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Google Hangouts adding SMS integration, one-tap location sharing, and GIFs starting today || Read more

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iPhone 6 with 5-inch 1080p HD display reportedly launching next year || Read more

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc has inadvertently exposed 6 million users’ phone numbers and email addresses to unauthorized viewers over the past year, the world’s largest social networking company disclosed late Friday. || Read more

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SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft on Thursday unveiled ads for its popular Xbox Live online entertainment service that combine the interactivity of the Internet with old-school television viewing || Read more

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WASHINGTON: Google Inc has been fined $25,000 for impeding a US investigation into the Web search leader’s data collection for its Street View project, which allows users to see street level images when they map a location. || Read more

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WASHINGTON: Citing a surge in violent robberies, US authorities and cellphone carriers announced Monday an effort to crack down on smartphone theft. || Read more

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NEW YORK: AOL announced plans to sell more than 800 patents to Microsoft in a $1.056 billion deal giving the struggling Internet pioneer a needed cash injection as it seeks to fend off pressure from shareholders. || Read more

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SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook announced Monday that it had reached an agreement to acquire Instagram, describing it as “a fun, popular photo-sharing app for mobile devices,” for $1 billion in cash and shares. || Read more

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ISLAMABAD: The government is going to shortlist three major contenders for selection of consultant by next week for high profile transaction of third generation (3G) technology that possesses potential to bring investment of over $1 billion, it is learnt. || Read more

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SAN FRANCISCO: Yahoo! on Sunday announced the appointment of three independent board members as the struggling Internet firm moved to shake up its team and fend off a challenge from an activist hedge fund. || Read more

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