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Monday, 6 Dec 2010

Google Fails to Land Groupon

Google Fails to Land Groupon

Google's attempt to land Groupon appears to have broken down, making it the search giant's second failed acquisition of a social startup.

Friday, 3 Dec 2010

Pay Your Friends On Facebook and Twitter With Dwolla

Pay Your Friends On Facebook and Twitter With Dwolla

Dwolla, a peer to peer payment platform, announces its service is now available in America with support for Twitter and Facebook.

Playing World of Warcraft on Android Might be a Reality

Playing World of Warcraft on Android Might be a Reality

World of Warcraft players, you may either rejoice, or fear this news. Word has it that you might be able to play World of Warcraft on your Android device, with the help of GameString and its streaming technology.

Google Chrome 8 Released - Bug fixes and More!

Google Chrome 8 Released - Bug fixes and More!

Google Chrome 8 gets a stable release with some new features and plenty of bug fixes.

AVG Free Update Bricks 64-bit Windows 7 PCs

AVG Free Update Bricks 64-bit Windows 7 PCs

The latest virus database update from AVG appears to be toxic to those using a 64-bit version of Windows 7.

Thursday, 2 Dec 2010

Google Tweaks Search Algorithm to Handle Negative Publicity

Google Tweaks Search Algorithm to Handle Negative Publicity

Google has tweaked its search engine so that negative publicity will not garner a higher search rank.

Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010

iPad Narrowing Kindle's Lead as Ebook Reader

iPad Narrowing Kindle's Lead as Ebook Reader

The iPad is quickly catching up with Kindle as an ebook reader.

Tuesday, 30 Nov 2010

Acer is Getting Ready for Windows Phone 7

Acer is Getting Ready for Windows Phone 7

Acer isn't a newcomer in the smartphone segment, which started off with Microsoft's Windows Mobile OS, followed by Google Android. And now, the company is set to rekindle its partnership with Microsoft's latest Windows Phone 7 platform.

Conceptual BlackBerry Phone Detects Emotions

Conceptual BlackBerry Phone Detects Emotions

Concept phones, more so often than not, never end up becoming a reality. But we can always admire how pretty these concept phones look, such as the BlackBerry Empathy concept phone, a RIM-sponsored design project at the Art Center College of Design.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 Incoming

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 Incoming

NVIDIA has reversed its fortunes somewhat ever since the launch of the GeForce GTX 460 and the green army is stopping its onslaught as they have a new card up their sleeves.

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