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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...

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...

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...

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...

Hyundai’s car shopping tool will be great for viral marketing

09/01/2011, Pretty much everybody is on Facebook right now and it looks like Hyundai is going to tap into the massive network with a new marketing tool, according to a report from CNET. According to its sources, Hyundai has plans to add four new car-buying tools to...

Sony Entertainment Network launched

09/01/2011, Today Sony launched the Sony Entertainment Network (SEN), for the first time uniting all its online music, video, and games services under one banner. Citing the merging of all the services as a way to unify all its products, the Sony Entertainment...

Monster Galaxy Goes Mobile

09/01/2011, Gaia Interactive, the successful social gaming community that counts more than 20 million monthly unique visitors, is launching, the mobile version of its famous Facebook game Monster Galaxy – Monster G for iOS. Monster Galaxy is played by over 15...

DivX Plus Streaming Reaches Connected Devices

09/01/2011, Rovi, the company behind DivX, has just launched DivX Plus Streaming, a solution that enables the streaming of secure DivX content to connected devices like set top boxes, Blu-Ray players, computers, consoles, smartphones and tablets.Although this may...