Tag Archives: Operating systems

29Mar/16

U.S. drops legal action against Apple over encrypted iPhone

The U.S. Justice Department says it successfully accessed data stored on an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters and asks a court to withdraw an order compelling Apple to assist.

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11Feb/16
Nicky Minaj

Israeli anonymous text app raises alarms for parents, politicians

The anonymous text app Blindspot stirs public criticism and controversy in Israel.

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15Dec/15

Google CEO stresses potential of artificial intelligence in Seoul visit

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai says user benefits should lead the direction for the future of artificial intelligence during his trip to Seoul.

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13Dec/15
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

Saudi Prince Alwaleed calls Trump a disgrace, should quit presidential race

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal calls Donald Trump a disgrace to the United States following his call for a ban on Muslims entering the country.

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09Sep/15

New app lets consumers test cosmetics without purchasing products

A new app called Try It On enables users to test cosmetics virtually. Using facial recognition technology and specialized algorithms, consumers can snap a selfie, scan a bar code on their phone and instantly know what they’ll look like.

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28Aug/15

Online posts by Virginia shooter show alarming trend in social media

Shocking social media posts by the man suspected of shooting two television journalists during a live broadcast in Virginia showed a disturbing premeditated attack in which the internet was used by a killer for maximum exposure.

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20Jul/15

FTC looks into Apple’s rules

(Reuters Business Report) – Apple’s streaming music rivals are crying foul, saying Apple’s App Store puts them at a competitive disadvantage. And now, sources tell Reuters the Federal Trade Commission is looking into it. Last month, Apple became a competitor to the likes of Spotify and Rhapsody when it launched its paid streaming service, Apple Music.
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12Jun/15

BlackBerry may launch Android phone

(Reuters Business Report) – Remember BlackBerry? The pioneering smartphone maker is thinking about doing what was once considered unthinkable: putting rival Android software on its smartphone for the first time. Sources tell Reuters it’ll probably use Google’s Android on an upcoming phone this fall that will combine a touch screen with a physical keyboard. That would give its keyboard-loving fans access to the much wider selection of apps that Android offers.
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23May/15

Google I/O 2015: What To Expect … And Not Expect

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Google’s annual developer conference is right around the corner, and there’s a lot to talk about this year. A lot has happened in the last 12 months that position Google to make some big announcements this year, continuing the bold new direction the company has taken Android, Chrome, and just about everything else the company does. Follow the buzz https://goo.gl/rQoznH