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Apple Inc focus now shifts to iPhone 6 launch

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A rise in margins has raised hopes that Apple Inc may be able to hold the line on pricing ahead of the launch of new iPhones later this year. Apple’s shares rose 3.3 percent to a 22-month high of $97.88 on the Nasdaq on Wednesday. At least six brokerages raised their price targets on the… Read More »

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Kenya defence Twitter account hacked

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The Twitter accounts of the Kenyan defence forces and its spokesman have been hacked by activists protesting about corruption. “All of you who have stolen money #Kenya, we are coming after you,” reads one post. The hacked posts were signed as being from activist group Anonymous. Kenyan military spokesman Major Emmanuel Chirchir often uses Twitter… Read More »

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Microsoft Starts Taking EU ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Requests

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Microsoft Corp on Wednesday started taking requests from individuals in Europe who want to be removed from its Bing search engine results following a court judgment in May guaranteeing the “right to be forgotten.” Microsoft, whose Bing search engine has 2.5 percent of the European search market, follows market leader Google Inc which complied with… Read More »

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Smart tap glucose level with Google’s contact lens

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Google’s smart contact lens, that can measure blood sugar level, is on its way to be commercialized with the tech giant collaborating with Novartis to develop it. According to The Verge, the lens which was developed and unveiled by Google X in January, analyzes tear fluid in the eye using non-invasive sensors to measure a… Read More »

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Samsung loses market share to Apple in smartphone battle

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Samsung is under increasing pressure after losing ground within the smartphone market not only to cheaper Chinese rivals, but also to Apple, a survey has found. The South Korean company’s second quarter financial earnings guidance, issued last week, was significantly lower than analysts expected. Its operating income of 7.2 trillion (£4.1 billion) was down 25… Read More »

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