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Google’s Project Tango Tablet and 3D Mapping

Next month Google will release a pilot lot of tablets (4000 devices) that can capture 3-D images. The tablets will be equipped with 7-inch displays, two back cameras, infrared depth sensors and special software that can develop three-dimensional images of objects. This Google tablet is being developed within the framework of Google's Advanced Technology and Projects...
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China Has Banned Microsoft’s Windows 8 from Government PCs

Chinese authorities have put a ban on use of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system on new personal computers which are bought for governmental facilities. This decree is issued by the Central Government Procurement Center of China. So from this time onwards all the government agencies have to install an operating system different from Windows 8. Now...
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Microsoft Introduces Surface Pro 3

Microsoft Inc has officially unveiled its tablet Surface Pro of the third generation. The new device is equipped with a bigger display in comparison to its predecessor. The Surface Pro 3 was demonstrated by the corporate vice president for Surface Computing a Microsoft Corp. Panos Panay in New York on the 20th of May. According to...
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Microsoft Cuts Price of Surface Pro 3

Microsoft is planning to release its Surface Pro of the third generation. The most important thing about the new device is that the developer promises to bring down the price of the product. The Surface Pro 3 will be $100 cheaper than its predecessor. The Surface Pro 3 is equipped with an Intel Core i3 processor,...
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Google Wallet Service Coming to Glass

Soon Google Glass users will get an opportunity to install the Wallet service to their wearable computers and send money with the help of a simple voice command ''send money''. Google is currently testing the Wallet service. Now it's necessary to enter Google's corporate network to install the new software, which is unavailable for ordinary Glass...
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Swatch Against Apple’s Use of iWatch Label

Swatch Group AG has tried to assume measures against Apple Inc.: it contests the right of Apple to use iWatch label. The matter is that the world's biggest watchmaker has a product with a too similar name – iSwatch. In spite of the fact that Swatch isn't planning to bring Apple to trial, the company...
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Facebook Announces FbSrart

The world's largest social network Facebook announces FbStart. It's a program which aims at providing developers of mobile applications with support. Within the scope of this program app developers will be able to get free tools and services to the sum of $30,000 from Facebook and 11 other companies. Any app developer has an opportunity to...
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Patent Infringement: Apple VS Samsung

Unfortunately, giant mobile vendors and nemeses, Samsung and Apple are too wide from making peace. Their legal wrangle has appeared to be on a new plane – after a number of jury trials in San Jose, California there has been delivered the verdict: South Korea'a technology producer has infringed two Apple's patents and now has...
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Acer Liquid Leap, Wearable Smart Band

Acer demonstrated a prototype of Liquid Leap, its first wearable smart band. The device can track physical activity of its owner. A smart band demonstrated in the US is just a prototype. The device will be officially announced a little bit later, and it will come into the market at the end of July or at...
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Samsung Confirms Galaxy S5 Camera Issues

Samsung Inc. has acknowledged having some problems with cameras embedded into Galaxy S5 smartphones and promised to tighten supervision over finished products and prevent faulty devices from coming into the market. The spokesman of the mobile incorporation refused to announce the number of faulty Galaxy S5 smartphone, but he said that some failure reports had been...
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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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