Technology Sector

Luxembourg's data protection commissioner investigating Skype over alleged link to NSA

Luxembourg's data protection commissioner investigating Skype over alleged link to NSAThe Guardian has revealed in a recent report that Microsoft-owned Internet telephony service Skype is under investigation in Luxembourg because of an alleged connection with the controversial PRISM surveillance program of the US National Security Agency (NSA).

US Army developing Iron Man-style armour for troops

US Army developing Iron Man-style armour for troopsThe US Army has revealed that it is developing Iron Man-style "revolutionary" armour for its troops. The design of the smart armour - called the Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS) - is being worked out by the US Army in collaboration with the researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Best Buy to offer iPhone trade-in program for one week

Best Buy to offer iPhone trade-in program for one week In a move which will make Best Buy the latest retailer to offer customers a trade-in program for a new iPhone, the company has reportedly told Mashable that it is coming up with a one-week $100 iPhone trade-in offer.

Report: Surface tablet may be "available to ALL Australian Microsoft resellers"

 Surface tablet may be "available to ALL Australian Microsoft resellers"According to a ZDNet report, Microsoft is planning a trial program under which the company's Surface tablet will be "available to ALL Australian Microsoft resellers."

Google bringing back ‘Multiple Destination’ feature to Maps

Google bringing back ‘Multiple Destination’ feature to MapsAccording to an October 9 post on the Google Lat Long Blog, Google is set to reintroduce a much-requested and extremely useful Maps feature --- the `Multiple Destination' feature, which enables the users to create a map with multiple destinations.

Fitbit unveils its new ‘Fitbit Force’ fitness gadget

Fitbit unveils its new ‘Fitbit Force’ fitness gadgetFitbit introduced its latest fitness gadget -  the `Fitbit Force' wristband - on Thursday. The unveiling of the Fitbit Force wristband marks the addition of the fourth wireless activity and sleep wristband in the Fitbit lineup.

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