“While it is true that Facebook has atleast 60,000 servers, it is still possible to bring it down”, words of the Hacker Group Anonymous voice that purports to represent the group in a video posted on video sharing website YouTube. The group is planning to target Facebook in an attack on January 28. “An online war has begun between Anonymous, the people,...

According to InsideMobileApps, Microsoft’s virtual currency system “Microsoft Points” will be phased out by the year end. The change will primarily affect Windows Phone developer, the Zune marketplace and Xbox Live. Citing a “source with knowledge of the company’s decision”, InsideMobileApps says Microsoft is planning to ditch the Points system on Windows...

According to a report on WSJ, an average Silicon Valley tech salary hit six figures last year. Comparison with a job growth elsewhere in the whole nation has remained slow. U.S companies added 200,000 jobs last December, and the unemployment rate move down to 8.5%, its lowest level since 2009 starting. Dice Holdings Inc. said salaries for tech employees in Silicon...

The White House is following through on its plans to host Hangouts on Google+ with an online interview scheduled for next week. President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address. He will lay out his vision for a nation where hard work and responsibility are rewarded, where everyone does their fair share, and where everyone is held accountable for their...

TRUSTe, the leading privacy management solutions provider, announced that it closed a $15 million Series C Financing Round – led by Baseline Ventures and followed by existing investors Accel Partners, DAG Ventures and Jafco Ventures. The company also announced its plans to expand its product suite to address the exploding global, big data privacy challenges. “TRUSTe...

Billionaire Warren Buffett has made an appearance on Chinese TV playing “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad” on ukulele. Buffet’s performance was a part of China Central Television’s Annual New Year’s Gala, along with singer Leehom Wang playing a dragon-shaped guitar. “I’ve been working on the railroad, all the livelong day,” Buffett, 81, sang in...

According to Global Equities Research (via VentureBeat), the new inexpensive digital textbooks Apple launched last week was downloaded over 350,000 times in just three days. iBook Author, a new free of charge Mac tool to author iBooks Textbooks, saw some 90,000 downloads in the same period. The company launched a new version of its iBooks iOS application for the...

Social business has evolved itself from multiple sources resulting now in taking the businesses across the world into a completely new direction. Social business – one of the big business buzzwords of 2012 but how many people actually know what it really means? This explanatory Infographic from Global Dawn shows all the routes business has travelled in order to...

SoundCloud, leading social sound platform, today at the DLD conference in Munich announced that they hit a 10 million users’ mark. The site is moving in the same path as of YouTube for sound. The site made its debut in October 2008, has had over five million official SoundCloud iPhone/android apps downloaded and over 10,000 party apps have been developed on SoundCloud’s...

Pocketnow reported that LG will flagship its quad-core phone this year that runs on Tegra 3 chipset. The phone will be out by somewhere in the spring or summer. LG’s X3 will comes with nVidia powered Tegra 3 chipset, a lage, high resolution display – 4.7 inches at 1280X720, rear and front facing cameras are said to be 8 megapixels and 1.3 megapixels camers, while...