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Apple to launch 4-inch iPhone 5se & iPad Air 3 in March Apple Inc, is at the moment all set to introduce its next inline iPhone and iPad model on March 15th, while it also target to start selling its upcoming devices in the same week of launch.According to 9to5Mac, the Cupertino based tech, would introduce the new 4-inch iPhone dubbed the “iPhone 5se” and the latest iPad Air at an event on the mentioned date, while the devices would start selling by March 18th.Apple standard procedure is to releases new iPhone models one or two weeks following the introduction events and an online pre-order period. However, launching the upcoming devices in such a short span of time and without offering pre-orders indicates that Apple has shifted from its previous strategy.The California based technology giant has witnessed a decline in its iPhone demand. The 0.4 per cent rise in shipments in the fiscal first quarter was the slowest-ever increase in iPhone sales ...

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iPhone ‘Clock Bug’ can kill your device Well, well the string of viruses and bugs doesn’t just go away for the unfortunate iPhone. First, it was the CrashSafari bug, then came the Apple manufactured Error 53, and now there is this ‘time bug.’The latest in the string of attacks to hit our beloved iPhone, this bug here, hates the date January 1, 1970. Well in fact it hates it so much that it will permanently crash your iPhone's if you change time ...

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iPhone beats Samsung in US Apple Inc, the modern hub of all things cool continues to dominate the smart-phone market in USA at least, with its iconic iPhone command a lion share of 40 percent market share in America.According to a report published by Park Associates, Apple enjoyed the major chunk; however Samsung does not lag behind, with a 31 percent market share. “Apple remains the dominant smartphone manufacturer in the U.S., but Samsung is catching up,” said Harry Wang, ...

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Facebook to revive SMS Integration Facebook, is looking to revive its messaging application that it killed in 2013 i.e. SMS Integration. The social network has also launched multiple account support for its Android users.According to The Verge, SMS Integration was used to be a feature of Facebook Messenger, but was dropped due to low user adoption. But Facebook has begun testing the integration of SMS support back into Messenger. Facebook confirmed about the test which is currently available to only ...

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ThyssenKrupp in red in first quarter FRANKFURT: German heavy industrial giant ThyssenKrupp said Friday that it fell into the red in the first quarter of its current business year weighed down by "a sharp deterioration in the climate for the materials businesses." ThyssenKrupp, which runs its business year from October to September, said in a statement that it ran up a net loss of 23 million euros ($26 million) in the three months to December.A year earlier, the group had booked ...

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China eyes Opera browser for $1.2 billion Opera-the Norwegian web browser is in the line of being purchased by a Chinese consortium for $1.2 billion, the development indicates China recent drive to buy major businesses in the West. According to CNN, Opera Software confirmed that it received an acquisition offer from a consortium consisting of Kunlun and Qihoo, Chinese internet firms, which are backed by two Chinese private equity funds that values Opera for $1.2 billion.According to The Guardian, the ...

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Rolls-Royce sticks to 2016 guidance, halves dividend LONDON: Rolls-Royce left its 2016 guidance unchanged, in a show of stability after issuing three profit warnings last year, although it halved its dividend to shore up its finances during a slowdown in demand for some of its engines. The world's second largest maker of aircraft engines had alerted investors to the risk to its dividend in November, when it said it was putting the payout under review amid a further deterioration in its markets.Rolls-Royce ...