Somil Agrawal

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Nokia's WhatsApp QWERTY phone to take on BlackBerry

Nokia has continued its trend of introducing low-cost, social Asha smartphones with the launch its new Qwerty Asha 210. Taking a cue from the HTC ChaCha and Salsa, Nokia has embedded a dedicated social button, offering Facebook integration in Europe and Latin America (similar to the Asha 205), …

Who needs Simon Cowell? How big data can predict music superstars

In case you missed the movie <i>Moneyball</i>, here’s a quick summary: It’s based on the true story of Billy Beane – General Manager for the Oakland A’s …

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Apple's 'Next Big Thing' Will Be an Innovation, Not an Invention

Lots of people are wondering what Apple will invent next. If it’s true to its own history, it won’t invent a new type of product but will improve on one someone else already brought to market.<p>I’ve never questioned that Apple is an innovator. Its iPod, iPhone and iPad were all very innovative …

Yahoo sale makes UK schoolboy millionaire

Teenager develops news-condensing mobile app Summly while revising for exam and sells it for an estimated $30m.<p>A British schoolboy's hobby has turned him into one of the youngest self-made multi-millionaires in the world.<p>Yahoo! announced on Monday that Nick D'Aloisio, 17, had sold his …

The Biggest Cyber Attack In History Is Taking Place Right Now

These DDoS attacks bombard targeted web servers with so much dummy traffic that people trying to access a site for legitimate purposes are unable to do so. It's most analogous to a traffic jam on a highway with no one able to move.<p>The BBC says that security experts are describing it as "the biggest …

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