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January 18, as we have seen as the internet’s big protest day against SOPA and PIPA, hundreds of websites blackout for a day; including the big names like Google, Wikipedia, BoingBoing and many more. There was even plenty of discussion about the issue on Twitter, especially the company tweeted that there were more than 2.4 million SOPA-related tweets between midnight and 4pm Eastern time. The top terms were SOPA, Stop SOPA and PIPA. Tell congress, and the hashtag #factswithoutwikipedia. Wikipedia join the protest with other major websites,...

Nielsen, a global marketing and advertising company, released its report over US consumers’ smartphone choice. The research states that the Apple iPhone 4S in the Fall has an enormous impact on the proportion of smartphone owners who chose an Apple iPhone. The findings, target on those who’ve purchased a smartphone in the past three months – among recent phone...

With the Apple’s next iPad – the “iPad 3” in the series, expected to go on sale in March, the company starts modelling up its production this month in Asia. With its debut in 2010, company’s CEO Tim Cook towards pointing out on the new model stated that iPad emerged as the company’s second-biggest source of revenue, after iPhone. The new tablet will comes with a quad-core chip, an enhancement that lets users jump more quickly between application, a next generation wireless networks and much more, mentioned by the people who...

According to the International Research Firm Park Associates report confirmed that Women’s digital media habits outpaced men’s in 2011. Women share more content digitally and also download more movies and music than men. It even also found out that women have higher purchase intension than men for almost all of the popular consumer electronic devices, with almost...

Reuters today announced the launch of its Reuter TV, a new YouTube channel which features 10 news, commentary and analysis programs covering hard news, finance, politics, technology and Reuters special investigations. The move will mark Reuters entry into the rapidly growing business of online video programming, in collaboration with one of the biggest players in...

Samsung Group, south-Korean’s biggest business conglomerate group, announced that it would invest $41.4 billion in 2012 on new technologies, research and development, mergers and acquisitions and building new facilities, told reporters. Analysts strongly expect that company will raise its investment bar in mobile chips and next-generation OLED (organic light emitting...

A group of Israeli hackers brought down the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange websites, Haaretz, Israeli newspaper reported. The group, which is known by the name IDF-Team, was able to paralyze the Saudi stock exchange site resulting in causing delays on the UAE site. The attack came in return to a Saudi hackers “nightmare group”...

Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) today i.e. “January 18” finally results into a black out day for many technology companies.  The list includes the companies – BoingBoing, Wikipedia, Reddit, I Can Has CheezeBurger, WordPress, Mozilla, TwitPic, Minecraft and many others. Wikipedia isn’t the only company shutting down its digital...

A time before the Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia’s tragic disaster, the waiter’s sister Patrizia Tievoli had posted on Facebook Friday, “In a short period of time the Concordia ship will pass very close. A big greeting to my brother who finally get to have holiday on landing in Savona.” Corriere della Sera, Italian newspaper reports on this, saying that,...

Code 42 Software, a Minnesota-based online backup company, which is known well for the popular PC backup service Crashplan, has raised $52.5 million in investment led by Accel Partners with Split Rock Partners. Accel Partners and Split Rock Partners do holds now a minority stake in the company.  Code 42 has been doing Crashplan since from 2007. The point then was...