When Windows 8 Beta made available for the public, it is expected to get an access to Windows store also, the application portal that Microsoft has been working on for the OS. Details of the Windows 8 have been already making round in the public with lastly introducing two of its features – Refresh and Reset Your PC. The company’s CEO Steve Ballmer even mentioned...

Tumblr, a microblogging platform and social networking website, reached 120 million every month, founder and CEO David Karp mentioned during Digital Life Design conference in Munich. Seeing the Quantcast figures, the website gets 15 billion page views per month. Interviewed by entrepreneur Martin Varsavsky, Karp talked about the company’s initial growth, decision...

Intelligent Apps, the company behind myTaxi, the most popular taxi ordering smartphone application with 8,00,000 app-downloads and 7,000 registered taxi drivers has raised 10 million euros from car2go, a subsidiary of Daimler and KfW Bankengruppe. myTaxi has revolutionized the taxi market in less than ten months. For the first time, the customer can order a taxi...

The Walt Disney Shareholders will not see any of the late Steve Jobs’ family members or representative during the upcoming annual meeting scheduled for March to re-elect directors. The family is having the total of 7.7 percent stake or 137.3 million shares, which is the largest media company’s shareholder. Jobs had stayed on Disney’s board until he resigned...

With giving a brief update on Facebook, Asus North America promised that the original Eee Pad Transformer would get its Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update by somewhere around mid-February. The upgrade should bring the updated interface and will improve speed. Asus earlier this month stated that the update for TF101 Ice Cream Sandwich will come somewhere in February 2012. Adding to this, it also states that the update will be first available in North America and Taiwan. ...

According to a report, Nokia Siemens Network (NSN) is successful in raising more than 1.2 billion euros from a group of 14 U.S. and European banks. Actually amount the group was seeking is 1.5 billion euros, but market turmoil results in settling them to a smaller amount. The joint group needed the amount to restructure its business and pay costs of a big redundancy. As per Reuters, Nokia Siemens Network has faced aggressive pricing from rivals and an economic downturn that has even forced telecom companies to cut spending. JPMorgan,...

The takedown of Megaupload by the feds last week saw online storage service Filesonic disabling its file sharing service between its users starting from today. Banner on the company website reads, “All sharing functionality on Filesonic is now disabled. Our service can only be used to upload and retrieve files that you have uploaded personally.” Filesonic has...

The weekend saw many of developers gathered together for the second Cleanweb Hackathon in New York City. Programmer builds different mobile and web apps spreading new ways to manage the world’s resource problems – water, energy, fuel and food. The event demonstrates the impact of applying information technology to resource constraints with the goal to build apps...

Activision Blizzard, over the weekend unveiled two new multiplayer maps which will be the first downloadable content for Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3. Activision showed off the first two content drops for Modern Warfare 3 on GTTV with Geoff Keighley show. The new maps will launch on Tuesday, January 24. Robert Bowling, creative strategist at Infinity Ward, said...

Own an Android phone and you most of the time is in search of app, that not only suits your phone but also loved by you. An app store, Appitalism, in its recent moves, tailored for all phone platforms, has made more than 3,00,000 free Android Market apps available for download through its service. The New York based Appitalism’s site was launched in September 2010...