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Beware of Scams Related to Hurricane Irene

08/26/2011, Scammers aren’t very nice people, in case you didn’t already know. They’re constantly taking advantage of the uninformed, seizing every opportunity to con a poor soul into revealing their personal details. One of their most common...

R2 robot sends tweets from space

08/25/2011, While Japan’s Tweeting-robot won’t be in space until 2013, NASA’s R2 robot that has recently awakened at the International Space Station has started sending us Tweets from space. It has been reported that the R2 (Robonaut 2)’s...

Angry tweet gets customer kicked out of bar

08/17/2011, In today’s day and age of modern technology, it is important that we all watch what we say – especially if we do it in on a public outlet like Twitter. Just last week we had the case of the rapper, Game, jamming up the Compton police station...

Game could face criminal charges over a Tweet

08/15/2011, A rapper named Game (formerly known as The Game), could be in trouble over a Tweet that he sent out last Friday – which caused the Compton police station’s hotline to jam up. Game had allegedly sent out a tweet to his 580,000 followers saying that...

Heello: a Twitter clone from TwitPic founder

08/11/2011, Tired of Twitter? Do you feel like starting over in a brand new, unpopulated micro-blogging social network? Well, you now can. The creator of TwitPic has launched his own version of Twitter called Heello (which is strangely difficult to type). And just...

India wants to monitor Google and Skype as well

08/10/2011, After recent reports of the Indian government’s intentions to strong arm RIM into compromising the security of its BlackBerry devices, it looks like the country is leaving no stone unturned. Recent reports state that India is also requesting for the...

Twitter HTML5 web app for iPad launched

08/04/2011, If you use Twitter on an iPad and you’re somehow not a fan of the native iOS app on the phone, Twitter has some good news for you. Yesterday the microblogging social network announced that it has launched the HTML5 web app version of the app for the...

Twitter promoted Tweets now float

07/28/2011, Folks who use Twitter to advertise will be glad to know that the service is now starting to push promoted Tweets. Previously, all promoted tweets had was an icon signifying their status as a promoted tweet. Now they will pop up at the top of a...

Twitter and Flickr world map shows amount of usage

07/15/2011, Do you love all things maps? If you have answered in the affirmative, then chances are you would fall head over heels with what map enthusiast Eric Fischer has managed to conjure. Basically, he has come up with a way to visualize Twitter and Flickr use...

Twitter for Android receives major update

07/13/2011, Twitter users with Android phones – we’ve got some fantastic news. Twitter has announced on its official blog today that the Twitter app for Android has just received a major update that includes features we’ve all been waiting for: support...

Twitter used by scientists to monitor health woes

07/07/2011, Who would have thought that the micro-blogging service known as Twitter would come in handy, monitoring health woes instead? That’s what computer scientists at John Hopkins University set out to do, where Twitter posts will reveal key patterns and...

PayPal Twitter account hacked

07/05/2011, All of a sudden, hacking has received plenty of news coverage, (no) thanks to Sony’s security breach followed by plenty of other instances in recent months. Well, the entire hacking keyword isn’t going to fade into the limelight anytime soon,...