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The Happy End of Nike’s FuelBand

Nike changes its business concept: it closes the FuelBand project and lays off members of this division. Nike isn't planning to develop and launch the next generation of FuelBand fitness devices. Instead of it, Nike is looking forward to establish partnership with Apple and develop FuelBand software to the iWatch. Nike's decision against making wearable hardware...
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LinkedIn Tops 300 Million Members

LinkedIn, the business-oriented social networking website, hits 300 million registered users. One third of these users (100 million) are from the US. And two thirds of them are outside the US. India, Brazil, the UK and Canada are the countries which boast the greatest number of LinkedIn members. In January 2013, LinkedIn announced that it had...
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China: Windows XP Isn’t Dead

It's a well known fact that Microsoft officially ended support to Windows XP operating system on April 8. But the abandoned OS isn't dead in China. The matter is that one of the leading security vendors has developed a free software, which can protect Chinese users of the unsupported OS. Chinese security developer Qihoo 360 has...
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Facebook Targets Financial Services

Facebook Social Network is planning to expand its range of functions and services. It is developing an electronic money service, with the help of which European users of Facebook will be able to make payments and remittances. Within a few weeks Facebook is to get regulatory approval for the service in Ireland, where the company's European...
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OrCam Device: To Make Life Easier

OrCam, an Isralian startup, announces a device which can make the life of people with defective eyesight easier and increase their life opportunities. The innovative device looks like an ordinary camera, which should be fixed up to an eyeglass frame. This camera analyzes the ambient space and can voice the information. A little computer is embedded...
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Google Launches Its New Anti-Malware Service

Google Inc is planning to launch a service which will regularly scan apps installed on smartphones and tablets. At present time applications are exposed to scanning only in the course of installation process. In spite of the fact that Google Verify Apps is considered to be a reliable security system, Android is the most vulnerable operating...
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HTC Announces Its 2014 First Quarter Financial Results

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp has published its 2014 first quarter financial results. And these results are quite sad: the company is running practically at a loss. The loss is estimated to $62million. The sum is even bigger than it has been forecast. The company's revenue is smaller in comparison to the corresponding results of the...
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3D Printing Industry: The Micro

3D printing market is filled with a great number of devices. So a potential consumer can easily get confused by this diversity. The only problem is high prices (a starting price is about $1000). The Micro 3D printer (M3D) is able to settle two main issues: firstly, it boasts its small size and can be...
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StoreDot: Super Fast Mobile Phone Charger

In the course of Microsoft's Think Next symposium in Tel Aviv, StoreDot demonstrates a video under the title ''Nanotechnology, inspired by nature''. On the video you can see a prototype of a super fast mobile phone charger, which charges a Samsung Galaxy S3 in 30 seconds. The secret of the high-end invention is in the...
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Lenovo’s New Tab A Line

Lenovo announces three budget tablets which run Android. The new gadgets are planning to be launched in May. Tab A7-50 for $129 (7-inch 1280 x 800 display) Tab A8 for $179 (8-inch 1280 x 800 display) Tab A10 for $249 (10-inch 1280 x 800 display) All of them run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The tablets are equipped with quad-core...
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Apple iOS 8 Is Coming

Appe is going to present its newest operating system, iOS 8, in the course of the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC14) on June 2. With the launch of iOS 8, Apple is getting ready to the release of its latest smartphone, iPhone 6, which is set for September 2014. The operating system of the next generation will...
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Microsoft Office for iPad is Here

On the market there is a span of tablets which don't run Windows OS. But Microsoft Office is a an extremely popular daydream soft for owners of non-Windows mobile devices. Today Satya Nadella, Microsoft's CEO, has brought the good news for iPad owners: from now on, Microsoft Office may be launched to iPads and it's available...
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HTC One M8 Comes to Market

HTC One M8 has officially come into the market. Now Verizon users have an opportunity to purchase the phone for $199 with a 2-year contract. In addition to Verizon, the new HTC One M8 is available through AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. As for pricing, it may vary depending on the dealer. The basic characteristics of the...
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