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RunKeeper launches new step-tracking ‘Breeze’ app

RunKeeperA new experience called 'Breeze' has recently been released by the popular iOS-only run-tracking app, RunKeeper. With the launch of the new Breeze app, RunKeeper has made a notable move into the step-tracking game.

Apple hires former Amazon A9 search executive Benoit Dupin

Apple hires former Amazon A9 search executive Benoit DupinAccording to a 9to5Mac report, tech giant Apple has recently hired former Amazon A9 search executive Benoit Dupin. Apple's hiring away of the former Vice President of Search Technology from Amazon marks the poaching of a high-profile executive from the bigwig online retailer.

Apple acquires Novauris Technologies to improve its Siri service

Apple acquires Novauris Technologies to improve its Siri service In a move which marks the continuation of Apple's acquisition spree, the US tech giant disclosed in a Thursday announcement that it is acquiring UK-based speech-recognition software firm Novauris Technologies. The acquisition - the financial terms of which have not been officially divulged by Apple - will essentially help Apple improve its Siri service.

Amazon has reportedly hired two gaming industry veterans - Kim Swift and Clint Hocking

Amazon has reportedly hired two gaming industry veterans - Kim Swift and Clint HockingAccording to a Kotaku report, bigwig online retailer Amazon has hired two high-profile game designers - Portal lead Kim Swift; and Far Cry 2 designer Clint Hocking - to join the nascent Amazon Game Studios.

Apple set to increase price of iTunes Store apps in Australia, India, Indonesia, Turkey and South Africa

Apple set to increase price of iTunes Store apps in Australia, India, Indonesia, Turkey and South AfricaAccording to media reports, US tech giant Apple will soon increase the retail price of apps in the Australian App Store. The move comes nearly three years after the company announced a 25 percent reduction in its App Store pricing in Australia.

Apple has reportedly patented new 'transparent texting system'

Apple has reportedly patented new 'transparent texting system'This past weekend, tech journalists unearthed an Apple patent for a new 'transparent texting system' which will enable the users of the company's iPhone handsets to be more aware of their surroundings when they walk while typing text messages.

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