Google has recently marked its foray into the enterprise video conferencing with the announcement of its 'Chromebox for Meetings' suite of hardware and services. The new system, announced by Google on Thursday, is an easy-to-use enterprise teleconferencing option which combines some Chrome OS hardware and Hangouts.
In a recent conformation of the rumors that Taiwan-based device maker HTC is planning to venture into the 'wearable computing devices' arena, Cher Wang - Chairwoman of HTC - has told Bloomberg that the company has plans underway to bring a wearable device to the market by the end of 2014.
Google has announced its annual Doodle 4 Google competition, and is encouraging children to submit their logo designs. The theme of this year's competition is: "If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place." and the deadline for submission of entries, digitally or through mail, is March 20, 2014.
During the course of a speech on Monday, US President Barack Obama detailed a new initiative - called the ConnectED program - for which tech giant Apple and other bigwig tech companies have pledged to donate $750 million worth of products, in an attempt to help bridge the digital divide.
Google has recently announced the official launch of its Red Nexus 5 handset on its Google Play store. The launch of the new Red Nexus 5 handset by Google comes right in time for Valentine's Day; and Google is also holding a contest which requires customers to tell the company what they are most passionate about.
In a recent announcement, the OpenDaylight Project - a vendor-led Linux Foundation project - has revealed that first software release is now available for download. The release of the first software - called 'Hydrogen' - by the OpenDaylight Project comes ten months after the consortium's launch, with the objective of an open-source software-defined networking (SDN) platform.
Software giant Microsoft has recently announced its partnership with location-based social network Foursquare. The partnership - under which Microsoft will make a $15 million investment in Foursquare - will essentially help both the companies face increasing competition from rivals.
According to a ZDNet report, Microsoft's Tuesday announcement that Satya Nadella - the company's head of the Cloud and Enterprise Group - has been appointed the new CEO came with the disclosure that Nadella's previous role will be taken over by corporate VP Scott Guthrie.
According to an announcement made via the Pebble Twitter page, Pebble is set to launch its app marketplace - the Pebble Appstore - on Monday, February 3, 2014. The new functionality will be enabled by Pebble with the release of new versions of the company's iOS and Android smartphone apps.
During its 2013 fourth-quarter conference call on Thursday, Internet search giant Google fielded questions from analysts about its intriguing acquisition of Silicon Valley startup Nest Labs. Google had announced its acquisition of the company - for $3.2 billion - on January 13, 2013.
On Thursday, popular social network Facebook unveiled its latest standalone news reader app called 'Paper.' The new app from Facebook will be released exclusively for the iOS platform on February 3.
The 'Paper' app will allow the users to share stories from major publications among friends; and will also comprise new tools for posting stories.
With California Web developer Naoki Hiroshima's revealing in a Wednesday blog post report that a hacker had, in a social engineering attack, gained access to his GoDaddy account which is used for managing different domain names, GoDaddy has officially acknowledged the attack which Hiroshima fell victim to.
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