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Vending machines and WiFi – Sounds little inappropriate, when listened for the first time. But what if it is true, Vending machines in Japan come with the ability to emit a free wifi signal within a 50 meter radius that anyone in range can use. The wifi-enabled vending machines are powered by Freemobile and manufactured by Asahi, allowing users to log on – whether...

Obama Administration is debating a real issues concerning online piracy by responding back over the weekend, including the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), the Protect IP Act and the Online Protection and Digital Enforcement Act (OPEN). Yesterday came words from White House that a key House hearing originally scheduled for Wednesday will be delayed till there is a “consensus”...

I Can Has Cheezburger, the website best known for its power as one of the World’s largest comedy networks, turn five last week, sharing exactly 14,683 lolz, after launching in 2007. “Reaching our fifth anniversary means that we’re not just seen as a cat website company,” Cheezburger editor in chief Emily Huh mentioned. She also added that, “It’s amazing...

Bill Gates, the man who is currently working as a chairman of Microsoft, the software company he founded with Paul Allen in mid nineteen-seventies. Being known by the whole world, Bill gates made another mark, through donations to numbers of global health causes; he has saved an estimated 5.8 million lives. Frugal Dad detailed the impact that Bill Gates’ philanthropic...

According to an estimate from Gregory Lyons, iCrossing, if Facebook continues at the same rate, it will hit a billion users mark by August 2012. The company claimed that it has 800 million users in September, so it’s not surprising that the world’s largest social network achieve the billion marks. Using a process of linear regression on the data from the end of...

A survey of 714 Japanese who either owned or were interested in portable gaming device, confirmed that their maximum interest is in PlayStation Vita gaming device. The survey was a private internet-based questionnaire that was conducted between 22nd and 26th December 2011 by the members of the CLUB BBQ, located in Japan. The audience surveyed was 57.0% male, with 30.0% in their twenties, 49.9% in their thirties, and 20.2% in their forties. Over 83% of them said they owned a Nintendo DS, and 48.9% said they owned a PSP. Slightly over 16%...

Intel has teamed up with NCIIA to offer young entrepreneurs an opportunity to take home a whooping amount of $100,000 for their technology idea. The company has launched “Intel Innovators” – Intel built up the platform with their Facebook community allowing young entrepreneurs (of age group mainly 18 to 24 year olds in U.S.) to share their business ideas. This...

Hewlett-Packard Co. complained that Oracle Corp. used discriminatory practices of its licensing and support for products based on Intel Corp. systems. Oracle is currently under investigation by France’s competition regulator on the basis of the complaint. The competition authority said that it opened a probe against Oracle on HP’s July complaint, on Oracle’s...

Google’s new social search feature, “Search Plus You World”, will potentially results in make it to face the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its integration of Google+ in its search. The EPIC group, Electronic Privacy Information Center, may be filling a complaint with U.S. FTC. Google introduced big changes to its search engine in the start if this...

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...