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By Nir Ben Yona Shein | Tech and gadget news

9 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Use The Cloud

Small businesses make a big impact. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 54 percent of all sales are created by 28 million small …

SoftBank’s massive Vision Fund raises $93 billion in its first close

SoftBank’s huge $100 billion investment fund — the largest tech fund in history — announced its first close today… and it’s huge.<p>The Japanese telecom giant revealed that its VisionFund has closed an initial commitment of $93 billion from a bevy of high profile backers. They include Apple, Qualcomm, …

Venture Capital

Oppo F3 Review: Affordable Android With Good Performance

In just a few years’ time, Oppo has made a significant place for its smartphones in the Indian Market. Soon after the successful launch of its …

The Top 3 Best Tablets on the Market

When you’re ready to dish out some money for a new tablet, you obviously want to buy the best there is on the market. So, when time comes to buy, …

The Best Accessories For Your Xbox Gaming Console

If you truly want to delve into the gaming experience and make the most of your Xbox gaming, you need the right pieces, right? Of course. So, if you …

Top Application Security Threats That Can Put You At a Higher Risk

Malware threats are on the rise, while phishing scams remain persistent — and effective — ways for cybercriminals to hack corporate systems. But the …

WhatsApp on Mac or Windows: Another Milestone Achieved

WhatsApp is a free to use, cross-platform instant messaging application for the smartphones introduced in 2009 by former employees of Yahoo. It is …

Snapchat Now Lets You Search Over 1 Million Stories

Snapchat, looking to stay a step ahead of rival Facebook, is finally adding a search function for Stories — the 24-hour photo and video posts users …

10 Ways To Make Your Lead Generation Website Convert On The First Visit

You’ve invested a lot into your lead generation website to get eyes on it, but it’s not enough that people just look at it. It’s extremely important …

Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M

Amazon continues its march across the globe, and one of its newest targets is the Middle East. According to multiple reports that we have confirmed with our own sources, the e-commerce giant has acquired Souq, often described as the Amazon of the Arab world and the region’s biggest e-commerce …

Middle East

Photos of the Galaxy S8 have leaked that show the phone in every color and angle

Prominent gadgets leaker Evan Blass leaked several photos that supposedly show every color and different angles of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.<p>The new leak shows more colors than Blass' previous leak, which only revealed the black model.<p>If legitimate, the photos leave little to the imagination …

Samsung

Apple reimagines the iPhone as a MacBook touchpad

A patent created by Apple, and unearthed by Apple Insider, shows that the Cupertino giant is playing around with the idea of creating laptop-style docking stations, that can hold an iPhone or iPad.<p>The first shows an iPhone that docks into a laptop, taking the place of a trackpad. In this example, …

Apple

Storage solutions co Reduxio raises $22.5m

The Israeli storage and data management solutions company has 50 employees at its offices in Petah Tikva.<p>Israeli storage and data management …

Apple has acquired Workflow, a powerful automation tool for iPad and iPhone

Apple has finalized a deal to acquire Workflow today — a tool that lets you hook together apps and functions within apps in strings of commands to automate tasks. We’ve been tracking this one for a while but were able to confirm just now that the ink on the deal is drying as we speak.<p>I haven’t been …

Apple Watch

Facebook now lets you broadcast live video from a PC

Taking on Twitch<p>Facebook Live is making the jump from phones to computers, as Facebook announced today that it’s opening up its live-streaming service to desktop and laptops in addition to smartphones and mobile devices for all its users.<p>It’s a feature that’s been available to Pages for a while, …

Facebook
Apps
Phones

Unable to fund production of its camera drone, Lily will shut down and refund customers

Lily, the autonomous camera drone that sold a whopping $34 million in preorders, has announced it is shutting down.<p>In an email sent to customers about an hour ago, the startup said that it was unable to raise an additional round of funding which would have allowed it to start production of the …

Drones

The Navy wants to hide drones in oceans around the world — here’s how

The research arm of the United States Military, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), constantly has some new mind-blowing invention up their sleeves. This time, it's an initiative that's looking to hide drones on the seafloor. Here's how DARPA thinks they could make it work.<p><b>Follow</b> …

Military

SoftBank’s $100 Billion Investment Fund Starts to Take Shape

Many business titans have made the trek to Trump Tower for a private audience with Donald J. Trump since he was elected president, but none have made a bigger splash than Masayoshi Son, the billionaire telecommunications entrepreneur.<p>“Ladies and gentlemen, this is Masa of SoftBank of Japan and he …

Deutsche Bank

After delays, Android Wear 2.0 is finally set to arrive in early February

With the smartwatch field facing an uphill battle for the attention of the gadget-buying audience, Google’s Android Wear delay couldn’t have come at a less opportune moment.<p>The wearable operating system was originally scheduled for release by year’s end, only to get pushed back to a broad “early …

Android Wear
Driverless Cars

Apple's Hidden Photo Feature That Will Blow Your Mind

iOS 10 detects people, objects and animals automatically – image credit: Ian Morris<p>As we leave 2016 behind it’s worth taking a look at one of the features of Apple’s iOS 10 that doesn’t get as much coverage as it should. In this case, it’s the iPhone’s ability to search your photos and tag both …

iOS
Linux
Web Design

OneWeb raises $1.2B to offer satellite-based internet services as soon as 2019

The battle for satellite-powered internet is heating up. Weeks after Tesla asked the U.S. Government for permission to launch a service powered by thousands of satellites above the Earth, rival project OneWeb has raised $1.2 billion in new funding to get things rolling as soon as 2019.<p>Networks are …

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