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Mozilla developing web push notifications for Firefox

02/03/2012, If there’s one main advantage native apps have over web apps – it’s the ability to receive push notifications for getting new messages or updates on mobile devices. Well it looks like all that might change in the future. It has been reported...

President Obama on YouTube today at 2.30 pm PT to answer questions

01/30/2012, President Obama is well known for his brilliant use of social media and early adoption of the Web 2.0 tools to promote his political ideas. The digital strategy for his election campaign has been made a historical case study on how to use the internet for...

Tweets prevent two British tourists from entering the US

01/30/2012, While it’s common knowledge to be careful about what you say in public, it looks like that practice will have to apply to tweets as well. It has been reported that two British tourists were recently barred from entering the US when Homeland Security...

LEGO Rebrick: an official online LEGO community

01/24/2012, If you’re a LEGO fan and you’re looking for an outlet to share your creations with a wider audience or you just want to check out work by other people, LEGO has answered your prayers. The 72-year old building block toy now has an official online...

Facebook Timeline rolling out to everyone soon

01/24/2012, We’ve previously covered Facebook’s revamp to the Facebook profile page known as the Timeline, and while it’s been available for everyone as an opt-in feature over the past few months, it looks like the social network is now ready to push it to...

Google+ to support alternate names

01/24/2012, In order to get an account on Google+, users were previously required to use their real names on their profiles. Of course, a number of people weren’t happy about the decision, especially those who wanted to create anonymous accounts or use nicknames...

Filesonic no longer shares files

01/23/2012, Last week it was reported that MegaUpload, one of the world’s largest file sharing sites was shut down and its founders charged for breaking the law. While other file sharing sites haven’t been directly affected by the take down, it looks like...

Facebook registers fborigin domain name

01/19/2012, On the heels of today’s Timeline apps announcement, it looks like Facebook could have something up its sleeves called “Facebook origin”. Facebook has been reported to have registered for a bunch of domains ranging from dot-com to dot-biz...

Access Wikipedia during today’s blackout

01/18/2012, In case you didn’t already know, Wikipedia will be down for the whole of today (January 18th) in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act, along with a bunch of other sites. But what you may not know is that there still are ways to access the website,...

Google Sesame: an alternative way to login

01/16/2012, While our phones are great for accessing Google services, nothing beats the experience of doing it on a desktop computer especially when you have to edit documents or spreadsheets in Google Docs. But what if you’re not at home and only have access...

Zappos hacked: 24 million accounts compromised

01/16/2012, Bad news for Zappos customers – Zappos has announced that it was the target of a cyber attack that gained access to its internal network and the accounts of its 24 million users. It was mentioned that no credit card numbers were revealed in the breach,...

Bing: official search engine of Sundance

01/12/2012, Anybody attending the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah next week? If you are, be sure to pick up the official Sundance Film Festival app for your smartphone – it’s going to be a lot of help. Bing is back as the official Sundance search...