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Google launches new Chromebooks in India

Google India today announced the launch of range of new, affordable Chromebooks for India, as well as the launch of Chromebooks for Education and Chrome OS for Businesses. The new range of Chromebooks for consumers includes: ● The XOLO Chromebook, will be available in the next few days at Snapdeal, …

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HealthifyMe and Micromax power the YU YUFIT band

HealthifyMe will be the exclusive companion app for the YU YUFIT band, which was recently launched with the YU YUPHORIA phone. YU is a joint venture between Micromax and Cyanogen. The companies say the YUFIT band, priced at Rs 999, is designed to be a lifestyle companion that allows users …

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Fed up, IBM’s top shareholders turn to activist investors for help

Annoyed by 11 straight quarters of diminished revenues, IBM’s top shareholders are turning to activist investors in hopes of jostling the company out of its stupor. According to sources familiar with the situation, it seems the shareholders aren’t having much luck as both Jeffery Ubben’s ValueAct Capital and Bill Ackman’s …

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Sci-fi in the theater of war: Boeing patents plasma force field

Boeing (NYSE: BA), has obtained a patent for a plasma force field.  Actually, the patent is for something called a “method and system for shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc,” so the term “force field” is perhaps being used a bit loosely.  Nevertheless, the force field is intended to envelop and …

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