In a move which underscores Microsoft's evident attempt to accelerate the pace of its innovation, the software giant overhauled its organizational structure on Thursday; ending its much-criticized pernicious business practice of treating its different divisions like separate, rival firms.
The reorganization of Microsoft was outlined by CEO Steve Ballmer to his 90,000 employees in a memo, which hinted that the company has plans underway to refocus on collaboration around disciplines and engineering areas, to ensure faster progress.
In an announcement made on Wednesday, LG Display unveiled yet another `first' for the company --- a new smartphone panel which the company claims is the "world's slimmest full HD LCD panel for smartphones."
The new smartphone panel from LG Display is a 5.2-inch long and just 2.2mm thick panel which is being touted as the thinnest Full HD LCD panel to hit the mobile market; thereby marking an achievement which will pave the way for extremely sleek devices.
Public Health England states that immunization has been given to over 100,000 school age children as part of an MMR catch-up campaign.
About one million kids are being made the target and these are children who have not got the jab.
Following a large outbreak in Wales and England, high levels of measles have become a concern.
In 2012, these cases were 712 but this year during this period these cases have become 1,168.
Measles leads to high fever and rashes and is very contagious. There can be serious complications in one out of 15 cases like pneumonia and brain inflammation.
In an evident attempt to cut down the amount of time customers have to wait to qualify for a phone upgrade, US carrier T-Mobile announced at a company event in New York on Wednesday that it is coming up with a new, unlimited phone upgrade plan called `Jump.'
With phone subscribers on installment plans required to wait for two years to become eligible for a phone upgrade, the T-Mobile `Jump' plan will essentially allow the customers to trade in their handsets for new devices after six months.
According to a news release issued by Seattle-based IOActive on Monday, the Emergency Alert System (EAS) - which is used by federal officials to transmit emergency alert messages to the public - is vulnerable to hacks.
As per the IOActive report, the EAS equipment contains certain vulnerabilities which can be exploited - over the Internet - by hackers, who can use the equipment for transmitting their own, false alerts.
At its first ever developer conference - the Dropbox DBX conference - held on Tuesday morning, cloud storage provider Dropbox announced its plans to expand its operations to a fully-fledged platform of services rather than just a simple cloud storage app.
Unveiling the Dropbox Platform at the Dropbox DBX conference, the company's founder and CEO Drew Houston described the new platform of Dropbox services as "a new foundation to solve the problems of sync so you don't have to."
Hardware applications from Digital Alert Systems (DAS) that are used to by broadcasters to transmit emergency messages contained vulnerabilities that could be exploited by cyber criminals over the Internet, Seattle-based IOActive revealed.
The system called DASDEC is used to intercept emergency messages from federal offices and then interrupt usual broadcasts to transmit the emergency message.
The system is a crucial component of the Emergency Alert System, which ensures circulation of public safety information over broadcasts within ten minutes.
Internet search biggie Google has teamed up with the firm behind Make magazine and Maker Faire to create a `Maker Camp' on the Google+ social network.
The camp unfolds an opportunity for children to utilize their summer break by learning how to do projects, make virtual visits to high-tech labs, and share their creations with countless other teenagers across the country.
In a recent announcement, social network Facebook has revealed that it is rolling out its January-unveiled advanced search feature - dubbed `Graph Search' - to all its users who have set their language to U. S. English.
The new `Graph Search' feature is the latest innovation being rolled out by Facebook, to update its rather elementary search feature. `Graph Search' will essentially make it possible for Facebook users to search the social network, as well as Internet as a whole, in a much better way; by easily finding people, places and photos on the site.
On Monday, social network Facebook will commence the roll out of its January-unveiled advanced search feature - dubbed `Graph Search' - to its users in the US. The new social tool is initially being made available to a small fraction of the over 1.1 billion Facebook users.
According to the information shared by Facebook with ABC News, the new Graph Search feature will be gradually rolled out - over the next few weeks - to all Facebook users who have set their language as US English.
During the course of a recent interview with IGN, Nintendo head Satoru Iwata talked about Nintendo's practice of `region locking' its gaming consoles; a practice which has been ditched by rivals Microsoft and Sony on their respective Xbox and PlayStation consoles.
Though `region locking' of Nintendo's consoles has been a one of the key issues that have infuriated the Nintendo fans in recent years, the requests to the company to stop the practice have become all the more fervent after the recently-concluded 2013 E3 event.
In what marks the latest leaked about Google-owned Motorola Mobility's mysterious `Moto X' handset, ABC News has revealed in a recent report that the exterior color of the handset will be customizable by the users, who will also be able to engrave names and/or messages on the back panel of the device.
According to the details shared in the ABC News report, citing information leaks by unidentified sources, users of Motorola's much-hyped `Moto X' handset will be able to select the colors for the back of the device as well as the trim.
Assembly members will be voting for the controversial Welsh government plans for a system of presumed consent for organ donation.
According to the proposed opt-out system, everyone will be considered keen to donate organs after their death until they object before dying to this.
Opponents to this step want that family of the person dying should have the right to stop a donation even if the person concerned wants to donate.
The aim of this initiative is that donors for transplant are increased by a quarter.
Microsoft has recently released the updated version of its OneNote for iOS app, fixing a number of issues which had been reported by the users, especially with regard to the syncing of data through Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud computing service.
The fixes made by Microsoft in the updated OneNote for iOS app - version 2.0 - are noteworthy, especially since data sync via SkyDrive is one of the key features of the app which has been designed to work on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices.
A trust registration statement was filed by the Winklevoss twins - Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss - with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday. The IPO which the Winklevoss twins have filed with the SEC is for a body called the `Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust.'
The filing of the IPO by the Winklevoss twins - who came into prominence after the long-running Facebook legal saga - implies that the `Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust' will allow regular stock market investors to treat the Bitcoin digital currency as a commodity.
Gardeners could soon be looking for the finest slug-killing products. This product is used as an attack of Spanish "killer slugs" that has taken over the UK.
The slug attacks gardens and allotments. They eat up their way through plants and crops. The Spanish slugs have been found mating with other variety of slugs. The Spanish slugs...
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