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Amazon’s LOVEFILM confirms the report yesterday that it soon to stream the BBC Worldwide content including the vast archive of shows, celebrated programmes and much more. Subscription deal including some of the greatest British programming, TV titles likes the nation’s much loved Doctor Who, Life On Mars, Torchwood Planet Earth and much more. With the deal, LOVEFiLM...

Hacker School, an initiative started by David Albert, Nicholas Bergson-Shilcock and Sonali Sridhar. The school is a three-month immersive school for becoming a better programmer. The school sets no formal instructors; it only works on one single motive to allow the entire participant to become a better hacker, a programmer. The school are having no grades, teachers...

Kurion, the nuclear waste cleanup startup based in California, US, working on the major nuclear waste cleanup site – Fukusima in Japan, the one of the largest nuclear disasters in history. The Kurion technology was earlier used to clean the U.S.’s Three Mile Island nuclear disaster site. “Ion specific media”, the material developed by Kurion for the cleanup,...

Google ended the year 2011 with making an investment of $94 million in a solar photovoltaic projects bringing their total portfolio for clean energy investments to more than $915 million. As per Google Official blog: “We’ve already committed to providing funding this year to help more than 10,000 homeowners install solar PV panels on their rooftops. But this...

Online travel company, Yatra.com has acquired an online event and entertainment portal BuzzInTown. The Buzzintown is the one-stop-shop for all information related to events and happenings – musicals, plays, book reads, concerts, sports, live bands, exhibitions and expos, and, very importantly, those that are personal/social in nature. The acquisition is confirmed...

Marriages are made in heaven are the past things. These days Weddings are made and planned completely in and all around by us only. A single way click and the whole wedding planning portal is in front of you. Yes, I am talking about the BigIndianWedding.com, the India based wedding planning portal. The BigIndianWedding offers the wedding planning service at your...

With reports confirmed, Google had bought up another batch of patents from IBM covering a range of technologies used in cellphones. The patents covered a wide range of topics, such as blade servers, data caching, video conferencing, email administration, instant messaging applications, wireless phones and javascript widgets. The transfers were registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office December last week. About Google: Beginning in 1996, Stanford University graduate students Larry Page and Sergey Brin built a search engine called...

With naming Scott Thompson, as the new CEO of the Yahoo Inc, the shares of eBay Inc fell on Wednesday. Thompson has to join Yahoo on January 09, 2012, replacing the current Carol Bartz. Thompson has been president of PayPal since 2008 first half, after serving the term as Chief Technical Officer (CTO) in charge of information technology, product development and architecture. In...

With reports from Helsingin Sanomat, Nokia’s Board of Directors proposed Risto Siilasmaa as its new chairman. Siilasmaa is known well as the founder of Helsinki based computer security company F-Secure. Nokia’s Board of Directors should publish proposals on Thursday, January 26 for the new size of the contribution to the May Annual General Meeting after the interim...

Heckyl, known for its online application for real time financial information, news analytics and heatmaps, has raised $ 1 million angel investment from the SeedFund according to the report on yourstory.in. Founded by ex-MerrillLynch experienced employees – Som Sagar, Jaison Mathews, Abhijit Vedak and Mukund M. Heckyl allow exploring new ideas and keeping an eye...