Tablet computers are getting cheaper, with one launched this week for less than the price of the cover for an iPad. Julian Satterthwaite investigates whether it signals a change in the tablet market, and a threat to the fat profit margins enjoyed by Apple.
Reuters - Business Video Online (Feb. 26, 2014) They’re big, they’re innovative, and they're coming your way. Reuters Breakingviews’ John Foley explains why China’s Internet giants will succeed abroad when other companies ... watch video
AFP (Mar. 25, 2014) France's leading consumer rights group says it has filed suit against Twitter, Facebook and Google accusing the Internet giants of breaching privacy laws. Duration: 01:01
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Reuters - Business Video Online (June 4, 2014) The attacks by China's state media against U.S. tech giants come on the day marking the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Fred Katayama reports.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Nov. 6, 2014) A wearable drone fitted to a user's wrist could revolutionise the selfie, say its designers at Stanford University. The Nixi quadcopter has been awarded a $500,000 USD grant by chipmaker giants Intel ... watch video
France 24 (Aug. 19, 2013) A doctor in the US has developed a handful of apps to keep an eye on his patients at all times. This week's TECH 24 takes a look into what medicine could be like in the near future.
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