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Twitter promoted Tweets now float

07/28/2011, Folks who use Twitter to advertise will be glad to know that the service is now starting to push promoted Tweets. Previously, all promoted tweets had was an icon signifying their status as a promoted tweet. Now they will pop up at the top of a...

Skyfire releases VideoQ app for iOS

07/28/2011, We all know Apple’s relationship with Flash, and it was no surprise when the company officially mentioned that they didn’t want to support Flash in iOS. Well short of jailbreaking, there was really no way to watch Flash videos on your iOS...

Google to launch “Page Speed Service” aimed at web masters

07/28/2011, Google has always been about speed, resorting to a no-frills approach as evidenced in their Google search home page, Gmail and even Google+. Over the years they have managed to optimize their system even further, to the point where your search results...

Symform announces 100GB of free cloud storage

07/28/2011, Ever wanted to have 100GB of free cloud storage space? You could either invite a lot of people onto DropBox to bump up your storage space or you could check out Symform’s latest cloud storage solution. For a limited time the company is giving away...

Google helps you stage email interventions

07/27/2011, Do you have that one friend who is still using an ancient or outdated email service and refuses to move on to something better? Do you ever wish that he or she would make the upgrade to Gmail instead? If you’ve answered yes to both of those...

Hacker claims he took down the websites of Anonymous and LulzSec

07/27/2011, As if the heat from the authorities wasn’t already enough, it looks like Anonymous and LulzSec have another adversary to deal with. A hacker who calls himself Jester has claimed responsibility for taking down the websites of two of the most prolific...

Facebook for BlackBerry 2.0 released

07/27/2011, Who doesn’t use Facebook on their mobile phone device in this day and age? Pretty much everybody is connected to the world’s largest social network, be it on their computer, cellphones or even tablets. While the Facebook experience isn’t...

Kobo develops HTML5 web app to get by App Store rules

07/27/2011, Due to recent changes in the Apple App Store rules, many eBook retailers have removed in-app purchasing abilities from their apps so that they don’t have to give a portion of their revenue (30%) earned to the fruity company. Latest one to join the...

Jumio Netswipe turns your webcam into a credit card reader

07/26/2011, Tired of having to manually enter in your credit card details each time you shop online, but don’t want to resort using auto-complete for privacy issues? Well, the folks over at Junio seem to have a solution for you. Called Netswipe, the service...

Google Books app disappears and reappears on the Apple App Store

07/26/2011, Yesterday the Google Books app mysteriously disappeared from the Apple App Store and now it’s back again. But this time around, it’s been neutered. Just like the eBook apps from Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and Kobo, Google Books no longer...

Foursquare announces custom badge program for universities

07/25/2011, Foursquare, one of the largest social check-in services available has just announced new custom badge program for universities that are keen on promoting the use of Foursquare on campus. Foursquare will be relaunching the Foursquare for Universities...

OSCON 2011 – Live Streaming

07/25/2011, Watch live streaming video from oreillyconfs at livestream.com Ubergizmo is a media partner of OSCON 2011 (the O’Reilly Open Source Convention), held in Portland July 25-29, 2011, where open source innovators, builders, and pioneer gather to share their...

Google buys facial-recognition company, Pittpatt

07/25/2011, Previously there have been rumors about Google starting a facial recognition service (which were disputed by Google) but now, it looks like those rumors are about to come true. Pittpatt, a company that specializes in “reliable facial recognition...