Google launches new Helpouts app for iOS

Google has reportedly launched Helpouts app for iOS. According to TC, Helpouts for iOS works like Helpouts on the web, offering users the ability to connect to any of the free video chats made available on the Google-powered platform. Helpouts was introduced last year by Google to let people connect with experts for paid or […]

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BlackBerry’s meltdown sparks start-up boom in Canada’s Silicon Valley

The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company’s hometown of Waterloo, Ontario. Instead, there are hot sports cars in the streets and new companies filling the refurbished office […]

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BlackBerry agrees $4.7 bn takeover deal with Fairfax consortium

Toronto: Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry on Monday signed a tentative deal to be acquired by a consortium led by its biggest shareholder, setting a USD 4.7 billion floor in the auction of the Canadian company that invented on-the-go email. The consortium is led by Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd, a property and casualty insurer run by […]

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