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WordPress Deems it’s Like Button a Success

04/27/2012, For many of us, the “Like” button is mostly associated with Facebook but two years ago WordPress.com decided to take the plunge and launched its own “Like” button system. The button effectively allowed readers to like a post that they are...

Google invests $300 million for a new data center in Iowa

04/26/2012, It was well over three years ago when Google invested a whopping $600 million in a data center located in Iowa to support its services – Gmail, Maps, and Search. The data center proved to be a great investment for the California-based giant,...

NFL Draft Picks Hangout on Google+

04/26/2012, In yet another effort to stay relevant under the massive shadow of Facebook, Google’s social-networking website has added another endeavor to our list of things to focus on. Google has arranged for the two expected top NFL picks in this year’s draft...

US Marine Discharged For Criticizing Obama on Facebook

04/26/2012, A Sergeant in the US Marines called Gary Stein has been discharged of his duties by the Pentagon after he allegedly posted up criticism of President Barack Obama on his Facebook page. On March 1st Stein wrote on a friend’s Facebook page, “Screw Obama...

Samsung: No point in waiting to launch a product

04/26/2012, In an interview with TechRadar, Simon Stanford who is Samsung’s VP of telecommunications and networks for UK and Ireland said that timing launches around industry events isn’t always the most efficient strategy. “Traditionally, the industry works in...

Mom takes to Facebook to discipline her daughter

04/26/2012, Methods of parenting have certainly evolved over time, and with technology creeping into everyday aspects of our lives, one mother has decided to punish her daughter’s bad behavior by logging onto her 13-year old daughter’s Facebook page, changing her...

FaceVault: A Taste of ICS feature Face Unlock on iOS Devices

04/25/2012, If you are one the iOS users who always thought that the Face Unlock feature on Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich was pretty cool, you can stop secretly harboring that admiration. An iOS developer named Robert Neagu has managed to come up with a similar...

Judge Rules that Tweets are Permissible in Court

04/25/2012, On Monday, a New York judge made a ruling that warrants were not needed to subpoena a Twitter account since the information is shared publicly through a third-party service. Occupy Wall Street protestor Malcolm Harris found out about his account being...

HP, Dell and Asus Consider Ultrabooks without Optical Drives

04/25/2012, Recently surfaced rumors about Apple unveiling its next range of MacBook Pros without an optical drive have led to other rumors that suggest the Cupertino tech giant will offer instead external drives as an option. A report by Digitimes indicates that...

Google to penalize websites that abuse SEO

04/25/2012, Websites that want to attract a larger audience will no doubt have to learn about SEO (search engine optimization). This basically allows webmasters to make their pages more accessible and noticeable when being searched for, but is there such a thing as...

LinkedIn Opens Hong Kong Office

04/24/2012, In a statement made by the corporate networking website LinkedIn on Monday, the company announced the opening of its new office based in Hong Kong. The office would be the company’s 9th in the Asia-Pacific region and 25th globally. After opening its...

Facebook Now Has 901 Million Users

04/24/2012, Yesterday, Facebook revealed that it has 901 million users and is well on the way to hitting the 1 billion mark by the end of this year. The information came from a statistic in the company’s amended S-1 filing. Other interesting details of note in the...