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Twitter product chief jilted, will now oversee strategic initiatives

Twitter product chief jilted, will now oversee strategic initiatives Twitter has sidelined the product chief it recently poached from rival Google, in the latest executive reshuffle at the online messaging service, according to a source familiar with the situation. Former consumer product chief Daniel Graf will now oversee strategic initiatives such …

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Microsoft launches cloud-based Health service, fitness band for $199

Microsoft launches cloud-based Health service, fitness band for $199 It’s official. Microsoft has forayed into the wearable market with the $199 Microsoft Band, which will work with devices running iOS, Android and, of course, Windows Phone. Along with the wristband, Microsoft has also announced its new service called Microsoft Health. …

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Xiaomi emerges as world’s third-largest smartphone vendor: IDC

Xiaomi emerges as world’s third-largest smartphone vendor: IDC Hate them all you want for their wicked marketing strategies and security practices, but Xiaomi manages to prove that you can’t ignore them. The four year old company, which currently sells smartphones only in a few developing countries has already outpaced handset …

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WhatsApp won’t get Voice-Calling feature till early 2015: report

WhatsApp won’t get Voice-Calling feature till early 2015: report Leaked image shows VoIP for WhatsApp The much expected voice-calling service for WhatsApp has been delayed and will arrive in the first quarter of 2015. Earlier reports had suggested that the update would be released in the second quarter of  2014. WhatsApp’s CEO …

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