Google Acknowledges Play Store Causing Battery Life Issues for Some Users; Fix Coming

Google Acknowledges Play Store Causing Battery Life Issues for Some Users; Fix Coming

Google Play v6.9.15 was said to be causing the problem Google said only a small number of users were affected Bug caused by frequent unsuccessful location requests Google was in the headlines for the wrong reasons this week, with reports...
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Nintendo Skyrockets on Super Mario Game for iPhone

Nintendo Skyrockets on Super Mario Game for iPhone

Nintendo skyrocketed Thursday after the Japanese gaming giant and Apple announced that an exclusive Super Mario game will be available on iPhones later this year. The Tokyo-listed stock surged 18 percent to 29,200 yen ($287) at the open in response...
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FIFA Mobile Soccer Listed on Google Play for Pre-Registration

FIFA Mobile Soccer Listed on Google Play for Pre-Registration

The annual editions in Electronic Arts’ FIFA franchise are awaited impatiently by gamers around the globe. Ahead of FIFA 17’s global launch on consoles and PC later this month, the company has listed its mobile game FIFA Mobile Soccer on...
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Uber Said to Lose at Least $1.2 Billion in First Half of 2016

Uber Said to Lose at Least $1.2 Billion in First Half of 2016

The ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies is not a public company, but every three months, dozens of shareholders get on a conference call to hear the latest details on its business performance from its head of finance, Gautam Gupta. On Friday,...
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It’s tax time. Which software should you use? Our guide

It’s tax time. Which software should you use? Our guide

As though paying taxes isn’t annoying enough, prices and plans for tax software keep changing. What was best for you last year isn’t necessarily so now. Software makers will try to hook you in with free options, then get you...
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Windows 10 reaches 270 million users: Microsoft

Windows 10 reaches 270 million users: Microsoft

Windows 10 is now in use in 270 million devices, the tech giant said Wednesday, hailing a strong debut for the multiplatform operating system launched last year. “Windows 10 is off to an amazing start,” said chief executive Satya Nadella...
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Automatic test-generation technologies to limit excessive testing work in agile software development

Automatic test-generation technologies to limit excessive testing work in agile software development

Fujitsu Laboratories today announced the development of automatic test-generation technologies to limit excessive testing work and enhance efficiencies for agile development – an evolutionary approach to developing software which incrementally adds small...
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Software to self-diagnose the replacement timing of server power-supply units

Software to self-diagnose the replacement timing of server power-supply units

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has developed a self-diagnostic technology to determine when a power supply unit needs to be replaced. This is software that can run on board the microcontroller of a digitally controlled power supply, such as those used in...
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Researchers identify major security and privacy issues in popular china browser application, QQ

A new study from the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab identifies security and privacy issues in QQ Browser, a mobile browser produced by China-based Internet giant Tencent, which may put many millions of users of the application at risk of...
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Spoken-language app makes meal logging easier, could aid weight loss

Spoken-language app makes meal logging easier, could aid weight loss

For people struggling with obesity, logging calorie counts and other nutritional information at every meal is a proven way to lose weight. The technique does require consistency and accuracy, however, and when it fails, it’s usually because people don&#8...
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