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Google becomes world’s No. 2 in market value

In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, file photo, people attend a workshop, "New York Get Your Business Online," at Google offices in New York. Google overtook US oil giant ExxonMobil on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, to become the world's No. 2 company when rated by market value, behind its high-tech rival Apple.  AP

Google overtook US oil giant ExxonMobil on Monday to become the world’s No. 2 company when rated by market value, behind its high-tech rival Apple.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

BlackBerry sues company for violating keyboard patent

The BlackBerry Q10. Struggling Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry said it will not renew an accord allowing wireless carrier T-Mobile to sell its smartphones in the United States. AP FILE PHOTO

BlackBerry Ltd. said Friday it had filed a suit in a California court against Los Angeles firm Typo Products for violating its patents with a Blackberry-like keyboard made for Apple’s iPhone.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

BlackBerry, Facebook met over potential bid—report

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BlackBerry executives met with their counterparts at Facebook last week over a potential bid for the struggling Canadian phone-maker, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Ailing BlackBerry agrees to $4.7 billion buyout

In this Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, file photo, blackBerry's employees prepare the launch event for the company's new smartphones in London. Fairfax Financial Holdings has offered to buy BlackBerry in a deal that values the Canadian smartphone company at about US$4.7 billion on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.  AP

Tech pioneer BlackBerry made a last roll of the dice Monday and agreed to a probable $4.7 billion buyout by a consortium planning to take the struggling smartphone maker private.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo! confirms Tumblr deal for $1.1B

A news headline about the Tumblr sale to Yahoo scrolls on a building in New York's Times Square, Monday, May 20, 2013. Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.  AP PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

Yahoo! announced Monday it would acquire blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion, saying the two companies “share a vision to make the Internet the ultimate creative canvas.”

Posted: May 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo! to buy blog-maker Tumblr for $1.1B—report

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Yahoo!’s board has approved a deal to purchase the popular blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

Posted: May 20th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Microsoft says Windows 8 update coming this year

Steven Sinofsky, president of the Microsoft Windows group, delivers his presentation at the launch of Microsoft Windows 8, in New York, on Oct. 25, 2012.  AP FILE PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

Microsoft said Tuesday it has sold more than 100 million licenses for the Windows 8 operating system launched six months ago, and will release an updated version later this year.

Posted: May 8th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yahoo! chief bets on mobile future

Marissa Mayer: Focus on mobile  AFP PHOTO

Yahoo! chief executive Marissa Mayer said in an interview released Wednesday she is pushing the Web giant’s focus to mobile, including getting its employees on smartphones.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Nokia litigates against Blackberry-maker over patents

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Finnish mobile giant Nokia said on Wednesday it had filed lawsuits in the US, Britain and Canada against Blackberry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) claiming it has breached patent agreements.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Google threatens to drop links to French media

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Internet giant Google has warned it would exclude French media sites from its search results if France adopts a law forcing search engines to pay for content, in the latest confrontation with European governments.

Posted: October 19th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Apple sets Oct. 23 event for expected iPad Mini launch

In this Wednesday, March 7, 2012, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook announces a new iPad during an Apple announcement in San Francisco. Apple is sending out invites Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, to reporters for an event next Tuesday, Oct. 23, where it's expected to announce the release of a smaller iPad.  AP /PAUL SAKUMA

Apple sent out invitations Tuesday for an event in exactly one week’s time where the company is widely expected to unveil a new “iPad Mini,” a smaller version of its market-leading tablet computer.

Posted: October 17th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Toyota unveils robot helping hand

Japanese auto manufacturer Toyota Motor's home-living-assistance robot, 'Human Support Robot (HSR)', picks up an object from the floor to hand to an operator (right during during a demonstration at the annual Home Care and Rehabilitation Exhibition in Tokyo on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012.  AFP PHOTO/YOSHIKAZU TSUNO

TOKYO—Japanese car giant Toyota on Wednesday unveiled a robotic best friend that can offer a helping hand around the house fetching and carrying for the elderly or immobile. The human support robot, a compact cylinder-shaped machine 37 centimeters (about 15 inches) in diameter and up to 130 centimeters tall, can be remotely controlled by a [...]

Posted: September 26th, 2012 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Nokia apologizes for embarrassing PR gaffe

The Nokia Lumia 920, equipped with Microsoft's Windows Phone 8, is displayed, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in New York. Nokia apologized on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, for a video demonstration that led viewers to believe it had been filmed with Lumia 920 but was in fact made with other equipment.  AP PHOTO/MARK LENNIHAN

Beleaguered telecom giant Nokia apologized on Thursday for a video demonstration that led viewers to believe it had been filmed with its new smartphone but was in fact made with other equipment.

Posted: September 7th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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