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Google seems to have some major changes in its account creation process. Earlier, for creating a new account with Google – it only requires an email address. But from now onwards you are required to create both a Gmail account as well as having a presence on Google+. If you try to create a new Google account from Google’s homepage, you’ll surely notice that...

Google and its six products – Picnik, Sky Map, Urchin, Needlebase, Google Message Continuity, and the Social Graph API are all headed for the deadpool, open source or absorption into more central divisions. The company made the announcement through the Google official blog. Needlebase: Google acquired the product from ITA Software, a data management platform. The company is retiring the platform and is being evaluated for integration into Google’s other data-related initiatives. Google Sky Map: The app was created to show off the...

Microsoft today with the announcement of its Q2 2012 earnings report confirmed that the company has sold over 525 million licenses of Windows 7 since it hits the market in October 2009. The company previously announced in September last year, at its BUILD conference, that it was on its way to approach 450 million Windows 7 units. With the today announcement it appears that the company made additional 75 million sales in quite a less time. ...

According to a DARPA request for proposal, the US pentagon planned to spend over $32 million to develop “fun to play” computer games that can help them refining the way weapons systems are tested so as to ensure they are free from software errors, security bugs, as per the Department of Defense. The goal is to create puzzles that are “intuitively understandable...

Microsoft updates the world with mentioning that the company is aware of the color space issue w/ some Xbox video apps and is working on its fixture. The company last updated about Xbox 360 to its users in December brought with a problem with color output for some. The company’s Xbox division, Director of Programming, Larry Hyrb, tweeted about the issue. The problem might be looks smaller in nature, but it looks company wondered it that it’s important enough to address. The new dashboard released in December to upgrade the service...

Nike unveiled on Thursday with its Nike+ FuelBand, a personal accelerometer that measures your activity in what Nike calls “Fuel”, or your movement in three dimensions. The FuelBand takes the Nike+ data collection engine and expands it to a full day’s worth of activities, then combines it with a basic LED wristband for data reporting and interaction. Users...

Facebook, an 800+ million users social network, at its ongoing media event announced its Open Graph program plans where it has teamed up with 60 developer partners. The apps it will bring to its users’ timelines. The company has teamed to roll out the apps for its users that will encourage to tell their friends more that what they’re doing, like buying a scarf...

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...

In September last year f8, Facebook announced in partnership with different domains companies who would develop Open Graph Timeline Apps. Similar reports are coming today that Facebook on Wednesday will launch its Open Graph applications that it first debuted last year. The companies who developed these apps include Airbnb, Ticketmaster, Payvment, Causes and 30 others. Facebook last year in December informed developers that it would start approving new Open Graph variants to appear in the news feed, Ticker and Timeline from this month....

Apple has revealed that iTunes Match is now available in 19 additional countries throughout Latin America and Europe. iTunes Match, since from its launch in November last year, rolling out the service to other countries. With the addition of 19 countries in the list, a total of 37 countries can now access the Apple’s service. With iTunes Match, all your music,...