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AMNews: Microsoft Translation Tool, Tesco's Augmented Reality Trials, eBay Brick & Mortar Store, Apple TV

Microsoft has launched a new tool which allows users to translate foreign language web pages to their own native language. Unlike Google's Translate tool, the Microsoft Translator is available as a URL link, making its usable on Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox.

UK based retail giant Tesco has began trialling a new augmented reality campaign to provide a more interactive shopping experiences to Britons. Combining AR with online and in-person shopping at Tesco stores, the company is not only trying to revolutionise how people shop, but also save itself some ample shelf space.

eBay is planning to open a brick and mortar store here in the UK as an experiment to see whether it can replicate its virtual success in the physical world. The company plans to open the store for five days during the busiest time of the upcoming shopping season for the real-world experiment.

If rumours are to be believed then Apple is probably working on the latest Apple TV which they intend to release in "coming days." According to reports, Apple believes that Amazon and Best Buy brought down the price for Apple TV device to $89 which is $10 below than their MSRP.

The US government has closed down many internet scam artists who were paying Google to post ads that made bogus promises to provide help to desperate homeowners who have been trying to avoid foreclosure.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.