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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...

GoDaddy says internal network issues responsible for crash

09/11/2012, GoDaddy recently underwent a crash which also took down millions of sites hosted by it. An Anonymous member, AnonymousOwn3r, claimed that he was responsible for the crash and that he accomplished it through a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack....

AMD invests into CiiNOW, a cloud gaming company

09/11/2012, AMD has just announced that it has become an investor in CiiNOW, a cloud gaming company that streams PC games to any client devices like computers, smartphones, tablets or set top boxes. If this sounds familiar, it’s because it is very similar to...

Google Censorship List Now Includes Pirate Bay Domains

09/10/2012, Google has recently introduced a number of anti-piracy measures to discourage users from looking up pirated content online. While the search giant hasn’t removed the indexes of piracy sites from its search results, it is taking steps to ensure that...

GoDaddy Attacked, Millions Of Sites Down

09/10/2012, Members of the well-known online hacktivist group, Anonymous, have attempted a number of high-profile cyber attacks in the recent past. It seems that the latest to go on the list of their victims is the popular web hosting giant, GoDaddy. According to the...

Apple’s leaked UDIDs: Blue Toad Publishing may be the real source

09/10/2012, Lask week, an online hacktivist group, AntiSec, leaked 1 million Apple UDIDs onto the web. The group claimed that it was able to lay its hands on a total of 12 million Apple device IDs by breaching FBI servers. At one side, this raised questions about a...

Obama Speech Generates 52,757 Tweets Per Minute

09/07/2012, President Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention has set a new record on the social media. During his speech, Twitter witnessed a massive number of tweets, officially declaring that it was an all-new record of the most tweets...

Google Doodle Shows Off Star Trek With Cute Animations

09/07/2012, The 46th anniversary of the original Star Trek series is tomorrow. In commemoration for the occasion, Google has splashed a Star Trek doodle across its home page. The doodle is colorful and fun. Rather than being a mere image, it is an interactive...

‘Bing It On’ By Microsoft Takes On Google For A Challenge

09/06/2012,   Microsoft has been improving its search engine Bing, for quite some time now. The software giant has been adding newer features to Bing and trying to bring it closer to the social media. On the other hand, Google still remains the most popular search...

Rootsy – A Private Social Network To Create Family Trees

09/05/2012, A number of new social networks have cropped up in the recent past as the social media takes the stage on the web. With the wild success of Facebook, many had deemed the online social networks to be the future of the web. For now, Facebook clearly is the...