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Samsung has had its eye on BlackBerry mobile technology, report

Samsung has had its eye on BlackBerry mobile technology, report

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Although takeover rumors have been denied, outright, it does look as though there is some interest in the tech. According to an email from a Samsung exec that was quoted by Bloomberg and that discussed a report that had initially been interpreted as a possible buyout of BlackBerry, had actually been a talk of a potential partnership that would allow the South Korean company to use mobile technology from the struggling Canadian … Read entire article »

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Mobile tech HitchBOT robot to cross Germany

Mobile tech HitchBOT robot to cross Germany

After having made its way clear across Canada during the summer of 2014, the experiment is headed to Europe. A hitchhiking robot called the HitchBOT, that uses mobile tech to relay its progress back to its creators, was sent on a trip, last summer, and made its way from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, to Victoria, British Columbia. Now, in partnership with a German science television program, it will be headed to Europe for new adventures. Even though the … Read entire article »

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Has BlackBerry received a takeover offer from Samsung?

Has BlackBerry received a takeover offer from Samsung?

The Canadian handset maker has vehemently denied that it has received an offer of US$7.5 billion. Last week, headlines were ablaze with reports that BlackBerry Ltd. had received a takeover offer from Samsung Electronics Co., worth an estimated US$7.5 billion, sending the stock price for the Canadian technology company skyward. However, since that time, the company has flat-out denied that it was in talks with Samsung for that purpose. This contradiction to the original claims that BlackBerry could … Read entire article »

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Google Glass production has been halted

Google Glass production has been halted

The company has announced that it will no longer be creating this wearable technology in its current form. The present form of Google Glass is no longer going to be produced, as the company has decided that while it wants to remain committed to the idea of wearable technology in the style of smart glasses, the current design is not the path that they want to continue to take. It also reveals that the Glass team will … Read entire article »

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Wearables are used by a small fraction of adults

Wearables are used by a small fraction of adults

Over 80 percent are already using smartphones and among them, most have Android mobile devices. Although both last year and this year have been declared the year of the wearables, and many have expected that these devices, such as smartwatches and smart glasses, would go mainstream, it looks as though it may require a little bit more time for that hype to turn into consumer adoption. The results of a recent study has shown that wearable technology … Read entire article »

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