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John W Arthur

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John is the head of our IT Security team and he writes about Security, IT news on The Next Digit. He was the Employee of the Year 2013 for his selfless support and efficiently setting up the whole security infrastructure. He also occasionally writes on "IT Sec Pro" Print Media of Sweden. All posts by John

Microsoft acquires start-up LiveLoop for an undisclosed amount

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) has acquired a new start-up company, LiveLoop that used to develop plugins for business products and the so-called start-up has developed a plugin for the PowerPoint. The Plugin allows the users to collaborate the document with their works, the various information regarding the acquisition are yet to be disclosed. In LiveLoop website, the company was notifying all ...

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Amazon ‘Unlocked’ Will Give Away Paid Apps For Free

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been working very hard to increase the reputation of its own App store for Android applications with developers and also with customers too. Amazon wants to launch a new section in its App store and it will be a massive promotion for its App store, the new section comes with a name tag called “Unlocked”, that allows ...

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HTC changes CEO, not the smartphone business strategy

HTC comes with unexpected news for the Global consumers that it’s appointing a new CEO, Cher Wang, who co-founded HTC with Peter Chou. Peter Chou has filled the role of Chief Executive Officer since 2005 and made the company into a global smartphone brand from an anonymous contract manufacturer. Overall, a study from 2013 that analyzed Fortune 500 companies over ...

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Graco has been fined $10 million for defective child seat buckles

Graco, the manufacture of child seat buckles, has been fined for approximately $10 million, as it failed to recall about 4 million defective child seats. The defective buckles in the seat make it more difficult to release the lock in case of emergency situation. Now, Garco has agreed to settle the claims for the defective child seat, the delay in ...

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Chicago’s ‘tallest’ Willis Tower for SALE, Blackstone in talks to pay $1.5 billion

Chicago’s tallest tower Willis Tower is for sale, and may soon owned by a big real estate firm, Blackstone Group LP. Blackstone Group is considered as world’s topmost private equity real estate owner and is going to own the Willis Tower for almost $1.5 billion. Representatives from New York based firm have been visiting the 1,451 foot building for owning ...

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Facebook changes the way it counts business Pages’ likes

Facebook comes with a new plan on the way, from which it counts the likes of Facebook Pages. The owners of Facebook pages should be aware of this new change in algorithm that will give them a sudden drop of Facebook “likes” in the upcoming week. Nowadays, Social media are the greatest tool for modern business and using the social ...

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Apple iPad Pro won’t get unveiled this Monday

If you were the one of those people expecting Apple show-off at Monday Press event, then catch your breath. Latest rumors says that, delay in production makes Apple to re-schedule the release of its upcoming large-screen iPad. Apple has gone for different options for the new device and in the meantime, it has decided to go for an oxide LCD ...

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Google focuses on business users, launches Android For Work

Finally, the search engine giant Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has released its Android for Work, since it need to make more efforts to enter more into the business world. It brings out more number of devices into the work platform by innovating, managing and securing over the Android platform. Google wants to dominate all market segments before someone else does. Hence, it ...

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