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Latest BlackBerry Q10 Not Available in Japan

BlackBerry Q10 Not Available in Japan

Even though Japanese consumers are one of the world’s most voracious smartphone consumers, on Thursday BlackBerry said that they will not be offered its new line of smartphones. Two days following the release of its new BlackBerry Z10 handset in Canada, BlackBerry, a Waterloo based company, announced that it will not be following suit in […]

February 12th, 2013 | Posted in Wired | Read More »

BlackRock Takes $80 million Twitter Interest

BlackRock Takes $80 million Twitter Interest

The world’s largest asset management firm, BlackRock, took an $80 million interest in Twitter Inc., according to a source claiming to have knowledge of the private deal. The six-year old social media company will not raise any new capital as part of the  deal that values Twitter at over $9 billion. BlackRock intends to purchase […]

February 4th, 2013 | Posted in Wired | Read More »

Ashton Kutcher Playing Steve Jobs And The Audience Loves Him

Steve Jobs biography jOBS

PARK CITY, Utah –  For some, the notion Ashton Kutcher playing Steve Jobs was a little unnerving. Even the actor himself was concerned about what he was signing up for in playing the lead role in the movie “jOBS.” A biopic written by Joshua Michael Stern about the late founder of Apple. Kutcher told audiences on […]

February 4th, 2013 | Posted in Wired | Read More »

Does Apple’s Stock Sell-off Shows An Emotional Investment

Apple's Stock Sell-off

Apple’s stock sell-off: How fickle are its consumers? Is it time to sell off your Apple Stock? Do you still like them? If your answer  is yes to the last question, then you shouldn’t sell it. On Thursday, investors were stressing over Apple’s prospects, although the company’s  quarterly report showed record profits of $13.1 billion […]

February 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Wired | Read More »

Apple Sells 47.8 Million iPhones In Its First-Quarter

Apple iPhone 5

According to a statement from Apple today,  the tech giant sold 47.8 million iPhones, but will the sales continue? Apple ended 2012 on a high note for iPhone sales; however, many people fear the company’s momentum is already showing signs of slowing down. Although the results were higher than the average projected sales of 46 […]

February 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Wired | Read More »

Apple Fined Modest Amount And Apple And Samsung Reach An Agreement

Apple fined

Apple has been ordered to pay $165,000 by a Chinese court. The payment must be made to two companies who claim that unlicensed copies of their work were sold via Apple’s online store, along with eight Chinese writers. According to a court official, the No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court in Beijing ruled on Thursday that […]

January 24th, 2013 | Posted in Wired | Read More »

The Apple Store In Paris Burglarized On New Year’s Eve

Apple Store In Paris Burglarized

The Apple store in Paris France was raided on New Year’s Eve, as masked burglars took what is believed to be products valued at one million euros. The store, involved in heist is located in the Opera area of Paris. At around 9 pm, on New Year’s Eve, gunmen wearing masks forced their way in. […]

January 19th, 2013 | Posted in Wired | Read More »

Google, Microsoft Millions A Part In The Motorola Patent Case


SEATLE – Google and Microsoft continue to be millions of dollars apart in the Motorola patent case. Their valuations of Wi-Fi and video patents are at issue in a case before a Seattle federal judge. The cases’ outcome, expected to be decided sometime in 2013, could be a major development in the balance of power […]

January 1st, 2013 | Posted in Wired | Read More »

Samsung Feud With Apple Ends In Europe

Samsung Apple feud

Samsung said that it would no longer try to get an injunction against Apple’s devices in Europe, as European and American authorities push the smartphone industry to rein in disputes over patents. Prior to the announcement on Tuesday, the European Commission was preparing to challenge the S. Korean company over what it considers to be […]

December 31st, 2012 | Posted in Wired | Read More »

Germans Demand To Allow Fake Names Rejected By Facebook


Facebook Inc. intends to fight a demand by a German privacy watchdog to allow users to register using fake names, insisting on Tuesday that its practice currently complies fully with the law. The social-networking site based out of California has required its users to register with their real names for a long time. A policy […]

December 29th, 2012 | Posted in Wired | Read More »

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