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New Google Maps Finally Exits Preview

02/19/2014, At Google I/O 2013, the company showed off a completely new Maps experience which it said was built from the ground up to bring together Street View and satellite imagery into a much more interactive setting. Since then only those who requested an...

Google Acquires SlickLogin, A Sound-Based Password Company

02/16/2014, There are many ways in which we can password protect ourselves. ATMs use PINs, internet websites use a combination of letters and numbers, smartphones can use patterns or biometrics, so the question is do we really need one more form of password...

Kickstarter Gets Hacked

02/16/2014, Hackers seem to be on a roll these days, almost every other week we hear about a major online property being hit by a security breach which ends up compromising personal information of millions of users. The latest victim is crowdfunding juggernaut...

Facebook Announces New Gender Identity Options

02/13/2014, On the majority of forms that we fill in, chances are when it comes to gender, we only get to choose between male of female. However what if a person were transgender? How would they fill in that form? More importantly will their choice be acknowledged?...

Microsoft Denies Censoring Bing Search Results In Chinese

02/12/2014, It is not news that over in China, the government is pretty heavy-handed when it comes to censoring information. To that extent social media networks like Facebook and Twitter are banned. However it seems that due to a technical error, Microsoft’s Bing...

Bing Integrates Bitcoin Converter Into Its Search

02/10/2014, While Bitcoin might not necessarily be looked upon favorably by governments, such as Russia and China, there are many out there who have started to accept the currency as a legitimate form of payment. That being said, we guess we can’t say we’re too...

OneDrive Launch To Entice Users With Free Storage

02/10/2014, Microsoft originally called its cloud storage service SkyDrive, but the name got it involved in a legal dispute last year. The company settled, agreeing to rebrand the service. Recently it confirmed that SkyDrive will be renamed as OneDrive, and that the...

Yahoo Taps Into Yelp To Improve Local Search [Report]

02/09/2014, Even though Yahoo went through several major changes last year, the company’s recent quarterly earnings report failed to impress investors. Yahoo needs to work on improving its products and ensure that they don’t face downtime after a few...

Edit Facebook Look Back Movie Now Possible

02/09/2014, Facebook recently turned 10 and to celebrate that milestone it showed off its data mining prowess by letting users automatically generate “Look Back” movies. To create these movies, the world’s largest social network takes many...

Comcast Servers Hacked, User Data Potentially At Risk

02/06/2014, A hacking group by the name of NullCrew FTS has wreaked havoc today on Comcast servers. The company provides cable television, telephone service, broadband internet to customers in 40 states, and happens to be the largest cable company and home ISP in the...

Twitter Stock Dips As Investors Disappointed By User Growth

02/06/2014, Twitter IPO was probably one of the most talked about initial public offerings from the technology sector last year. The company went public rather smoothly last year and didn’t face issues that Facebook did at the time it went public. The company...

Google Search Update Puts YouTube Videos Front And Center

02/06/2014, Google is the widely used online search engine in the world, and the company now does so much more than letting you search for anything and everything. YouTube is another one of Google’s highly successful online properties and today a new Google...

Google Cracks Down On YouTube ‘Fraudulent Views’

02/05/2014, The presence you command on the internet can usually be summed up in a few numbers, the number of followers you have on Twitter, number of likes your business’s page has on Facebook and the number of views your videos have on YouTube, there are just...

Amazon Video Ads Business Gets Detailed

02/05/2014, Amazon usually doesn’t talk much about its ad business, it doesn’t break down revenues from advertising in its fiscal quarterly earnings reports. Even if the company talks about the business at various industry events, those presentations...