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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...

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...

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...

Apple planning 12.9-inch iPad for 2015: Bloomberg

Apple Inc is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for 2015, with production set to begin in the first quarter of next year, Bloomberg cited people with knowledge of the matter as saying on Tuesday. Read More...

#GeeksOnABeach I Geeks define what makes a geek

Geeks have been getting more and more mileage and respect in the international and local news in the past few years -- Mark Zuckerberg, the late Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates are just a few of the geeks now famous in many households. But really, what makes a geek, a geek? Read More...

Google buys special effects technology firm Zync

Google on Tuesday announced that it had bought Zync Render, a service that trims costs of special effects by pushing the work into the Internet "cloud". Read More...

Instagram launches time-lapse video app for iPhone

Facebook-owned photo-sharing service Instagram on Tuesday launched an application for capturing time-lapse videos using Apple mobile devices. Read More...

Snapchat valued at $10 billion: reports

US media on Tuesday reported that Snapchat was valued at $10 billion based on funding pumped into the startup by a powerhouse Silicon Valley venture capital firm. Read More...

Hewlett-Packard recalls six million power cords over fire hazard

Hewlett-Packard Co is recalling about 6 million computer power cords after 29 reports of the cords melting or charring, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday. Read More...

Chipmaker Qualcomm may face EU antitrust probe

Qualcomm, the world's No. 1 mobile chipmaker, may face a European antitrust investigation in relation to a four-year-old complaint by a subsidiary of rival Nvidia Corp. 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...

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...

Borough Center for Sight offers new advances in cataract and refractive surgery

Recent advancement in technology has given birth to Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery or LACS -- one of the more popular lasers is the LENSAR LASER SYSTEM (LLS). Read More...

ASUS' next-gen mobile devices officially launched

Experience the all-new MeMO Pad 7 ME176CX , powered by 64-bit Intel quad-core processor and Fonepad 7 FE170CG, a 7-inch Android phablet with a slender 11cm width for easy one-handed portability. Read More...

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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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