Cupertino, California-based tech giant Apple introduced its voice-activated virtual "assistant" Siri with the iPhone 4S in 2011 but preparations for the same technology had been underway two years before the first iPhone's launch in 2007.
Widely popular online retailer Amazon is very close to launch an Apple TV competitor, a report published in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) says.
According to the recently published report, Amazon is busy in giving the finishing touches to a new set-top box that will compete directly with Apple TV. The online retailer has widely been rumored to working on a set-top box since at least April this year.
Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant Apple has apologized for any inconvenience causes iOS7 software's iMessage issue, and promised to fix the issue in an imminent software update.
Shares of Tesla Motors Co slipped more than 6 per cent on Wednesday after a blog published images of the company's widely acclaimed electric car Model S in flames.
The Model S caught fire following an accident that took place on Tuesday just south of Seattle, Washington. The pictures and a video of the electric sedan in flames were published by automotive blog called Jalopnik on Wednesday.
American retail giant, Amazon has said that it will now offer an improved line up of its Kindle Fire tablets, which will be lighter.
Auckland-based internet service provider Voyager has confirmed its intention to acquire international bandwidth on the trans-Tasman and trans-Pacific segments of Hawaiki Cable Ltd's submarine cable system.
The 14,000-kilometer trans-Pacific cable, which aims to link New Zealand, Australia and Hawaii with the U. S. west coast, is scheduled to become operational in 2016.
The sharpness of iOS 7-based devices' screens and the motion of the icons are partly responsible sickness that many users of such devices have been reporting, an expert said.
After upgrading to Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Inc's latest operating system, iOS 7, many users have reported that they often suffered nausea, headaches and vertigo using the software.
Software giant, Microsoft's Steve Ballmer is preparing for his exit from the company and today bid farewell to employees during his final company meeting as Chief Executive Officer.
The roll out of Wi-Fi hotspots by Telecom New Zealand is welcome news for the country's tourism sector, Tourism Industry Association CEO Martin Snedden said.
Former Telstra Chief Executive Ziggy Switkowski, who is widely expected to become NBN Co's next chief, might struggle in his new expected role, an expert predicted.
Telecom New Zealand, which is working on transforming public phone boxes into Wi-Fi hotspots, expects as many as 700 hotspots to become operational by 7th of October.
The telecommunications giant has plans to transform select 2,000 public phone boxes into Wi-Fi hotspots, which will provide its customers with free access to the Internet.
Optus has launched a new device called Thuraya SatSleeve that transforms iPhones into satellite phones, enabling users to stay connected on their handsets even in remote areas where there is no network coverage.
The nature of the notorious "Icefog" hacking group's attacks was much focused, computer security vendor Kaspersky Lab said.
Icefog hacked into systems of various organizations of Japan and South Korea a coupe of years back, and slipped away with very sensitive information, including their defense contractors.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Wednesday recommended implementation of full mobile number portability within a period of six months. It means, if implemented, a mobile phone owner won't have to change his/her mobile number while switching to a new operator even if that operator doesn't operate in the user's telecom circle.
Online retail giant Amazon on Tuesday introduced the world to its three new Kindle Fire tablet PCs, all of which runs on the company's newly announced "Fire OS 3.0."
The three new Kindle Fire tablets are: the Kindle Fire HD, the 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX, and the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX.
Responding to complaints about crude or vulgar postings on YouTube, the Google-owned video sharing website has decided to revamp its comments feed and make changes to tackle the issue.
On Tuesday, the company announced that it would provide video-sharers with new tools that would help them filter out `unwelcome' comments.
The Moto X smartphone has just received a new update that enhances the phone's camera quality significantly.
The software update tweaks the Moto X camera's tuning for enhanced exposure in outdoor as well as backlit settings. In addition, it balances whites and colour accuracy.
Redmond-based tech giant has reportedly formed a joint venture (JV) with a Shanghai, China-based media giant known as BesTV.
Xinhua on Monday quoted Shanghai-based BesTV New Media saying that it would form an entertainment development JV with American software giant Microsoft.
Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison on Sunday announced an in-memory option for the company's pluggable 12C database.
Beleaguered Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry suspended the global release of its widely popular instant messaging service BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) on rival platforms Android and iOS.
The Canadian company held issues caused by an unreleased version of BBM app for Android responsible for the pause.
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- Vodafone NZ’s new ‘Red Home’ packages will offer UFB and 150 TV channels
- Vodafone NZ’s full-year profit plunged by more than two-thirds to $56 million
- Vodafone adding 34 European countries to ‘AU$5 per day’ international roaming option
- Telstra launches its new ‘Every Day Connect Data Share Packages’
- Voyager signs “multimillion-dollar deal” with submarine cable group Hawaiki