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IBM Watson Analytics brings new level of natural language understanding to businesses

2 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
IBM Watson Analytics brings new level of natural language understanding to businesses
The first release is a freemium version that offers a complete range of self-service analytics that enables businesses to acquire and prepare data simply.

Juniper: Smartphone shipments to hit 1.2 billion by year-end, Apple iPhone 6 Plus redefining phablet market in the process

7 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Juniper: Smartphone shipments to hit 1.2 billion by year-end, Apple iPhone 6 Plus redefining phablet market in the process
Projections by Juniper show that emerging markets are crucial to the future success of the smartphone market with sub-$150 offerings seeing huge sales numbers in the years to come.

Today’s tech: Governments pester Google for user data, Kindle infiltrated by hackers, Startup Institute gains more partners

8 hours ago  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: Governments pester Google for user data, Kindle infiltrated by hackers, Startup Institute gains more partners
The best of ITProPortal news including: Google release transparency report detailing the full extent of government snooping, hackers use e-books to steal, and Startup Institute finds more partners.

Apple launches U2 album removal tool

8 hours ago  by Zak Thomas
Apple launches U2 album removal tool
Unhappy forced customers of the new U2 album can have it digitally removed after Apple launched a tool to delete it from personal iTunes libraries yesterday.

Addison Lee implements free 4G WiFi in cabs to make the ‘back seat boardroom’ a reality

8 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Addison Lee implements free 4G WiFi in cabs to make the ‘back seat boardroom’ a reality
The company’s 4,800-strong fleet of private hire vehicles have the technology onboard that is free-of-charge and offers speeds of up to 12Mbps.

Chrome OS and Chromebooks: Android apps help, but there’s still a long way to go

8 hours ago  by Joe Wilcox
Chrome OS and Chromebooks: Android apps help, but there’s still a long way to go
Last week, we finally saw Android and Chrome OS coming closer together with some mobile apps being made available for Chromebooks – but don’t get too excited just yet.

FCC net neutrality debate receives over three million responses

9 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
FCC net neutrality debate receives over three million responses
The debate, which centres on the introduction of Internet fast lanes, at extra cost, for high-bandwidth services, was also subject to an online slowdown protest last week from Netflix and Twitter.

LG reveals efficient OLED light panels will hit the market in November

10 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
LG reveals efficient OLED light panels will hit the market in November
It has developed panels that offer the same 100 lumens per watt of current LED and fluorescent panels as well as 40,000 hours of life per panel.

Sir Richard Branson backs Sidecar’s ‘innovative’ ride-sharing service

11 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Sir Richard Branson backs Sidecar’s ‘innovative’ ride-sharing service
The investment is part of $15 million that sourced from various parties and will help it to expand further across the US with its popular Shared Rides feature.

Uber to deliver your lunch as part of its new errand service

12 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Uber to deliver your lunch as part of its new errand service
The vehicle hire app has a number of ambitious plans for the future, including a rickshaw service in the developing world, as well as delivering products from the local corner store or pharmacy.

Motorola Moto G goes on sale through exclusive UK store for £149.99

12 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Motorola Moto G goes on sale through exclusive UK store for £149.99
Motorola becomes the latest manufacture to start handling sales through its own site and is also in the process of readying the site for the Moto X and Moto 360 launches.