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Tablet sales slow as PCs find footing: IDC

Facebook tuning mobile search at social network

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VIDEO | Bye Bye Glasses! Displays that ‘correct’ your vision

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Tablet sales slow as PCs find footing: IDC

Tablets won't eclipse personal computers as fast as once thought, according to studies by market tracker International Data Corporation (IDC). Read More...

Facebook tuning mobile search at social network

Facebook on Friday said it is dabbling with letting members using smartphones or tablets search for past posts of friends at the leading online social network. Read More...

VIDEO | Google tests airborne drones to deliver goods

Google Inc is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering anything from candy to medicine, the Internet company said. Read More...

Twitter to set up shop in social-media-mad Indonesia

Twitter plans to open an office in Indonesia over the coming months as it seeks to boost revenues in the social-media-addicted nation, the company announced. Read More...

Intel hires senior Qualcomm exec to boost mobile business

Chipmaker Intel Corp has hired Amir Faintuch, a senior executive at rival Qualcomm Inc, to step up efforts in mobile and Internet-connected gadgets. Read More...

VIDEO | Who wants to buy Snapchat? Microsoft, Google, Apple, Alibaba

Max Wolff, chief economist at Manhattan Venture Partners, talks about Snapchat's $10 billion valuation, who could buy it, and why it may make more sense to go public. Read More...

YOUR OWN CLOUD | Save, access files and other multimedia materials anytime, anywhere

With the new WD My Cloud, consumers can now easily save, access and share all of their photos, videos, music and files from any device, anytime – without sacrificing privacy. Read More...

US banking group says unaware of any 'significant' cyber attack

An influential U.S. financial services industry group that shares information about cyber threats has said it is unaware of any "significant" cyber attacks, downplaying concerns about possible breaches at JPMorgan Chase & Co and other banks. Read More...

NEW IPHONE COMING? | Apple sends out invites to Sept. 9 event

Apple on Thursday sent out invitations to an event on September 9 near its Silicon Valley headquarters, amid rumors the tech giant will unveil a new iPhone and maybe a wearable device. Read More...

Apple to unveil 'iWatch' on September 9: report

Apple will unveil an "iWatch" in September with the maker of the iPhone finally embarking on its much-rumored foray into wearable computing, technology news website Re/code said Wednesday. Read More...

Samsung unveils smartwatch that can make calls

Samsung unveiled what it said was the first smartwatch capable of making and receiving calls without a mobile phone nearby, in the South Korean firm’s latest effort to find a new growth driver. Read More...

Singapore's GIC buys into Taiwan music streaming firm

Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has invested $104 million in KKBOX, a popular Taiwan-based music streaming provider aiming to expand across Asia, the two sides said Thursday. Read More...

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YOUR OWN CLOUD | Save, access files and other multimedia materials anytime, anywhere

With the new WD My Cloud, consumers can now easily save, access and share all of their photos, videos, music and files from any device, anytime – without sacrificing privacy. Read More...

Seagate ships world's first 8TB hard drives

An important step forward in storage, the 8TB hard disk drive provides scale-out data infrastructures with supersized-capacity. Read More...

New SanDisk Flash drive offers exceptionally high performance

The new thumb drive offers low-profile design Ideal for media enthusiasts. Read More...

Mili offers a portable lifesaver

The Mili brand offers a wide variety of high-quality accessories in unique designs for the iPhone 4 and 5, Samsung Galaxy Series, Blackberry and other mobile devices such as tablets. Read More...

BioStar’s J1800TH - New mini ITX System-On-Chip solution

BioStar has announced the J1800TH, a mini ITX mainboard with CPU on board, (known as System on a Chip or SoC). Read More...

VIDEO | 'Flashmob' robots swarm themselves into shape

Without any helping hand, more than 1,000 simple robots the size of votive candles can swarm themselves into complex shape like a star or the letter K, US researchers said. Read More...

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Viral Section

VIDEO | Bye Bye Glasses! Displays that 'correct' your vision

Researchers in the United States are developing technology that will enable screens to adjust to a users vision. Read More...

VIDEO | A ring that reads text for the blind

A new device ring-like device developed by researchers in the United States and Singapore called the ''FingerReader'' reads printed text out loud with a synthesized voice. Read More...

VIDEO | Hoverbike aims to take aviation to a new level

UK-based Malloy Aeronautics is preparing to test a manned quadcopter capable of out-manouvering a helicopter and presenting a new paradigm for aerial vehicles. Read More...

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