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BlackBerry might soon be forgotten in halls of US Senate

BlackBerry might soon be forgotten in halls of US Senate

The BlackBerry could be forgotten in the halls of the Capitol soon. On Wednesday, Senate staffers received an email, reading that once the Senate’s accumulation of nearly 600 BlackBerry phones gets depleted, no more BlackBerrys will be issued thereafter.

The memo read that once the Senate’s present in-house stock gets exhausted, there will be limited new device procurements, while supplies will be till warranty exchanges only. The memo has promised steady support for present devices.

Spotify alleges Apple blocks its app to promote its own

Spotify alleges Apple blocks its app to promote its own

Popular music app Spotify has alleged that Apple has intentionally blocked an update to its music streaming app with an aim to increase the customers’ flow towards its service. Apple blocked the update after Spotify started asking customers to enjoy the app online rather than on the iOS mobile operating system.

Spotify started encouraging its users to sign up through the website. It was considered that the act aims to avoid the 30% cut on the monthly subscriptions being billed through iOS. Spotify charge iOS subscribers $13 per month, but on other forums, it charges $10.

Contract Violation Costs $3 Billion for Oracle

Contract Violation Costs $3 Billion for Oracle

A California jury has levied Oracle with compensation payment of $3 billion to HP in damages due to the violation of contract associated with the servers of HP. HP has accused Oracle of breaking a contract for persistently developing software for HP’s servers, on the basis of the Itanium chips of Intel.

Investigation into Tesla Model S driver’s death blames semi-autonomous feature of car

Investigation into Tesla Model S driver’s death blames semi-autonomous feature of car

A Tesla Model S driver died while driving electric car on Autopilot made big headlines. This is raising concern over use of self driving cars. But in this case where driver died was actually not fully autonomous car, but a semi-autonomous car. After investigation, it is thought that fully autonomous vehicle could be safe for drivers of self-driving cars.

Facebook Alters Newsfeed Formula

Facebook Alters Newsfeed Formula

The secret way, in which Facebook takes the decision of the posts that appear on the Newsfeed page of the user, has again been changed by the social media company. The new technique might result in a more pictures of babies on the wall, but it is definitely a bad news for the audience of media companies, which depend on Facebook for distribution.

Highest capacity underwater fiber optic cable ever built to go live

Highest capacity underwater fiber optic cable ever built to go live

After almost two years of work, a new undersea cable aimed to deliver 60 tetrabits-per-second (Tbps) of bandwidth across the Pacific Ocean is going to start. In August 2014, a group of companies, including Google, China Mobile International, China Telecom Global, Global Transit, KDDI, and Singtel unveiled their plans to create submarine cable system from Japan in the east to Oregon on the west coast of the US.

Several Issues lead to 3.37 Million Toyota Recalls

Various Defects lead to 3.37 Million Toyota Recalls

Several issues have resulted in a global recall of 3.37 million cars by Toyota Motor Corp. The Japanese automaker has recalled vehicles due to the possibility of flaws in airbags and emissions control units.

It was announced by Toyota on June 28, 2016 that it is recalling 1.43 million cars, which require repair work owing to concerns associated with air bag inflators. Following this news, on June 29, the automaker revealed recalling of another 2.87 million cars owing to the risk of defects in emissions control units.

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