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New Samsung and LG smartwatches make evolutionary advances

The Samsung Gear Live and the LG G Watch are two new Android-based smartwatches which boast some notable evolutionary advances. Both the smartwatches are impressive devices, which are bound to attract consumers who like to be pioneers when it comes to owning new devices.

The $199-priced... read more

Next versions of Android, Windows Phone handsets to incorporate ‘Kill Switch’capability

In a Thursday announcement, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón said that the 'Kill Switch' mobile anti-theft mechanism would be incorporated in the new-generation versions of Android and Windows Phone handsets.

The announcement... read more

Bad Weather Conditions caused Delay in Launch of Falcon 9 Rocket

Bad weather conditions in Florida again caused delay in launch of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying six communications satellites for Orbcomm Inc.(ORBC. O) on Friday. The Space Exploration Technologies, SpaceX, has recently revealed that the technical glitches in the rocket caused the rescheduling the... read more

Latest Apple iWatch rumors

With the `iWatch' name having been trademarked by Apple across the world, and with Apple CEO having said in a recent statement that the tech giant will foray into "exciting new product categories" this year, rumor-mills have been abuzz about the possible emergence of an Apple smartwatch this... read more

Amazon’s new Fire Phone vs. Samsung flagship Galaxy S5 handset

Online retail giant Amazon has recently announced its foray into the smartphone arena with the unveiling of its Fire Phone, which the company hopes will challenge the flagship handsets of other smartphone manufacturers, including Samsung's latest flagship handset - Galaxy S5 - which is currently... read more

Google’s Nest Labs to buy Security Camera Startup Dropcam

Google’s Nest Labs announced that the company will acquire security camera and home monitoring startup Dropcam for $555 million. Nest Labs sells digital thermostats and smoke alarms. The company will improve its product offering in home automation and security with acquisition of Dropcam. The... read more

On Tuesday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Rep. Doris Matsui of California introduced a bill - 'The Online Consumer and Consumer Choice Act' - in the Senate and House of Representatives.

Under the proposed legislation, the US Federal Communications... read more

Google extends field-testing of its Project Loon Wi-Fi balloons

Google has recently revealed on its Project Loon Google+ page that it has extended the field-testing of its Project Loon high-elevation Wi-Fi balloons to places like Campo Maior, a small town in rural Brazil.

The disclosure about the extension of field-testing of Project Loon Wi-Fi... read more

BlackBerry launches "secure enterprise-class messaging" within BBM

On Monday, Canadian handset maker BlackBerry announced its foray into the private messaging arena, with the launch of "secure enterprise-class messaging" within its BBM messaging service.

The new feature - called BBM Protected - is the first solution in the company's recently announced... read more

Google acquires Skybox Imaging for $500 million

In a noteworthy announcement made last week, Internet search biggie Google revealed that it has acquired Skybox Imaging - a startup which captures high-resolution images and video of the Earth by using small satellites - in a $500 million deal.

Google - which forayed into the terrestrial... read more

Intel hikes revenue forecast as business demand picks up

Chipmaker Intel Corp. on Thursday raised its revenue forecast for the current year, saying it noticed a stronger-than-expected demand for personal computers used by businesses.

Buoyed by an improvement in demand for personal computers, Intel raised its revenue forecast for second quarter... read more

AMD announces two new FX laptop processors

After having offered its high-performance FX processors exclusively for high-end and gaming desktops for years, AMD has revealed in a recent announcement that it is coming up with its first FX laptop processors --- the 35-watt FX-7600P, and the 19-watt AMD FX-7500.

The two chips were... read more

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