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    Why would Foxconn buy Sharp? It’s all about the iPhone

    Japanese electronics maker Sharp has accepted a bid from Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group for it to buy a majority stake in company for ¥489 billion ($4.4 billion), the Japanese firm announced today (Feb. 25). Shortly thereafter, however, Foxconn put the deal on hold “after receiving new material information from Sharp,” it said in a statement. […]

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    Amazon launches in-house clothing line with seven new fashion brands

    Amazon now has its own clothing line. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. (GeekWire File Photo) The Seattle tech giant quietly rolled out more than 1,800 fashion products made by the company under seven trademarked brand names, reported Quartz. WWD noted that Amazon is selling a variety of clothing for men, women, and children. The seven Amazon fashion labels are: Franklin […]

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    Amazon Now Selling Clothing Under Its Own In-House Brands

    In yet another effort to completely and totally dominate the shopping world, Amazon has apparently started a few private label clothing brands and has been quietly shilling apparel and accessories under those trademarked names with nary a press release to let anyone know. WWD cites KeyBanc Capital analyst Ed Yruma, who said the company has […]

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    10 Tips to Cut Down Your Mobile Data Bill

    Is your smartphone running up huge bills on data usage and throwing your budget out of control? We’ve all been there, and here are a few simple tips that you can follow to save some money. These are ideas we’ve tried out ourselves, and can tell you that they work. What’s more, you won’t just […]

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    Mobile Locked Unless You Pay the Ransom? Could Happen to You in 2016

    Software security firm Kaspersky Lab is holding the APAC Cyber Security Summit in Malaysia, where it is talking about the current security trends and threats faced by individuals and businesses in the region and across the world. Gadgets 360 spoke to Vitaly Kamluk, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab, who discussed Kaspersky’s predictions for the […]

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    Consumer Needs, Not Innovation by Itself, Will Drive Design for Motorola and Lenovo

    It’s rare to hear a company’s executives talk critically about their unsuccessful products. Phrases like “ahead of its time” or “didn’t live up to its potential” are far more common, so when Kouji Kodera, Senior Vice President, Product Management, Motorola Mobility talks about the danger of innovating without thinking about the customer’s needs, and specifically […]

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    Nexus 5X, iPad Air 2, Intel Compute Stick, TVs, and More Tech Deals

    This week’s best deals feature a smartphone, tablets, and a PC, apart from other gadgets. 1. Apple iPad Air 2 128GB Wi-Fi and Cellular If you are in the market for the high-end variant of the iPad Air 2, Paytm is offering a cashback of 8% on the 128GB Wi-Fi and Cellular variant. You can […]

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    Sassy Woman or Machine? Tech Giants Divided Over Digital Assistants

    When users ask Siri, Apple’s digital assistant, what she likes to drink, she is quick with an answer. “I have a thirst for knowledge,” she responds. Her counterpart at Microsoft, Cortana, opts for a very, very dry martini. But M, the digital assistant Facebook is testing, deflects the question. “I don’t have an opinion about […]

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    Why the US Government and Tech Firms Can’t Agree About Encryption

    Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn’t totally comfortable with that, because it’s also complicating the work of tracking criminals and potential national-security threats. For decades, tech companies have steadily expanded the use of encryption – a data-scrambling technology that shields information from prying eyes, whether it’s […]