What is the secret behind flattering media coverage of Apple’s products?


  The secret of the flattering coverage that Apple’s products received in the past decade was the aggressive PR (Public Relations) efforts of the erstwhile CEO Steve Jobs. Back in the day, Jobs used to personally call important journalists and either mesmerized them or dominated them which is a well-known fact inside the media. SuchContinue reading “What is the secret behind flattering media coverage of Apple’s products?”

Latest News/Update on Microsoft (Live Blog)


16 March, 2014: Microsoft seeks legal help in US against piracy in emerging markets Microsoft has succeeded in getting Attorneys general of states like Lousiana and Oklahoma in its efforts to secure payments from unlicensed users in China and other emerging markets. Earlier Attorneys-general did not take active interest in overseas issues concerning companies. Microsoft managedContinue reading “Latest News/Update on Microsoft (Live Blog)”

#Microsoft is going to buy #Nokia mobile phone unit for 5.4Bn #Euros #business #globalannal #technology


  Both Microsoft and Nokia’s bosses say it’s a win-win deal for both organizations. Nokia’s Patents and Mapping services have also been licensed to Microsoft. Share prices of Nokia have jumped 45% after the news of the deal broke out. Source: BBC

Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts


With an aim to make Facebook posts the part of more public conversations, the company on Wednesday introduced embeddable posts that will be used by blogs and news organizations to include status updates, videos and photos in stories done by them from now on. The posts can be embedded in the same way as embedsContinue reading “Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts”

Google launches new Nexus 7 tablet line-up and Internet video’s streaming device Chromecast


Google is betting on consumers, believing they won’t mind paying bit more for a sleeker, more powerful version of its Nexus 7 tablet as the Internet company take its rivalry with Apple and Amazon.com further in technology’s ultimate battleground known to be the mobile computing market. The latest fancy devices were unveiled in San FranciscoContinue reading “Google launches new Nexus 7 tablet line-up and Internet video’s streaming device Chromecast”

China responds to Snowden claims of US hacking Chinese computer systems


The China Daily which happens to be the English-language mouthpiece of the Chinese government couldn’t have got a better story. Edward Snowden the former contractor for the National Security Agency on June 13 after exposing the American electronic surveillance program has told the South China Morning Post before fleeing to Hong Kong that the U.S.Continue reading “China responds to Snowden claims of US hacking Chinese computer systems”

US spy agency files for probe into NSA leaks, Justice department to give approval


A U.S. intelligence agency has filed its request to conduct a criminal probe into the leak of highly classified information about the extremely secret surveillance programs to be run by the National Security Agency. The said information came to be known after the intelligence chief’s spokesman told about it. The nation’s spy chief confirmed theContinue reading “US spy agency files for probe into NSA leaks, Justice department to give approval”

Obama defends NSA surveillance program, Urges people to draw balance between privacy and security


President Barack Obama has called out to Americans urging them to “make some choices” in drawing balance between privacy and security. Obama was on the defensive for the NSA secret surveillance programs which is known to sweep up an estimated 3 billion phone calls every day and collect Internet data from U.S. providers with anContinue reading “Obama defends NSA surveillance program, Urges people to draw balance between privacy and security”

Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement


It appears as if some serious problem is going to be created for Apple as it’s trial on ebook price fixing charges is filed by the U.S. government begins on Monday in New York. Apple will have to alone deal with the charges put across by the U.S. Department of Justice in a non-jury trial.Continue reading “Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement”

Intel launches Core i7-4770K with modest performance enhancements from Core i7-3770K


Intel has unveiled its new quad-core Intel Core i7-4770K in the top-end chip category based on Haswell microarchitecture. The chip is its second processor built on the 22nm process node. Even though the chip includes a number of new capabilities and enhancements and also performs relatively well in terms of CPU efficiency, but it mayContinue reading “Intel launches Core i7-4770K with modest performance enhancements from Core i7-3770K”