Real Madrid and Microsoft Corp have sealed an agreement to create a digital platform to connect fans of the European champions around the world. Real president Florentino Perez and Orlando Ayala, a Microsoft vice president, presented the platform at a ceremony at Real's Bernabeu stadium in the Spanish capital on...
Reuters/FileGeneral view of Microsoft Corporation new headquarters in Issy-les-Moulineaux, near ParisChristian Post Report - Following the massive discounts of the current-gen Microsoft Surface Pro 3, currently selling at $800, speculations arise pointing out to the arrival of the tablet's next reiteration, the Surface Pro 4.A report from the...
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The Verge reports - The Dota 2 International Championships took place last week, determining the winner of the grand Aegis of the Immortal trophy and distributing $18.4 million in prize money among the 16 participating teams. Beyond the mythical battles and skirmishes inside the game, the tournament was also an...
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Observer report - It’s been a memorable year in social media. 2015 saw the birth of live social streaming, with apps like Periscope and Meerkat winning over early adopters. Snapchat fully shed its reputation as a niche network and now counts more than 200 million active users. Meanwhile, video...
If your growing kid cannot think beyond junk food like burgers or pizza to satiate his/her hunger pangs, blame Facebook. According to a study, social media websites are significantly contributing towards marketing junk food to teenagers. Researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia analysed how food that was nutritionally poor...
Amazon slashes price of Fire Phone to 99 cents, just one day before Apple is reportedly set to unveil the iPhone 6 Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2748685/Amazon-slashes-price-Fire-Phone-99-cents-bid-compete-Apple-just-one-day-iPhone-6-unveiled.html#ixzz3CuaKfrj4 Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
Daily Mail reports that on the eve of Apple unveiling its iPhone 6, Amazon has announced its Fire Phone will now sell for just 99 cents with a two-year contract. The retail giant will be hoping to lure customers away from Apple with the Fire phone's 3D screen, 13MP camera, and...
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As we approach Peak Smart Watch at the Apple event next week, manufacturers are racing to offer product to those who might not want to bow down to Cupertino in the coming months. The latest contender is the Moto 360, a steel and leather beauty that launched today alongside...
Today’s invention: Bluesmart smart suitcase The claim: This carry-on allows you to lock, weigh, and track your baggage, all from an iOS or Android app on your smartphone. It also doubles as a charger. Oh, and you can tote stuff around in it, too. Price: $250 Goal: Seeking $50,000 Status: Bluesmart has already...
If there’s one word that could describe Apple’s 2014, it’s “big.” Not only did the company release its larger iPhone 6 and massive iPhone 6 Plus, the latter of which has been a sales behemoth, but it also debuted two new iPads and unveiled its much-anticipated Apple Watch. It was...
Microsoft understands that Mac people have just as much work to get done as its Windows PC owners do. So, as it’s done for the past umpteen years, the company has announced that it will again bring its latest Office suite of programs for spreadsheets, word processing, email, and...
Microsoft in a surprise move has removed numerous third-party Snapchat apps from the Windows Phone Store, leaving its users adrift without any official app for the platform. The move follows Snapchat's announcement from last month saying it would permanently lock down accounts of all the third-party app users from the...
YouTube v6.0 for Android, which introduced the Material Design UI to the app, brings an interesting new feature. It adds the Live Chat option on mobile for live streaming videos - an option that was earlier limited to the desktop. The Live Chat option is seen at the bottom of...
YouTube, the popular online video service owned by Google Inc, is planning to offer a paid, ad-free version, the head of the site said. The move would represent a significant change for the world's No. 1 online video website, whose free videos, often accompanied by short commercials, attract more than...
Social media such as Twitter and Facebook can be a valuable tool in the fight against HIV, a new study has found. Researchers demonstrated social media can prompt high-risk populations to request at-home testing kits for the virus that causes AIDS, suggesting a way to potentially boost testing rates. The study,...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be hosting a live-streamed Q&A session on November 6, answering the most popular questions asked by users. The 30-year-old CEO noted the Q&A session with the community is an extended version of the internal sessions he holds every Friday with Facebook's employees. While the event...
