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Yahoo Launches A Cleaning Spree, Abandons Many Products

Yahoo Launches A Cleaning Spree, Abandons Many Products

Yahoo has been in troubled waters for quite some time now. The company has tried to rescue its downward spiral by letting go of employees and trimming down its product line-up. Continuing the effort, Yahoo has launched yet another cleaning spree, abandoning a whole range of products such as Yahoo Deals and SMS Alerts.

By On April 20, 2013 Respond
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Facebook Voice Calling Now Available To All US Users

Facebook Voice Calling Now Available To All US Users

In the first week of January 2013, social network giant Facebook started testing free voice calls in Canada via its Messenger app. From January 16, the company started testing free voice calls for iPhone users in the US and in March, Canadian Android users got free Voice Calling. And now the good news is Facebook Voice Calling is available to all US users.

By On April 20, 2013 Respond
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Outlook Offers Sign-In By Alias, Rolls Out 32 New Email Domains

Outlook Offers Sign-In By Alias, Rolls Out 32 New Email Domains

Microsoft has been putting its weight behind its revamped email service, Outlook. The company has now offered a number of new impressive features for Outlook, such as allowing users to sign in using their alias rather than the actual username as well as offering 32 new region-specific domains.

By On April 19, 2013 Respond
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Apple Told By Chinese Government To Remove ‘Obscene Content’ From App Store

Apple Told By Chinese Government To Remove ‘Obscene Content’ From App Store

We recently reported that Apple was in the hot seat in China when the state-media started criticizing the company for offering an unfair returns policy. Now, the Chinese government has told Apple to remove certain content from its App Store which the authorities have flagged as ‘obscene.’

By On April 19, 2013 Respond
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Google Enhanced Chrome’s Security To Stop Installing Malware Unknowingly

Google Enhanced Chrome’s Security To Stop Installing Malware Unknowingly

Google, which is till now the most popular and best search engine to people, announced last Wednesday that it has added new measures to protect Google Chrome users from being targeted by malicious extensions. The company mentioned that people will be able to see “Safe Browsing” malicious download warnings “within a week.”

By On April 18, 2013 Respond
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Twitter Revealing Something ‘Big’ On Good Morning America Tomorrow

Twitter Revealing Something ‘Big’ On Good Morning America Tomorrow

Unlike most tech titans, Twitter has traditionally relied on more conventional mediums to make its big announcements. For instance, the micro-blogging website announced its profile page redesign at The Today Show last year. And now, we are being told that Twitter will be announcing something ‘big’ on Good Morning American tomorrow.

By On April 18, 2013 Respond
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Provo, Utah To Be The Third Google Fiber City

Provo, Utah To Be The Third Google Fiber City

The Google Fiber team has announced the third city to get the Gigabit internet service. It’s Provo, Utah. Mayor John Curtis announced the development yesterday.

By On April 18, 2013 Respond
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Bangladeshi Hacker Defaces Google’s Kenyan Domain

Bangladeshi Hacker Defaces Google’s Kenyan Domain

Google is among the popular website around most of the world. So naturally, when any one of the search giant’s domains run into trouble, it is propelled into limelight. Recently, a Bangladeshi hacker targeted Google’s Kenyan domain name by hacking and defacing it.

By On April 17, 2013 Respond
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Pirate Bay Co-Founder Indicted With Hacking And Fraud Charges

Pirate Bay Co-Founder Indicted With Hacking And Fraud Charges

The Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid “anakata” Svartholm Warg, held in a Swedish prison for seven months, has been indicted today with serious fraud, attempted aggravated fraud, and aiding attempted aggravated fraud. The trial has been scheduled for late May in Stockholm.

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Spotify Reveals Expansion Plans Into New Regions

Spotify Reveals Expansion Plans Into New Regions

Spotify, the wildly popular music streaming service, has long confined itself to Europe and U.S. alone. However, it is now actively seeking to expand its reach to other regions around the globe. According to the parent company, Spotify AB, plans are on ground to make the service available in eight new regions.

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Netflix Plans To Switch To HTML5 Streaming, Abandon Silverlight

Netflix Plans To Switch To HTML5 Streaming, Abandon Silverlight

Netflix has long been making use of Microsoft’s Silverlight to stream its content on Windows and Mac OS machines. However, over the years, browser plug-in support has diminished. That may be the reason why the streaming service is now planning to switch to HTML5-based streaming.

By On April 16, 2013 Respond
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Facebook Not In Talks With Apple Or Microsoft Over Facebook Home Integration

Facebook Not In Talks With Apple Or Microsoft Over Facebook Home Integration

Facebook Home, a free software that shows users the latest updates from their friends and enables users to reply them without having to open a separate app, was announced on April 4. The Facebook Home for Android was released formally on April 12. Recently, some websites have reported that Facebook was in talks with Apple and Microsoft over Facebook Home integration into iPhone and Windows Phone. But it’s not true.

By On April 16, 2013 Respond
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Twitter #Music Site Coming Live

Twitter #Music Site Coming Live

For last few days we are seeing a lot of news about a possible Music service by Twitter. Today the #music site just came live at music.twitter.com. Keep reading for more information about this new #music service.

By On April 12, 2013 Respond
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Bitcoin Sees Dramatic Slump In Valuation Amid DDoS Attack

Bitcoin Sees Dramatic Slump In Valuation Amid DDoS Attack

With meteoric rise in valuation in the past month, the spreading of malware for mining, shut-down of operation after stealing of huge amount of currency from an exchange, Bitcoin is hot in the digital currency market. The latest addition in the series of events is a dramatic correction in valuation after a DDoS attack on Bitcoin exchanges Bitstamp and Mt. Gox, according to another Bitcoin exchange TradeHill.

By On April 11, 2013 2 Responses
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Facebook Lets You Share What You’re Doing To Status Updates

Facebook Lets You Share What You’re Doing To Status Updates

Facebook will launch Facebook Home on April 12. It seems some more features are also rolling out around same time. Facebook has brought a new feature that lets you add what you are doing through status updates on the social network. Starting this week, users can add what they’re watching, reading, listening to, eating, drinking or how they’re feeling in status updates.

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