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Samsung issues apology to Chinese customers for some faulty handset models

Samsung issues apology to Chinese customers for some faulty handset modelsA recently-released Bloomberg report has revealed that bigwig device manufacturer Samsung issued an apology to its Chinese customers this week; following a widespread criticism, by the country's state media, of the company's failure to fix glitches in many of its handsets.

Microsoft is letting Windows app developers loose with its speech recognition technology

Microsoft is letting Windows app developers loose with its speech recognition technologyIn a move which underscores Microsoft's hopes of having innovative apps developed for its Windows platform, the company is reportedly planning to let Windows app developers loose with its speech recognition technology.

Pew study: News is a common but incidental experience on Facebook

 News is a common but incidental experience on FacebookAccording to the results of a new study conducted by the Pew Research Center, the biggest social network Facebook is not a platform which most news-seeking US adults generally go to. In other words, the study found that news is a common but incidental experience on Facebook.

Jive revamps employee directory of its enterprise social-networking suite

Jive revamps employee directory of its enterprise social-networking suite In a Wednesday announcement, Jive said that the employee directory of the company's enterprise social-networking suite has been overhauled, with the aim of facilitating the users in finding colleagues whose expertise can be tapped for particular projects.

BlackBerry has re-launched BBM apps for iPhone and Android

BlackBerry has re-launched BBM apps for iPhone and AndroidDevice maker Blackberry revealed in a blog post earlier this week that it has re-launched its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) apps for iPhone and Android.

The Monday announcement of the re-launch of the app - which is an extension of BlackBerry popular BBM messaging service to iPhone and Android platforms - came nearly one month after BlackBerry had paused the app's September 21-scheduled launch.

Big Fish, BlueStacks partnership brings Android games to PC and Mac users

Big Fish, BlueStacks partnership brings Android games to PC and Mac usersIn an effort which will bring Android games to PC as well as Mac users, casual game producer Big Fish has recently announced a partnership with software maker BlueStacks.  The partnership was announced on Wednesday at the Casual Connect conference in Kiev.

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