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Google acquires drone maker Titan Aerospace to improve internet access

Search engine giant Google announced on April 14, 2014 that it acquired Titan Aerospace, the maker of solar-powered drones. It has been reported that these drones can be used in order to improve internet access in remote areas. A spokesperson...
Libya Militant Nabbed

Prime Minister of Libya Abdullah al-Thinni to leave post

The leadership of Libya announced on Sunday, April 13, 2014 that the interim prime minister denied a parliamentary mandate in order to form a new government. It has been reported that the interim prime minister Abdullah al-Thinni announced that...
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Google Glass to be sold to larger number of US consumers

An increased number of people will now get a chance to get their hands on the wearable device Google Glass. The gadget – which is connected to Internet – is slowly, but surely becoming the most attractive device in fashion for geeks....
Gema gegen YouTube - Wegweisendes Urteil erwartet

Americans worried about online personal data gathering

Internet giants like Facebook, Google, as well as other tech companies are slowly, but surely becoming more involved with personal data of internet users. The personal data gathering abilities of these companies is making 51% of Americans worry...
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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...