According to the International Research Firm Park Associates report confirmed that Women’s digital media habits outpaced men’s in 2011. Women share more content digitally and also download more movies and music than men. It even also found out that women have higher purchase intension than men for almost all of the popular consumer electronic devices, with almost...

Reuters today announced the launch of its Reuter TV, a new YouTube channel which features 10 news, commentary and analysis programs covering hard news, finance, politics, technology and Reuters special investigations. The move will mark Reuters entry into the rapidly growing business of online video programming, in collaboration with one of the biggest players in...

Samsung Group, south-Korean’s biggest business conglomerate group, announced that it would invest $41.4 billion in 2012 on new technologies, research and development, mergers and acquisitions and building new facilities, told reporters. Analysts strongly expect that company will raise its investment bar in mobile chips and next-generation OLED (organic light emitting...

A group of Israeli hackers brought down the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange websites, Haaretz, Israeli newspaper reported. The group, which is known by the name IDF-Team, was able to paralyze the Saudi stock exchange site resulting in causing delays on the UAE site. The attack came in return to a Saudi hackers “nightmare group”...

Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) today i.e. “January 18” finally results into a black out day for many technology companies.  The list includes the companies – BoingBoing, Wikipedia, Reddit, I Can Has CheezeBurger, WordPress, Mozilla, TwitPic, Minecraft and many others. Wikipedia isn’t the only company shutting down its digital...

A time before the Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia’s tragic disaster, the waiter’s sister Patrizia Tievoli had posted on Facebook Friday, “In a short period of time the Concordia ship will pass very close. A big greeting to my brother who finally get to have holiday on landing in Savona.” Corriere della Sera, Italian newspaper reports on this, saying that,...

Code 42 Software, a Minnesota-based online backup company, which is known well for the popular PC backup service Crashplan, has raised $52.5 million in investment led by Accel Partners with Split Rock Partners. Accel Partners and Split Rock Partners do holds now a minority stake in the company.  Code 42 has been doing Crashplan since from 2007. The point then was...

Samsung, a multinational south-Korean conglomerate company, announced earlier that it plans to merge its Bada OS with Intel backed Tizen project. Tizen, which is expected to launch by next month at Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona, will run the apps written for bada OS, if the move went successful. Tizen is a successor to MeeGo platform. “Samsung and other members...

Startup incubator DreamIt Ventures announced its first hybrid accelerator program offering Israeli Entrepreneurs (who currently reside in Israel) a special program including accelerator time in both Israel and New York. The program aims to give five Israeli startups an early market exposure, so that they can develop their product/market fit based on feedback and...

Quora, a social question and answer website has launched today its new feature on board – the Quora “Follow” button for users, created by Quora engineers. Quora also has launched a “Follow” button for Topics, which do work in the same w ay as “Follow for people” work. When someone clicks on your button, he/she will start following you immediately if...