eBay tells users to change passwords after ‘cyber attack’
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eBay tells users to change passwords after ‘cyber attack’

Auction site eBay is asking all 233m usersto change their passwords following a”cyber attack” that saw their names, email and postal addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth fall into the hands of hackers. Online auction site eBay is telling all 233mof its users to change their passwords following a “cyber attack” which compromised a … Continue reading

Flipkart aquires Myntra,To Invest $100 million in Fashion
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Flipkart aquires Myntra,To Invest $100 million in Fashion

Flipkart, India’s largest e-tailer, acquired online fashion portal Myntra on Thursday and said it would invest $100 million in the fashion business. “It’s a 100 percent acquisition and going forward we have big plans in this segment,” said Sachin Bansal, co-founder of Bangalore-based Flipkart. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed but a source … Continue reading

Taiwan’s FTC investigating Samsung for defaming HTC on local online forums
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Taiwan’s FTC investigating Samsung for defaming HTC on local online forums

Fabricated Internet posts praising Samsung at the expense of HTC products has landed the South Korean company in hot water with Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission. Taiwan’s FTC said on Tuesday it was investigating the matter, and could punish Samsung for up to NT$25 million (US$835,000) if it is found to be in violation of fair … Continue reading

Andy Rubin : Android was aimed at powering ‘Smart Cameras’, glad he reconsidered
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Andy Rubin : Android was aimed at powering ‘Smart Cameras’, glad he reconsidered

  If you thought you knew everything about Android’s history then we are sorry to disappoint you. According the the Android Founder, initially Android OS was created with the concept of “Smart Cameras” which would store photos online and connect to PCs. “The exact same platform, the exact same operating system we built for cameras, … Continue reading