GoDaddy Launches Cloud-based Servers, Applications for Web Developers

GoDaddy, once known for the eccentric antics of its former CEO, Bob Parsons, racy TV commercials and cheap domains, is entering a new era of respectability, refashioning itself as a major player in the cloud computing industry. Announced this month, GoDaddy is expanding its hosting services to include two new offerings, Cloud Server and Cloud Applications, […]

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Lynda Video Training Beefs Up Note Taking Features

Lynda.com, the LinkedIn Company that offers thousands of video courses in software, creative, and business skills, has added new features including a new course page, new note taking features and a faster, slimmer player. The new note taking feature allows Lynda users to read or take notes directly next to the Lynda video training they […]

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Olympus OM-D EM-5 Mark II Review: A Mirrorless Camera Par Excellence

The DSLR vs Mirrorless camera debate is going to get fiercer this year since we’ve seen an influx of cameras with superior 5-axis sensor-shift optical image stabilisation (OIS). After Sony announced its Alpha 7 II full-frame mirrorless camera with 5-axis OIS late last year, Olympus immediately responded with a new addition to its OM-D series […]

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Japan Camera Makers Battle Smartphone Onslaught

Highschooler Nao Noguchi is a perfect illustration of why Japanese camera sales have plunged the past few years she uses her smartphone for everything and cannot understand why anyone would bother with a separate device for photos. “It is easy to take your smartphone out of your pocket if you want to take a picture […]

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In South Africa, Drones Used to Battle Rhino Poaching

In hills where Zulu royalty once hunted wildlife, South African conservationists now scan live video from a thermal-imaging camera attached to a drone, looking for heat signatures of poachers stalking through the bush to kill rhinos. The unarmed drone, which resembles a model airplane, flies several miles (kilometres) from a van where an operator toggles […]

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Apple iPhone SE unveiled; India likely to see May roll-out

Apple on Monday announced its iPhone SE, a 4-inch (10-cm) smartphone that it claims is the most powerful and cheapest, priced at $399 (approximately Rs 30,000) and could potentially hit the Indian market by May. This represents Apple’s second bid for the crowded mid-tier market after an unsuccessful foray three years ago. The new phone, […]

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iPhone SE may not make Apple’s India bite bigger

Apple’s plan to target buyers in emerging markets with its smaller and cheaper iPhone SE could backfire in India as the country’s mobile-first population, whose primary computing device is a smartphone, has already shifted to larger screen phones or phablets. With similar specifications to its outgoing flagship iPhone 6s Plus and a price tag of […]

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