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Google bar updated

02/09/2012, Remember the black Google bar introduced a few months ago? The one that appears on top of all Google websites? Google has announced that it will be making some minor changes to it. To switch between different Google services, you now click on the...

The Pirate Bay backup available for download

02/09/2012, With all the file sharing websites being taken down or shutting down voluntarily, online file sharers are looking for alternative ways to keep the file trade going. While some folks have come up with an alternative way of distributing files (Tribler),...

Google Screenwise collects your browsing habits for $25

02/09/2012, How much do you value your privacy? If it’s $25 or less, you might want to take up Google’s latest offer with its Screenwise project. Google wants to improve its products and services and make a better online experience for everyone and to do...

Google Chrome web browser updated

02/08/2012, Google released Chrome for Android yesterday, and today it pushed out an update for the desktop version of its web browser. The latest stable version of Chrome now has features that were present in the beta version of Chrome that was released last month....

Amazon increases Prime Instant Video selection with Viacom deal

02/08/2012, Great news for Amazon Prime customers – Amazon has just announced a licensing agreement with Viacom that will allow Amazon Prime members to instantly stream TV shows from MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, TV Land, Spike, VH1, BET, CMT and Logo. This...

Brazilian Federal Attorney’s Office sues Twitter

02/07/2012, Despite Twitter’s recent move to censor tweets by region, it looks like it isn’t enough to keep the Brazilian Federal Attorney Office happy. It recently received a lawsuit from the Brazilian Federal Attorney Office, requesting that it suspends...

CEOP-customized Internet Explorer 9 now available

02/07/2012, To celebrate Safer Internet Day 2012, the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) have teamed up together with Microsoft to release a special version of Internet Explorer 9. This specially modified version of the web browser features a new...

Amazon rumored to launch a physical retail store

02/06/2012, While most companies are making the switch from physical to digital, it looks like Amazon might be going in the opposite direction. According to rumors online, Amazon is planning to roll out a retail store within the next few months. This retail store...

Google “Solve for X” to be unveiled today?

02/06/2012, We all know there’s a lot more to Google than just search, Gmail and Android – and it looks like today will be the day we are introduced to another of the company’s latest project. Titled “Solve for X”, the official website just...

BTjunkie shuts down

02/06/2012, A couple of weeks ago, Megaupload was shut down by the authorities and slowly we’ve begun to feel the repercussions of the move. Filesonic no longer shares files, and a number of other torrent sites have decided to close their doors for good. Now...

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...