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Microsoft attempts to hide anemic Xbox One sales amid lackluster quarterly earnings

By on April 25, 2014 at 7:10 am<p>Microsoft’s quarterly sales figures are in and they point to a company in flux — as well as tepid sales for the Xbox …

Markets

10 things you can do with your old Android phone

Smartphones could be the fastest growing technology we’ve ever seen. More than one in seven people worldwide currently own a smartphone. Some of us have already upgraded our smartphones several times over the years. The technology just keeps advancing and the top manufacturers are adept at …

Android Phones

Content Recognition Tech Company Enswers Receives $2M From Samsung Ventures

Enswers, a Seoul-based content recognition tech company that recently launched in the U.S., has received $2 million in funding from Samsung Ventures. Enswers has provided automatic content recognition for Samsung Smart TVs sold in the U.S. since 2012, as well as “Imideo,” a technology that finds …

Google Wants To Bring Its Wi-Fi Networks To Google Fiber Cities

Google is looking at ways to bring its Wi-Fi networks to cities where it offers Google Fiber, the high-speed Internet service it offers selected metro areas in the U.S., starting with a free plan and ranging up to $120 per month bundled with TV services. The Google Wi-Fi networks that currently are …

Apple vs. Google: A world view on the mobile gaming war

Mobile platforms are taking over the world, and nothing gets more downloads or makes more money on iOS and Android than video games.<p>Google’s and Apple’s software platforms have enabled developers of all sizes to get their products in front of customers around the world. This benefits the people …

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

Pencils down: Duolingo wants to offer standardized tests through its app

Duolingo, the translation software company founded by Luis von Ahn, wants to offer standardized tests through its app for $20, according to a report …

Microsoft Surface Mini tipped but it already faces a challenge

Months of speculation and rumors around a small Microsoft(s msft) Surface Mini tablet could culminate in a product soon. While the physical evidence …

iPhone 6 concept w/ 5.7″ screen, 3D stereo camera, new features

Yet another iPhone 6 concept. This one, posted by Mindspi Vision, imagines an illuminated bezel, home button, and Apple logo on the back, a 3D stereo camera with optical zoom, an all aluminum body, and a 5.7-inch display. A full video of the renders below:

Cameras

Apple and Samsung finish testimony as second patent trial nears its end

Apple and Samsung got their last chance to get testimony in, just days before a jury will begin deciding a case where billions of dollars potentially hang in the balance. The evidence portion of the month-long trial between the two companies wrapped up today with just a single witness from each …