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Google Bids for 101 Top Level Domains which include .Google, .App and .Docs

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Almost a year ago, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) allowed generic Top-Level Domain names to be made available. For example now we could have domain name ending with a .Google, .Apple, .Book, etc. This move was criticized as tipping balance in favour of the rich, as bidding for a generic top-level Domains would be […]

Amazon Kindle drops price to $299

Amazon Kindle drops price to $299

Competition grows and Amazon drops the price of its Kindle device by $60, which means the e-Book reader is now for $299. It is believed that the 17 % slash in the price has come with the economic slowdown and stiff competition from the new players in the e-Book market.

Competition for Amazon as Google prepares to sell eBooks!

Competition for Amazon as Google prepares to sell eBooks!

Google is looking to launch an eBook program by the end of this year allowing publishers to sell digital versions of their newest books directly to consumers through Google. This step will bring the Internet search giant into competition with Amazon, who is trying to capture the eBook department for its newly launched Kindle. Google […]

How Correctly Do Speech Synthesizers Speak?

How Correctly Do Speech Synthesizers Speak?

Technology bugs sometimes lead to high-tech embarrassments. We’ve known that Text-to-Speech (TtS) synthesizers are widely used for people with visual impairments or reading disabilities to listen to written works on a computer. These days, TtS techniques are used in the entertainment productions such as games as well. A few days back when the recently launched […]

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