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All you need to know about this past week in Tech


So this week was very interesting in Tech. Here is a roundup of events this week.

So we start with the big News from Apple. The company held a  product launch event  on 9th of September, 2014 at Cupertino, California where the company announced the launch of three major products and services. The Apple watch, iPhone (6 and 6 plus) and the Apple pay service. This was obviously a welcome News as Apple share jumped the net day with investors expressing satisfaction with the announcements. This did not come without a glitch as the live stream facility of the company went off and on frequently.  Please refer to https://www.techbooky.com/here-are-the-key-differences-between-the-iphone-6-and-the-iphone-6-plus to read more about the iPhone launch.


We also reported that Facebook has now hit the 100 million user base mark in Africa. This was initially reported by BizTech Africa. This is particularly good as we reported sometime on TechBooky that Facebook has begun taking steps to increase internet connectivity on the African continent with a pilot phase in Zambia. To read more, please visit https://www.techbooky.com/facebook-hits-the-100m-user-base-in-africa

Microsoft is expanding their presence in the gaming industry by expressing interest in  buying Minecraft game maker Mojang. The interest fee is a reported whopping $2b. Visit https://www.techbooky.com/microsoft-near-deal-to-buy-minecraft-maker-mojang/ to read more

We also reported that Samsung has open three new retail outlets in Abuja. This is to cater for the seeming growing demand in the Abuja business area. To find out more, please click https://www.techbooky.com/samsung-opens-three-retail-outlets-in-abuja/

We reported that Google shed some more light on its “forget” policy. This policy became imperative after the EU asked that users of the search engine giant should be given an opportunity want to have their search results “forgotten. You can read more here https://www.techbooky.com/remember-the-google-forget-feature-here-is-how-it-works-as-explained-by-google/

Have a great weekend !

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