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Apple has shuttered its Topsy Labs unit

Tech giant Apple has shut down its Topsy Labs unit, which specialized in analyzing Twitter data and offering insights on tweets, users, and events.

The now-shuttered Topsy Labs unit was created by Apple after its acquisition of San Francisco-based social analytics firm Topsy. Apple... read more

Apple launches public beta of Apple Music on Sonos

Apple has announced the rollout of a public beta of its June-launched Apple Music streaming music service for the popular Sonos multi-room audio system.

Announcing that the public beta of Apple Music on Sonos is now available, Apple has revealed that the beta will be limited in some... read more

Ford to start testing its self-driving cars on California roads in January

Bigwig automaker Ford is set to join the growing number of car companies that are fielding their self-driving vehicles on the US West Coast. The Detroit-based auto giant will start testing its self-driving Ford Fusion Hybrid sedans on California roads from January 2016.

Ford has received... read more

Google allows Project Fi subscribers to add tablets to their plan

Google has said in an announcement made via a blog post released on Tuesday that the subscribers of its Project Fi wireless service will now be able to add cellular-enabled tablets to their plan.

According to the announcement, Project Fi subscribers will not have to pay any additional... read more

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has revealed in a Monday report that Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S7 handset will come with a pressure-sensitive display as well as a high-speed charging port.

According to the WSJ report, Samsung is also probably planning to introduce a retina scanner for... read more

Lionhead Studios delays ‘Fable Legends’ open beta until spring 2016

Video game developer Lionhead Studios - the developer of the popular Fable video game series – has revealed in a recent announcement made via its website that the open beta release of ‘Fable Legends’ has been delayed until the spring of 2016.

According to reports, ‘Fable Legends’ is a co... read more

Facebook will shut off auto-sync feature soon; users being asked to use ‘Moments’ app instead

In a move which underscores an apparent effort by Facebook to give a notable push to its ‘Moments’ photo-specific app, the company has revealed in a recent announcement that it will soon discontinue its auto-sync feature.

Revealing that it will stop supporting the 2012-launched auto-sync... read more

Apple’s patent hints at waterproof future iPhones due to use of “self-healing” material

A new patent published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has revealed that tech giant Apple is probably working to waterproof its future iPhone models by using “self-healing” material in the handsets.

According to the details shared in the Apple patent, which is subtly titled... read more

Microsoft Band gets new features with latest software update

According to a PC Mag report, Microsoft has rolled out new software update to its ‘Microsoft Band’ fitness-focused wearable device, upgrading it to ‘Microsoft Band 2.’ The latest Band software update is now available for download.

The updated Microsoft Band 2 boasts the addition of a... read more

Microsoft allows current OneDrive users to keep 15GB free storage, if they claim it

In a note released to OneDrive users this week, Microsoft has said that current customers on the free tier of the company’s OneDrive cloud storage service will be allowed to keep their 15GB of free cloud storage as well as 15GB of free Camera Roll “bonus” storage.

Microsoft’s recent note... read more

Google app for iOS updated; gets integrated 3D Touch support

The Google app for iOS has recently received an upgrade which has enhanced the app with some new features and added functionality.

The most noteworthy new features which Google has introduced in its updated app for iOS include 3D Touch support; Slide Over and Split View support for iPad... read more

British Airlines and Delta ban ‘hoverboards’ due to safety concerns

Two airlines -- British Airways and Delta -- have banned skateboard-like ‘hoverboard’ self-balancing scooters on their flights because of recent reports about hoverboard battery fires and explosions across the US.

Hoverboards, which are one of the popular gifts this holiday season, are... read more

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