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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,...

Apple Is The Latest Company To Be Targeted By AntiSec

07/04/2011, It seems in a Twitter post by Anonymous, they have claimed to have breached one of Apple’s servers and have managed to gain access to private data, which they have posted on the web, and which they claim contains several administrative usernames and...

Seesmic abandons support for the BlackBerry operating system

06/20/2011, Poor RIM. After reporting financial losses and poor sales for its recent quarterly report, product delays, upset shareholders and consumers; the company hasn’t exactly been having a ball of a time lately. Now, it looks like even developers are...

Kinect SDK used to create Twitter client

06/17/2011, The Official Kinect SDK was only released yesterday and it looks like folks have already started getting busy with it. James Pfaff, an intern at Microsoft came up with a simple Twitter client for the Kinect. He used hand gestures to select the characters,...

Automatic link shortening reintroduced on Twitter

06/08/2011, Folks who are tired of having to launch an automatic link shortener each time they post on a link on Twitter, will be glad to know that Twitter has reintroduced its link shortening feature on the service. The feature was around back on the old Twitter but...

Unofficial Twitter Multilingual Voice Search launched

06/07/2011, Do you remember the unofficial Google Multilingual Voice Search that was launched quite a while ago? Well, the folks behind it have expanded the service into additional territory: Twitter. Functioning in the same way as the Google Multilingual Voice...

UberMedia releases Uber50 theme for the iPhone

06/07/2011, Fans of rap superstar 50 Cent are going to be excited at this piece of news – UberMedia, the creators of popular Twitter client – UberSocial have announced the availability of the Uber50 theme for the iPhone. Previously released for BlackBerry phones,...

Sina Weibo, the “Chinese Twitter” to compete against Twitter

06/07/2011, It looks like Twitter could have a serious competitor on the horizon – or maybe not. Sina Weibo, China’s own version of Twitter has announced its plans to make its microblogging service available in English within the next two to three months....

Say sorry over Twitter a hundred times

06/02/2011, These are weird times we are living in – first you have a teenager who decided that his kidney was worth selling away just to purchase an iPad 2 that has no dialysis app, and now we have a Malaysian social activist whow as ordered to apologize 100...

Twitter has Follow button now

05/31/2011, Facebook has its “Like” button, and Twitter has followed suit (pun intended) with their own version, a “Follow” button which can be integrated in third-party websites down the road. This button allows users to instantly arrange to...

Twitter to release own photo sharing service

05/31/2011, Twitter is looking to release their very own photo-sharing service in order to compete with existing services including Twitpic, Yfrog, Instagram and Flickr – that is what whispers on the street are all abuzz with. Nothing is official just yet, but...

Twitter won’t be protecting its users from CTB

05/26/2011, Remember the footballer, “CTB”, who took action against Twitter and the 75,000 Tweeters who mentioned his name after being granted a privacy injunction? It has been reported that Twitter’s general manager of Twitter UK, Tony Wang...