Post Tagged with: "Apple"

TiVo Co-founders to Launch QPlay
/ December 17, 2013 5:05 pm
TiVo Co-founders to Launch QPlay

Gigaom reports that TiVo co-founders, Jim Barton and Michael Ramsay, are planning to release a new TV device that will focus on merging video discovery and curation with smart TV functionality. QPlay has been created by a San Jose-based company called InVisioneer. Read More

Tech Giants Urge World Leaders to Reform Government Surveillance
/ December 9, 2013 2:07 pm
Tech Giants Urge World Leaders to Reform Government Surveillance

Eight of the largest technology giants are calling for the world's governments to reform their Internet surveillance practices, with the goal of limiting their authority to collect user data, implementing checks and balances and making the process transparent. In an open letter, published on the website below as well as in newspaper ads, AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo laid out five core "principles" in their effort, which they are labeling "Reform Government Surveillance.". Read More

Apple Signs Deal with China Mobile
/ December 5, 2013 3:54 pm
Apple Signs Deal with China Mobile

AllThingsD reports that Apple has signed the much awaited deal with China Mobile, which will allow Apple to market iPhones in the Chinese market. This deal will allow the U.S. technology giant to venture into the world’s largest mobile market. China Mobile is known to be the world’s largest carrier, and is expected to have over 700 Million subscribers. The rollout of iPhones in China will begin by December 18. . Read More

Apple Acquires San Francisco-Based Topsy Labs
/ December 3, 2013 2:14 pm
Apple Acquires San Francisco-Based Topsy Labs

Apple has acquired San Francisco-based Topsy Labs, developer of a real-time search engine that indexes Twitter posts, in a deal worth more than $200 million, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. A spokeswoman for Cupertino-based Apple confirmed the deal to the publication, but declined to elaborate further. . Read More

Apple Wins $290 Million from Jury in Patent Retrial Case Filed against Samsung
/ November 22, 2013 5:17 pm
Apple Wins $290 Million from Jury in Patent Retrial Case Filed against Samsung

TechCrunch reports that Samsung has been ordered by a jury to pay $290 million to Apple as part of a $1 billion patent infringement case. Samsung had initially be awarded around $450 million in damages prior to Judge Lucy Koh finding that a portion of the award would be subjected to re-evaluation. . Read More

Google Music Now Available for iOS with Free One-Month ‘All Access’ Radio Subscription
/ November 18, 2013 4:48 pm
Google Music Now Available for iOS with Free One-Month ‘All Access’ Radio Subscription

TechCrunch reports that the Google Music service is finally live and active on the iOS. The new Google Music app will compete with Apple’s iTunes Radio, Pandora, Spotify and Rdio. The new service provides 2 options – a standard service and an all access option. Both allow users to store music in the cloud, rather than having to store it locally. . Read More

Nokia Growth Partners Invests $6 Million in MAG Interactive
/ November 13, 2013 4:02 pm
Nokia Growth Partners Invests $6 Million in MAG Interactive

VentureBeat reports that Nokia Growth Partners has invested $6 million in MAG Interactive, the creators of the popular word finding game Ruzzle. The company is a Swedish based mobile app maker, which has now ventured into games with the launch of Ruzzle. Their flagship game has been downloaded 45 million times. The announcement of the deal was made by Daniel Hasselberg, Chief Executive of MAG Interactive. . Read More

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