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Buzzfeed Gets $15 Million, Plans To Become More Social

Buzzfeed Gets $15 Million, Plans To Become More Social

Buzzfeed, the website which aggregates viral content on web, has raised a whooping $15 million C round. The fundraising was led by New Enterprise Associates. The website was originally co-founded by Jonah Peretti, who is also the co-founder of The Huff-Post. So far, the website has been concentrating on content aggregation of viral content around the web. However, it intends to use the funds to concentrate more on the social and editorial aspect.

By On January 10, 2012 1 Response
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Sony Ericsson Pepper: A Quick Sneak Peak

Sony Ericsson Pepper: A Quick Sneak Peak

The teams from Xperia blog had the chance of catching a glimpse of Sony Ericsson MT27i ‘Pepper’, rumored to be the successor of the Xperia neo V. Apparently, the new handset form Sony Ericsson packs a 1 GHz dual core processor, an features a 3.7-inch display with 480 x 854 resolution and a 5MP camera and video recording capabilities of 720p.

By On January 10, 2012 Respond
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iPad Support For Dijit Universal Remote And TV Show Guide

iPad Support For Dijit Universal Remote And TV Show Guide

Dijit Universal Remote is a very useful app through which, you can turn you iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad into a universal remote. All you have to do is pair it with Griffin Technology’s Beacon. Dijit has now added support for iPad in the app, so you can now convert even your iPad into a universal remote. The app allows you to greatly customize the remote, place it’s buttons as you wish and use one button to do multiple tasks at the same time.

By On January 9, 2012 Respond
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Spy On Your Neighbors Through Wi-Spi Line RC Vehicles

Spy On Your Neighbors Through Wi-Spi Line RC Vehicles

It’s time to come out from the Movie World and step into the Real World. Dump the old-fashioned way of Spying on anyone, especially on Neighbors. Interactive Toy Designs has come with 2 new products of Helicopter and Car named Wi-Spi Line Remote Control (RC) vehicles. Time to decide, in which world you want to stay.

By On January 9, 2012 Respond
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Apples Sales Will Cross 116 Million iPhone, 55 Million iPad In 2012

Apples Sales Will Cross 116 Million iPhone, 55 Million iPad In 2012

According to a recent research, Apple will continue an excellent sales profile into the year 2012. The research says that in 2012, the overall sales of iPhone devices will reach 116.4 million whereas that of iPad devices will reach 55 million. These sales figure predict that Apple will sell 20 million more iPhone devices in 2012 than it did in 2011. This increase in expected sales is largely a result of an excellent sales profile Apple maintained through the last quarter of 2011.

By On January 9, 2012 Respond
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YouTV – YouTube’s Plans To Turn Channels Into Web TV

YouTV – YouTube’s Plans To Turn Channels Into Web TV

YouTube has recently revamped it’s entire interface. It has also started collaborating directly with content producers to generate content for YouTube. In a recent interview, The New Yorker asked Robert Kyncl, YouTube’s Global Head of Content, that where does he see YouTube in the coming days. In response, Kyncl detailed out a web-TV like model for YouTube through YouTube channels, ran directly by original content producers.

By On January 9, 2012 Respond
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Sony Stops Production Of OLED TV For The Consumer Market

Sony Stops Production Of OLED TV For The Consumer Market

The Japanese Sony Corp. gives up organic-screen TV business for the mass market. It is really confusing that, though being world’s one of of the most renown companies that has already touched the huge success almost in all sectors of its, definitely there is no reason to exit/give up. But, the MYSTERY is there. WHY?

By On January 9, 2012 Respond
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Apple Makes 10 Times Profit By Reselling NAND Flash Memory

Apple Makes 10 Times Profit By Reselling NAND Flash Memory

Apple purchases the NAND Flash memory used in iPhone devices at highly discounted rates from NAND suppliers. And the rate at which Apple sells it to iPhone users, when they want to upgrade from default memory size to a 32-GB model, is ten times the price at which Apple originally buys it. This brings in hefty profits for Apple merely from reselling the NAND flash memory in iPhone devices.

