SoftBank Corp. President Masayoshi Son has announced that he would start a "price war" in the US telecom market if regulators allow his company to acquire T-Mobile USA.
Masayoshi Son, who bought controlling stake in Sprint last year, said merging the third and fourth-largest mobile-phone operators in the US would enable his merged entity to compete against larger rivals AT&T Inc. and Verizon.
Renowned chipmaker Intel has hinted that it could soon introduce a faster version of its widely acclaimed connector technology Thunderbolt with a throughput of up to 50Gbps.
Thunderbolt technology, which connects computers to external hard drives and other peripherals, offers a much faster alternative to widely used USB technology. But, Thunderbolt technology is also more expensive than the USB technology.
While USB technology is found in most personal computers available today, Intel's Thunderbolt ports can be seen in select Windows PCs and Apple's Mac computers.
South Korea-based gadget maker Samsung Electronics Co. recently introduced a new free music service called Milk Music service in the United States.
Designed to be awfully fast, easy to use as well as highly customizable, Milk Music service includes more than 200 stations and nearly thirteen million songs.
The average U. S. price of gasoline has increased by nearly 10 cents over the last two weeks amid worries about the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, according to latest Lundberg survey.
The latest Lundberg Survey, released on Sunday, said the price of regular gasoline jumped to $3.51 per gallon, up 0.0987 and 0.2154 from the last two and four weeks, respectively.
Midgrade gasoline now costs an average of $3.69 per gallon, while premium variant of the fuel costs $3.84.
Panasonic has announced the launch of P31 phablet with a large screen and host of improvements including a quad core processor.
The P31 has a 5-inch screen powered by a 1.3GHz Quad Core smartphone and will run on Android Jelly Bean. The device will have an 8MP Full HD capable Autofocus camera while the 2000 mAh battery allows the phone to run for long time. The device will be the first to feature Panasonic's "Play Life" bouquet of features offering customers a customizable user experience.
American automobile giant Ford Motor Co. on Friday announced its new line of F-650 and F-750 medium duty trucks that will roll out from the company's Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake, west of Cleveland.
Ford is shifting production of its medium duty trucks from Mexico to its Avon Lake plant as a result of its collective bargaining agreement made in 2011 with officials of Ohio Assembly Plant and United Auto Workers Union.
The auto giant is investing $168 million to shift production of the medium duty trucks from Mexico to the Avon Lake plant.
Complying with a regulatory order, Internet search giant Google Inc's mysterious barge has left the San Francisco bay area.
The multi-story vessel made of recycled shipping containers left the Treasure Island to adhere to a regulatory order passed on 31st of January that declared that the Internet search firm did not have the proper permit to build the vessel there.
Stockton, which is nearly 80 miles east of San Francisco on the Sacramento-San Joaquin River delta, is going to be odd-looking vessel's new home.
Computer giant Dell on Thursday introduced the world to its new education-geared range of laptops called Latitude 13, which can efficiently withstand the common knocks & tumbles to which school children often subject their devices.
Available immediately with starting price tag of $539, the Latitude 13 laptop features a 13.3-inch screen that offers a resolution of 1366 by 768 pixels. Processor options range from Intel's Celeron Dual Core chip all the way to a powerful Core i5.
A U. S. Court has one again rejected Apple Inc's request to ban more than twenty Samsung devices, giving a tough blow to the Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant's chances of winning the patent legal battle against Samsung Electronics Co.
U. S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose rejected the request saying that Apple had not met a more fundamental requirement that its patented touchscreen software boosts demand for the handsets in question.
American meat & cold cut production firm Oscar Mayer has come up with an innovative small device that can transform an iPhone into a bacon-scented alarm clock.
When plugged into an iPhone's headphone jack, the device emits the sound as well as smell of sizzling bacon. Users can use Oscar Meyer-created mobile app to set an alarm to wake up to the smell of bacon in the morning.
Leading photo provider Getty Images has announced the launch of an Embed tool that allows people to use million of photos free of cost for noncommercial purposes.
Getty Images, which is well-known for the premiere collection of professional quality images on the Internet, previously used to charge licensing fees from people who wanted to access its extensive portfolio.
Microsoft has finally completed the rollout of its Skype on Outlook. com feature, allowing users of the webmail service to make Skype video and voice calls straight from their Outlook inbox, regardless of where they are located in the world.
Previously, the service was available in a few markets, including Britain, Germany and the United States.
Karen Tong, senior product marketing manager for Skype, yesterday confirmed the development, saying it would enable users worldwide to place Skype video and voice calls and launch chats straight from the browser window.
Popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter, which allows startups to raise funds to transform their ideas into realities, has finally hit the $1-billion-mark in pledges.
On Monday, the company said in a statement that it had received its billionth dollar in pledges. The crowdfunding platform also said in the statement that a total of 5.7 million people had thus far pledged money to various projects posted on the platform.
Social gaming giant Zynga on Monday announced three new mobile games, viz. Farmville 2: Country Escape, New Words with Friends, and New Zynga Poker.
The "FarmVille 2: Country Escape" game, which is already available PC, challenges gamers to raise crops in a coastal setting on their mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. It has rewards system similar to that of existing FarmVille 2. It also offers "Social Control" options to prevent you from spamming all your friends and family with your progress. What makes it more worthwhile is that it works offline.
A woman was verbally and physically assaulted as well as robbed outside a bar in San Francisco, California because she was wearing Google's high-tech internet-compatible spectacles called Google Glass.
Sarah Slocum, a social media consultant, said that some Google Glass haters threw things outside the Lower Haight bar and when she ran after one of them another person stole her purse and cellphone wallet.
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