Groupon announced its new way for getting more discounts on deals for the people, through Clicky, the Clickable Value Wheel. The wheel gives users the opportunity to potentially score a discount by simply spinning a wheel. The feature was designed in such a way to provide momentary distraction and meet the minimum threshold of amusement, required for users to share the wheel through social media channels, increasing its number of active customers virally. According to the company, the wheel is one of the potential marketing instruments....

Apple today confirmed the reports for its Israel-based flash memory Anobit company acquisition. The company products and technologies are already integrated into Apple’s iPhones and iPads. Steve Dowling, Apple’s spokesman confirms that the acquisition had taken place. He did not disclose the amount of the deal but with the last month’s report, suggest price...

TiVO, leading television services and advertising solution provider, claims that only 38 percent of their users watch live TV, whereas nearly two-third watch on-demand video or delayed TV. TiVO provides broadband OTT access to Netflix, Youtube, Hulu Plus and other video options, among which the viewership of TiVO users down to 27 percent. As people watch less live...

Oracle with Cloudera, an Apache Hadoop-based enterprise software and service, announced on January 10 the availability of Oracle’s Big Data Appliance to help customers deriving maximum business value from BigData. According to Ozbutun, Vice President, Data Warehousing Technologies, Oracle, the BigData Appliance is designed to provision a highly scalable and available...

Mercedes-Benz USA, on Tuesday at Consumer Electronic Show announced its upcoming Cloud-connected Dashboard, mbrace 2, touted to be Mercedes-Benz’s pioneering communications platform, where it will help in empower drivers to customize their driving experience in order to cater the changing needs. The mbrace2 system will offer a wide range of features and services,...

Reddit, popular news sharing website, announced today through its official blog to shut the website down on January 18 in protest of proposed legislation against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act), an act, if passed would give U.S. federal government the power to disable a website that...

With the launch of beta trial of HBO Go last week, Time Warner Cable announced today that it will bring HBO Go and MAX Go to both its HBO and Cinemax subscribers. These online services will be available to its subscribers with no additional cost, besides also provide access to 1400 HBO titles and 400 Cinemax titles online. About Time Warner Cable: Time Warner Cable...

Kickstarter, an online threshold pledge system, celebrated its new year with successful 27,086 projects and approximately $100 million in last year. That was what the total amount company pledged on the crowd-sourced website during the year 2011. The stats states that a total of 27,000 projects, 11,836 of which reached their funding goals (with a success rate of 46%). The...

Twitter has criticized Google officially by speaking about the Google’s new personalized search feature that will allow the content to be placed well from its own social network, Google+. Even, Twitter called the day as “bad day for the internet”. Google recently introduced its new Google+ enhanced search. With this, instead of providing regular Internet results,...

Nokia announces its biggest yet thinnest Windows Phone with the Nokia Lumia 900, first of its phone that supports high-speed LTE data transfers. The phone was built exclusively for AT&T and promises better and faster smartphone experience. The phone boasts a large 4.3-inch AMOLED ClearBlack display offering a big, crystal clear and super-colourful screen both...