shomi-canada

Canada, make room on your couch and time in your schedule – shomi is moving in! Following a successful beta launch in November 2014 to Rogers and Shaw Internet or cable customers, shomi is now coming to all Canadians across the country this summer. The comapny is moving in and unpacking “great stuff” to watch –…

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Vintage-Apple

Starting 9th June, 2015 a couple of Apple products will be classified as either vintage or obsolete in Europe, Canada, Asia-Pacific, United States, Japan, Latin American and Apple Retail Stores. According to Apple, vintage products are those that have been in production for more than 5 years and less than 7 years. Apple has discontinued…

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apple-homekit

Soon your iPhone will control your locks, cameras, lights, thermostats, doors, plugs and switches via corresponding apps. Apple has confirmed to Mashable that the HomeKit products will start shipping in June this year. This news comes in the wake of another published by Fortune claiming that Apple users might have to wait longer for HomeKit products. Trudy…

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fraud_detection_tool

VoIP Innovations, a company that specializes in providing DID and termination VoIP footprintshas, released a Fraud Detection Tool for ITSPs, VoIP resellers and enterprise customers that analyzes their traffic patterns and warns them when something isn’t right. The detection tool continually runs an algorithm than analyzes and processes CDRs in near real-time searching for anomalies in…

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google-cloud-bigtable

Google just launched a data storage service that will allow multi-national corporations and big organizations to run big data analysis on its cloud service.   Google Cloud Bigtable is not an entirely new service, as Google has been using it internally for years to manage its core services, such as Google Analytics, Gmail, and Google…

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homekit-breadcom

Broadcom has announced that its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) SDK now offers full HomeKit support. As the first company to meet HomeKit technical specifications for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Smart, Broadcom expands its Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio offerings. Broadcom’s WICED platform enables developers and OEMs to take advantage of the growing Apple’s HomeKit ecosystem. By…

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open-mobile-london

The Open Mobile Summit London 2015 (29th – 30th June, The Proud Archivist) brings together mobile marketers, creatives and strategists to investigate the impact of placing mobile at the heart of all business operations. Expert speakers from Thomas Cook, Bayer, Bupa, Shazam and many more will share their transformative journeys. Biz-news is a Media Partner for…

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toshiba

Toshiba has rolled out hardware and software development kits (HDK and SDK) for the Toshiba TZ1000 Application Processor Lite (ApP Lite) series of processors for wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Together, the kits allow evaluation of devices in an environment closer to that of their final application. The TZ1000 processor can also be optimized for specific product…

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facebook-messenger-video-call

Facebook just recently introduced video calling in Messenger. With the update, you can now have face-to-face conversations with your fellow “Facebookers” via Messenger. You can quickly turn a chat into a video call by tapping the video icon available at the top right corner of the screen and you can do this from within an…

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whatsapp

The popular cross-platform chatting service WhatsApp recently released a major update to its iPhone app introducing some new ways to share content with family and friends. The latest update to the iPhone app allows WhatsApp uses to call other connected users around the world for free. Similar to FaceTime Audio and Skype, WhatsApp calling service uses…

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