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Twitter Would Need New Strategy for Growth as Salesforce Walks Out of Deal

Twitter Would Need New Strategy for Growth as Salesforce Walks Out of Deal

Salesforce announced walking out of the deal to buyout social network Twitter last week. The news led to 5 percent decline in Twitter stock and 5% jump in the stock price of Salesforce on Friday. Twitter has been losing its market valuation over the past several months as the company has been witnessing stagnation in number of users on its network. Twitter hasn’t declared profit over the last 11 quarters and investors are worried about the upcoming quarterly results from the social network.

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‘Google Home’ price and shipping date unveiled

‘Google Home’ price and shipping date unveiled

At its annual hardware event held in San Francisco on October 4, tech biggie Google revealed details about the pricing and shipping date of its forthcoming 'Google Home' voice-powered assistant.

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Only 13% US Galaxy Note 7 users have exchanged their potentially explosive handsets

Only 13% US Galaxy Note 7 users have exchanged their potentially explosive hands

In a disclosure related to Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 replacement program, Tim Baxter -- president and COO of Samsung Electronics America -- said in a video released on Thursday that the replacement of Galaxy Note 7 with other devices has thus far been sought only by a small percentage users of the handset.

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Apple's online store went down for maintenance ahead of iPhone 7 preorder kickoff

Apple's online store went down for maintenance ahead of iPhone 7 preorder kickof

Ahead of the scheduled commencement of the preorders for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus -- Apple's latest iPhones which were unveiled on September 7 -- on Friday, the Apple online store witnessed downtime due to maintenance reasons; something that happens almost every time the tech giant launches a new product.

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Analyst: iPhone 7 will be packaged with EarPods which use Lightning connector

Analyst: iPhone 7 will be packaged with EarPods which use Lightning connector

According to recent reports from 9to5Mac, MacRumors, and AppleInsider, KGI Securities analyst Ming-chi Kuo has shared the latest bit of information about Apple's next-generation iPhone, likely to be called iPhone 7, hours ahead of the expected official unveiling of the handset at a September 7 event in San Francisco.

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Apple Watch 2 expected to come with some noteworthy new features

Apple Watch 2 expected to come with some noteworthy new features

With tech biggie Apple expected to unveil the second version of its Apple Watch smartwatch -- Apple Watch 2 -- next month, several reports and rumors of the new Apple wearable have hinted that the device will boast some noteworthy features.

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Google announces the launch of Android 7.0 ‘Nougat’

Google announces the launch of Android 7.0 ‘Nougat’

In an announcement made on Monday, August 22, tech giant Google said that it is launching the much-anticipated next-generation version of its Android mobile operating system --- Android 7.0 'Nougat.' The latest Android version comes with a number of new features and enhancements.

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Uber signs $300M deal with Volvo; acquires startup Otto

Uber signs $300M deal with Volvo; acquires startup Otto

In a move which will potentially enable Uber to advance its ambitions of building self-driving cars for its ride-hailing service, the company announced on Thursday that it has inked a $300 million deal with automaker Volvo, and has also acquired a startup called Otto which develops self-driving technology for big-rig trucks.

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Instagram introduces new ‘Event Channel’ feature

Instagram introduces new ‘Event Channel’ feature

In a recent announcement, Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing service Instagram said that it is launching a new feature for curating user-generated videos of concerts and sports events.

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Ford plans to build a fleet of fully autonomous vehicle by 2021

Ford plans to build a fleet of fully autonomous vehicle by 2021

Bigwig automaker Ford Motor Co. revealed in an announcement on Tuesday that, by the year 2021, it plans to commence the mass production of a fully autonomous vehicle.

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