General Dynamics Itronix Signed A Patent Agreement With Microsoft For Android Devices

General Dynamics Itronix Signed A Patent Agreement With Microsoft For Android Devices

Microsoft has signed yet another patent agreement with an Android device maker, General Dynamics Itronix and that will guarantee the software giant licensing fees for every Android device Itronix sells. Microsoft has already sued Barnes and Noble and Foxconn over Android patents and the new agreement will serve to increase the amount of money Microsoft earns from the overall success of Android…………

By On June 29, 2011 1 Response
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Google Exposing Phone Locations Visible On Web

Google Exposing Phone Locations Visible On Web

Google has taken steps to limit the disclosure of the locations of WiFi Devices and the move by Google comes after the Mountain View, Calif.-based company was criticized for the way it made a database assembled by Android phones and Street View cars available to the public, even though it could link a geographical location with a unique hardware address of a Wi-Fi enabled device. The change means that Google now appears to be moving closer to the approach adopted by Apple and Microsoft and it wasn’t immediately clear what changes Google made to provide more privacy protections. The database is used to speed up geolocation fixes for mobile devices and to provide the ability to determine location for PCs that don’t have access to GPS-derived coordinates………..

By On June 28, 2011 Respond
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Facebook Now The Second Most Popular Website In UK, Overtakes Microsoft

Facebook Now The Second Most Popular Website In UK, Overtakes Microsoft

Facebook is now the second most popular web destination behind Google and the social networking site has overtaken Microsoft’s combined websites in Britain for the first time. Facebook attracted 26.8 million visitors in May compared to 26.2 million who visited Microsoft and people age of 18s re less likely to visit Twitter than two years ago but more people in that age group are joining Facebook…………

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Google To Discontinue HealthVault Competitor Of Microsoft

Google To Discontinue HealthVault Competitor Of Microsoft

Google to retire Google Health and Google PowerMeter, neither of which achieved the critical mass that Google felt would be necessary to continue it and Google Health will remain operational until Jan. 1, 2012 and also Google PowerMeter will be retired on Sept. 16 of this year. Google Health was launched to give people access to their personal health and wellness information and on the other hand, Google PowerMeter intended to raise awareness about personal energy usage by surfacing that data to users………..

By On June 26, 2011 1 Response
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Microsoft Forcasts Its Kinect To Be Used For Medical Health Care

Microsoft Forcasts Its Kinect To Be Used For Medical Health Care

Microsoft have expressed interest in seeing the Kinect being used in operating rooms or doctors offices and this could also allow patients to attend therapy sessions which they would normally would have not due to the distance they’d have to travel. Doctors could also use the Kinect to call up patient files just by speaking the name of his/her patient and scroll through the data with swipes and gestures. Microsoft is said to have a prototype of such a system ready and hopes that the possibilities that it offers up will help to lower the resistance to change……….

By On June 25, 2011 Respond
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Google Music Unofficial Extansion For Google Chrome

Google Music Unofficial Extansion For Google Chrome

There is no official extension Google Music for Chrome and not even an app in the Chrome Web Store, but you can now install a really cool third-party extension called Better Music Beta. install a really cool third-party extension called “Better Music Beta, adds a button that shows information about the currently playing song, lets you pause the song, go to the next song, add a thumbs up or a thumbs down…………

By On June 25, 2011 Respond
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Sony Being Sued By 3 Men Claiming Sony Knew Its PSN Security Was At Risk

Sony Being Sued By 3 Men Claiming Sony Knew Its PSN Security Was At Risk

Sony is facing a class-action lawsuit which accuses the company of negligence and lax security, the suit cites many confidential witnesses who claim that Sony’s security was far from adequate and very open to attack. This lawsuit filed alleges that Sony laid off a number of employees responsible for network security a few weeks before the PlayStation Network went down…………

By On June 25, 2011 Respond
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FTC Investigating Google

FTC Investigating Google

Google confirmed that the Federal Trade Commission was looking into the company’s business practices and has posted a response to the U.S. government’s antitrust inquiry into the company, somewhat defiantly suggesting that the investigation is misguided. The inquiry has the potential to turn into the biggest showdown between the United States government and a major technology company. The investigation will not necessarily lead to accusations of misconduct against the company and it could become the most serious antitrust challenge for Google to date……….

