Apple Confirms Hopstop Acquisition, Hopes to Boost Map Service

Apple has confirmed a recent report about the purchase of Hopstop, a New York-based local navigation service specializing in transit directions. The Hopstop acquisition comes after the Cupertino-based…

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Apple set to acquire Beats Electronics

Word on the street is that Apple is about to acquire headphone maker and audio company Beats Electronics for a reported $3.2 billion. Sources told the Financial Times…

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Nokia’s phone business is latest Microsoft acquisition

Microsoft has made a surprise announcement: it plans on buying Nokia’s phone business and license its patents for $7.2 billion. This latest Microsoft acquisition has become the biggest…

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Apple acquires transit app maker Embark

It is becoming apparent that Apple is investing more on its Maps technology, especially after news about its latest acquisition came around. The iCompany has recently bought the…

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Apple Acquires Passif Semiconductor

It has been reported that Apple has acquired a Silicon Valley-based low-energy chipmaker Passif Semiconductor. The company is known for making chips that do not consume much power,…

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Apple Plans to Acquire Company Behind Kinect Sensor

Looks like Apple wants to dabble on motion sensors, but the iPhone and iPad maker may be stepping into Microsoft’s toes in the process. Apple is in talks…

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Apple Buys Startup Siri

Apple announced that it has purchased Siri, a personal assistant for the iPhone. According to pre-merger notification released by the Federal Trade Commission, the transaction will not be…

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Report: Steve Jobs wanted Mac-power Sony VAIO laptops

Fresh out of Japan, a news report suggests that Steve Jobs was considering to establish a partnership with Sony and launch a Sony VAIO laptop that runs on…

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Google acquires Nest home automation for $3.2 billion

Well, this is a surprise. Nest, the company behind a line of home automation device, has announced its acquisition from Google. It comes as mild shock because founders…

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Top 10 most-searched entertainment gadgets of 2013

The ol’ 2013 may have come and gone, but it is not too late to take a look at the trends that rocked last year. Bing–you know, Google’s…

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Draw Something 2 Launched

Zynga has officially unveiled Draw Something 2, the latest edition of the popular pictionary-style mobile game app that was all the rage last year. Draw Something 2 was…

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Google Experiments on Using Hardware for Passwords

With so many online services requiring passwords, it can be quite difficult to manage your secret codes especially if you prefer using a different password for each website.…

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Zynga Lays Off Over 100 Employees, Closes Studios

The unveiling of the iPad Mini is just what Facebook game creator Zynga needed to divert attention away from what they have done. Reports claim that Zynga has…

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The iPad's Alternatives: Where Are They Now?

It has been four months since we posted a bunch of tablet computers that compete against the then-just-launched Apple iPad, which turned out to be the leader in…

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