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Amazon phone: Forget the 3D gimmicks. It's all about the price

About to enter a brutally competitive field, the online retailer needs to be aggressive on price if it hopes to win consumers.<p>"They're happy to sell you a vending machine and they'll even sell you a vending machine at cost."<p>-- Current Analysis analyst Avi Greengart

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This Is How Jan Koum Introduced WhatsApp To The World Back In 2009

Given that, it's fun to look back on how founder Jan Koum launched WhatsApp into the world.<p>He apparently posted comments around the Internet.<p>Rahul Sood, general manager of Microsoft Ventures says he found one from back in the day, when the two used to frequent the same Internet forum. Sood shared …

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Amazon Smartphone With 3D Display Coming This Fall, Report Says

Amazon's hardware efforts will soon extend into the smartphone space, with the ecommerce giant debuting a new handset this fall, according to a …

Six Flags Will Set Up Shop In Dubai As Middle East Tourism Recovers From Financial Crisis

Plans for a new Six Flags theme park project in Dubai signal an advance for the region’s tourism-based economy after a few very bumpy years.<p>After a …

iWatch cost could be subsidized by health insurers, analyst suggests

(iWatch concept by Todd Hamilton)<p>Apple could be planning to subsidize the cost of its upcoming wearable product through health insurers, Cowan & Co. analyst Timothy Arcuri speculates.<p>“We continue to believe it is possible the product (iWatch) is backstopped by some sort of insurance subsidization …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Release Date Arrives: PayPal Fingerprint-Based Payment And 3 Other Things To Know About The Device

Samsung Electronics Co. (KRX:005935) released its latest Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone on Friday in 125 countries, including the U.S., Europe, the …

Sony's Project Morpheus 'Validated' By Facebook's Oculus Purchase

The Oculus Rift has grown into a formidable technological force, even before it’s publicly released, now that it’s been acquired by Facebook. It will probably be a direct competitor to Sony’s recently announced “Project Morpheus” VR system, and you would think the whole scenario could turn into a …

Facebook spends $1.36 billion on data centers in 2013

Number of the day<p>$1.36 billion<p>That's how much Facebook spent on data centers last year, up from $606 million in 2011. The Menlo Park company - not known as a hardware maker - now has a team of 170 who design, manufacture and supply the powerful server computers that handle Internet traffic. The …

The next generation airline seat will know everything about you

A select group of members of the press were invited to a preview of the new prototype business class seat which the aviation tech geniuses at Thales have designed in collaboration with B/E Aerospace, one of the two world-dominating aircraft seat manufacturers, and BMW, who make some nice cars.<p>This …

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