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Now Reverse Image Search Can Be Performed On Google

Now Reverse Image Search Can Be Performed On Google

Google announced a new way to search the web called Search By Image and now you can explore the web in an entirely new way by beginning your Google search with an image. Search By Image isn’t the first start-with-an-image search engine and not the first version of this kind of search tool. Search By Image is available now at images.google.com or via the Images tab in the left-side menu on Google.com and you should see a small camera icon on the far right side of the search bar………

By On June 24, 2011 1 Response
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Apple Bid Against Google

Apple Bid Against Google

U.S. antitrust regulators gave Apple approval to buy certain assets to be sold by bankrupt telecom maker Nortel Networks Corp and the patents cover wireless, data and optical networking, voice, Internet, semiconductors and other technologies. Google offered more than $900 million for the patent portfolio from the bankrupt Canadian telecom-equipment maker in April and would be given the right to terminate Nortel’s existing agreements if it acquires the patents……….

By On June 24, 2011 Respond
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Hulu Plus Avilable in Android

Hulu Plus Avilable in Android

Hulu Plus for Android is now on the market, but the bad thing is that you may not be able to install it yet. The official Hulu Blog has just been updated with news that only six phones the Nexus One, Nexus S, HTC Inspire 4G, Motorola Droid II, Motorola Droid X, and the Motorola Atrix is allowed to use it. But Hulu is promising support for more Android phones as the year progresses. The new Hulu Plus app allows Android users who subscribe to the $7.99-per-month service to stream TV shows and movies directly to their mobile devices.

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ARCHOS 80G3 And 101 G9 Android 3.1 Tablets

ARCHOS 80G3 And 101 G9 Android 3.1 Tablets

Archos has a new pair emerging from Paris, 80 G9 and 101 G9 Android 3.1 tablets. The biggest differentiator between the two is the screen size, with the former offering an 8-inch panel with a 1024 x 768 screen resolution and the latter stepping up to a 10.1-incher (1280 x 800). The G9 range features the industry’s fastest dual-core 1.5 GHz processor, the largest storage capacity with a Seagate 250GB Hard Drive, Honeycomb 3.1, Android Market, 1080p HD video and 3G capability. The duo is scheduled to go on sale at the end of September with the 80 G9 going for $279 and the 101 G9 for $349………

By On June 24, 2011 Respond
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Google Reached New Milestone: One Billion Hits In May

Google Reached New Milestone: One Billion Hits In May

Google sites raked in more than a billion unique visitors in the month of May, the first time an Internet company has reached that milestone and traffic to Google properties has increased by 8.4 percent over the past year to reach the billion hit mark. This traffic includes its search engine, email service Gmail and video-sharing site YouTube…………

By On June 23, 2011 Respond
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Apple Grabs Touchscreen Patent For iPhone, Making Trouble For Nokia, Samsung & Its Competetors

Apple Grabs Touchscreen Patent For iPhone, Making Trouble For Nokia, Samsung & Its Competetors

Apple granted patent for portable multifunction devices with multitouch screens and the USPTO has awarded the Cupertino crew a patent that’s sure to raise few eyebrows amongst its competitors. Apple’s patent essentially gives it ownership of the capacitive multitouch interface the company pioneered with its iPhone, to produce a new round of lawsuits over the now-ubiquitous multitouch interfaces used in smartphones made by the likes of HTC, Samsung, Motorola, Research in Motion, Nokia, and others that run operating systems similar in nature to Apple’s iOS…………

By On June 23, 2011 Respond
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Mobile Web vs. Desktop Web

Mobile Web vs. Desktop Web

Mobile app use trumping web browsing for the first time and time spent with mobile apps per day per person reached an average of 81 minutes compared to 74 minutes on the Web. This growth in mobile app usage, clocking in at a 91% increase year-over-year has come primarily from more sessions per user per day, but mobile apps haven’t always been more popular than the Web……….

By On June 22, 2011 Respond
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