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Twitter now has 100 million active users

09/08/2011, The Twitter community has finally hit one hundred million users – according to a post on the official Twitter blog. It has taken five years to come this far, but a hundred million is nothing to scoff at. More than half of them log on at least once a day...

Google tests out encrypted search with Chrome beta users

09/08/2011, In the battle for supremacy, search engine companies are constantly introducing new features to make their services more appealing than others. This time instead of introducing something “fun”, Google has decided to improve the security of...

Activision wins modernwarfare3.com battle

09/08/2011, Whenever there’s something that does well, there’s bound to be haters, and that was the case with Activision’s highly successful franchise – Call of Duty. The franchise’s upcoming game, Modern Warfare 3 was the target of a...

StumbleUpon helps man propose to girlfriend

09/07/2011, It’s not very often you see big websites take time out of their day to help one of their users out in such a personal way, but it appears that discovery engine, StumbleUpon, has done that for one of their users by helping him to propose to his...

Adobe announces Carousel, cloud-based photo editing/sharing service

09/07/2011, When editing your photos, sometimes manual syncing may cause you to forget to transfer the latest copy from your computer onto your smartphone or tablet, or from desktop to laptop, but thanks to Adobe’s just announced Carousel photo editing and sharing...

Bing updates homepage

09/07/2011, Microsoft has started rolling an updated version of its Bing search engine to the public, which features some changes in the page’s layout. Text links to sections such as images, videos, and shopping have been moved to the top navigation bar, and...

Google+ app for iOS updated 9/27/2011

09/07/2011, Great news for Google+ users with iOS phones – Google has just updated the Google+ app for iOS with new features that have been sorely missing since the app’s initial launch. The latest version of Google+ for iOS will bring the app up to version...

Bing renews partnership with Twitter for social search

09/07/2011, While Google has chosen not to renew its partnership with Twitter for social searches, Bing will still be onboard – according to a recent tweet exchange between the Bing Twitter account and the official Twitter account (and also confirmed by a Twitter...

Yahoo CEO “Fired”

09/06/2011, Yahoo’s board has “fired” its CEO Carol Bartz, and has announced a reorganization of the executive staff. Timothy Morse is now the interim CEO, effective immediately. Yahoo is still looking for a new CEO and it has been rumored that the...

Google Voice personal data can be exported

09/06/2011, Google has been working hard to differentiate itself from other web services that try to “lock” their users into their services by making it hard to export data out. Google users can export data from many Google sites using Goolgle Takeout, an...

Viadeo Opens Public API and Launches Developer Contest

09/06/2011, Viadeo is a business social network similar to LinkedIn and very popular outside the USA, the service  is number one in China and number two in India, with a global user-base of over 35 million members. Since the re-design of its brand and website,...

Freddie Mercury Google Doodle

09/05/2011, If you were too busy to do a web search over the week-end, you may have missed the Google Doodle that celebrates what would have been Freddie Mercury’s 65th birthday. Freddie Mercury has surely left his mark forever on the musical world, and...

Google Chrome to get smarter spellchecker

09/02/2011, Don’t you hate it when you send email messages or when you blog and you get typos or wrongly spelled words? The good news is that Google Chrome will be getting an upgrade with a smart spellchecker that should hopefully solve some of your misspelt woes!

Amazon Kindle to let readers question authors

09/02/2011, Don’t you just hate it when you finish reading a book and you’re still stumped about one part of the story, and none of your friends seem to be able to explain it either? Sure you could look it up on Google, or ask a question on Yahoo! Answers...