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RULES 1)This contest is open to all twitter users provided they have followed us. 2)A total of 5 questions will be asked starting 6:00 pm,23 May 2014. The contest ends at 11:59 pm,23 May 2014.(Times in IST) 3)All questions should be retweeted. 4)All answers should be addressed to @TechnDroid and must contain the contest hashtag … Continue reading

Tech giants sue Samsung and Google
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Tech giants sue Samsung and Google

A group of tech giants known as the Rockstar Consortium is suing Google, Samsung, HTC and others over alleged mobile phone patent infringements. Rockstar, jointly owned by Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, Ericsson and Sony, is targeting manufacturers of phones that run the rival Google Android operating system. Rockstar spent $4.5bn (£2.8bn) buying thousands of Nortel patents … Continue reading

Microsoft rebrands Xbox Live Marketplace to Xbox Game Store
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Microsoft rebrands Xbox Live Marketplace to Xbox Game Store

Microsoft seems intent on sanding away the Xbox brand’s rough edges before launching the One this November. Following the recent switch from its arcane points system to local currency for digital purchases, Redmond has subtly changed up where you’ll spend that money. What we used to know as the Xbox Live Marketplace is now the … Continue reading

Apple reveals that developer portal was hacked, announces system overhaul
Apple / Internet

Apple reveals that developer portal was hacked, announces system overhaul

  Apple developers have recently been complaining about the company’s developer portal, which has been out of service for a number of days. Today, Apple acknowledged the outage, explaining that the site was taken down to combat a security breach. “Sensitive personal information was encrypted and cannot be accessed,” Cupertino told developers in an email. “However, we … Continue reading

Meet iTunes Radio, Apple’s long-awaited streaming music service
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Meet iTunes Radio, Apple’s long-awaited streaming music service

After more than a year of negotiations with the music labels and publishers, Apple Monday unveiled its much-talked about free, streaming radio service — called iTunes Radio — at WWDCin San Francisco. “It is the best music player we have ever done,” said Apple iTunes chief Eddy Cue, who showed off the product. Apple’s product is aims most squarely … Continue reading