Google Officially Announces Its Fiber Internet And TV Service For 18 New Cities
Jan27

Google Officially Announces Its Fiber Internet And TV Service For 18 New Cities

Following weeks of speculations, Google formally made public the fact it is bringing its Google Fiber Internet and TV service to 18 new cities in four metro areas, reports Frederic Lardinois of TechCrunch. Cities included are Atlanta, Ga., Nashville, Tenn., and Raleigh-Durham, N.C. “It’s been nearly five years since we offered to build a fiber-optic network in one U.S. city as an experiment — and were met with overwhelming enthusiasm....

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VoIPstudio-A Telephony Platform Based On Solid Infrastructure
Jan27

VoIPstudio-A Telephony Platform Based On Solid Infrastructure

Voice over Internet Protocol or VoIP is a telephony system that has experienced growth and wider acceptance over the years. For the record, it is a system that uses the Internet to transmit telephony calls between individuals, groups, companies, etc. The technology has become so popular that more companies have joined the growing list of organizations offering different kinds of VoIP services to subscribers all over the world....

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Samsung Drops Qualcomm Chip From Next Version Of Galaxy Smartphone
Jan22

Samsung Drops Qualcomm Chip From Next Version Of Galaxy Smartphone

Samsung Electronics has decided to drop Qualcomm chip, and will now use its own microprocessor from next version of Galaxy S smartphone, according to Bloomberg. Samsung’s decision to drop Qualcomm may not be unconnected with the issue of overheating, which the Korean firm observed during testing. Quoting people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reports that Samsung decided against the chip after the test was conducted. The report...

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Apple Buys Musicmetric
Jan22

Apple Buys Musicmetric

Apple has bought Semetric, the British company, which runs the Musicmetric analytics tool. This falls in line with Apple’s plans to relaunch Beat Music streaming music, which it acquired not long ago. The relaunch is expected later in the year, and this acquisition will make that a possibility. According to the Guardian, Semetric changed its registered address to 100 New Bridge Street in London, which according to the British paper is...

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Google Discussing Possible Investment In Satellite Investment With SpaceX
Jan20

Google Discussing Possible Investment In Satellite Investment With SpaceX

Google is reportedly in talks with SpaceX over a possibility of investing in Internet service delivery via satellite. Though not yet finalized, the investment deal would value to the SpaceX in access of $10 billion, according to CNET. Sources close to the deal told The Information that the deal is in excess of $10 billion. According to report, such move is expected to strengthen both companies’ plans at providing affordable Internet...

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Microsoft Planning To Make Windows Phone Automatically Switch To Silent Mode When You Sleep
Jan19

Microsoft Planning To Make Windows Phone Automatically Switch To Silent Mode When You Sleep

Although Windows phone already have a feature called quiet hours; users will soon have access to another option slightly different from it, which will automatically switch to silent mode when you sleep or go to the theatre, reports Softpedia. This is bound to gladden the hearts of a lot of users as it would mean the company has decided to embrace similar feature also found in other devices. Spotted by The Next Web, the new patent...

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