5 Things in Technology That You Need to Know Today

           The constantly changing, challenging global innovations in technologies, multiplicities of activities and the increasing responsibilities demand profound knowledge on web and internet technologies, wireless communication and portable computing devices. The field of computing provides seamless and ubiquitous computing environment to rank and file of our country. To play a vital cameo in the competitive world, one must acquaint oneself with the present-day issues. Here is a brief account on the present-day issues of  our ‘Tech-driven world’:

  • American based direct-broadcast satellite service provider, Dish Network and the German based company, T-Mobile International AG are in merger talks. Talks are in the formative stage and the outcome is expected to be in the affirmative. To experience an upturn in fortune and rake in the moolah, the two companies have decided to engage in talks. However, the officials concerned of both the companies declined to confirm or deny the talks. Representatives are tight-lipped over the issue of merger.

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  • American entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO of the enterprise cloud community Box, Aaron Winsor Levie whose net worth is estimated at 100$ million, is hosting a fund-raising event for Hillary Clinton. Aaron Levie is a connoisseur of politics and tech enthusiast. Aaron Levie envisages big stakes for the tech sector in the US elections. A Clinton campaign spokesperson said “Young, innovative entrepreneurs are key to growing and strengthening US economy.”

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  • Yahoo completes the formalities and wins the streaming rights of an NFL game. The CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer is delighted after securing the streaming rights of the match between the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars. Thanks to the accompanying hype, Yahoo paid $20 million to win the streaming rights. There is something more than meets the eye- Yahoo has come forward to stream the game online for free at 9:30 a.m., Eastern Time. It’s the first time that the league has sold its broadcasting rights to a multinational technology company for online-only distribution.

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  • Accomplished Silicon Valley investor, company advisor, entrepreneur and versatile private equity investor, Chris Sacca thinks that Twitter shall be a great buy for Google. Chris Sacca was one of the early investors of Twitter and emphasized that Twitter is an ‘instant fit.’ It is worth mentioning the fact that Sacca worked as an employee in Google and ran special initiatives to enlighten the employees.

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  • Apple has decided to voluntarily recall Beats Pill XL Bluetooth Speaker. To all intents and purposes, the decision comes with a convincing reason-the batteries of the speakers could over heat and catch fire. In its press release, Apple asserted and assured its customers that the recall doesn’t extend any other Beats product or Apple product. Further, the company plans to release a revamped version of the Bluetooth at the earliest. The year 2014 witnessed the purchase of Beats by Apple for a phenomenal $3 billion.

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