Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Tweet enters Oxford English Dictionary!
The word `tweet` in the sense of social networking has entered the hallowed pages of the Oxford English Dictionary with the lexicon breaking its rule that a new word needed to be in use for ten years ...
Internet making family photo albums passe
The increasing trend of sharing photographs online on social networking sites heralds the end of the traditional family photo album, a new UK study has found.
Google pledges to donate 5 million dollars to charities to rid web of child porn
Google has vowed to spend a whopping five million dollars to remove child pornography and abuse from the web through `hashing` technology.
Facebook reveals `snoop data` requests made by US government
Social media giant Facebook has revealed the number of ` snoop data` requests made by the US government in the last year.
Yahoo was forced by court to obey NSA`s handover request: Report
Internet corporation Yahoo had been reportedly forced into furnishing user data to the US-led NSA`s Prism programme following court orders in 2008.
Google`s `Internet balloons` to offer web access to remotest areas
Google revealed top-secret plans Saturday to send balloons to the edge of space with the lofty aim of bringing Internet to the two-thirds of the global population currently without web access.
Yahoo to decide ad charges based on social media influence
Internet corporation Yahoo has filed a patent to make ad charges based social reputation of viewers measured in terms of their social media presence.
Microsoft mogul Bill Gates joins LinkedIn
Microsoft mogul Bill Gates` has joined LinkedIn.
Thousands of gmail accounts hacked in Iran, says Google
Internet giant Google says it has blocked a "politically motivated" phishing against thousands of gmail users in Iran on the eve of the country`s presidential election.
Google to pay million pounds to charity monitoring online child porn
Internet giant Google has pledged to donate 1 million sterling pounds to the British charity The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), which monitors online child porn.
CERN continues search for world’s first web page
Yahoo to release inactive email IDs for identification and re-use
Facebook adds Twitter-style hashtags for topics
New smart contact lens crammed with Google Glass-like tech
Touch up your photos with new Facetune app
`Global cyber war could be as destructive as atomic war`
Whatsapp could be banned in Saudi Arabia
Google, Facebook, Microsoft seek easing of secrecy rules
`People updating Facebook status frequently claimed to be narcissists`
Slow Internet `leading cause of family rows`
Day in pics
Day in Pics: 18th June
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