Twitter, yesterday, announced through its blog post that it will limit the content on the micro-blogging site according to specified countries’ freedom of expression – giving an ability to reactively withhold content from users in a specific country – while keeping it available in the rest of the world. The company states last year that its instance goal is to connect people everywhere to what is most meaningful to them – some tweets may facilitate positive change in a repressed country, some make us laugh, some make us think...

The world’s largest social networking site, Facebook, as we know – is now coming with its “giant $100 billion” Initial Public Offering documentation on coming Wednesday, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Speculation of a Facebook IPO heightened this week after news reports of a halt in trading in the company’s privately-held shares on the secondary market, which was said to be a signal that the firm was about to file papers. Earlier also the reports states that the possible chances seem to be there that, Facebook’s...

The former Apple executive Jon Rubinstein has left Hewitt-Packard after completing his 12-24 months commitment tenure with the company, according to the commitment period agreed when HP acquired Palm. Rubinstein left Apple in 2006 and joined Roger McNamee as a partner in the private equity firm Elevation Partners, following its 2007 investments in Palm. HP spokeswoman Mylene Mangalindan said, Rubinstein is said to have no immediate plans, and had completed a 12-24 month commitment to stay with HP after the acquisition. “Jon has fulfilled...

Following the search engine giant, Google decision to change its 60 different product policies into one single “big” policy, results into a series of storms of questions including the group of House Energy and Commerce members raised their voice on the issue. Google through its blog post, tried to wind-up those questions and trying to clean up some of the misconceptions that are taking place in and around about privacy policies. Here are the answers of Google: You still have choice and control. You don’t need to log in to use many...

Following the signing of Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACT) by Twenty-two states of European Union during the ceremony in Japan, which is considered to be somehow or even more effective than SOPA and PIPA – if came into existence in near future. The signing has yet to be ratified by EU commission and is scheduled to be debated in coming June. Following the signing, protesters sparked demonstrations both virtually and physically. Protesters rallied in the Polish cities of Poznan and Lublin to express their anger over the treaty....

Twitter recently announced in its blog post that to limit the content according to specified countries’ freedom of expression – the company added ability to reactively withhold content from users in a specific country – while keeping it available in the rest of the world. On the note of this, the micro-blogging site is facing a series of criticism from users across the world. The new system, which can filter tweets on a country-by-country basis and has already been incorporated into the site’s output, will not change Twitter’s...

According to a new study by the London School of Economics and Political Science, the development of cloud computing will promote economic growth, increase productivity and shift the type of jobs and skills required by businesses. The study, commissioned by Microsoft, looked at the projected economic impact of cloud computing on the aerospace and smartphone services...

According to a job posting on the Microsoft’s website, the software giant is gearing up to enable Linux on its Windows Azure cloud platform. The company is seeking a software development engineer at Microsoft that calls for Linux knowledge and experience. The job posting states: Write high-quality Linux kernel code in the C programming language and the associated unit tests. Demonstrate an understanding of Linux virtualization methods, approaches and deployment. (Including but not limited to Hyper-V, Xen and KVM) Demonstrate an understanding...

Search engine giant, Google has recently filed its 10-K with the SEC, revealing the “big numbers” of its past outgoings – the company revealed the number of acquisitions it has made with the amount it spent on the purchases in the year. As of the quarter ended December 31, 2011 the company reported revenues of $10.58 billion – an increase of 25% compared to fourth quarter 2010. Google completed around 79 acquisitions, spending $1.9 billion – including both cash and stocks in 2011. With some of the biggies too in the list included...

Reading reviews and checking star ratings on different websites are very common and this we do and on what we believe normally – but what happen when the companies fraudulently increase their reviews into “five-star.” According to a report by the New York Times a company called VIP Deals, an Amazon merchant,  has been offering its customers a complete refund...