Camera maker Nikon has added literally more than longer lenses to its latest point-&-shoot Coolpix megazooms lineup.
The new Coolpix P520 boasts a new 18MP backside-illuminated CMOS sensor, the same 42x f3.0-5.9, 24-1,000mm lens that is found on the P510 and Built-in GPS with support for tiny WU-1a Wi-Fi adapter. Built-in Wi-Fi allows users to connect the camera wirelessly to iOS- or Android-based devices for viewing/sharing photos and videos.
London-based analyst firm Ovum has said that Big Data has gained popularity even in new fields, and Web developers and others remained positive about Big Data vendors.
In its newest research report, Ovum said that Big Data vendors are now trespassing even upon the territory of more conventional database vendors.
In the report, the analyst firm said, "The Big Data buzz word even managed to transcend from the enterprise IT world to become a hot topic for business publications and journals in 2012."
The US government made the maximum number of requests to Google seeking users' account information in the in the second half of 2012, Google latest Transparency Report revealed.
The report, published on Wednesday, revealed that the US government remained far ahead of all other governments who requested user information from the world's biggest search engine.
According to released figures, American government agencies made more than 8,400 requests for around 15,000 accounts. The number of data requests jumped 6 per cent from the previous six months.
Consumer electronics giant Samsung on Tuesday announced the launch of a new high-end smartphone dubbed the Samsung Galaxy Grand, which has been designed to particularly target the youth and young company executives in the age group of 18-35 years.
The company said the Galaxy Grand would be simultaneously launched in several key markets across the world, including India.
The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS-based smartphone has borrowed several features from the South Korean firm's flagship devices like the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the Note 2.
Sony on Monday announced its newest player in the tablet field - The Xperia Tablet Z, which really comes equipped with some unique features that allow it to stand out in the crowded tablet field.
To be available in black or white, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z features 10.1-inch 1920 by 1200pixel resolution screen, a 1.5-GHz Qualcomm quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro chip, NFC (near field communication) and an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera that automatically adjusts to optimum settings when capturing photos or shooting videos in dark areas.
It is time for North Korea to start open up the Internet and connect to the rest of the increasingly connected world; otherwise the country will remain behind, according to Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt.
After returning from his three-day trip to North Korea, Schmidt took to the company's social-networking platform Google+ to share details about his trip to the isolated country. He paid the visit alongside former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson to impress upon North Korean authorities to open up Internet for the public.
Acclaimed electronic giant Sony yesterday introduced the world to its new, ultra-slim Android-based tablet dubbed the Xperia Tablet Z.
The Xperia Tablet Z runs Google's Android 4.1 mobile operating system, and comes equipped with a full-HD 10.1-inch screen that offers a resolution of 1920 by 1200 pixels. It has Qualcomm's 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, an 8.1-megapixel camera on its rear. This rear-facing camera works with Exmore R technology and is expected to be a star in the company's promotion of the tablet overall.
Now-shuttered file-sharing site Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom on Sunday night announced the launch of a new file-sharing website, called the Mega.
Defying the US prosecutors who accuse him of facilitating online piracy, Dotcom unveiled the "Mega" file-sharing site at a lavish gala at his New Zealand mansion.
Dotcom claimed that the new file-sharing site would provide users with greater privacy and enjoy great popularity. As per his claims, around half a million users registered for the new site within its first 14 hours.
Samsung has started upgrading its Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 tablet computers to Google's latest operating system - Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
The Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet was the first device in the series to support the multi-windows feature that allows users to run two applications side by side on single screen. Now, after the latest update, this feature comes with a cascade view on the tablet that allows users to freely resize, move and selected applications in multiple views, running at the same time.
Stock in BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) gained more than 7 per cent in pre-market trading on Friday, thanks to an encouraging note from Jefferies & Co. analyst Peter Misek.
The Jefferies & Co. analyst boosted his price target on RIM stock from $13 to $19.50 a share, mainly on the back of the company's upcoming BlackBerry 10.
As of mid-morning on Friday, RIM shares were still trading up 4.6 per cent at $15.60 a piece, at the highest level since February last year.
Antivirus software vendor Kaspersky has said that the long-running espionage campaign Red October started unplugging in the hours following its discovery.
The Red October espionage campaign, which reportedly infected several hundred computers installed at government agencies, embassies, energy organizations and nuclear research units, came to light on Monday, after Kaspersky Lab researchers mentioned it in a report.
DmC (Devil May Cry) is a mind-blowing re-imagining of a Capcom series will allow players fit into the boots of popular protagonist Dante, but all set to be released new game is quite a departure from the past games.
Apart from redesigned Dante, players will experience that the new game is a slick, stylish, cool and a fast-paced affair too. Ninja Theory, well-known for its work on Heavenly Sword, has developed the new game and has successfully taken the franchise into a new direction.
Widely-popular social networking platform Facebook has reached its saturation point in the UK and will now suffer contraction in its user base, figures released by social media monitoring firm SocialBakers hinted.
According to newly released figures, Facebook lost around 600,000 users in the UK in December, giving a strong hint that the social networking site has reached its social limit in this country.
Nearly 1.86 per cent of the site's 33 million users in the UK did not log on in the final month of last year, showing that several are beginning to lose interest in the network.
Google has become one of the most prolific developers of apps for the rival iPhone and is still making efforts to expand its reach on the rival platform.
In November 2012, there were around 12 million unique users of a new Google-created YouTube app for Apple's iPhone in the US, and around 6.4 million unique users of its Google Search app. The figures placed the apps in the top 20 list of iPhone apps.
The U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-Cert) Thursday night called on the computers users to disable Java after they discovered a new security hole in programming language that can allow cyber criminals to take remote control of the machine.
The warning emerged as the vulnerability is already being used by cyber criminals in "exploit kits" that can be used to commit online crimes like stealing someone's identity.