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Harvard and MIT announces edX, a series of free online courses

05/03/2012, Have you always wished that you could have gone to top tier universities such as Harvard or MIT? Well thanks to Harvard and MIT’s newly announcement partnership, you will now be able to get a taste of the sort of classes and courses that students at...

Yahoo scientists heading to new Microsoft research lab in New York

05/02/2012, Redmond-based Microsoft will be opening a new research lab in New York City. To work on the new lab are a solid, well-experienced group of scientists who have been formerly working for Yahoo. Apparently, the team of scientists, all of 15 of them, was...

Cloud services for Windows 8 gets “re-imagined”

05/02/2012, Microsoft has already announced the roaming capabilities of Windows 8 and SkyDrive – just two aspects of many features that we can expect once Windows 8 arrives. Chris Jones, the vice president of the development and operations of services and apps...

Firefox goes to war against design fragmentation

05/02/2012,   In line with Mozilla’s Kilimanjaro’s initiative, Mozilla is waging war against design fragmentation by releasing a few samples of its new design ideas to be used very soon on desktop computers, B2G, Android and Metro. It appears that...

Ice Cream Sandwich Now on 5% of Android Devices

05/02/2012, After Ice Cream Sandwich’s release alongside the Samsung Galaxy Nexus last December it received many plaudits and people who are yet to receive it are waiting very impatiently for the all-important update notification.

Boingo will Bring Wi-Fi to Lufthansa US and Canada Flights

05/02/2012, If you have sat on a plane and considered whipping out your laptop to go on Facebook or finish up sending some e-mails, you would probably have sighed as you remembered that you’re on a plane and therefore cannot access the internet. While more...

Firefox add-on exposes users browsing history

05/01/2012, We have received reports that a Firefox add-on is potentially exposing the full web-browsing history of its users to its back-end service. This is an  issue because user data being sent is over an non-encrypted connection. The add-on in question is the...

Facebook lets you add Organ Donor Life Event to your Timeline

05/01/2012, Facebook, like other social networking websites, have allowed us to set our status as being single, married, in a relationship, and the all-time favorite: it’s complicated. That will soon change thanks to a new feature that Facebook has announced today...

One in five U.S. households have Internet-enabled TVs [Research]

05/01/2012, New research studies are trying to prove how our homes have gone hi-tech. According to ABI Research, approximately 27 million households in the U.S. have either an Internet-ready TV, game console, Blu-ray player, or smart set-top box connected to a home...

Washington Post on the verge of buying Digg?

05/01/2012,   Another phase awaits for the popular news aggregator Digg. It appears that Digg is not done yet. The Washington Post is rumored to be on the verge of hiring the tech team of Digg, if not buying the entire company. Unfortunately, the publisher’s...

Twitter for BlackBerry OS Gets Updated to 3.0.0.24

04/30/2012, With BlackBerry Jam coming up, here’s another tit-bit for BlackBerry users to look forward to. RIM has rolled out an update for its official Twitter client. The latest update will bring it up to version 3.0.0.24 and comes along with several changes and...

Retailer Lists ‘Midnight Purple’ Nintendo 3DS

04/30/2012, A retailer called Sam’s Club has listed a ‘Midnight Purple’ version of the Nintendo 3DS on its website. While it comes as no surprise that the purple device has eventually made it to stores since two of the four colored (red, teal, orange and...