development of delivery drones, but there is no system yet in place for managing the machines.

FUTURE TECH September 2, 2014

IFA 2014: Elgato to showcase smart bulb Avea, Eve smarthome sensors

The products that Elgato will showcase in IFA 2014 are the Eve smarthome system and its sensors, the Avea smart bulb and the Smart Power portable power device.

FUTURE TECH September 2, 2014

'Dead or Alive 5' coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round will be the third version of the game, and will be released in Japan in the spring of next year. Ryu Hayabusa will be returning as one of the popular characters of the franchise.

Video Games September 2, 2014

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