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YouTube Next Vlogger registration open

03/28/2012, If your idea of fame is being recognized by thousands of subscribers for your videos on YouTube – you might want to give Vlogging (video blogging) a shot. Tons of people have done it before, and there’s still a lot of room out there for more....

Claire Lin, Taiwanese woman commits suicide while on Facebook chat

03/27/2012, A woman in Taiwan named Claire Lin killed herself by closing up a room and inhaling poisonous fumes from a charcoal barbecue that she had started. While Lin was waiting for the fumes to put her to sleep, she was chatting with friends on Facebook. Lin...

Bing to Reward users with Skype Credit

03/27/2012, Bing and Skype fans have a new reason to rejoice. Microsoft announced today on the official Bing blog that it will be rolling out new rewards for Bing users. Over the next few days, it will be adding Skype Credit to the Bing Rewards redemption center. For...

Google I/O registration closed in 28 minutes

03/27/2012, Earlier today we reported that Google I/O 2012 registrations were open, and that developers should hurry up if they wanted a spot at the event. Well, just like last year’s Google I/O that sold out at record breaking speeds, this year’s tickets...

High school kid expelled over Tweet

03/27/2012, Just when you thought it was okay to swear on Twitter, think again – if you’re a student of Garrett High School, that is. According to reports online, a student was expelled from school for swearing on Twitter when he wasn’t even in school....

Google I/O registration is now open

03/27/2012, Good news for those of you planning to attend Google’s I/O developer event – registration is now open. It will be Google’s fifth I/O conference and will be held in San Francisco’s Moscone Center on June 27th-29th. The event will let...

Facebook warns employers not to demand passwords

03/23/2012, Recently there have been quite a number of reports of employers asking job applicants to hand over their passwords to their Facebook and other social media accounts as part of the hiring process, and it has caused quite a stir amongst the public. Well, it...

TweetDeck updated

03/23/2012, TweetDeck, one of the world’s most popular Twitter clients has just received a major update that introduces a whole bunch of new features to the app. Users can now preview media (images and video) from within a column, underneath the related Tweet....

Facebook now shows even larger photos and has a full-screen mode

03/22/2012, Photo enthusiasts who use Facebook to store and share their photographs will be glad to know that the social network now supports even larger photographs. According to reports online, the new photo viewer can now display images up to 4 times bigger than...

Spoofing exploit discovered in Safari for iOS

03/22/2012, While iOS 5.1 might be a welcome update for iOS users, it seems that the update has also opened up a possible vulnerability on the iOS version of Safari where it could be exploited to display a different URL to that of the actual website you are browsing,...

Google patent uses background noise to generate targeted ads

03/22/2012, If you’ve surfed the web long enough, you’re probably aware of Google’s ability to create ads based on the content you were looking at and your location. Now it looks like Google has a patent that aims to take things to the next level by analyzing...

Twitter celebrates its sixth birthday

03/21/2012, Believe it or not, Twitter, the popular micro-blogging website turns six today. From being a mere sketch on a notebook to an online service with over 140 million active users, it’s amazing how far Twitter has come. According to the latest stats from...

Skype to bring tech into classrooms with DonorsChoose.org

03/21/2012, Skype has previously made clear its intentions in the classroom with its Skype in the Classroom dedicated Skype network, and now the company has announced a new program to bring tech into classrooms. Partnering with DonorsChoose.org, Skype will be...