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Amazon.com Inc bans sale of Apple TV, Chromecast and Nexus Player

Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) has probably taken the rivalry to a complete new level as the e-commerce giant has decided that it will not sell Apple TV, Nexus Player and Google’s Chromecast from now on. In fact, the company will also not allow its partners to sell any of the above mentioned products as well. The decision has surprised a certain ...

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New Stagefright bugs lets hackers gain access to your device remotely

It was back in the month of July, a bug was found in Android’s media playback system, Stagefright. Later, Google updated a patch for the vulnerability. The vulnerability only needed a specially crafted text message to be sent to the victim’s device, allowing the hacker to remotely execute any code. The vulnerability had left approximately a billion devices prone to ...

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Twitter to name Jack Dorsey as permanent CEO, says report

Technology new website Re/code reported that Twitter Inc. co-founder and interim chief executive Jack Dorsey is likely to be named as permanent CEO as soon as Thursday. Dorsey would also keep his job as the head of online payment service, Square. However, questions remain if Dorsey could manage both the companies at the same time, and if it could create ...

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Ad-Free YouTube subscription service to be launched in October

According to a report from Re/code, YouTube is set to launch ad-free YouTube subscriptions in October. The move has been long-proposed, speculated, and it remains to be seen if the subscription will increase revenue for content creators over traditional advertising. Content owners have started to receive emails from YouTube, which mentions that videos will no longer be available for “public ...

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Priv, new Android slider phone by BlackBerry; BB10 version of Priv coming?

Blackberry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) has finally announced its much anticipated flagship Android phone. Named Priv, the new phone will be the company’s first Android smartphone. This is the same phone that has been rumored as Blackberry Venice. While the company hasn’t revealed any details about the hardware or pricing of the device yet, the phone is expected to hit all the ...

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