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Blackberry Reports Profit

Good news amidst dwindling profits for BlackBerry, It has posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings, offering signs its turnaround efforts may be beginning to gain traction. However, a larger-than-expected drop in revenue gave investors cause for concern. The stock of the company fell 2.5% to $9.07 in premarket Nasdaq trading. Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry reported net profit of

Content Moderation – A Necessity

Users across the globe are generating billions of Kilobytes of content and are publishing over the internet in various forms such as text, images, videos, blog posts, reviews, feedback etc. To safeguard a brand and online users, it is important that these user generated contents on websites, forums or blogs are appropriate and managed well.

US Plans To Speed Up Commercial Drone Use

In a fresh development, the US Federal Aviation Administration plans to unveil new steps soon to make it easier for companies to use drone aircraft for specific business operations. It may be mentioned that commercial drone flights are generally banned in the United States, except in a small number of cases where the FAA has

Windows 10 To Arrive This Summer

Must read for Microsoft word users. The company has announced that Windows 10 would launch sometime this summer, though it has refrained from giving any exact date. Sources said, Windows 10 would be a free upgrade for current Windows 7 and 8.1 users, as well as Windows Phone 8.1 customers. The company is yet to

Sony Launches Vue Cord-Cutting Cervice

Good news for cord cutters: Sony’s streaming TV option for PlayStation owners has arrived. PlayStation Vue has launched in Chicago, New York and Philadelphia for the PS3 and PS4. It is accessible through Sony PlayStation consoles and offers the kind of TV bundle that cable companies sell. About the features, Vue delivers TV over the

Facebook Focused Only On Social Network: Zuckerberg

Its official. Facebook is not likely to produce cars and solar power. Mark Zuckerberg the CEO of the Facebook has said, the world’s biggest social network site had no ambition outside the social media and internet. The company is pretty focused on social networking sites, said Zuckerberg. The other companies like Apple have graduated to

Microsoft Launches Office 2016 For Mac Preview

In a latest development, Microsoft has released a preview of Office 2016 for Mac, free to all users of Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite until its official release later this year. The vital factor is that the new version of Office for Mac in five years, and comes up with a lot of features Windows

Google Introduces Insurance Shopping Site

The wait is over. Google has entered into insurance shopping and would start California. The United States insurance industry had been anticipating Google’s entry into insurance shopping for the better part of a year. The search giant has announced it was introducing a United States version of its Google Compare auto insurance shopping site, which

China Launches Internet Plus Strategy

Premier Li Keqiang has said, China will back e-commerce development and guide international expansion by Chinese internet companies. The aim is seen as an endorsement for firms such as Alibaba Group and JD.com. Li broadly laid out China’s Internet Plus strategy, which includes promoting cloud computing, online banking, mobile internet, along with logistics to help

Twitter Receives Most Content Removal Demands From Turkey

In an interesting revelation, Turkey has filed over five times more content removal requests to Twitter than any other country in the second half of 2014, according to data published by the micro-blogging site has shown. The transparency rate of Twitter showed Turkey filed 477 content removal requests between July and December indicating an increase

Hololens: Microsoft’s New Wearable

In a new invention by Microsoft Corp, it has surprised the tech world with a prototype hologram visor that can bring the Minecraft video game, Skype calls and even the landscape of Mars to three-dimensional life. The move is considered a bold play to regain that title in the face of stiff competition from Google