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R2 robot sends tweets from space

08/25/2011, While Japan’s Tweeting-robot won’t be in space until 2013, NASA’s R2 robot that has recently awakened at the International Space Station has started sending us Tweets from space. It has been reported that the R2 (Robonaut 2)’s...

Diffbot API uses visual learning to parse web content

08/25/2011, Diffbot making its visual learning application programming interface (API) available to developers who want to create apps that need to understand the structure of web pages in an efficient way. Traditionally, developers who wanted to understand a web...

Facebook to introduce photo filters?

08/25/2011, After failing to acquire Instagram this summer, it looks like Facebook will be taking matters into its own hands by creating its own filters instead, according to a report from the NY Times blog. According to two engineers working at Facebook who spilt...

1TB hard drive of pirated content is considered “art”

08/25/2011, As technology is starting to become integrated more and more in our daily lives, the line that separates art and technology is starting to blur. So much so we’ve started calling computers with top of the line specs to be “pieces of art”, but perhaps...

Google Docs for Android Gets Web Clipboard

08/24/2011, If you have been using Google Docs, you have probably noticed that inserting an image can be much more painful than doing a copy/paste from an imaging up. Microsoft Word works like that, but unfortunately, Google Docs doesn’t and its web nature has...

OnLive announces new platform features

08/24/2011, OnLive has just announced some new features to its video game streaming platform to improve the service’s overall experience. First up we have the introduction of parental controls. Parents can now restrict the content available to their kids and...

Revamped MySpace to be music-centric

08/23/2011, MySpace just won’t seem to die. After being revived so many times, each one more unsuccessful than the last, it has been reported that MySpace is going to be resuscitated once again. Specific Media, the latest owner of MySpace, has announced that...

Facebook improves sharing and privacy options

08/23/2011, After receiving a lot of flak over its image recognition service for photo tagging and the recent competition from Google+, it looks like Facebook is making some changes to the way people can share their posts, photos, and tags. Users will soon be given...

Adobe hints at picture cloud storage service

08/23/2011, Last week, Adobe wrote an interesting blog post discussing about the results of a question it asked its Facebook fans. The company had asked them about how they manage and back up their photo collections, which basically lead to a wave of responses that...

Watch this year’s US Open Tennis Championships in 3D

08/22/2011, Tennis fans with 3D TVs – you no longer need to spend money purchasing tickets to catch the 2011 US Open. How about watching it from the comfort of your living room instead? The USTA (United States Tennis Association) has announced that it will be...

83% of Google+ users are inactive [study]

08/19/2011, How many of you have a Google+ account? How many of you actually use it on a daily basis? If you say not often – don’t worry, because you’re not alone. According to recent data compiled by Bime Analytics that performed a voluntary sample of...

Google Maps now shows you the weather

08/19/2011, Weather geeks – good news! You can now find out what the weather is like anywhere in the world, just by using Google Maps. Google has announced that it has updated its Maps service with an additional layer – weather. In addition to seeing what the...

Google+ Hangout lets users watch YouTube videos together

08/19/2011, While Google+ might be just a poor imitation of Facebook to some people, Google is taking steps to differentiate its service by adding features that the other doesn’t have. One new feature that will no doubt be a popular tool amongst friends who...