Nike unveiled on Thursday with its Nike+ FuelBand, a personal accelerometer that measures your activity in what Nike calls “Fuel”, or your movement in three dimensions. The FuelBand takes the Nike+ data collection engine and expands it to a full day’s worth of activities, then combines it with a basic LED wristband for data reporting and interaction. Users...

Google Inc. has released it Q4 2011 financial results and the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. The consensus estimate is $10.49 for EPS and $8.40B for revenue, according to First Call. The company reported revenues of $10.58 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2011, an increase of 25% compared to the fourth quarter of 2010. Google reports its revenues, consistent with GAAP, on a gross basis without deducting traffic acquisition costs (TAC). In the fourth quarter of 2011, TAC totalled $2.45 billion, or 24% of advertising revenues. “Google...

With the takedown of a major content hosting website Megaupload, Hacker group “Anonymous” targeting big companies and government agencies websites. The group Anonymous on their Twitter account declared, “The government takes down #Megaupload? And in response to that 15 minutes later #Anonymous takes down government & record label sites. #ExpectUs.” The...

U.S. accuses a major internet content hosting website, Megaupload.com of copyright infringement. Seven individuals and two corporations – Megaupload Limited and Vestor Limited have been charged for the offence with running of an international organized criminal enterprise allegedly responsible for massive worldwide online piracy of number of copyrighted works, generating...

Yesterday, we saw 25 US Senators publicly stands out against the Protect IP Act (PIPA), now just 63 supports anti-piracy bills, and opposition has surged to 122, as per ProPublica. ProPublica is an independent non-profit news room define supports and opponents’ according to “whether a member is a sponsor of the proposed bills, and each member’s voting record...

A total of 25 US Senators have publicly stated their opposition against the Protect IP Act (PIPA), according to OpenCongress. The bill previously gained support of over 40 senators, who co-sponsored the bill. But as of today, that number has dropped with 25, and another 13 too are leaning towards opposition. The news comes a day after when the whole internet is on...

Good news for Whisky lovers – a website name Scottish Whisky Blender is a site that lets its visitors design and name their own custom whisky blends. The Whisky Blender is a brainchild of Glasgow-based Whiskersons of Bothwell Ltd., gives users seven hand-picked whiskies to choose from when crafting their own blend. Consumers simply pick which ones they’d like...

With the news confirmed, Yahoo has lost one of its top advertising sales executive Seth Dallaire to Amazon. Dallaire, earlier left Microsoft for Yahoo, and has worked with the company all since 2009 as an advertising sales executive. At Amazon, he will take a newly created role of VP of North America sales. His departure is a blow to Yahoo, especially at the time...

PC gamers from now on need not to worry as Intel wants to give overclockers some peace of mind with its new Performance Tuning Plan. The Performance Tuning Protection Plan being offered by Intel is a chance for you to experiment with the overclocking features of your processor without the worries of what will happen if you push the processor too far. The Plan allows...

Amazon added a new cloud computing service to its Amazon Web Service suite, a distributed database called as DynamoDB. The database is currently in beta stage. Amazon DynamoDB is designed to address the core problems of database management, performance, scalability, and reliability. Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service that provides fast and...