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Thursday, 10 Jul 2014

Microsoft Details Upcoming Office 365 Plans for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

Microsoft Details Upcoming Office 365 Plans for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

Starting October 1, 2014, there will be three new Office 365 plans for SMBs: Office 365 Business, Office 365 Business Essentials, and Office 365 Business Premium.

Uber Driver Takes Passengers on High-speed Car Chase Through Washington, D.C.

Uber Driver Takes Passengers on High-speed Car Chase Through Washington, D.C.

An Uber passenger in Washington, D.C. claims that he was "kidnapped" and taken on a high-speed car chase through Washington, D.C. in an Uber cab.

Cortana Maintains Perfect World Cup Record; Predicts World Cup Winner

Cortana Maintains Perfect World Cup Record; Predicts World Cup Winner

Cortana kept her World Cup streak alive last night, after correctly predicting that Argentina would beat the Netherlands. The AI has now successfully picked the winners of all 14 World Cup knockout stage games. As for the third place match and Sunday's final, you can see her predictions here.

Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014

Microsoft's Cortana Has Correctly Predicted Every World Cup Knockout Stage Game

Microsoft's Cortana Has Correctly Predicted Every World Cup Knockout Stage Game

Forget Paul the Octopus, the star clairvoyant of this year's World Cup is Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 virtual assistant, Cortana, who has so far correctly predicted the winners of all thirteen World Cup knockout stage games.

Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014

Rumor: Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 Nearing Completion

Rumor: Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 Nearing Completion

Even before Windows Phone 8.1 hits existing devices, there's already a report saying that Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 is reaching the RTM milestone soon.

GrabTaxi Hopes To Get You On Board Their New Premium Limo Service

GrabTaxi Hopes To Get You On Board Their New Premium Limo Service

GrabTaxi just launched GrabCar in Singapore, one that differentiates itself with fixed rates even if you are stuck in a traffic jam during peak hours, or had to pass through multiple ERP gantries.

iOS 8 Beta 3 Available for Download

iOS 8 Beta 3 Available for Download

Apple’s iOS 8 beta is progressing along nicely, with the third release now available to download for those with an Apple Developer account. Read the full change log here.

Monday, 7 Jul 2014

Samsung: Don't Be a Wall Hugger

Samsung: Don't Be a Wall Hugger

Been at an airport recently and saw a lot of people crowding around power outlets charging their mobile devices? A Samsung ad says these are probably not Galaxy S5 users.

Friday, 4 Jul 2014

TripAdvisor App Now Offers Offline Functionality

TripAdvisor App Now Offers Offline Functionality

TripAdvisor has just announced that its smartphone app for iOS and Android devices will now offer offline functionality such as reviews, photos and city maps.

Thursday, 3 Jul 2014

Unable to Update to Windows 8.1? Here’s a Fix

Unable to Update to Windows 8.1? Here’s a Fix

So, you're still running the original version of Windows 8 or Windows RT 8.0, because you can't coax Windows Store to perform the Windows 8.1 update? A solution is at hand.

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