Beepl, on the line of Quora, opened its social question and answer platform for the public starting from Monday. The company is in full aims to challenge Quora and other similar sites. For signing up, Users can sign in to Beepl with their social network account i.e. with Facebook and Twitter accounts. Once a user has logged in his/her details, Beepl scans their social...

Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital firm focused on healthcare and sustainability closes its year-end 2011 deal of its largest fund to date, raising $270 million for Flagship Ventures Fund IV L.P., exceeding what its target $250 million – it targets. Flagship’s portfolio companies seem to be tackling big, human-scale problems from energy to epidemics,...

Protest against Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) and Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) legislation has been gathering pace in past few days, organized by the different online advocacy groups. Adding a new name into the not-to-called as clear protest, the world’s largest social network, Facebook, has scheduled a fancy invite-only event in San Francisco this...

Have you ever wondered a wristwatch-sized can simulates your blood flow and reduce the risk of blood clots? If not, then, starting thinking again, a UK-based  Geko believes that current devices on the market are cumbersome and ineffective, and have launched a wristwatch-sized, self-adhesive band that stimulates blood flow and therefore decreases risk of clots. Geko...

Microsoft’s Windows Phone, which first began appearing in device market in fall 2010 for the first time, will stands out visually. It has been bold, on-screen typography and a mosaic of animated tiles on the home screen. Robert Scoble, tech commentator, on his Google Plus post argues that he has various conversation with exerts and executives during the recent...

Geek and Nerd, always create confusion, as which one to choose from. Both words sound like synonym, but actually they are not. But how can this are done without a solid argument for both personas? Geeks can be identified as someone with a specific niche interest/lifestyle that they have become the expert on whereas Nerds can be identified as extreme interest or the...

Japan sees a new phone series entered into its Android world, and today KDDI au announced five smartphones with Android OS for the local market. The best among the line-up is the INFOBAR C01 that is equipped with Andriod 2.3 platform. “INFOBAR C01” has evolved into a smartphone remind the original type. “INFOBAR A01” on the popular “iidaUI” to “INFOBAR...

Samsung soon after the release of Linux-based Tizen operating system for mobile’s first screenshot confirmed its plan to merge its Bada OS with Intel backed Tizen project. Tizen considered as the successor of the MeeGo platform. It is expected to go live by next month at Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona. However, Samsung’s Bada OS will cease to exist on its...

During the recent International Consumer Electronic Show, Skype’s VP of products, Rick Osterloh, revealed that Microsoft’s Skype division is gearing up to launch its Window’s phone product – Skype for Windows in the coming months. The company has not put up the details on its Skype plans so far. Joe Belfiore, Microsoft’s Director of Windows Phone program,...

Google, the search engine giant, has hit back against News Corporation Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch’s claims that internet giant was a “piracy leader”. Murdoch tweeted, “So Obama has thrown in his lot with Silicon Valley paymasters who threaten all software creators with piracy, plain thievery,” and “piracy leader is Google who streams movies free,...