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Facebook facial recognition rolls out worldwide

06/07/2011, One of the most interesting features of Facebook when it was released has got to be its photo tagging feature. It was one of the features that brought a lot of joy and misery to Facebook users all over the world. Well sometime during last year, Facebook...

Google censors pirates even more

06/07/2011, After creating a racket by refusing to censor its search results when requested by a French music rights organization last year, Google oddly changed its mind earlier this year when it decided to censor various piracy-related keywords from its Instant and...

Skype is down, again (updated)

06/07/2011, It looks like Skype is down – yet again. A quick search on Twitter reveals that quite a number of people all over the world are experiencing the same issue. At the moment, we’re uncertain what the problem is, and Skype has yet to issue an update...

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook updated to 1.0.5

06/07/2011, In addition to the v1.0.5 update to the operating system that the PlayBook has received, the Facebook app on the BlackBerry PlayBook has been given a major boost, adding a whole bunch of new features that bring the tablet PlayBook experience closer to the...

The Financial Times launches web app version of its publication

06/07/2011, It looks like The Financial Times has found a way to circumvent giving Apple a 30% cut of its profits made from magazine subscriptions: through the use of a web app. The magazine has just launched the platform agnostic version of its digital magazine that...

Facebook now lets you buy and sell stocks

06/06/2011, I’ve previously mentioned that Facebook was on its way to taking over the internet, and it looks like the social network is on its way there. We now have one more thing to add to the list of things Facebook can do with its service: let you buy and...

Apple iCloud finally revealed

06/06/2011, After months of speculation and rumors, Apple has finally unveiled iCloud to the world. Touted as a replacement for MobileMe, iCloud is designed to make life easy for users to keep all their devices in sync. Be it their iPhone, iPad or Mac computer –...

Google offer Google Translate API for a fee

06/06/2011, A couple of weeks ago we reported that Google had announced the shutting down of several APIs including the hugely popular Google Translate. Undoubtedly it sprouted a barrage of comments from unhappy developers who made use of the APIs in their...

Activision defends charging for Call of Duty Elite premium

06/03/2011, Activision has released a FAQ assuring Call of Duty players that the new “Elite” social-networking service will not be taking anything away from the games. It seems that people mistook Activision’s intent to add premium content to the...

WebKit browsers catching up to Firefox (updated)

06/03/2011,   While Firefox is having trouble surpassing Internet Explorer’s market share in the browser wars, it looks like it has another competitor right at its heels – browsers that run the WebKit web page renderer, in the form of Google Chrome and...

Google to abandon support for older browsers

06/03/2011, Can’t say we didn’t see this coming, but Google has announced that it will be phasing out support for older browsers beginning August 1. Initially it will start with the loss of certain features, but it will eventually turn into loss of those web...

Skype reverse engineered and posted online (updated)

06/03/2011, In the latest news that will probably make one of the world’s most popular VoIP services pretty unhappy, a freelance researcher named Efim Bushmanov has undertaken the goal of reverse engineering Skype and turning it into an open source program....

OnLive to add 100th game to its lineup: Red Faction: Armageddon

06/02/2011, Who would’ve thought that we’d ever see online video games evolve beyond simple Flash apps and word games into high-quality blockbuster games that can be streamed to pretty much any device out there, without having to deal with obstacles such...