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  • Feb 20, 2014 07:36 IST

    Facebook to buy messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion

    Facebook on Wednesday announced it was acquiring WhatsApp, a world leader in mobile messaging over the internet with 35 million users in India, for $19 billion in stock and cash.

  • Dec 07, 2013 08:26 IST

    Apple wants Samsung to pay $22 million for legal bills

    Apple wants Samsung Electronics to pay $22 million of the legal bills that the iPhone and iPad maker has rung up so far defending its mobile device patents in a courtroom battle. The company also wants Samsung to reimburse its lawyers for $6.2 million in various expenses.

  • Dec 05, 2013 15:24 IST

    Apple signs iPhone deal with China Mobile: report

    Apple and China Mobile have inked a deal to offer iPhones on the colossal telecom firm's network in that country's coveted market, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

  • Dec 01, 2013 11:35 IST

    Worldfloat offers over 50,000 online movies for free

    Within a month of introducing a free movie service, social networking site Worldfloat said today it now offers more than 50,000 films in English, Hindi and several regional Indian languages including Tamil, Telugu, Bengali and Marathi.

  • Nov 28, 2013 10:52 IST

    Xbox, PlayStation tackle console launch glitches

    With nicknames like "the blue light of death" and "the disc drive of doom," they're the game-ending glitches causing headaches for a few gamers who picked up the next-generation Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles at launch.

  • Nov 28, 2013 10:46 IST

    Microsoft admits three operating systems is a crowd

    The company accepts that having two tablet platforms has caused confusion and that, as a result, Windows RT's days could be numbered.

  • Nov 26, 2013 11:18 IST

    Samsung goofs up with `p.... is mightier than finger` on billboard!

    In one of the most embarrassing cases of spelling mistakes, smartphone giant Samsung is the latest to cause a stir with a billboard displaying ' the p...., mightier than the finger '.

  • Nov 25, 2013 23:44 IST

    iPhone to Android: Google’s Schmidt talks conversion

    Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt has written a 900-word guide to help users switch from iPhone to Android.

  • Nov 24, 2013 23:45 ISTtech-it-easy

    Is this the end of the SMS era?

    Industry news has it that WhatsApp will come pre-installed in the upcoming Nokia's Asha 500, Asha 502 and Asha 503 mobile phones expected to be released soon.

  • Nov 22, 2013 15:57 IST

    Yahoo sued for allegedly intercepting users' emails

    Yahoo has been sued for intercepting emails sent to users of its mail service and using personal information to earn profit from related advertisements.

  • Nov 21, 2013 16:03 IST

    Google launches physical card for its virtual wallet

    Google's new debit card works in ATMs and can be used at any US store that accepts MasterCard.

  • Nov 21, 2013 11:02 IST

    Video game console war heats with Xbox One launch

    Microsoft on Friday releases its Xbox One game console, taking on Sony's PlayStation 4 in a battle for the hearts and minds of Internet-era home entertainment.

  • Nov 20, 2013 15:47 IST

    Google unveils app development kit for Glass

    Google has reportedly unveiled the much-awaited app development kit for the hi-tech wearable gadget Glass.

  • Nov 20, 2013 11:26 IST

    Taiwan firm sues Samsung for patent infringement

    A Taiwanese electronics company said Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit against South Korean tech giant Samsung for allegedly infringing on its optics technology patents.

  • Nov 20, 2013 11:23 IST

    Bigger phones mean bigger bills

    Research shows that the larger a handset's display, the more data its user consumes. The figures, from NPD Group are gathered from the US market and show that owners of smartphones with screens that measure 4.5-inches upwards consume 44 % more wifi and cellular data each month.