By On January 8, 2012 Respond
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Siri’s Fellow-Software Trapit Gets $6.2 Million In Series A Funding By Horizons

Siri’s Fellow-Software Trapit Gets $6.2 Million In Series A Funding By Horizons

Trapit is a very unique web search tool. It makes the web-searching experience much more personalized for you by bringing you content that is unique and relevant to your search terms. It’s been hailed as a sibling of Siri because both of them were created at the same AI project. In the latest news on Trapit, this tool has raised $6.2 million from Hong-Kong based Horizons Ventures. Trapit intends to use it to expand it’s scope and R & B operations.

By On January 7, 2012 Respond
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China Telecom Intends To Expand Network In Germany, France and US

China Telecom Intends To Expand Network In Germany, France and US

China Telecom (CT), the world’s largest CDMA mobile operator plans to expand its network footprint in US and Europe. Though wireless assets are secured in the UK, our Friend Bloomberg reports that France and Germany is their next target. It’s vision is to be more Familiar with own Country’s people with native network along with low cost, as Chinese peoples are wriggling all over the world, mostly in Western Europe.

By On January 6, 2012 Respond
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Internet Explorer Top Browser Of 2011, Followed By Firefox And Chrome

Internet Explorer Top Browser Of 2011, Followed By Firefox And Chrome

Peoples’ usage on Internet Browsers have led Microsoft’s official Web Browser ‘Internet Explorer (IE)’ on top in 2011. Through many ups and downs, Google’s Web Browser Google Chrome and Firefox hangs on 2nd and 3rd position respectively. It appears that Web Browsers are Fighting for something special. And Google Chrome is gaining market share first. Check details data and stat below.

By On January 5, 2012 Respond
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Apple Celebrates Red Friday To Commemorate Year Of The Dragon

Apple Celebrates Red Friday To Commemorate Year Of The Dragon

The Christmas celebrations bring with them, special treats from Apple. From special discounts to free content on App Store, Apple is known for it’s Christmas charm. And this year, the charm has extended to the celebration of ‘Year of the Dragon’ which will be celebrated in China and other neighbouring countries. On this occasion, Apple has decided to celebrate ‘Red Friday’ with special offers for customers from China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines.

By On January 4, 2012 Respond
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Run Full-Screen iOS Apps On Your Apple TV

Run Full-Screen iOS Apps On Your Apple TV

With the untethered jailbreak of iOS 5.0.1 by Pod2g, things have been rolling. The untethered jailbreak is being deployed to all iOS devices as well as all the popular software that are used for jailbreaking. The latest in the series of awesome exploits uncovered by this untethered jailbreak is this: now you can run iOS apps on Apple TV!! This is undoubtedly one of the coolest exploits as a result of Pod2g’s hard work.

By On January 3, 2012 Respond
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Verizon Backs Off From Plans Of Imposing $2 Fee On Payment

Verizon Backs Off From Plans Of Imposing $2 Fee On Payment

While more and more carriers and telecom companies are offering free online payment services, Verizon had apparently decided to do the reverse. It didn’t charge any fee on online and mobile payments done through Verizon but then, according to a document leaked, it had decided to start charging customers $2 per month fee for online bill payments. Luckily, Verizon backed off this plan after a rather severe backlash online and announced that it won’t be imposing the fee.

By On January 1, 2012 Respond
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Holiday Best-seller Products At Amazon And Newegg

Holiday Best-seller Products At Amazon And Newegg

Amazon and Newegg are the among the leading retailers in the US. Amazon continues to take the crown of being the top retailer while Newegg comes in second, although it was launched as recent as 2001. The holidays is the hottest season for nearly all online retailers with the sales boasted significantly throughout the winter holidays. Here we have the list of items which were the hottest sales during holidays on Amazon as well as Newegg.

By On December 31, 2011 Respond
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