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Twitter has announced its first social commerce addition. When Twitter hired former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard last year to head up their “commerce team,” it became obvious they were working on something. That something is …

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Connecticut cities to have ultra high-speed internet
Friday, 19 Sep, 2014 – 5:27 | No Comment

Three Connecticut cities have unveiled plans to bring ultra high-speed internet service into the state by asking potential providers to submit information and qualifications.

Fight distractions with MyFocus
Friday, 11 Oct, 2013 – 6:18 | No Comment

Individuals can find it hard to concentrate on their task given the various notifications they receive via smartphones, tablets and computers.

New York prevents road accidents with “Texting Zones”
Friday, 27 Sep, 2013 – 7:46 | No Comment

In a bid to curb accidents caused by motorists who are texting while driving, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled “texting zones” on the state’s highways.

Innovations in drug testing software
Wednesday, 11 Sep, 2013 – 5:25 | No Comment

Testing for drugs in the human body only ever seems to hit the headlines when high profile sports people are involved. World cycling, for example, appears to have been awash with performance-enhancing drugs for many years whilst athletics has also tarnished its image on many occasions.

Microsoft to buy Nokia devices and services business
Friday, 6 Sep, 2013 – 6:42 | No Comment

Microsoft has inked a deal to buy Nokia’s mobile phone business as well as license Nokia’s patents and mapping services for EUR 5.44 billion (£4.6 billion).

US tablet ownership on the rise
Friday, 14 Jun, 2013 – 9:15 | No Comment

A recent survey has uncovered some interesting trends regarding tablet and smartphone use. According to the latest Internet and American Life study conducted by the Pew Research Center, smartphones are mostly popular with Americans in …

Yahoo CEO Mayer bags US$6mil
Friday, 3 May, 2013 – 3:18 | No Comment

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), pocketed nearly US$6 million for her maiden year on the job, reported CNN.

Apple says sorry to China
Friday, 5 Apr, 2013 – 4:39 | No Comment

In an effort to address the mounting controversy over Apple’s warranty policies in China, the maker of the iconic iPhone has issued a letter of apology to Chinese clients, signed by Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook himself.

Samsung takes top spot in Chinese smartphone market
Friday, 15 Mar, 2013 – 6:22 | No Comment

Apple’s archrival Samsung secured 17.7 per cent of China’s smartphone market in 2012, selling more than 30 million units. This marks a significant rise from the 10.9 million units sold a year ago, according to recently released data by Strategy Analytics.

Smartphones for girls, desktops for boys
Friday, 8 Mar, 2013 – 6:17 | No Comment

In a typical child’s world, dolls are for girls and cars are for boys. Put gadgets in the picture and you’ll see that girls go for smartphones more often than boys.

New smartphones for the not-so-young
Friday, 22 Feb, 2013 – 5:28 | No Comment

Age is just a number and smartphones are not only for the young. With this in mind, Japan’s Fujitsu has allied with France Telecom-Orange to launch Android-powered smartphones in Europe specifically for elderly users.

Not your ordinary wristwatch
Friday, 15 Feb, 2013 – 6:59 | No Comment

Apple is reportedly working on a new wristwatch-like product at its Cupertino headquarters.