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Google announces revamped Create menu for Google Drive

Google, along with the launch of Google Drive had introduced the Google Drive SDK. The software development kit from Google helped users integrate their apps into Drive. With this, users of the service were able to integrate as many as […]

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Gangnam Style generates $8 million through YouTube views

Korean pop singer PSY became an international sensation overnight after uploading his latest title on YouTube named as Gangnam Style. This video immediately went viral and broke many records; it’s the first YouTube video to cross 1 billion views ever, […]

Mega crosses 1 million users within a day of its launch

Talk about doing things the way he wants! Kim DotCom had launched a new file sharing website, Mega, after having his previous venture, Megaupload been shut down by authorities exactly a year ago. And within a day of its launch, Mega […]

Temple Run 2 is now available on iOS Free

If there is a contender to Angry Birds for one of the most addictive mobile games, then Temple Run is right on top of the list. Moving on the same lines, the creators have announced the launch of Temple Run […]

Kim Dotcom Launches New File Sharing Website ‘Mega’

Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom has launched starts up a new file sharing website named Mega. This is a new website based on cloud sharing service allowing users to upload and store any of their files.  Kim Dotcom’s previous website Megaupload was […]

Amazon Reduces Dependency on iTunes Store; launches MP3 Web Store

In an effort to reduce dependency on Apple’s iTunes Store for downloading and playing music, the retail giant – Amazon today announced the launch of mobile version of its MP3 store for iPhone and iPod Touch. Amazon.com believes, the offering […]

Google invites entries from students for Google 4 Doodle 2013

The Google Doodle holds significance importance and is often used to highlight a notable event, a breakthrough discovery, the birthday of a famous personality or simply an important day in history/current affairs. The creativity behind some Google Doodles is simply […]

Google Chrome 24 Released; Boots Even Faster

A new version of Google Chrome – Chrome 24 has been released. Prior to the release, there was no word from the Internet search giant. No fireworks! Just a short description on Google Chrome read as – ‘With today’s Chrome […]

Advanced Power Searching with Google – Registrations Open

Following up and building upon its previous online course Power Searching with Google, the search giant has introduced Advanced Power Searching, and opened registration for it. This online course will help you gain a deeper understanding of how to become […]

Kingston announces a 1 TB flash drive…a first of its kind!

Kingston has announced at CES 2013 that the next generation of its DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0 USB flash drive will have a capacity of 1 Terabyte. The USB will come in a zinc alloy metal casing and support SuperSpeed USB […]

Samsung Chromebook is the top-selling ‘laptop’ on Amazon

After Windows 8 was released officially and laptops/tablets laden with Windows 8/Windows RT started flooding the markets, it was widely anticipated that these devices would do brisk business but according to Amazon lists, that doesn’t seem to be the case. […]

Firefox 18 now available for download

When Internet Explorer 9 was released, it was Firefox 4. Today, it’s Internet Explorer 10 but Firefox 18! Yes, Firefox 18 is now available for download. The latest update for the web browser from Mozilla may not bring in many […]

Blekko launches Izik, a search engine for tablets

Blekko, the search startup yesterday launched a new search engine Izik, specifically designed for the tablets. Izik brings a tingly search experience for the tablet users, especially the iPad and Android tablet users. Based on Blekko’s search technology this new search […]

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KIA Motors ditches Microsoft for Google for in-car technology

There were smiles all around especially in Redmond when Kia Motors announced a partnership with Microsoft to power their auto mobiles using technological support from the latter. However, this partnership seems to have come of age as just yesterday, KIA announced to […]

Apple Store in Paris robbed of $1.6 million on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve celebrations dampened out for Apple as armed robbers looted an Apple Store and stole items worth more than US $1.6 million! As Daily Mail reports, this incident happened in Paris and took place after sunset. It looked […]

New Data Centers in Asia to help increase adoption of Google Services

According to an investigate organization StatCounter, India is one of the largest markets for Google, with over 100 million users. On an average, a normal Indian user spends about 2.5 hours each day on Google websites, including Gmail, Google+, YouTube and more. […]

Google Removed 50 Million Infringing Webpages From Search Results in 2012

The number of valid DMCA takedown requests processed by Google has dramatically increased. them and used the data to downgrade the rankings of sites that were found guilty. As of date, Google is processing over 500,000 alleged infringing links every […]

Yahoo! finally shuts down its operations in South Korea

As a part of restructuring and bring back the firm to its past form, Yahoo! announced last month it would be closing its offices in South Korea at the end of 2012. The company has done so! Yahoo! today closed […]

Apple products are still banned in Bill Gates house!

Using an Apple device is still banned in the Gates household, it seems. Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and among the worlds wealthiest men doesn’t allow members from his family to use Apple products. Though this was stated back in 2010 […]

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Apple Inc Loses Another Lawsuit, Fined 1 Million Yuan

Apple Inc lost another copyright lawsuit in Xinhua, China. Apple Inc has been fined for 1 million Yuan ($160,400) by a Chinese court for hosting third party applications on its Apps Store. As reported by the Chinese news agency Xinhua on Friday, […]

YouTube blocked in Pakistan again, after a temporary restoration

The Pakistan government has blocked YouTube access again. The ban was lifted temporarily just for a few hours today on Saturday. The video file sharing website YouTube was blocked on 17 September, 2012 over ‘Innocence of Muslims’ the anti Islam […]