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Amazon launches Amazon.in marketplace in India

After testing waters with Junglee.com, Amazon has fully jumped in the Indian retail market. The company today announced that its India-specific marketplace Amazon.in is now live for business. The site is currently offering books and physical media for movies and TV shows, although the company is promising to start offering mobiles, cameras and more in the coming weeks.

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Mega.co.nz, Kim Dotcom’s Dropbox challenger, is live

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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has made his brand new cloud storage service Mega live. Accessible at Mega.co.nz domain after the Me.ga debacle, the service offers 50GB of free cloud stage to anyone who signs up. In addition, there are three paid pro plans as well, which provide as much as 4TB of online storage for just $30 per month. Running …

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Mega plans to take on Dropbox with 50GB free storage, paid ‘Pro’ tiers

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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom is ready to take the wraps off his new offering “Mega,” a cloud storage service, which aims to grow into a lot more. The official launch is scheduled for January 20th, but early reports and a set of tweets from founder itself have revealed a lot of details. Mega will come with 50GB of free storage …

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LG sells 1 million Optimus G smartphones since launch

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Korea manufacturer LG has revealed that it has sold over 1 million units of its flagship smartphone “LG Optimus G” since the launch four months ago.  Optimus G was announced in September last year along with Optimus Vu II, a phablet from the company. Thanks to all the efforts LG had put in Optimus G, the smartphone caught the fancy …

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Samsung releases Jelly Bean update for Note 10.1, Galaxy Tab 2 series

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Samsung has officially announced that it has started rolling out the much awaited Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Wi-Fi versions of Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 series tablets in the United States. According to Samsung, the Jelly Bean update brings the premium suite improvements as well as Android 4.1 performance enhancements to the Note 10.1. The …

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Assassin’s Creed III DLC announced for Wii U

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Ubisoft has announced that Assassin’s Creed III for the Wii U has received two DLC packs. The Hidden Secrets Pack is now available on the eShop for $4.99, and the Battle Hardened Pack is available for $9.99. These packs are already available for the PS3, Xbox 360 and the PC. The Hidden Secrets DLC features three new missions namely the …

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Apple iPad Mini, 4th-gen iPad now on sale in China

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As announced by the Cupertino based Apple, the iPad Mini and 4th-gen iPad are now on sale in China. Company is only selling Wi-Fi and Cellular versions of these iOS powered tablets in the country. With the launch in China, iPad mini and the fourth generation iPad are currently available in more than 100 countries worldwide including the US, Australia, …

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Sony selling NY headquarters building, will rent the space now

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Sony has announced that it is selling its U.S. headquarters building, located at 550 Madison Avenue in New York City for $1.1 billion. A consortium led by NY-based The Chetrit Group will now own the building, although the offices of Sony and its subsidiaries will continue in the building for the next three years under a leaseback arrangement with the …

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Amazon start selling MP3s directly to iPhone, iPod touch users

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In the bid to loosen the control of Apple on MP3 sales on its iPhone and iPod devices, Amazon has announced the launch of an HTML5-based Amazon MP3 store specifically for iPhone and iPod touch devices. The iPhone and iPod touch users will now be able to browse 22 million songs at http://www.amazon.com/mp3 using the Safari browser. As expected, Amazon …

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