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Los Angeles-area will suffer magnitude-5 or greater quake within 3 years: NASA

Greater Los Angeles area will almost certainly suffer an earthquake of magnitude-5 or greater within next three years, a new study by NASA researchers cautioned.

The recently released study report warned that there is a 99.9 per cent chance of a magnitude-5 or greater quake striking the... read more

First ‘Microsoft Lumia’ handset to be launched on November 11

Microsoft is set to launch its first-ever 'Microsoft Lumia' branded handset since the acquisition of Finnish device maker Nokia's smartphone business.

The 'Microsoft Lumia' will be a cost-friendly Windows smartphone - which the company has been teasing for quite some time now - will be... read more

Facebook rolls out new News Feed controls

On Friday, social network Facebook rolled out some new News Feed controls which enable users to manage the flow of content which is relayed over the primary channel of the site.

The new controls were rolled out by Facebook across its desktop as well as mobile platforms.

With... read more

Amazon unveils voice-controlled interactive speaker --- ‘Echo’

Online retail biggie Amazon unveiled a new product on Thursday --- a cylindrical-shaped voice-controlled interactive speaker dubbed 'Echo.'

The new 'Echo' speaker gives the users the ability to stream music as well as order items from the online retailer. The unveiling of the device by... read more

Mark Zuckerberg hosts public Q&A session at Facebook headquarters

During the course of an hour-long question-and-answer session hosted at Facebook's Menlo Park, California, headquarters on Thursday, the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg responded to questions asked by a group of users who were invited for the Q&A session.

Zuckerberg also answered some... read more

Intel Capital announces $62 million investment in 16 tech startups

A recent announcement by Intel Capital, the venture arm of chip giant Intel, has revealed that an investment of $62 million is being made by the company in 16 technology startups.

The announcement made by Intel Capital implies that Intel continues to be quite bullish about funding new... read more

Dropbox, Microsoft team up to offer tight integration into each other’s products

Storage giant Dropbox and software biggie Microsoft have revealed in a recent announcement that they have signed a new partnership, for offering tight integration into each others' mobile apps.

The new partnership between Dropbox and Microsoft is noteworthy, particularly in the light of... read more

Google starts rolling out Android OS version 5.0 ‘Lollipop’

In coincidence with the launch of its next-generation Nexus 9 tablet on Monday, Google commenced the rollout the newest version of its popular Android operating system --- Android OS version 5.0 'Lollipop.' The new, feature-rich and powerful OS version was unveiled by Google last month.

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Apple Computer sold from Jobs' Parent’s Garage to hit Auction Block in December

In 1976, Steve Jobs sold a fully operational Apple computer out of his parents' garage for $600. The same computer will be auctioned in December. It is expected that the machine will be sold for more than half a million dollars.

There are chances that it might be sold even for a million... read more

Carnival Corporation to offer Broadband Wireless Internet Network on its Ships

On Monday, Carnival Corporation, which is the world's largest cruise ship operator, announced that it will provide high speed broadband wireless Internet network across its nine cruise line brands. According to Miami-based cruise Ship Company, passengers of its 101 ships will be benefitted with... read more

Microsoft releases new Outlook for Mac version

In a recently published official blog post, software giant Microsoft has announced that it has released a new version of Outlook email client for Mac users.

The new Outlook version which Microsoft has rolled out for the users of Apple's OS X devices comes with enhanced features as well as... read more

Nintendo reports unexpected operating profit in July-Sept 2014 quarter

Reporting its fiscal second quarter earnings on Wednesday, Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co posted an unexpected quarterly operating profit; thanks largely to the fact that the sales of the company's Wii U console witnessed an increase due to the new 'Mario Kart 8' game.

Moreover, a... read more


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