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American-Made Solar Panels

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With solar installation booming in the U.S., a growing number of consumers are choosing American-made solar panels for their homes. To date, about 13 gigawatts of solar electric capacity have been installed nationwide — enough to power over 2 million households. Simultaneously, 82 percent of people who responded to a recent solar survey said they support making solar panels on ...

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Microsoft Finally Fixes Critical IE Bug, Also On Windows XP

Microsoft Finally Fixes Critical IE Bug, Also On Windows XP

It would appear that despite having pulled the official plug on Windows XP, Microsoft is still rolling out some support for the platform. It is confirmed that Microsoft rolled out a patch that fixes critical IE bug revealed recently, and the patch has been offered for Windows XP as well. The bug in question raised alarms all over the world because it affected ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Roundup: Facts And Rumors

Samsung Galaxy S5 Roundup: Facts And Rumors

Samsung is due to unveil its next flagship smartphone, Galaxy S5, at the MWC event this year. The event is scheduled to take place on Feb 24, so we are only days away from it. Following is a Samsung Galaxy S5 roundup including facts and rumors that we know about so far. Design: Samsung has pulled off excellent sales with ...

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Facebook Now Offers 56 Gender Identity Options

Facebook Now Offers 56 Gender Identity Options

Until recently, Facebook allowed you to identify either as a ‘male’ or ‘female.’ The social network has finally expanded the list to include more gender identities, allowing you to identify yourself far more accurately. Facebook had apparently been working with ‘Network of Support’ which is a group of LGBT advocacy organizations. The new list of gender options contains 56 identities ...

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Nokia Is Expected To Launch A Low End Android Handset This Month

Nokia Is Expected To Launch A Low-End Android Handset This Month

We have been hearing rumors about the possibility of the launch of a Nokia low end Android handset. The speculation is finally reaching its culmination as a new WSJ report claims that Nokia will finally unveil an Android smartphone this month. Since its entry into the smartphone market, Nokia has forged an alliance with the Windows Phone platform and worked ...

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Kaspersky Says There Are 10 Million Rogue Android Apps Out There

Kaspersky Says There Are 10 Million Rogue Android Apps Out There

Google has tried to significantly improve the security of its Google Play store in the last year or so. However, Kaspersky Labs has now warned that there are still 10 million possibly malicious Android apps out there. There are two ways for Andorid users to access, download and install Android apps. They can either do so directly from the Play ...

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Susan Wojcicki Appointed As The New CEO Of YouTube

Susan Wojcicki Appointed As The New CEO Of YouTube

We have seen Satya Nadella Appointed As The New CEO Of Microsoft and within days of that, YouTube has also decided to get one. The new CEO of YouTube is Susan Wojcicki, one of the oldest employees at Google. Until recently, YouTube was headed by Salar Kamangar. However, it is time to shuffle a few positions in the YouTube division and ...

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Sony Is Closing Down Its PC Division

Sony Is Closing Down Its PC Division

PC sales and profits have nosedived in the past few years and most PC vendors have either started producing mobile devices or run into losses. Sony is now shutting down its PC division to focus on more profitable areas such as PlayStation. Sony’s decision to ditch the PC industry is very significant since the tech giant has been in the ...

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Google Says Chrome Apps Arriving On Android And iOS Devices Soon

Google Says Chrome Apps Arriving On Android And iOS Devices Soon

For the past few days we have been hearing that Google plans to bring Chrome apps on Android and iOS devices, but nothing was confirmed from Google. Last Tuesday, Google finally confirmed that its Chrome apps are going to arrive on Android and iOS devices soon. Google mentioned that it is “working” to bring “Chrome apps to iOS and Android” ...

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1 in 4 Indians Doesn’t Use Any Mobile Any Mobile Security Measures

1 in 4 Indians Doesn’t Use Any Mobile Any Mobile Security Measures

Symantec’s annual cyber crime report has thrown up a few statistics about Indian mobile users. While 73 percent download apps only from trusted sources,29 percent don’t use pass codes to secure their devices. Nearly a third of all respondents don’t have any way to lock, locate or wipe their phones if necessary, and just under a quarter  are not aware ...

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