Rudraksh Tripathi

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Twitter perfectly responds to the revelation of Uber’s shady sabotage

Uber has allegedly been sabotaging competitor, Lyft, and folks on Twitter have some strong words for the company<p>Today the Verge published a damning account of Uber's alleged dirty tactics against competitors, specifically Lyft. The company before has stated that they're willing and ready to sling …

Bill Gates joins tech titans in fight against the National Rifle Association

Bill Gates is opening up his considerable piggy bank in Silicon Valley’s fight against the National Rifle Association. The Microsoft billionaire donated $1 million to Initiative 594, which will require criminal background checks for firearm sales.<p>Gates joins a long line of high-profile activists in …

Hacker Attacks on Videogame Servers Continue, Spread to Twitch

Another day, another denial of service.<p>For the past few days, denial of service attacks have limited or brought down the servers powering Sony’s PlayStation Network, Microsoft’s Xbox Live, Riot Games’ League of Legends and Blizzard Entertainment’s Battle.net.<p>Now Amazon’s new subsidiary Twitch is …

Starbucks offers one free month of Lumosity’s premium service as first in-app purchase Pick of the Week

Starbucks has been continuously updating how its customers can redeem its iconic <i>Pick of the Week</i> promotion. Last year, the chain started offering digital Pick of the Week through the Starbucks app. Starbucks then updated its app to support redeeming Pick of the Week cards with the device’s camera. …

Kobo Aura H2O Waterproof eBook Reader Officially Launches For $180

Last week leaked information suggested that Kobo was preparing to launch a new waterproof eBook reader in the form of the new Kobo Aura H2O early …

California: Smartphones to come with 'kill switch'

Over three million smartphones were stolen in the US alone in 2013.<p>Now, a new law means that smartphones in California will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen.<p>However, experts have questioned whether it will solve the problem.<p>Richard Taylor reports.

New Moleskine Notebooks Now Support Livescribe Smartpens

Those of you that enjoy using Moleskine notebooks to jot down notes, sketches and ideas but also wish you could have a digital copy of them available …

Gear & Gadgets

HP recalls 6M laptop power cords for 'fire and burn hazard'

Hewlett-Packard announced a voluntary worldwide recall of more than 6 million of its power cords because of overheating and potential "fire and burn hazard." These cords connect to the company's Compaq notebooks, mini notebook computers, and various AC adapter-powered accessories, like docking …

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LG's big screen phone-of-the-week gets a laser camera

Now that LG's flagship G3 is a big success, it's pulling a Samsung by throwing esoteric spin-offs like the G3 Stylus against a wall to see if they stick. The latest is the not-so-brilliantly named Gx2 (the company already has a G2x) that packs a huge, 5.7-inch screen and laser camera focus borrowed …