More Africans have access to cellphone networks than basic services like tap water and education, according to a survey released Wednesday. According to polling group Afrobarometer, 93 percent of African communities had mobile phone coverage, while access to critical sewerage infrastructure languished at 28 percent. The study sampled communities in 34...
Apple has been criticised by the European Commission for not offering any "concrete and immediate" plans to stop users being misled by "free" apps...BBC report. Many popular apps are free to download, but are designed to tempt users to pay for in-game enhancements - often allowing for quicker progression. The Commission...
Pebble is now rolling out a firmware update for its smartwatch alongside the launch of updated apps for both Android and iOS. Announcing the news, Pebble on Thursday in a blog post said, "Today, we've got love to share on three fronts: Firmware, Android, and iOS." The new firmware version 2.8...
Intimate messaging with strangers on WhatsApp has led to an increase in divorce rates in Italy, according to a leading Italian lawyer. "Forty percent of divorce cases that cited adultery have used WhatsApp messages swapped by unfaithful spouses and their lovers as evidence," Gian Ettore Gassani, president of the Italian...
The most popular book of all time may be celebrating a bit of a renaissance. Thanksgiving Day marks the first anniversary of the Bible App for Kids, developed by YouVersion in partnership with OneHope. The app has been downloaded in 200-plus countries and nearly 5 million times. "This app literally brings...
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According to several sources, Apple has already begun flexing its supply chain muscles by shipping so many units of upcoming devices from its manufacturing facilities to sales outlets that it is causing delays for other manufacturers. Apple shipments via major concerns like FedEx and UPS are said to be ‘incredibly...
A car powered by its own body panels like roof, doors, bonnet (or hood) and floor could soon be driving on roads. A team from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane has developed lightweight "supercapacitors" that can be combined with regular batteries to dramatically boost the power of an...
If you have unwillingly accepted friend requests from annoying acquaintances who occupy unnecessary space in your Facebook News Feed, you could now 'unfollow' them without 'unfriending' them. Facebook has launched a News Feed settings tool to let you control posts that you do not want to see, the company said...
The complete story behind the reported Facebook $3 billion offer rejection by Snapchat appears to have been let out of the bag, thanks to the Sony email hack. If the leaked emails (via BusinessInsider) between Snapchat and Sony Entertainment are to be believed, it seems that the Facebook offer was...
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YouTube is responsible for making free videos an integral part of the Internet, but its anticipated move into charging users to see videos without advertisements is drawing opposition from some of the network's music partners. The most vocal opponents are independent music labels, who say they are being forced to agree...
They are on BBC Inspired by Google Chrome, they named their browser Crocodile Browser Lite. Focus on Africa went to meet them at their home in Lagos. They even trended on Hackernews Amazing how much press these boys have gotten since this invention. But we all know that it’s not news until it’s...
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Azendoo is not yet another task manager — it’s the glue that brings together all the services that you already use. The French startup took another approach to task and document management by focusing on third-party integrations. Let’s say you use Evernote for your to-do lists. Your coworker can assign...
Facebook on Tuesday launched FB Techwire, billed as a showplace for technology talk shared by influential sources. "The goal of FB Techwire is to aid in the discovery of original content including breaking news, first-person analysis, photos and videos for journalists that care about and cover tech," Facebook said in...
One more time, Facebook is trying to simplify its lengthy privacy policy and explain how it targets advertisements to its 1.35 billion users. The world's largest online social network uses the information people share on its site, along with the apps they use and the outside websites they visit, to...
WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly $9 billion (roughly Rs. 55,300 crores) when they sold their unprofitable messaging service to the social networking leader earlier this month. The breakdown of the big winners in Facebook's $22 billion acquisition emerged...
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