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Facebook's new notifications tab is a robust mini-news hub

Facebook wants notifications to become much more than a perfunctory list of recent behavior, events and invitations.<p><i>Mashable</i> has learned the social …

Say Hello To The Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has landed, so to speak, with deliveries officially arriving to the first pre-order customers around the world. Apple’s first wearable device has enjoyed one of the longest pre-launch promotional cycles of any of its products, and with good reason – it’s a very different gadget from …

Sony sells ten million Playstation 4 consoles

Sony has announced at Gamescom that it has sold ten million Playstation 4's since its launch just nine months ago, putting the console well ahead in the sales battle against Microsoft's Xbox One<p>Sony has announced at Gamescom that it has sold ten million Playstation 4's since its launch just nine …

Android to get better Open Document support with LibreOffice

The Document Foundation has announced plans to port its LibreOffice suite to mobile devices. This includes Android, which is likely to be the first mobile platform to get LibreOffice support due to ease of development. According to the Document Foundation, about 90 percent of the current …

Here's What Apple Teaches Employees In Its Ultra-Secretive Internal Training Program

The second rule of Apple University is you don't talk about Apple University.<p>Unless, of course, you're the New York Times, which recently got a glimpse inside the tech giant's internal training program with the help of unnamed sources. The program is similar to Google's forward-thinking curriculum, …

The Case for a Foursquare That Helps You Avoid Your Ex

We have plenty of technology for finding one another; what about tools to help you hide?<p>She was everywhere I went.<p>I saw her at bars and coffeeshops. I saw her walking down the street, waiting at traffic lights, smiling at me in the familiar way she had for months. I saw her on the El, riding in …

Two next-gen iPhone models approved in Thailand: A1524 & A1586 (video)

Ahead of Apple’s new iPhone event on September 9th, Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (that nation’s version of what we know in the U.S. as the FCC) has approved two new iPhone models for sale in the country. The approval was confirmed on Twitter by the country’s …

LEAKED: Google's Next Major Smartphone May Come With A Screen That's Bigger And Sharper Than The iPhone

The new phone, which some are speculating to be called the Nexus 6, will reportedly feature a 5.2-inch display with a super high resolution of 2560 x 1440, according to specifications spotted by PhoneArena.<p>This is about the same size as the Galaxy S5 and the same resolution as the new LG G3. …

Open data and driverless buses: how London transport heads to the future

When 19th-century engineers decided their new-fangled locomotives could be driven underground beneath London's crowded streets, they began a tradition for technological innovation that the capital's transport system has never lost.<p>Today the cutting edge has moved from steam to cyber, but the …

FoodSwitch app offers healthier options

A government-backed app could make every shopping basket healthier, it has been claimed<p>Shoppers could be offered a healthier alternative to every item in their shopping basket via a new government-backed app.<p>The FoodSwitch app, developed by a charity to encourage users to cut down on their salt …

Spotify wants to help musicians sell stuff directly to fans

It's no secret that some musicians aren't the biggest fans of Spotify -- or, in general, any music streaming service. Still, there's also no denying that Spotify is often trying to find ways to put more money in artists' pockets. Today, in partnership with BandPage, a startup which allows musicians …

Samsung’s Galaxy Alpha blends style and mid-ranged specs

Samsung has announced its latest smartphone offering in the form of the Galaxy Alpha. The handset’s focus on a solid, stylish build at the expense of …

OneNote Online Gets People Presence, Improved Syncing

Microsoft today updated OneNote Online, its service for collaborating on shared notebooks across OneDrive and Office 365, with improvements to the co-authoring experience. Since this is a service, the changes are live now over at Office Online.<p>First up, there is a new “People Presence” feature that …

iPhone 6 cases already up for preorder

Prospective iPhone 6 buyers can already preorder cases even though the phone hasn't yet been announced.<p>Korean mobile case and accessory maker Spigen has unveiled a dedicated product page touting its iPhone 6 cases with rendered images illustrating how the cases themselves would fit snugly into …

SingTel Unveils Wi-Fi-integrated Mobile Plans

SingTel is attempting to meet its customers’ data demands by bundling Wi-Fi data allocations in with a new line of 4G mobile plans.<p>The company is …

Telecom Companies To Stop Servicing 12.6m Fake Phones In Nigeria — SON

The Federal Government will soon order telecom companies in the country to effect a nationwide switch-off of over 12.6 million counterfeit phones …

Telecom companies to switch-off fake phones from networks — SON

By Franklin Alli<p>The Federal Government will soon order telecom companies in the country to effect a nationwide switch-off of over 12.6 million …

Indian Telecom Industry Grew At 11% In FY14, Uninor & Micromax Register Max Growth

After phenomenal growth in 2nd half of last decade, Indian Telecom Industry had shown signs of slowing down in 2012-13. However, according to …

Google, Asian telecom giants building US-Japan undersea cable

Google and five Asian telecom firms will invest US$300 million to develop and operate a cable network connecting the United States to Japan. Photo: …

‘Telecom companies will drive South Africa’s cloud market’

Telecom companies are expected to drive cloud adoption in South Africa, an expert said on Thursday.<p>Cloud has become a buzzword in corporate …

Push Science Assumes New Active Role with Telecommunications Innovation Community

The Telecom Council of Silicon Valley today announced that Push Science will join 120 of the telecommunication’s innovation community’s influencers …

Manitoba Telecom CEO to retire later this year

TORONTO, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Manitoba Telecom Services Inc (MTS) said on Tuesday its long-time chief executive officer Pierre Blouin plans to retire from his post later this year.<p>Blouin, who has been at the helm of the regional telco firm for close to a decade, has agreed to stay with the company …

Google to Bring 60 Tbps Internet to Asia Through Undersea Route

• 858shares<br>• Share on Facebook<p>Google along with some major Asian telecom companies is planning to bring high-speed internet connectivity to Asia using …

SpaceX Rocket Launches Commercial Telecom Satellite Into Orbit

A high-powered commercial telecommunications satellite blasted into space atop SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket early Tuesday morning (Aug. 5).<p>The Falcon 9 …

BSNL RECRUITMENT 2014 JUNIOR TELECOM OFFICER (JTO) 58 POSTS

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