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Google launches new email service dubbed "Inbox"

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- Google Inc launched an email service called "Inbox" on Wednesday that will better organize emails and display information such as appointments, flight bookings and package deliveries in a more user-friendly way.

Top News, Tech, Business 12:03am IST

Wed, Oct 22 2014

Wipro sees rosier end to year as U.S. clients spend

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BANGALORE - India's third-biggest software services firm Wipro Ltd , under pressure to improve lacklustre sales growth, said it saw a rosier end to the year as more confident U.S. clients increase spending.

Business, Tech 22 Oct 2014

China's Xiaomi shifts some smartphone user data out of Beijing on privacy concerns

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BEIJING - Fast-growing Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc said on Thursday it is migrating some data on non-Chinese customers away from its servers in Beijing due to performance and privacy considerations.

9:48am IST

Microsoft looks set to drop Nokia name from smartphones

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SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp looks set to ditch the Nokia name from its Lumia range of smartphones just months after buying the Finnish company's handset business.

2:31am IST

Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction

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REUTERS - One of the few remaining examples of Apple Inc's first pre-assembled computer, Apple-1, sold for $905,000 at an auction in New York on Wednesday, far outstripping expectations.

4:46am IST

Canadian MPs in lockdown tweet of terror fears, toilet line ups

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OTTAWA - Canadian lawmakers locked down inside parliament for up to 10 hours turned to Twitter to send messages to their friends and families letting them know they were safe albeit exhausted.

Tech, World 6:26am IST

Big Tech winning battle with 'patent trolls'

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- For two decades, companies that buy software patents to sue technology giants have been the scourge of Silicon Valley. Reviled as patent trolls, they have attacked everything from Google's online ads to Apple's iPhone features, sometimes winning hundreds of millions of dollars.

22 Oct 2014

Apple CEO discusses security with top Chinese official amid hacking claims - Xinhua

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BEIJING - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook discussed user data security at a meeting on Wednesday with a top Chinese government official in Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

22 Oct 2014

FedEx expects record peak volume of 22.6 million packages on Dec. 15

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CHICAGO - Package delivery company FedEx Corp on Wednesday forecast a record holiday season this year, with 22.6 million shipments expected for its anticipated peak day on Dec. 15.

22 Oct 2014

EMC to buy much of Cisco's stake in joint venture VCE

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REUTERS - Data storage products maker EMC Corp said it will buy much of Cisco System Inc's stake in their joint venture VCE for an undisclosed sum.

22 Oct 2014