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Google now lets you search with your handwriting

07/26/2012, If you’ve got a mobile device and want a new way to search Google without using your on-screen keyboard, you’re in luck. Google today announced a new feature for its mobile website: Handwrite. In case you’re in a place where it’s...

Facebook expands Bug Bounty program

07/26/2012, Remember Facebook’s Bug Bounty program, which was launched last year to reward researchers who find holes in the social network? Well, Facebook announced today that it will be expanding the scope of its Bug Bounty program. Not only are researchers...

Microsoft Web Messenger to receive Metro UI redesign

07/26/2012, In addition to Microsoft’s login pages given the Metro UI redesign, it looks like its Web Messenger service will be given the same treatment as well. The folks over at Liveside.net managed to find a way to access an early version of the new...

Tweet sends Greek Olympian home

07/25/2012, Greek triple jumper Voula Papachristou could possibly win the gold in the Olympics. But with only a couple of days more to go before the sporting event opens in London, her country is sending her home for a tweet that was deemed racist by many. The...

Google Search now has a built-in calculator

07/25/2012, Google may have the most popular search engine in the world, but that doesn’t mean it can’t stop adding new features to make it better. Well, it looks like Google’s search engine can now be used as a calculator. Previously, users could...

DJ Shadow – first artist to get paid by BitTorrent

07/24/2012, While BitTorrent usually isn’t synonymous with legitimate music downloads, it looks like things are about to change. According to reports online, BitTorrent is now being used to distribute original music starting with a turntablist known as DJ...

Microsoft brings AIDS Memorial Quilt online

07/24/2012, The AIDS Memorial Quilt  is considered by many as the largest piece of community folk art in the world. But more than just an art, the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt is actually a tribute to all those who have died from the pandemic HIV/AIDS. With...

Facebook CEO gets his first patent on privacy

07/24/2012, Patents are the modern weapons of corporate warfare. That is why the social networking giant that is Facebook is beefing up its patent portfolio to seal its place once and for all. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg filed his first patent application six years...

Pearltrees for iPhone

07/24/2012, I have written about Pearltrees since the web application was in private beta back in April 2009, before the official launch in late 2009. To date, the free service counts more than 500,000 contributors and more than 25 million pearls. Although I am not...

YouTube to make users use real names? (updated)

07/23/2012, After last week’s introduction of its face blurring tool on YouTube, Google has pulled off a pretty surprising move today. According to reports online, when users comment on YouTube now, they’ll be asked to start using their full name on...

Microsoft Live web services to receive makeover?

07/23/2012, Even though it’s still a few months away, It looks like Microsoft is already gearing up for the official release of Windows RT. According to reports online, Microsoft has been silently updating its Microsoft account login page with a hint of Metro...

Stanley interactive piano player takes song requests via Twitter

07/20/2012, If you intend to spend you weekend tweeting while listening songs on the radio, you have to check out Stanley. Stanley is actually an interactive piano player that will be performing live beginning July 20 to 22. Yes, as of this writing, Stanley’s...