Apple Inc. (AAPL) has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) on Friday, accusing the chipmaker of charging royalties for technologies it has nothing to do with and for not paying about $1 billion in promised rebates. According to Apple, the maker of iPhones, as it innovates with...

TimHortons-BurgerKing-012017.jpg Restaurant Brands International Inc., the parent company of Tim Hortons and Burger King, plans to launch a new app in Canada that will enable customers to order and pay in advance on their smartphone, the Canadian Press reported Friday. The new app will be rolled out to the nearly 4,000 Tim Hortons and Burger King locations across Canada this spring.

Facebook-Startup-011717.jpg Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company would be a founding partner of Station F start-up garage in Paris. There will be more than 3000 desks for tech companies at the start-up garage. In its first ever start-up project, Facebook plans to have 80 desks and would initiate the activities by April.

Linkedin-Banned-011017.jpg LinkedIn will not be accessible in Russia as the State Government have asked to remove the app from the app stores. The move is to comply with a court decision in November that directed all personal data of Russian citizens to be housed in servers located in Russia. As per the directions from the Russian government, Google and Apple have removed the access to the LinkedIn App.

AppleCEOTimCook-010617.jpg Annual pay for Apple CEO Tim Cook was reduced by 14.9 percent to 8.75 million in the latest fiscal. In 2015, he has received 10.28 million, with 11.5 percent increase from the previous year.

NewYorkCitySubways-010617.jpg Cell phone coverage in all New York City underground subway stations will be available by Monday, January 9, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. Wi-Fi service has already been installed in these underground stations by the end of 2016, a full two years ahead of schedule.

FridgeCam-010517.jpg Now you can use a smart camera to assess the quality and shelf-life of food in your refrigerator. The smart FridgeCam is showcased by Smarter, a self funded company in UK, at the CES 2017 big trade show in Las Vegas.

at-t-5g-010417.jpg AT&T Wednesday announced 5G Evolution to offer ultra-fast internet access to its customers. The company expects that the greater speed of 5G would support overall network performance for video, the Internet of Things, 4K video, augmented and virtual reality, smart home and cities, autonomous vehicles and such things.

Samsung-GalaxyA-010317.jpg Samsung Electronics Co. has started the new year by launching three new smartphones in the Galaxy A series. The new midrange phones in the Galaxy A series include the 4.7-inch Galaxy A3, 5.2-inch A5, and 5.7-inch A7 smartphones, which are all water and dust resistant. All the three smartphones run on Android 6.0.16 Marshmallow.

FiatChrysler-Google-010317.jpg Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and Google announced Monday a collaboration for the next-generation of connected car systems, Uconnect System Concept, powered by Android. FCA and Google will demonstrate at this week's CES 2017 a seamless integration of the Uconnect 8.4-inch connected vehicle system featuring Android, the world's most popular open-source operating system.

Twitter-VideoStream-122916.jpg Twitter Inc. has introduced live 360-degree video streams, describing it is a new way to see what was happening on the social media site. The feature will enable users to watch live, interactive 360-degree videos from broadcasters and view their activities in real time on the micro-blogging site. Twitter follows Facebook, which launched live 360-degree video streams earlier in December.

Snapchat-Cimagine-122716.jpg Messaging app Snapchat has acquired Israeli augmented reality startup Cimagine Media for about $35 million, according to Tel Aviv-based business publication Calcalist. Cimagine has developed an augmented reality or AR solution, called the True Markerless Augmented Reality. The app helps retailers and consumers to determine whether an appliance will fit into a given space.

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