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Twitter announced a new pilot program through which it will distributes verified account and public profile metadata to developers, media and content services, and consumer device manufacturers. Developers in the Twitter ecosystem can now work together with its first partner in the program – The Echo Nest, Gracenote and Rovi. These initial partners will scale the distribution of Twitter account data for integration in consumer-facing apps. The Echo Nest will connect Twitter Verified Accounts to its Rosetta Stone service to give developers...

Google and OnLive joined hand and proudly announced that the cloud-gaming service will be coming to the Google TV platform. GoogleTV, as a product we know is streaming a tremendous among of what they call it as “linear media”, media such as video, movies, and music and the addition with OnLive, it brings the Internet-enabled TVs into the realm of interactive...

According to Kazuo Hirari, Sony Representative CEO and Executive Deputy President, the next generation of Sony’s Playstation console, PS 4, will not be seen at E3 Videogame Entertainment Trade Show. With the confirmation made by Hirari that there will be no such announcements about the PlayStation 4 during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, as per Wall...

According to the Foresee recently released data, E-retails giants Apple and Amazon leads the competition in a mobile customer satisfaction. Apple and Amazon are head and shoulders above the competition in terms of customer satisfaction across the top retail mobile websites and apps. As per research, shoppers are generally more satisfied with traditional websites...

With the next Olympics 2012 around the corner, the organizers restrict the volunteers for the use of social media during the games. The London Olympic 2012 is going to held from July 27 till August 12. Organizers are in the process to recruit around 70,000 volunteers for the games. The game committee announced on Friday that volunteers are not allowed to post locations, details, about their roles, details about athletes or other VIPs online through the social medium websites like Facebook and Twitter. Britain government is even providing...

Wits between the biggest search engine, Google and the biggest microblogging website, Twitter takes a new turn on Wednesday, when Google officially commented back on Twitter’s on its criticization that they day is “bad day for the internet”. Twitter on Tuesday (PST) fall out on Google for pushing its Google+ in search for its feature – Google, Search Plus...

Pocket-lint strongly indicated that Windows 8 will be coming up during this October. During the CES 2012 visit in Vegas, the Pocket-lint discussed the time frame of the launch with Janelle Poole, Windows Director of Press Releases. Director of Windows PR Janelle Poole also stated that “One of the things that I think is a good guideline though is we’ve always...

Groupon announced its new way for getting more discounts on deals for the people, through Clicky, the Clickable Value Wheel. The wheel gives users the opportunity to potentially score a discount by simply spinning a wheel. The feature was designed in such a way to provide momentary distraction and meet the minimum threshold of amusement, required for users to share the wheel through social media channels, increasing its number of active customers virally. According to the company, the wheel is one of the potential marketing instruments....

Oracle with Cloudera, an Apache Hadoop-based enterprise software and service, announced on January 10 the availability of Oracle’s Big Data Appliance to help customers deriving maximum business value from BigData. According to Ozbutun, Vice President, Data Warehousing Technologies, Oracle, the BigData Appliance is designed to provision a highly scalable and available...

Mercedes-Benz USA, on Tuesday at Consumer Electronic Show announced its upcoming Cloud-connected Dashboard, mbrace 2, touted to be Mercedes-Benz’s pioneering communications platform, where it will help in empower drivers to customize their driving experience in order to cater the changing needs. The mbrace2 system will offer a wide range of features and services,...