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Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Google Rumored to be Buying Twitch for US$1 Billion

Google Rumored to be Buying Twitch for US$1 Billion

According to numerous reports, Google is said to be in talks to possibly acquire video game-streaming website Twitch for US$1 billion.

Friday, 16 May 2014

Pinterest Raises US$200 Million in Latest Round of Funding

Pinterest Raises US$200 Million in Latest Round of Funding

Pinterest has just raised US$200 million in a deal with investors that values the company at US$5 billion as it continues its plan to reposition itself as a visual search engine.

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Jury Orders Samsung to Pay Apple US$119.6 Million in Infringement Case (Updated)

Jury Orders Samsung to Pay Apple US$119.6 Million in Infringement Case (Updated)

A federal court has ruled that Samsung did infringe on several Apple patents and has ordered the Korean tech giants to pay Apple US$119.6 million in damages.

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014

Google to Drop Nexus Brand for Premium Android

Google to Drop Nexus Brand for Premium Android "Silver" Program?

Google is said to be dropping its Nexus brand for a more premium Android "Silver" program, where partners are paid to build premium Android phones that meet certain requirements for its idea of the best Android user experience.

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014

Emails Reveal that Google Will Pay Some of Samsung's Legal Costs

Emails Reveal that Google Will Pay Some of Samsung's Legal Costs

In the ongoing trial of Apple against Samsung, it has been revealed that Google has agreed to provide partial or full indemnity should Samsung lose.

Monday, 21 Apr 2014

Google Alleged to Introduce US$100 Nexus Phone with MediaTek Chip

Google Alleged to Introduce US$100 Nexus Phone with MediaTek Chip

Google's next Nexus smartphone may be more affordable as it is rumored to be considering a lower-cost model equipped with a MediaTek processor.

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014

Google's Modular Smartphone May be the Last Phone you Ever Need

Google's Modular Smartphone May be the Last Phone you Ever Need

Google has unveiled an ambitious modular smartphone concept at its Project Ara Developer Conference that would let customers swap out major components, including the camera, speakers and GPS module. The device would retail for just US$50 for the basic smartphone, and could be available as early as January 2015.

Yahoo Wants to Replace Google as iOS' Default Search Engine

Yahoo Wants to Replace Google as iOS' Default Search Engine

According to reports, Yahoo is working hard on projects to optimize its mobile search so as to convince Apple to make Yahoo its default iOS search engine.

Monday, 31 Mar 2014

Amazon Slashes Prices of Cloud Storage to Match Google

Amazon Slashes Prices of Cloud Storage to Match Google

Amazon has just announced reductions to their Web Service subscriptions, offering better value to their customers. Hit the link to find out more.

Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014

Google Reportedly Working on Kids-Friendly Version of YouTube

Google Reportedly Working on Kids-Friendly Version of YouTube

According to The Information, Google is reportedly working on a children-friendly version of YouTube. The site's videos will be safe for viewing by children under the age of 10; in addition, parents will have the final say on access to its contents.

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