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Samsung to release 100 local apps in 2013

Samsung to release 100 local apps in 2013

Tweet Giant electronics company, Samsung Electronics Philippines Corp. (Sepco) aims  to launch  next year around  100 locally developed applications for its Smart TV offerings. Product manager for Samsung flat panel TV Jan Romanrevealed to  the BusinessMirror that the South Korean-owned company has contacted  local [Continue reading]

Skype buys GroupMe mobile messaging provider

Tweet     Videoconferencing giant Skype is getting hold  of New York-based mobile group messaging service provider GroupMe.  It did not give terms of the deal, but  Skype said the acquisition will develop more as  it provide a "global multi-modal and multi-platform communications experience." "Skype and [Continue reading]

NASA’s latest discovery on Mars

NASA’s latest discovery on Mars

Tweet On Thursday, scientists of NASA  have found its latest evidence that briny water flows on Mars throughout its warmest months. This update  increases chances that life might  exist on the Red Planet, the space agency said. NASA initially discovered  signs of water on Mars over  a decade ago, however earlier [Continue reading]

Facebook includes Skype video chat feature

Facebook  includes Skype video chat feature

Tweet Facebook is persuading its members to see face to face  while chatting over the computer. The social networking magnate  launched a video-calling feature on Wednesday in partnership with Skype, the popular Internet video-chat provider. The product was introduced  a week after Google launched a competing social network, called [Continue reading]

Nintendo reveals Wii U system

Nintendo reveals  Wii U system

Tweet Giant video game  company Nintendo  on Tuesday flaunted a prototype gaming system called Wii U, which has a smartphone-like remote control that enables gamers play on two screens at the same time. Features of the  controller are: touch-sensitive, 6.2-inch screen  similar to an Android phone,  that players can use to [Continue reading]

Bogus email links cost U.S. companies nearly $1 million each

Bogus email links cost U.S. companies nearly $1 million each

Tweet FBI has announced that a single click on a fake e-mail link or website has cost many U.S. companies nearly $1 million each. And it has brought them into a world of international collusion deserving of a spy novel, linking them to a crime ring connected to six Chinese port cities near the Russian [Continue reading]

Google introduces online music service

Google introduces online music service

Tweet On Tuesday, Google launched an invitation-only test version of an online music service, not for selling  songs but permits  users to put their collection for use on various devices. "When you add your music to the new service, you can listen to it on the Web on any compatible device," Google product manager Paul [Continue reading]

Nokia to layoff 7,000 employees by the end of 2012

Nokia to layoff 7,000 employees by the end of 2012

Tweet Nokia Corp. announced that it will slash 7,000 jobs worldwide Wednesday, by both layoffs and outsourcing, as it aims to cut costs and converge with its top competitors in the smartphone industry. Many of the 4,000 cutbacks, due by the end of 2012, will be from Denmark, Finland and Britain, Nokia said. The company [Continue reading]

Hackers helping in Japan recovery

Hackers helping in Japan recovery

Tweet   Hackers are taking part in assisting recovery efforts in Japan after the 9.0 magnitude quake and tsunami in the country last month. Although its bad reputation in prominent media, the expression "hacker" tackles a comprehensive array of oftentimes beneficial and convenient activities – distinctly in reference to [Continue reading]

Apple and Google invited to testify on mobile privacy

Apple and Google invited to testify on mobile privacy

Tweet  Apple and Google were  asked by US lawmakers to attend a hearing about  privacy next month after claims the iPhone and Android devices regularly track a user’s whereabouts and stores the data.    Meanwhile, a lawyer from Florida  filed a lawsuit against Apple on behalf of two owners of products made by [Continue reading]

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