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FTC to slap anti-trust policies of Qualcomm - 05/06/2015

Korea's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has identified Qualcomm's patent licensing practices to be an abuse of standard essential patents and has considered the company as violating anti-trust policies.   Qualcomm has been slapped with charges that it abused its dominant position. The FTC launched the investigation in April 2014, and sent out a request for information (RFI) to Qualcomm. The...

Amazon Prime Video Streams Up with JetBlue - 05/05/2015

Amazon Prime’s users will have free and unlimited access to thousands of Amazon movies and TV episodes during flight. Amazon combines with JetBlue to make their clients’ future flights a little more interesting. The  e-commerce company will bring its collection of movies, TV shows, digital books, music and applications for some JetBlue flights later this year, the company said on Tuesday. In...

Eight Hours to the Moon and Back: NASA is on the Threshold of Getting Warp Drives - 04/30/2015

NASA engineers are actively working to develop technology that will allow people to reach the moon faster than to getting a plane another city in the country. Potentially good news for those who intend to travel through the solar system - spacecrafts can be overclocked to a speed exceeding the speed of light. Recently, NASA experts have carried out a successful test of a new revolutionary method...

Uber launches food delivery service - 04/29/2015

US-based ride sharing app Uber has officially launched its food delivery service called UberEats. The new service was launched this week in Barcelona and Los Angeles where the company already was testing the service and in the new markets of Chicago and New York as well. Rather than picking up passengers, the new service will use Uber drivers to pick up takeaway restaurant fare and deliver it...

GoPro acquires virtual reality company Kolor - 04/29/2015

Camera equipment maker GoPro has announced the acquisition of French software maker Kolor. The acquired company’s technology stitches together photos and videos into interactive media. GoPro which is in the business of selling hardware to adventure enthusiasts around the world, is now looking at diversifying its operations. The terms of the deal was not announced as part of GoPro's first...

Watch Your Car: BMW and Porshe Show Up with Apple Watch App for Cars - 04/27/2015

Barely a few days after the opening hours of Apple Watch have come, but leading automakers already rushed to come up with their apps for the gadget. BMW brand utility iRemote was one of the first, which is designed for remote monitoring and control i-series models. The tool is designed for electrical i-Series BMW models owners. Having installed the above mentioned application, the owners of BMW...

H.A.V.O.C. To Conquer Venusian Skies For Human Settlements - 04/25/2015

Virginia based N.A.S.A. scientists come up with studies that makes Venus as the next spatial destination for human colonisations. Although, this would mean colonising the Venusian skies rather than the surface of the “Earth’s hellishly hot sister planet”. Thestrategist.com – 23 April 2015 – Mike Wall reports that scientists plan on launching Venus exploration from high above “the planet's...

Astronomers Chartering The Milky-Way Discover A New Planet, The Furthest Ever, With The Help Of Spitzer - 04/25/2015

N.A.S.A discloses information about its recent findings wherein a new planet has been discovered, which happens to be the farthest distance ever to measure from the earth, with the help of Spitzer telescope. Thestrategist.com – 22 April 2015 – Space.com reports about N.A.S.A’s new found discovery. The “Spitzer Space Telescope” of N.A.S.A. has co-located an extra solar planet situated “more than...

Technology To Remove Spatial Junk Can Become A Weaponised Threat - 04/25/2015

N.A.S.A. realising the threat posed by the space junks created by mankind, comes up with innovative laser technology ideas to remove them from the spatial orbit. Nonetheless, the future of such technological possibilities remains dark as the said technology can be converted into a weapon of war. Thestrategist.com – 22 April 2015 – Miriam Kramer writes about ‘incredible technology’ developed by...

Twitter changes abuse policies - 04/22/2015

Social media company Twitter has launched a filter to verified iOS users to keep out abusive tweets and tweets that give threats of violence at bay, according to a report in in TechCrunch. The ‘quality filter’ is only available to some verified users on iOS. But the company’s official blogpost says that they would update their policy on dealing with abuse. The blogpost had pointed out that...
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