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Monday, 16 Dec 2013

Google Snags Key Microsoft Software Architect

Google Snags Key Microsoft Software Architect

One of Microsoft's star engineers -- Blaise Aguera y Arcas -- has recently left the company, to join Google. Aguera u Arcas was in charge of Microsoft's Bing Maps services, and oversaw developments to Microsoft's 3D panorama service, Photosynth

Monday, 2 Dec 2013

Watch This: Amazon Wants to Use Drones To Deliver Your Stuff

Watch This: Amazon Wants to Use Drones To Deliver Your Stuff

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently said on 60 Minutes that the company is toying with the idea of using drones to send customers their purchases.

Friday, 8 Nov 2013

Google to Block Windows Users From Installing Browser Extensions Not Found in Chrome Web Store

Google to Block Windows Users From Installing Browser Extensions Not Found in Chrome Web Store

Google is locking down Chrome for Windows users by blocking the downloading and installation of any Chrome extensions not found in the company's own Chrome Web Store. Google says that malicious extensions that take advantage of the option to side-load additional extensions upon install are the "leading cause of complaints from our Windows users."

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013

Google+ Adds New Features for Photographers Including a New Auto Awesome Movie Maker

Google+ Adds New Features for Photographers Including a New Auto Awesome Movie Maker

Google+ is adding a whole bunch of features to lure even more photographers onto its social network, and it's also introducing a new Auto Awesome Movie movie-making feature which automatically edits together a short movie based on your clips and photos.

Friday, 25 Oct 2013

Rumor: Youtube Preparing to Launch Subscription Music Service

Rumor: Youtube Preparing to Launch Subscription Music Service

According to Billboard, Youtube is readying a music streaming service that will be launched very soon. The service will stream both audio and video content on two service tiers. One is free to use while the other operates on paid subscriptions, similar to Spotify and Google Play All Access.

Friday, 18 Oct 2013

BitTorrent Search Website Isohunt to Shut Down; Will Pay MPAA US$110 million

BitTorrent Search Website Isohunt to Shut Down; Will Pay MPAA US$110 million

Popular BitTorrent search website Isohunt has agreed today to shutdown all of its operations worldwide after losing its legal battle against the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America). The company, founded by Canadian Gary Fung, has also agreed to pay the movie studios that sued it US$110 million.

Twitter to List on New York Stock Exchange, Shuns Tech-Heavy Nasdaq

Twitter to List on New York Stock Exchange, Shuns Tech-Heavy Nasdaq

Twitter will file its initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) instead of the tech-heavy Nasdaq. Its amended S-1 form, a requisite for IPO proceedings in the United States, revealed the company's intentions.

Monday, 14 Oct 2013

SingTel Compensates for Service Outage to its Customers

SingTel Compensates for Service Outage to its Customers

With all rectification works completed, SingTel has made a notice of compensation to its affected customers.

Saturday, 12 Oct 2013

SingTel's Service Recovery Efforts at Bukit Panjang Exchange (Updated)

SingTel's Service Recovery Efforts at Bukit Panjang Exchange (Updated)

SingTel held a media briefing this afternoon to update on the service recovery efforts at the Bukit Panjang Exchange. Read on for the highlights of their efforts and related updates as and when we get new notifications.

Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013

Yahoo Mail Gets New Look for 16th Birthday

Yahoo Mail Gets New Look for 16th Birthday

Yahoo Mail recently received a major update that almost completely changes the way it looks and behaves. The update also brings all users a massive boost in storage capacity to 1TB, as well as Mail Plus features that were only available to Mail Plus users.

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