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Twitter CEO ignores developers’ anger over recent API changes

09/19/2012, Twitter recently made a whole host of changes to its API. Many of these changes have been meant to limit the access to its API, a move which has irked a lot of developers. The developer community took to the web to protest over the new changes which...

Web giants join hands to launch the Internet Association

09/19/2012, When U.S. Congress was gearing up to pass SOPA, Silicon Valley was pulling at its hair, trying hard to lobby the congressmen to think otherwise. Those efforts pretty much failed and the lawmakers were persuaded only when the likes of Wikipedia went on a...

Six million Virgin Mobile user accounts at risk, says developer

09/18/2012, If you are a company will millions of users, it is usually expected that you would ensure fool-proof security of your user’s accounts. A developer has now claimed that Virgin Mobile USA entirely fails on this front, citing a very basic security...

Dropbox updates iOS app with Facebook, Twitter sharing

09/18/2012, Dropbox is among the most popular online storage services. The company has been improving its service gradually to make it more secure and useful. For instance, we saw Dropbox introduce two-step authentication for its accounts after it was reported that a...

Mark Zuckerberg hints at Facebook social search engine

09/17/2012, The “Likes” of our friends on photos, pages, links, and etc. on Facebook are a good way to see what our friends have been up to and also a great way to find out about new stuff. It seems that Facebook has picked up on that fact as well and according...

Apple hacker becomes a part of Twitter security team

09/14/2012, With their millions of users, it is a tough task for social networks to keep their systems fool-proof against hacks and other vulnerabilities. Yet, the cleverest hackers nearly always find a way to go around it and somehow break into even the most secure...

GoDaddy offers 30% discounts to make up for service outage

09/14/2012, Recently, GoDaddy had to face rather critical network issues when millions of websites hosted by the company went down. Before soon, a member of the hacktivist group, Anonymous, claimed responsibility for the attack, boasting that he did so to expose the...

Sony’s #TweetSinger app turns your tweets into songs

09/14/2012, Tweets are basically characters on our screen which can be further enhanced by uploading photos to accompany our tweets. However if you’re looking for a more novel way to tweet, perhaps in song, well Sony has announced their #TweetSinger online app....

New JavaScript technology will speed up Firefox 18

09/13/2012, JavaScript is being used by an increasingly greater number of websites. Mozilla Firefox 18 is set to be a speedier platform for such sites. The Mozilla team is claiming that it is including a new JavaScript technology in its upcoming browser release which...

Appeals Court rules Jammie Thomas must pay $222,000

09/11/2012, Online file-sharing is considered illegal and an infringement of intellectual copyrights of the content that is being shared, if it is not available publicly and for free. However, very few cases related to online file sharing have surfaced in the U.S. so...

E-book prices decline on Amazon after publisher settlement

09/11/2012, Recently, a U.S. court approved the settlement of some major e-book publishers. The publishers had been accused of price fixing and it was accused the many publishers had lobbied to maintain unfairly high prices of the e-books they published.  While most...