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BlackBerry: White House Isn't Testing LG And Samsung Smartphones
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just a few days ago, news broke that the White House was testing Android based devices from Samsung and LG for use by government officials including President Barack Obama. However, the long time phone supplier of the US Government, BlackBerry, has issued a statement saying otherwise.   “We value the long-term relationship we’ve had with […]

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Microsoft: Here's $100 if you drop Windows XP
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Hey XP users, time to move on — Microsoft is saying in no uncertain terms by offering $100 off a new PC. Originally posted at News – Microsoft

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Google speeds WebP image format, brings animation support to Chrome
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Other browser makers are unmoved by file-size advantages of the image format, but Google is pressing ahead. And it’s saving terabytes of network usage a day on its own sites. Originally posted at News – Internet & Media

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Apple rumor claims all-new, 12-inch MacBook Air
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The MacBook Air is getting a makeover sooner rather than later — if chatter from China is accurate. Originally posted at News – Apple

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Symantec fires CEO Steve Bennett
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Board member Michael Brown will serve as interim CEO while maker of Norton antivirus software hunts for its second chief executive in two years. Originally posted at News – Security & Privacy

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Is Pebble Doomed Now That Google Has Rolled Out Android Wear?
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Today, Tech giant Google made its smartwatch ambitions clear to the world by rolling out Android Wear development platform. Now that the dust has settled, the first question to crop up was “What will happen to Pebble?” The startup has been at it for years, and they are the ones that made us realise the […]

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Khronos finishes WebCL 1.0 to let Web apps tap into GPU
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The interface is designed to let take advantage of the GPU and multicore CPUs for parallel programming tasks. The standards group will have to convince browser makers to adopt it, though. Originally posted at News – Internet & Media

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Grav waves: Moment when ‘father of Big Bang inflation’ learns he was RIGHT ALL ALONG
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Prof cracks open bubbly at news of creation signal Vid  Returning soldiers with children running into their arms. The look of shock during a birth or marriage proposal. Thanks to the ubiquity of phones, cameras and social networks, you’re never far from a reaction shot online. And occasionally these snaps swerve around Facebook walls and […]

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Rumour: Samsung's Budget Smartphone G310 To Run KitKat
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It was just a month ago when we first reported about a leaked documents that mentions Google’s new policies for manufacturers. It is speculated that according to the new rules, manufactures will be required to release all phone (including the budget ones) with nothing less than the latest version of Android. It seems like the […]

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