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Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011
The television screening in Japan of the ever popular animated movie "Laputa: Castle in the Sky" has led to a new Twitter record of 25,088 tweets per second, TechCrunch reports.
Back in July, Google started an initiative to archive the destruction inflicted on Japan by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Now, using Google Maps' Street View, you can walk through the devastated areas yourself.
Megaupload is turning the tables and suing Universal Music Group. The online site, which helps store and transfer files, claims that Universal got Megaupload's content removed from Youtube with no legal basis.
MIT researchers have come up with an imaging system that can capture light (or photons) moving in slow motion. You won't see this capability in cameras next year, but the researchers are confident that this technology will make an appearance in consumer photography sometime in the future.
Two images of a Xperia phone with the Sony brand have surfaced on the Internet, signaling a new wave of devices that will appear when Sony Ericsson is folded back under Sony.
A Windows Phone exploit utilizing an SMS was discovered. The attack, which sends an SMS to a Windows Phone device, will supposedly reboot the device and prevents access to the Messaging hub.
Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011
The Indonesian Telecommunications Regulation Body (BRTI) may cease BBM and BIS services due to perceived "security issues", The Jakarta Post reports.
According to a study recently released by Nasuni, out of the 16 cloud storage providers evaluated for their performance, stability and scalability, only six passed the test. The top performers are Amazon S3 and Microsoft Azure.
American comedian Louis CK has decided to put up his new video from his performance at the Beacon Theater on the internet. He is charging US$5 downloading the content in a simple, DRM-free version and the same amount for those who wish to stream it.
The Android Market web store gets an update for user review filters, allowing for reviews to be sorted according to star ratings and app versions.