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YouTube: more than 48 hours of video uploaded every minute

05/25/2011, These couple of days has somehow been all about milestones. Samsung TV app store hitting 5 million downloads, Instagram users uploading 10 photos per second, and Apple with a rumored 500,000 apps approved for the App Store. Well to add one more...

Sony Ericsson Canada hacked

05/25/2011, Remember yesterday when I said it wouldn’t be a surprise if Sony was hacked again? Well, they did and this time it’s Sony Ericsson Canada’s website. The hackers stole the names and email addresses of about 2,000 customers from the...

Nowstre.am lets you stream lets you stream torrents on your iPhone

05/24/2011, Sohail Prasad, a Carnegie Mellon student and future Google intern has built one of the most useful apps for the iPhone. Demonstrating it at the TC Hackathon last weekend, the app basically allows users to stream videos from torrent links instantly....

Offline Gmail unsupported in next version of Chrome

05/24/2011, We’ve previously mentioned that Google Gears support will be removed from the upcoming version of Google Chrome, and while this move won’t seem like a big deal to most people, it does mean that users who use offline Gmail won’t be able...

WordPress ends support for Internet Explorer 6

05/24/2011, Microsoft has recently congratulated Automattic, the creators of WordPress (one of the most popular blogging platforms around) for their decision to no longer support Internet Explorer 6. You might be thinking – “What sort of madness is this? For...

T-Mobile Bobsled returns

05/24/2011, T-Mobile’s Facebook calling service, Bobsled, was launched not too long ago and then taken offline shortly after due to issues with design – Facebook didn’t want the service to look like it was Facebook property.  As of today, the service...

Sony Music Japan hacked

05/24/2011, If we told you Sony got hacked again, would that be news? It seems to be another day, another hack. Yesterday we reported about Sony BMG Greece being hacked over the weekend and today it’s Sony Music Japan. The same method used to get into Sony...

New Yahoo! Mail launched

05/23/2011, Yahoo! has finally removed the beta tag from the latest version of its Mail service, kick starting the rollout of the latest version to its 284 million users worldwide today. While Yahoo! Mail is the US’ largest web portal’s email service, it...

Twitter announces new email notification features

05/23/2011, At the moment, Twitter users can only receive email notifications when they get a new follower or a direct message. If users wanted email notifications for other events such being reteweeted or favorited, they would have to resort to a third party client....

Decaptcha defeats CAPTCHAs

05/23/2011, One of the most annoying technologies ever created by the internet – the CAPTCHA has finally been defeated by an automated solution. Some scientists have come up with a program that is capable of overcoming the verification method used by online...

Mozilla Firefox 5 enters beta stage on time

05/23/2011, Folks looking forward to the next version of Firefox will be delighted to know that Firefox 5 looks like it’s right on track to launch on June 21st. The successor to Firefox 4 has recently made its way out of the Aurora channel and into the beta...

Sony BMG Greece hacked

05/23/2011, It looks like these hackers really aren’t interested in giving Sony a break. In the latest series of attacks made against the Japanese multi-billion dollar company, the hackers had their way with the Sony BMG Greece. The hackers who accomplished the...

Google updates and expands support for WebP

05/21/2011, After introducing the open source video format, WebM last year and then implementing it in YouTube last month, it looks like Google is starting to embrace another open source format. This time it’s image compression technology – WebP. Google has...