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Southern California hit with 5.1 earthquake

Southern California was hit with a magnitude 5.1 earthquake on March 28, 2014 in the evening. Authorities of the state are calculating damage caused by the latest quake. Fullerton police said on March 29, 2014 that up to 50 people had been shifted...
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Satya Nadella unveils Microsoft Office for iPad on March 27, 2014

The new chief executive officer of Microsoft, Satya Nadella has launched Office for Apple’s iPad. The latest release has created a strong presence of Nadella as the new CEO of the software giant. The launch also signaled Nadella’s plans...
Facebook and Google increase revenues in mobile advertising

Facebook and Google increase revenues in mobile advertising

A market tracker revealed that the market for mobile advertising doubled in 2013 and managed to reach $17.9 billion and is on its way to even bigger revenues in 2014, primarily thanks to tech giants Facebook and Google. It has been reported...
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Microsoft set to release Xbox One in 26 new markets

US-based software giant Microsoft said on March 18, 2014 that it will release its latest Xbox One gaming and entertainment console in 26 new countries by September 2014. So far, both Microsoft and its main rival Sony had strong holiday sales...
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Hilton Worldwide passes on soap recycling to Japan

The famous hotel chain operator Hilton Worldwide passed on to Japan its main corporate social responsibility program under which leftover soap can be recycled for reuse in developing Asian countries. The global initiative started by Hilton has...
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Automakers make record recalls in 2013

Industry and data experts have stated that – despite certain difficulties in the auto industry – the sweeping new auto warranty, as well as consumer protection laws in China which came into effect in 2013 are having an impact on...
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US exploring ways to find missing planes faster and easier

The government and industry officials in the United States have been figuring out ways to make it easier to locate black boxes and airliners which are reported to be missing. However, when it comes to the Malaysian Airlines jet which disappeared...
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World Wide Web turns 25 on March 12, 2014

The World Wide Web – which was created by Tim Berners-Lee - is celebrating its 25th birthday on March 12, 2014, amidst reports of massive worldwide surveillance on almost all online activity, which have been revealed in 2013. In order...
Relatives of passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

Searchers not able to trace missing Malaysian Airlines plane

It has been reported that Vietnamese searchers on ships have been working on a search operation throughout the night in an attempt to trace a rectangular object which was spotted on March 9, 2014. Initially, the object in question looked like...
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Indian-American student Kush Sharma wins Spelling Bee contest

The seventh grade student at Frontier School of Innovation County, Kush Sharma won the Spelling Bee contest that was held in Kansas City in Missouri on March 8, 2014. In addition to that, Sharma secured a place in the Scripps National Spelling...