Rumors are flying that Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Inc may fire its CEO Tim Cook and fill the vacant position with a more dynamic leader.
The latest rumblings came from Wall Street reports that the iPhone-maker may be looking to shake-up its top management.
On Sunday, columnist Gene Marcial claimed that sources told him that a move like replacing Tim Cook was afoot, but then he conceded that there was no available evidence that the tech giant's board was officially in such a game-changing mode.
Google Now, which is generally regarded as an alternative to Apple's popular personal assistant Siri, may be rolled out wider-than-previously expected platforms.
The Siri rival was originally launched last year as part of the company's Jelly Bean version of Android operating system, and it is widely expected to become available on Chrome as well as iOS sometime this year.
But, the search engine giant recently dropped several hints of the feature's upcoming availability on a wider scale.
Videogame Heavy Rain generated much more than what it cost to develop, Quantic Dream Chief Executive Guillaume de Fondaumiere said.
According to Fondaumiere, Heavy Rain cost 16.7 million euros (nearly $21 million) to develop but it generated more than 100 million euros in return for Sony.
Speaking at a recent conference in Poland, he added that Heavy Rained reinforced Quantic Dream's belief that new ideas could be financially successful.
Overall game sales slipped nearly 10 per cent year-on-year in March, as per stats released by research firm NPD Group.
Gamers spent nearly $993 on gaming hardware, software and accessories during last month, as compared with $1.1 billion in the corresponding period of the previous year. Taking used, rental as well as digital sales into account, the industry raked in an estimated $1.9 billion during last month.
Provo, Utah, is going to be the third city to receive Google's ultra-fast fiber-optic Internet service.
Google has announced that it would take over Provo's troubled fiber-optic system and provide residents with basic Internet service for free. The free service provides speeds of 5 megabits per second.
However, the Internet search giant will charge Provo customers a one-time $30 activation fee. Residents will also be able to opt for paid service that runs 200 times faster. The company will also provide cable and satellite TV services.
Advertisers will now be able to reach Twitter audience users at the right moment and in the right context, thanks to a new feature that the micro-blogging site is calling "keyword targeting in timelines."
The new feature provides the ad companies with the option to place Promoted Tweets in users' timelines by targeting certain keywords/phrases of their choice.
While previously ad companies were just targeting Twitter users based on their general interests, the new feature allows them to show ads in which users are interested right now.
Pebble has finally released firmware update version 1.10 of PebbleOS that brings a number of new features and improvements for the company’s admired smartwatch.
Support for third-party watchfaces is one of the main new features that the latest version of PebbleOS offers. It opens users up to a broad variety of creations.
It also brings some enhancements, such as a battery indicator which is more accurate and responds better than the previous version. The company has also made some tweaks to system applications to decrease their drain on the battery and to boost their response rates.
When it comes to choose a smartphone, Blackberry is the least desired, according to a fresh survey.
In the survey, which was conducted by Raymond James, people were asked which phone they would like to buy from the list of Blackberry, Android, and iPhone next time. The survey found a whopping 71.4 per cent people saying that they would never choose a BlackBerry.
Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple's iPhone once again emerged as the most popular handset, with just 19.7 per cent of the people surveyed saying they would never use this smartphone.
Foreseeing a large potential in Flash storage, IBM on Thursday announced its plans to invest $1 billion in Flash research and development.
Increasing popularity of smartphones and tablets has lead to an unprecedented rise in demand for storage over the past few years, and IBM sees a solution in Flash memory that is capable of processing the data faster, more reliably, while consuming less energy than a hard disk drive (HDD).
Social-networking site Facebook's mobile ads have become a big threat to Google Inc's dominance in the segment, research firm IDC said in its latest report.
IDC said that Facebook is leading rival mobile publishers like Pandora and Twitter, in the mobile display advertising market in the United States. The research firm added that Facebook even outpaced Google in mobile adverting in the United States.
New York-based Tumblr has recently rolled out a revamp of its Android app, describing the revamp as a "total facelift".
The revamped app features a beautiful Holo user interface (UI) that add fancy post animations and make images pop.
Announcing the revamp, Tumblr wrote in its official blog, "Tumblr for Android just got a total facelift. We've completely redesigned the interface, added fancy post animations, made images pop, and a whole lot more."
South Korean electronics giant Samsung will dodge the typical seasonal downturn and grab nearly 35 per cent of the global smartphone market in the March quarter, according to RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Sue.
In a fresh research note, Sue wrote that the South Korean firm could sell around 70 million Galaxy S4 smartphones this year, including as many as 10 million units during the first month of the phone's availability.
The analyst added that Samsung's smartphone market share would be significantly larger than that of its biggest rival - Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple.
Playboy has announced the availability of a new iOS app that does offer nude photos - one of the popular magazine's main selling points.
The new app will offer "just the articles". There will be photos of women but will remain clothed.
The company launched the new app in a bid to avoid run afoul of Cupertino-based iPhone/iPad-maker Apple's rules regarding adult content. If the app had any nudity then the Cupertino tech giant would never let it into its App Store.
The Russian authorities have directed social networking platforms like Facebook and Twitter to remove certain contents from their sites as part of its efforts to block access to potentially harmful and illegal content on the Internet.
In November last year, the Russian government had passed a child protection law to allow regulators to take down pages that are not in the interest of general public health.
A Google Maps user in the US discovered a simple feature that makes zooming experience on a handset's screen incredibly easier.
Sharing the discovery on her blog, Carl Sednaoui wrote that she and one of her friends found a simple yet incredibly helpful feature on the Internet search giant's Maps application that allows users to easily zoon in with one hand.
Sednaoui explained that the feature allows a Maps app user to zoom on the Map simply by double clicking on the handset's screen and then holding the finger on the screen.
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