IBM Research demonstrated first of its type, world’s smallest memory bit, using only 12 atoms. IBM’s “Atomic-scale magnetic memory”, is said to achieve storage that is 100 times denser than today’s hard disk, which will stores one bit of data in about 1 million atoms. Punctuating 30 years of nanotechnology research, IBM Research scientists have demonstrated...

With more than 800 million users, Facebook is arguably the most dominant social networking platform in the world. The social network’s popularity keeps on increasing day by day resulting into a prime target for cybercriminals. An average, 50 percent of Facebook’s more than 800M+ users, log on to Facebook during any given day.  With this, one can imagine or even...

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...

Splunk, an enterprise data software company has filed for $125 million IPO on January 12. San Francisco based Splunk offers businesses software used to report, monitor and analyze the machine data produced by the applications, systems and infrastructure that runs a business. The company’s focus is to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone....

Whenever you sit on the internet, the first thing we do is to open your web browser. Whether it’s Internet Explorer, Opera, Firefox, Chrome or Safari, the browser is one such important software or app that we use almost daily. Have you ever wondered why and how the browsers get its name? Microsoft’s web developer, Martin Beeby, has put together a wonderful history...

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”...

As we knew that the Samsung White Galaxy Nexus was on pace by next month, but we do not have to wait long now to get its real feel, the first photos of the device is out. The photos been clicked over on HDblog.it showing off the phone rear and sides view. The bezel along the front remains black, so the phone is not completely white. Well, a lot with the Galaxy Nexus...

Acacia Research Corporation, known for its 200+ technology patent portfolios, announced that it has acquired ADAPTIX, a 4G wireless technology company. The company is paying $160 million for the acquisition. ADAPTIX, which is having its 230 issued and pending patents portfolio in 13 countries, is recognized well in the industry as one of its first developers of cutting...

Apple, for the first time in history, released a report stating its suppliers for 2011. The list consists of total of 156 suppliers in the PDF the company made available on its website. The list includes big names like Sony, Samsung, Sandisk Corporation and Intel. The list can be checked here. With its newly live reports on the website, company also released its...

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...