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Google offers peek into Bhutan with Street View launch

Google product communications manager Stephanie Shih demonstrates a Google Street View image on a tablet computing device in downtown Thimphu on October 23, 2014.  Google provided a sneak peek into Bhutan October 23 by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring panoramic views of its majestic mountains, monasteries and crystal-clear rivers. The "Land of the Thunder Dragon" has long been one of the most isolated countries on earth, only lifting its ban on television in 1999. Most foreign tourists have to pay a minimum $200 a day to visit. But in a sign of its more recent embrace of modern technology, the government allowed Google to undertake a Street View project that could showcase some its natural treasures for Internet users.  AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA

Google provided a sneak peek into Bhutan Thursday by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring panoramic views of its majestic mountains, monasteries and crystal-clear rivers.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Apple computer sells for record $905K in NY–Bonhams

Apple-1 Computer

One of the first Apple computers ever built sold in New York on Wednesday for $905,000 (approximately P40,534,950), leading Bonhams auction house to declare it the world’s most expensive computer relic.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Facebook sues lawyers over ‘scam’ lawsuit

Facebook

Facebook Monday sued lawyers who represented a man claiming he was entitled to a stake in the huge social network, saying they should have known he was a scam artist.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Japanese jailed for making guns with 3D printer

Seized plastic made guns produced by a 3-D printer are displayed at a police station in Yokohama on May 8, 2014. AFP FILE PHOTO

A Japanese court on Monday jailed a man for two years for making guns with a 3D printer in what is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Twitter tweets start to sing

Twitter

Twitter on Thursday began letting people instantly listen to music and other audio by clicking on tweets from the popular messaging service.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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