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Microsoft To Acquire Xamarin
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New submitter androlinuz writes: Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Xamarin, a leading platform provider for mobile app development. In conjunction with Visual Studio, Xamarin provides a rich mobile development offering that enables developers to build mobile apps using C# and deliver fully native mobile app experiences to all major devices, including iOS, Android, […]

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The Unbundling Of Finance
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 In a world where everything is being unbundled, allowing consumers to pick and choose from things like television shows and college courses, financial services are becoming a la carte as well. People, particularly millennials, are moving away from single monolithic banking institutions serving the majority of their financial needs to hand picking the specialized services […]

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Alumina in glass could stop smartphones cracking up
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Smash hits a thing of the past Trekkies will remember how Scotty bestowed transparent aluminium on the world in Star Trek IV, The Voyage Home. Now Japanese researchers have added alumina to glass to try and make it tough enough for the hard life of the smartphone.…

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US doctors support digital health technology – PMLiVE
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Daniel Garrett, health information technology practice leader at PwC US, said: “Digitally-enabled care is no longer nice-to-have, it's fundamental for delivering high quality care. Just as the banking and retail sectors today use …

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The magic number: Nissan's next-generation Leaf will achieve a 200-mile range     – Roadshow
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That will put it right up against two very hotly anticipated forthcoming EVs: the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3.

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How the CIA Can Hack Your Phone, PC, and TV (Says WikiLeaks)
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A new leak hints at the spooks’ digital arsenal, from iOS and Android to Samsung smart TVs. The post How the CIA Can Hack Your Phone, PC, and TV (Says WikiLeaks) appeared first on WIRED.

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BUSINESS SCENE: What watch? Apple's latest gadget, that's what
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So, at last: The Apple Watch — a wearable computer. This may be the one product that separates techies from non-techies. Apple introduced its new watch on Monday with great fanfare, setting off arguments between business analysts — will the new …

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iVooMi Announces i1 And i1s Smartphones In India
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New kid on the block, iVooMi is ready to heat up the entry-level segment with its smartphones. The Chinese company has announced the iVooMi i1 and i1s These handsets offer thin bezel design at an affordable price.   Both these phones feature a 5.45-inch HD screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. The pair is powered by […]

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Uber Raises Giant $1.2 Billion Funding Round At A $17 …
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On-demand ride-hailing service Uber has confirmed today that it has raised $1.2 billion in funding from a group of mutual fund managers and venture investors that values the company at $17 billion pre-money. The company …

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