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Google acquires Nik Software


September 18th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) Google has announced that it has acquired Nik Software, a German software company behind the popular photo application Snapseed on Apple's iOS platform."We want to ... Read more...

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Obama spends hours on his iPad at night


September 12th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Obama is said to stay up to three hours while browsing through the internet as well as watching sports while his wife retires to bed. Despite ... Read more...

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YouTube launches iPhone app with advertisements


September 12th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 12 (IANS) YouTube, the world's largest video-sharing service, has launched a new official application with advertising for Apple's iPhone.According to YouTube's official blog, users of iPhone ... Read more...

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Angry Sheen throws iPAD on wall


September 12th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen got so angry with Apple's non-sharing policy, that he threw his iPAD on the wall."He (Steve Jobs) advanced our society but he ... Read more...

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Amazon introduces new Kindle e-reader, HD tablet


September 7th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Online retail giant Amazon Thursday introduced a new suite of its Kindle devices, from e-reader Kindle Paperwhite with front-lit display to 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD ... Read more...

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John Mayer can’t sing for six months


September 4th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) John Mayer has been advised not to sing again for six months after undergoing throat surgery.The 34-year-old underwent an operation to remove a granuloma from ... Read more...

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Samsung has not infringed Apple’s key patent: Tokyo court


August 31st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 31 (IANS) The Tokyo District Court Friday ruled that Samsung Electronics Co. has not infringed Apple Inc.'s smartphone and tablet computer patent.The ruling came after a US jury's ... Read more...

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New iPad Mini to be released in October


August 27th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Grapevine has it that Apple will be unveiling yet another new gadget in to the market in October this year. Apple who are set to release ... Read more...

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Apple awarded $1 bn in patent fight with Samsung


August 25th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Apple scored a huge victory as a federal jury in California found rival Samsung guilty of "wilful" violations of a number of Apple's patents and awarded ... Read more...

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Apple becomes most valuable company in history


August 21st, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 21 (IANS) US technology giant Apple has become the most valuable public company in history with its market value hitting $623 billion in intraday trading eclipsing Microsoft's ... Read more...

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‘Kidney for an iPad’ trial begins in China


August 11th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Five people are facing trial in China after a student sold his kidney to buy an iPad and iPhone, the Daily Mail reported.The 17-year-old nearly died ... Read more...

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Google to include personal email in web search results


August 9th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) Google is trying out a new feature which would enable its web search engine results to integrate information from users' personal email accounts such as ... Read more...

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Strong iPad shipments drive tablet market growth


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) A record-setting unit shipments of Apple's iPad led to a better-than-anticipated growth for the tablet market during the second quarter of this year, a market ... Read more...

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Judge takes exception to surreptitious recording of 2G case


July 27th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Special Judge O.P. Saini, who is hearing the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum case, Friday took strong exception to the recording of proceedings in a ... Read more...

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Now measure your sleep pattern with wireless (With Images)


July 26th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Eager to know if you got a good night's sleep? A new sleep monitoring device can measure the amount you've slept!The contact-free device, launched by ... Read more...

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This ‘iband’ creates music on their palms (With Images)


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Gone are the days when a music band had to hire a truck to move expensive equipment during a concert tour. Here is a unique music ... Read more...

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Elton John will never join Twitter


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Singer Elton John refuses to sign up to the social networking site as he knows he would get into trouble almost straight away."It would end my career. ... Read more...

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Microsoft’s announcement, nothing to do with Barnes & Noble


June 19th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The scheduled announcement that Microsoft is planning to issue later today has generated increased media attention. Rumors have claimed that the company would announce today the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

‘Peddlers’ team in customs hassle


May 31st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) "Peddlers" co-producer Guneet Monga and director Vasan Bala were held up at the Mumbai airport by customs officials for carrying iPads and were released after they ... Read more...

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Yahoo plug-in brings new visual delight


May 24th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Yahoo has entered the browser wars with the release of an iPad and iPhone app and a desktop plug-in that spruces up your current browser, Daily ... Read more...

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Rumor has it that iPhone 5 is going to have a 4-inch display


May 21st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are rumors that the size of the screen of Appleā€™s iPhone 5 handset will increase to 4 inches. Anonymous sources have pointed out that the ... Read more...

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Apple to drop Google Maps from upcoming mobile platform


May 12th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 12 (IANS) Apple will drop Google Maps from its upcoming mobile platform iOS 6 in favour of its own mapping system, it was reported Friday.The application design ... Read more...

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Chinese student held with 59 iPads


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) A Chinese student was arrested after he tried to smuggle 59 iPads into Shanghai from Australia, on the same day the company put its new tablet ... Read more...

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Apple’s new iPad launched in India


April 27th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Apple's new iPad, with a price tag of Rs.30,500-Rs.50,900, hit the Indian market Friday.The tablet features a new retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with ... Read more...

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Now, your vintage typewriters can look modern


April 25th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Good news for those who are still sentimental about their typewriters. Nearly obsolete typewriters can now be upgraded into modern-day equipment by including a USB portal ... Read more...

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Apple quarterly results exceed expectations


April 25th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 25 (IANS) Apple has released quarterly sales and earnings results that surpassed analysts' expectations.In its fiscal 2012 second quarter ending March 31, the company raked $39.2 billion ... Read more...

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US stocks end mixed amid strong earnings


April 25th, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 25 (IANS) US stocks ended mixed Tuesday as investors weighed stronger-than-expected corporate earnings against lackluster economic data.The Dow Jones industrial average gained 74.39 points, or 0.58 percent, ... Read more...

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Is e-reader sounding paperback’s death knell?


April 13th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Paperbacks may be fighting a losing battle against e-books, with their sales down by 25 percent, a new finding says.In the first three months of 2012, ... Read more...

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US sues Apple over e-book price fixing scheme


April 12th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Apple and five of the publishing industry's top firms have been accused of conspiring to raise prices and block Amazon.com from selling e-books at $9.99 in ... Read more...

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US sues Apple, publishers over e-book pricing


April 12th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 12 (IANS) The US government Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five major book publishers, saying they conspired to limit market competition in electronic book ... Read more...

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New iPad tops tablet ratings


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Apple's new iPad has scored the highest ratings among tablet devices in the market, says a survey by US magazine Consumer Reports."Performance on the new iPad ... Read more...

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iPads could replace books in China school


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 3 (IANS) Students in a Chinese school may soon carry iPads instead of books to their classrooms as the management is planning to allow the use of the ... Read more...

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How iPads make eyes itchy and inflamed


April 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Hours of staring at iPads and smartphones have left many young people with dry eyes, which makes them itchy, inflamed and gritty.The mind can 'forget' to ... Read more...

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Goodies for hockey players, talks on for contracts


March 29th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) and the Lalit Group of Hotels presented cash awards and iPads to the national men's team that recently won the Olympic qualifier while ... Read more...

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Man shoots at iPad to test durability


March 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) A man carried out a durability test on the new iPad by shooting at it, a media report said.The video of the Apple gadget being destroyed ... Read more...

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