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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...

Apple today confirmed the reports for its Israel-based flash memory Anobit company acquisition. The company products and technologies are already integrated into Apple’s iPhones and iPads. Steve Dowling, Apple’s spokesman confirms that the acquisition had taken place. He did not disclose the amount of the deal but with the last month’s report, suggest price...

TiVO, leading television services and advertising solution provider, claims that only 38 percent of their users watch live TV, whereas nearly two-third watch on-demand video or delayed TV. TiVO provides broadband OTT access to Netflix, Youtube, Hulu Plus and other video options, among which the viewership of TiVO users down to 27 percent. As people watch less live...

Reddit, popular news sharing website, announced today through its official blog to shut the website down on January 18 in protest of proposed legislation against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act), an act, if passed would give U.S. federal government the power to disable a website that...

Kickstarter, an online threshold pledge system, celebrated its new year with successful 27,086 projects and approximately $100 million in last year. That was what the total amount company pledged on the crowd-sourced website during the year 2011. The stats states that a total of 27,000 projects, 11,836 of which reached their funding goals (with a success rate of 46%). The...

In the ongoing CES 2012, Intel Corporation’s CEO Paul Ontellini announced that the Intel chips will finally be in the phone outside of trade shows with Lenovo’s handset, K800 will deliver its first smartphone based on its Intel Atom processor Z2460 platform technology. The phone will use Intel’s 32-nanometer mobile chip technology, known as Medfield....

Google, the name as we know best for whenever we are in search of anything on internet. It is often that the search we are doing means the results we are going to get either from public search or from personal contents or things shared across the web. Taking the step further, Google announces today that it is going to transform the Google into such a search engine...

Takeaway.com, an online food ordering and delivery service has been successful in raising 13 million Euros from the Dutch VC Prime Ventures. Takeaway.com basically let’s hunger people order food from restaurant online. Founded in 2000 by Jitse Groen, the online food service provider offering its service in 11 European countries – with the offering from UK’s...

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced its past holiday sales figure for PlayStation today. Sony says that the total number exceeds 6.5 million PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Computer entertainment system units worldwide. Sales figures: 3.9+ million PS3 1.6 million PSPs (all models) 1.7 PlayStation Moves 500,000 units of the PlayStation...

Greeks consumers can now use their phone to send a personalized message via any chocolate brand from Kraft Foods Lacta brand. The mobile application is free of charge and by OgilvyOne Worldwide, Athens. The consumer can begin by composing the message on the Lacta app. Once done, select the name of the friend they’d like to send it from their list on Facebook....