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Apple criticized over location tracking of iPhone and iPad

Apple criticized over location tracking of iPhone and iPad

Tweet Apple is in a hot seat right now after Privacy watchdogs are demanding answers from Apple Inc. regarding reasons why   iPhones and iPads are  collecting location data on users in secret. These are  records that cellular service providers routinely keep but need  a court order to disgorge. However the worry was [Continue reading]

Apple files lawsuit vs Samsung

Apple  files lawsuit vs Samsung

Tweet Computer giant Apple Inc.  has filed a lawsuit against  Samsung Electronics Co., claiming  the South Korean company’s Galaxy line of smartphones and tablet computers is a copycat of their  popular iPad and iPhone. In a lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court, Apple accuses the product design, user interface and [Continue reading]

Huffington Post is being sued

Huffington Post is being sued

Tweet A freelance journalist is suing on Tuesday The Huffington Post after  claiming unpaid bloggers should be compensated for the value they created for the website, which AOL bought for $315 million. Jonathan Tasini, the lead petitioner in the suit filed with a US District Court in New York, is asking  at least $105 million [Continue reading]

Winklevoss Twins defeated in Legal War With Facebook

Winklevoss Twins defeated in Legal War With Facebook

Tweet It’s over and done with. Foxnews reported Monday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reached its verdict  that Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss — the former Harvard University classmates of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, can’t undo their settlement over the social networking site.  The appeals court ruled that [Continue reading]

Google Doodle Theme: 50th Anniversary of first space flight

Google Doodle Theme: 50th Anniversary of first space flight

Tweet Google created a special logo celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first manned space flight. It all happened  on April 12, 1961 when a Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin rode the Vostok 1 space craft into orbit, the first human to reach outer space. He became an international celebrity and that first flight pushed in [Continue reading]

Twitter stops new version of website

Twitter stops new version of website

Tweet Twitter had service interruptions on Tuesday, showing an older version of the social networking website to some users and turned out to be completely inaccessible to others. A message on Twitter’s Web page that gives updates on the service’s status said: "We’ve temporarily disabled #NewTwitter. Our engineers are [Continue reading]

Google proposes $900 million for Nortel patents

Google proposes $900 million for Nortel patents

Tweet Google announced  Monday it is proposing  $900 million to acquire the patent portfolio of Canadian technology company Nortel at a bankruptcy auction. Internet giant Google said the action  is aimed at shielding  the company from possible frivolous patent litigation. The bid was made by Google co-founder Larry Page’s [Continue reading]

Google introduces +1 Button as a match to Facebook’s Like Button

Google introduces +1 Button as a match to Facebook’s Like Button

Tweet   Facebook has the like button, while Google has a button of its own, the +1 Button. "Our goal at Google is to get you the most relevant results as quickly as possible," Rob Spiro, a Google product manager, wrote in a blog post Wednesday. "But relevance is about relationships as well as words [Continue reading]

Space shuttle Discovery’s last mission

Space shuttle Discovery’s last mission

Tweet Space shuttle Discovery, the world’s most traveled spaceship,  is expected to land at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at around 11:57 a.m. Eastern Time Wednesday, returning to Earth from its last mission. The weather should not be a problem according to NASA. It has made 39 missions and traveled 148,221,665 miles orbiting the [Continue reading]

Skype steps up by introducing ads

Skype steps up by  introducing ads

Tweet Skype, the widely famous free Internet communications service revealed its plans Monday to introduce advertising for the purpose of  boosting revenue. Skype, which evades the standard telephone network by channeling voice, video and text conversations over the Web, said the ads will appear only in Britain, Germany and the United States [Continue reading]

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