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Ariana Whitmore

ariana@thenextdigit.com'
She has been writing columns on consumer gadgets since 2010. Her areas of interests include smartphones, tablets, mobile OS and apps. She holds M.C.S. degree and working on her startup, which aims to solve IT support issues.

Ebay buys Braintree for $800 million in cash to further facilitate the PayPal service

The most popular online retailer – Ebay Inc will buy the payment-gateway startup, Braintree (braintreepayments.com) for $800 million in cash to add the feature to it’s PayPal business. This move by the company could also be termed as buying out the competitor to PayPal’s existence and experts opinionated that the acquisition makes PayPal even stronger by utilizing it’s payment features ...

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China’s most valuable tech company Alibaba to list IPO in New York, not Hong Kong

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the company behind the Chinese valuable e-commerce website”Alibaba.com”, is now considering to list its IPO in New York instead of Hong Kong stock exchange. Initially, the company was planned to list the IPO in Hong Kong stock exchange, but the agreement fell down after months of  negotiations. The listing will be a victory for the whatever ...

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BlackBerry to Slash 4,500 jobs to recharge the troubled firm

BlackBerry has decided to slash 4,500 jobs from the company as the final move to revive the already-in-trouble company. A week after Wall Street Journal reported and expected about forty percent reduction in workforce of the company, once a Canadian giant said the company will be clearing out 4.500 positions mainly to cut expenses. The company has said, this slash will ...

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Apple’s iOS 7 Activation lock is praised by US prosecutors – urged to download the fee upgrade

SAN FRANCISCO – US prosecutors have given the thumbs up to the new activation lock feature of Apple’s latest released mobile software iOS7 and urged all iPhone & iPad users to upgrade their existing software to the latest iOS7 version of OS. George Gascón (District Attorney in San Francisco) and Eric T. Schneiderman (Attorney General in New York) released the statement ...

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Box introduced Notes beta, competing to Google Docs, available in coming weeks.

Box, the successful & still growing cloud storage company has introduced the new feature “Box Notes”, which aims at the rivals like Google Docs and Microsoft’s SkyDrive. The features and working is similar to that of Google Docs/Drive collaboration, such as creating/editing/sharing documents with the real time editing with the other users of Box. Jonathan Berger, Product manager said in ...

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Facebook is rolling out a new “Shared Photo” album feature.

Facebook announcement on Monday declares about its new feature which is rolling out recently. This feature will allow multiple users to upload images in the same album, as Mashable says. Whereas previously,  one user could upload images in the album created by own with a maximum limit of 1,000 photos per album. The new feature would allow 50 people to ...

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Moto X: Company is determined to pay exclusive for its made-in-America smartphones

Motorola’s Moto X is a new foray in the company’s making of smartphones. Rumor says that this exclusive smartphone costs around $221 per phones, which is a massive investment in the manufacturing process. Reports say that the investment is huge in the history of manufacturing smartphones. Even, Apple’s gadget iPhone 5 is said to be cost around $167.50 per unit. ...

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