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Here’s the perfect Christmas present for the ultimate Apple fan – the Cupertino, California company has just announced a computer featuring perhaps its most striking design to date is available to order from tomorrow.
Here’s a much-anticipated feature from Facebook that marketers may love, if not its users.
The online social network has just announced it is beginning to test a video format for advertisers, where videos will begin playing as users scroll down to them in their news feeds. Clicking on them will turn on the sound.
President Barack Obama will meet technology leaders on Tuesday morning for a two-hour discussion about everything from the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance programme, to how the industry can address income inequality.
Big name tech executives from the eight companies which called on the US government to stop the spy agencies collecting such vast amounts of communications data will be pressing their case home “aggressively”, according to a spokesperson for one of the companies.
Endemol, the television production company behind Big Brother and Deal or No Deal, has placed a bet on the growth of social casino gaming with the acquisition of a $13m stake in London-based startup Plumbee.
The deal, which values Plumbee at $40m, brings together the world’s largest independent TV production company with a two-year-old startup whose flagship title Mirrorball Slots is among the top ten highest grossing social casino games on Facebook.
Deutsche Telekom investors like the idea of selling its US mobile business much more than shareholders in the putative buyer, with shares in Japan’s Softbank down almost as much as those of the German telecoms group are up this morning.
As Telecoms correspondent Dan Thomas writes, weekend reports revived the prospect of a bid for T-Mobile USA by Sprint, which is 80 per cent owned by Softbank, although without coming to any conclusions about whether it would happen this time.
Google will double its investment in a new data centre it is building in Taiwan as internet use in Asia rockets beyond what the US internet group predicted a few years ago when it first planned the site, one of its first two data centres in Asia.
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