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Monthly Archives: January, 2014

Top smartphone dog Samsung’s explosive growth period is over

Despite posting record net profit for the second quarter of 2013 that was up 50 percent year-on-year, Samsung spent its earnings call assuring investors that the company is poised for … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Breaking Bad finale coming exclusively to Netflix in UK and Ireland starting August 12

The series finale of the hit TV series Breaking Bad will air in the UK and Ireland exclusively on Netflix starting from mid-August, following hotly on the heels of the … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Xiaomi will make joint announcement with Tencent next week on product-related partnership with QQ

Rumors typically abound in the Chinese tech scene, and Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has been bombarded by plenty recently – with one report a few days back notably saying that … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Yandex’s Islands goes into beta, now providing feature-rich search results in 3 countries

Last month, Russian Internet giant Yandex unveiled Islands, a feature that brings interactive snippets of content to its search engine, and now it has been released in beta across three … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Board game creator cans $123K Kickstarter project, reinforces the platform’s lack of accountability

After raising $123,000 on Kickstarter to develop a new tabletop board game called ‘The Doom That Came To Atlantic City’, creator Erik Chevalier has told backers that the project has … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sky increases mobile and on-demand viewing figures more than five-fold

British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), or known better as simply Sky, has reported full year earnings for the last 12 months revealing that the broadcaster made great strides in growing on-demand … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

US marine faces retrial over killing of Iraqi civilian

Sergeant Lawrence Hutchins twice had conviction quashed while others were jailed over death of retired policeman in 2006

January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Angry Birds and ‘leaky’ phone apps targeted by NSA and GCHQ for user data

NSA and GCHQ developing capabilities to piggyback on commercial data from apps including Angry Birds for their own purposes James Ball

January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

LearnVest wants to fix your poor spending habits, nabs $16.5M to scale its financial planning service

Financial planning startup LearnVest has its heart set on fixing your poor spending habits – and minting money because of them. Now, after polishing its product and launching on the … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Starbucks adds Duracell Powermat wireless charging stations to its coffee shops in Silicon Valley

Starbucks is quickly becoming the ultimate chain of Internet caf s due to its solid Wi-Fi connectivity, free app vouchers, access to The New York Times website and now, reliable … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

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