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Thursday, 7 Nov 2013

Microsoft Whittles Down List of Potential CEOs

Microsoft Whittles Down List of Potential CEOs

According to reports, Microsoft has shortened its list of potential new CEOs from about 40 to just 8 - five of whom are outside of Microsoft and three from within.

Deezer Rolling Out New Improvements

Deezer Rolling Out New Improvements

Deezer CEO Axel Dauchez has revealed two major new developments which seek to improve the music streaming service. One is focussed on expanding how users discover new content while the second aims to increase Deezer's reach.

Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013

Acer CEO Resigns as Company Posts Disappointing Financial Results

Acer CEO Resigns as Company Posts Disappointing Financial Results

Acer chairman and CEO JT Wang announced his resignation following the company's disappointing financial results in Q3.

Monday, 4 Nov 2013

BlackBerry Replaces CEO Thorsten Heins, Receives US$1 Billion Funding from Investors

BlackBerry Replaces CEO Thorsten Heins, Receives US$1 Billion Funding from Investors

BlackBerry just announced that it will receive US$1 billion of funding from Fairfax Financial and other investors. In addition, CEO Thorsten Heins will step down and be replaced by John S. Chen who will act as interim CEO.

Friday, 1 Nov 2013

U.S. FAA Now Allows Airline Passengers to Use Electronics During All Phases of Flight

U.S. FAA Now Allows Airline Passengers to Use Electronics During All Phases of Flight

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has announced that airlines can now allow passengers to use their portable electronic devices from gate to gate.

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013

LifeProof Announces frē for iPhone 5s

LifeProof Announces frē for iPhone 5s

Designed to optimize every feature and function including speakers, volume controls, touchscreen and cameras, the LifeProof fre for iPhone 5s offer a thin, transparent film that seals against water, dirt, and dust, while still allowing users' fingerprints to register with the Touch ID.

Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Run at 720p on Xbox One, 1080p on PlayStation 4

Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Run at 720p on Xbox One, 1080p on PlayStation 4

It has been confirmed that Call of Duty: Ghosts will run at just 720p resolution on the Xbox One, whereas the PlayStation 4 gamers will get to enjoy the game in all of its 1080p glory.

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013

Michael Dell Completes Buyout to Take Dell Private

Michael Dell Completes Buyout to Take Dell Private

Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Partners have completed their bid to buyout Dell, taking the company private for US24.9 billion. Dell shares will no longer be traded following the end of business today with existing shareholders receiving US$13.88 per share.

Google Smartwatch May Be Launched In the Next Few Months

Google Smartwatch May Be Launched In the Next Few Months

It appears Google is ready to join the fray with rumors that the Google smartwatch will be hitting the market within months. Hit the link for more.

Google Hangouts Integrates SMS

Google Hangouts Integrates SMS

Google has announced that their instant messaging service, Google Hangout, will now come with SMS integration. Other improvements include support for animated GIFs as well.

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