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Google will soon unveil a new system for real-time voice translation

The move follows a similar program released from Skype<p>Last month, Microsoft's Skype unveiled a program for real-time translation of human speech. Now, it seems we'll soon be seeing Google's version.<p><i>The New York Times</i> reports that Google is about to release an updated version of its Google Translate …

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DJI's Inspire 1 hand-held gimbal brings its flying camera down to earth

DJI is perhaps best known for its drones. The company also makes some pretty sweet photography gear. Often, these two skill sets meet in perfect harmony -- like the 4K camera-toting Inspire 1 video drone. DJI thought it was a shame to keep that new camera limited to aerial photography though, so …

Self-driving cars, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto take over CES 2015

It was a stunning CES for automotive tech, with major advances in self-driving car technology being shown off by Audi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and a number of automotive suppliers. In addition, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will connect with your favorite phone in many cars.<p>LAS VEGAS -- It all started …

Car Tech

Reliance to invest Rs 1 lakh crore in Gujarat in 12 to 18 months, says Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Sunday announced Rs 100,000 crore investment across businesses in the next 12-18 months and said India …

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CES 2015: The home of the future, available today

We've been hearing about the promise of the connected home, or the "Internet of Things," for years. At this CES, one thing became clear: The connected home of the future is achievable today. Qualcomm's smart home, for example, was a mock-up showing how tech could change the way we live. Unlike past …

Home Automation

Google News to close up shop in Spain in response to new law

The so-called "Google tax" requires aggregators to pay a fee for posting links and excerpts of news articles. Google says it can't afford the expense.<p>Google plans to discontinue offering Google News in Spain in response to newly passed legislation that imposes fees on content aggregators for using …

Privacy

Apple announces availability of iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 in China

Apple announced today that the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 will be coming to China “starting this week.” One single model will support all of China’s iPad carriers. The tablets are already available on Apple’s Chinese web store and are expected to ship within about a day.<p>The pricing for the iPad 2 …

BitTorrent needs your help to build its peer-to-peer browser

BitTorrent is looking for Alpha testers for a new product called Project Maelstrom, and what that is may surprise you: a browser based on the company's peer-to-peer sharing technology. What does that mean, exactly? Well, the company's keeping details hush-hush at this point (though it did release a …

Skype founder backs Wire, the 'best possible communication tool'

Backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis and a team of tech veterans, the freshly launched Wire aims to be more than a regular chat service. It is a marriage of its competitors' most popular features, including the ability to "ping" contacts. In an interview with <i>The Guardian</i>, Skype co-founder and …

November CUV Sales: Honda CR-V is Unbeatable

Ford Escape Has Best November Ever<p>The Honda CR-V is poised to come out on top for the entire year, as the Japanese crossover finished strong in November, selling 32,378 units. Although the Ford Escape’s 25,528 units marked a record November for the Detroit-based automaker, it was only good enough …

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FreeCharge Launches "Speak to Recharge". Ask Your Phone To Recharge Itself

FreeCharge has launched “speak to recharge” feature on its Windows Mobile App.<p>With this new feature, users can create a “Voice Card” and associate it …

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Sony's created an official PSone theme for your PlayStation 4

To celebrate 20 years of PlayStation, Sony unveiled a new retro-styled PS4 that just oozes nineties nostalgia. But what about the millions of us who already own a PlayStation 4? Don't worry, Sony has you covered too. If you head on over to the PlayStation Store, there's a new Anniversary theme that …

Operation Cleaver report ties Iranian hackers to attacks on major companies

Back in 2013, US officials accused Iranian hackers of breaking into the Navy's computers. Now, US cyber security firm Cylance says it has evidence to prove that the same team has infiltrated not just the Navy, but also various top companies across the globe within the past two years. An 86-page …

New Bluetooth devices will connect directly to the internet

For all the talk of an Internet of Things, many Bluetooth devices aren't very internet-savvy; they usually have to rely on WiFi (or another gadget entirely) to hop online. That's going to change very shortly with the advent of Bluetooth's new 4.2 spec. If a sensor, smart light bulb or other …

Watch Grand Theft Auto V come alive at night

With the new, enhanced version of <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>, the fictional city of Los Santos has never felt more real — and that's especially true at night. But it's easy to get caught up in all of the exciting mayhem and forget to stop and enjoy the smaller details. This video finds all of those tiny …

StreamNation's digital-media locker overhaul focuses on mobile music

You've got to hand it to tech companies lately: they've been awfully keen on taking user feedback to heart and addressing any shortcomings in their services. The latest to do so is the digital-media locker outfit StreamNation. The firm has launched a completely overhauled website and mobile apps, …

Samsung set to release its slimmest smartphone ever

Samsung is far from done releasing thin, all-metal, mid-range smartphones, judging by a leak at Chinese wireless regulator <i>Tenaa</i>. Though more modest in specs than the Galaxy Alpha, the new 5.5-inch Galaxy A7 is definitely the A-series' alpha model, trumping the Galaxy A5 and A3 phones. At 6.3mm, …

Bluetooth 4.2 aims to shield your smartphone from prying beacons

Bluetooth is getting a big upgrade. The organization in charge of the spec just announced Bluetooth 4.2, which brings more features: faster …

5 smart ways students can use Google Scholar

Here's something that's happened to most college students: It's 20 minutes before your final paper is due, and you haven't written a bibliography yet.<p>…

Google quietly updates Android release policy for Nexus and Google Play devices to excuse carrier delays

Google has quietly updated its Android update policy for both Nexus and Google Play edition devices. In short, if you bought either type of smartphone or tablet from a carrier, you may have to wait more than two weeks to get the latest version.<p>For context, Nexus devices receive the latest Android …

A Look Through The Sony Pictures Data Hack: This Is As Bad As It Gets

From details of named employees' medical histories to an unreleased pilot script written by the creator of Breaking Bad, the unprecedented leak of Sony Pictures data will reverberate for a long time to come.<p>After sifting through almost 40GB of leaked internal data, one thing is clear: Sony Pictures …

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Kantar: Apple On Track For ‘Record Quarter’ As iPhone 6 Sales Bump Up Its Market Share Vs. Android

Apple has been seeing its smartphone market share erode over the last several years as its simple-and-small line up of iPhones competed against model after model of low-priced, big-screened, fancy-featured Android-based handsets. But it looks like its latest iPhone 6 models — with their larger …

Sprint tempts AT&T and Verizon users by cutting their bills in half

When you're getting beaten down by your larger and smaller rivals, it's time for desperate measures. And there's certainly a hint of that with Sprint's latest offer for AT&T and Verizon customers: Switch over to Sprint starting on December 5 and your cellphone bill will get cut in half. The carrier …

Finance Minister Jaitley Vows to Push Land Purchase Reform

<b>New Delhi</b>: The government will push ahead with reform to a land purchase law blamed by businesses for slowing industrial projects, even if there is …

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Induction of Nadda, Rudy may lead to changes in BJP

The Sunday expansion of the Union council of ministers will lead to at least five vacancies in the team of BJP’s national office bearers, which was …

21 new Ministers inducted into Modi Cabinet

President Pranab Mukherjee administered the oath of office to 21 Ministers, including four Cabinet Ministers, three Ministers of State (Independent …

No New Union Minister for Shiv Sena; Relations With BJP Flat-Lining

<b>New Delhi:</b> As an array of politicians took their oaths to join the Prime Minister's Council of Ministers, a Shiv Sena leader who had landed in Delhi …

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