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Google Maps redesign focuses on points of interest

Google Maps redesign focuses on points of interest

Google has announced a slight redesign for its Maps service today. Likewise, if you're looking at transit directions, Maps will point to bus stops and public transportation stops. For example, if you are in a neighbourhood you are not familiar with, and wish to find a coffee shop, just open the map and find the nearest orange icon, which is the colour for Food & Drink spots.


Mario Bros movie tipped as major Hollywood deal nears approval

Mario Bros movie tipped as major Hollywood deal nears approval

A Nintendo license has been a much-desired prize among movie studios for years, and Forbes movie columnist Scott Mendelson says "An animated " Super Mario Bros " movie would be a license to print money, operating as a kind of multigenerational nostalgia-fest".


Broadcom Proposal : Did Paul Jacobs Ask A Better Value For Qualcomm?

Broadcom Proposal : Did Paul Jacobs Ask A Better Value For Qualcomm?

Qualcomm has officially rejected Broadcom's $ 105 billion acquisition offer - an offer so huge it was set to become the world's largest tech deal. The San Diego-based chipmaker announced on Monday that it was passing on the acquisition, which Broadcom actually valued at $130 billion taking Qualcomm's $25 billion debt into account.


Corvette ZR1 makes global debut in the UAE

Corvette ZR1 makes global debut in the UAE

As some of you might know, Chevrolet Corvette Z06 owners sued GM as their cars were severely overheating while driven on the circuit and apparently, the carmaker learned from this. This is the first ZR1 to come with an and automatic option. The interiors of the vehicle feature leather seats as standard, while Napa leather seats with heating and cooling functions are offered as an option along with a carbon fibre-rimmed steering wheel, sports seats, a performance data recorder and a Bose ...


Sprint is including free Hulu with its unlimited plan starting November 17th

Sprint is including free Hulu with its unlimited plan starting November 17th

It was only a couple of months ago that T-Mobile announced it would be offering free Netflix subscription for its customers. Sprint representatives didn't respond to a request for comment from FierceWireless on the upcoming offering. Once signed up, the accounts are treated as if they were a traditional Hulu subscriber. If interested, you can always head to the Sprint website for more details.


Tencent's Profit Is Better Than Expected

Tencent's Profit Is Better Than Expected

Its Youtube equivalent, Tencent Video, now has more than 43 million paying subscriptions, making it the video streaming service with the largest subscriber base in China, Tencent said . "We actually invested in Snap in the very early days of its growth", Lau said on the call. Tencent released its financial report for the third quarter of 2017 today, and the Chinese gaming company revealed that revenues from its smart phone games grew by 84 percent compared to the previous year to hit $2.20 ...