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Vancouver coffee house Waves installs first bitcoin ATM

Vancouver coffee house Waves installs first bitcoin ATM In what probably is the world's first Bitcoin ATM, a blue-black booth has been installed in downtown Vancouver coffee house Waves, to allow customers make transactions without requiring a bank account or a plastic card.

Although the kiosk set up in Waves looks like a standard ATM booth, it is actually the first real-world portal to the virtual world of bitcoins.

IBM drops its legal case against CIA's $600 million cloud deal with AWS

IBM drops its legal case against CIA's $600 million cloud deal with AWSFederal Computer Week reported on Wednesday that IBM has decided to withdraw its legal case against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)'s award of a 10-year, $600 million cloud computing contract to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Intel set to ship its first smartphone LTE chip

Intel set to ship its first smartphone LTE chipIn a move which underscores that Intel is apparently set to commence the shipping of its first smartphone LTE chip in the near future, the company announced the commercial availability of its LTE modem aimed at smartphones and tablets, on Wednesday.

The announcement of the LTE modem - the new XMM 7160 - marks the first step by Intel towards posing a potential challenge to market-leading 4G chipmaker Qualcomm.

Microsoft announces a pilot for Bing Smart Search ad unit called ‘Hero’

Microsoft announces a pilot for Bing Smart Search ad unit called ‘Hero’At an event held at the Microsoft campus on Wednesday, the software giant announced a pilot for image-based interactive Bing Smart Search ad unit called `Hero.' The ad unit will largely aim at serving more information through content and images; and will initially be limited to US searches in Microsoft's latest Windows 8.1 software.

CSC signs definitive agreement for acquiring enterprise cloud management startup ServiceMesh

CSC signs definitive agreement for acquiring enterprise cloud management startup ServiceMeshInfrastructure giant CSC - a global leader of next-generation information technology (IT) services and solutions - has revealed that it has signed a definitive agreement for acquiring enterprise cloud management startup ServiceMesh.

Tata Sky launches two ads for its innovative ‘Everywhere TV’ mobile app

Tata Sky launches two ads for its innovative ‘Everywhere TV’ mobile appDTH firm Tata Sky is promoting its latest innovation called `Everywhere TV' app, by launching two new ad commercials. The ads draw attention to the fact that `Everywhere TV' subscribers can view live TV channels by paying a monthly charge of Rs 60.

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