Google settles dispute with French media in a €60 million deal

Google

Google has agreed to pay 60 million euros to French news publishers as a measure to settle its copyright dispute with the community. Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt and President Hollande of France signed the deal after two months of discussions with media companies in France through a government appointed mediator. French news agencies insisted Google to pay them for including their page link in Google’s search results or […]

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to compete for Australian Senate

Julian Assange

The founder of WikiLeaks website and Australian journalist, Julian Assange has announced that he will be participating in the 2013 elections for a seat in the Australian Senate. Assange had declared his intention to start a political career in Australia about a year ago. The WikiLeaks confirmed the news via Twitter a few hours after […]

Data Privacy Day: Know what takes Google to secure your data

Data Privacy Day

This Data Privacy Day, on January 28, online service providers like Google, Twitter took the initiative to solve the purpose of the day, which states, to raise awareness and promote data privacy education. When a user provides his/her information like name, email, and other contact details while registering to a website, for ex. Signing-up to […]

Joe Belfiore the man behind Windows Phone 8 admits, he uses Android

Windows-Phone-8-event

What if we tell you that the Manager of Windows Phone Program at Microsoft himself carries a Samsung Galaxy S3? It is hard to believe, but Joe Belfiore, the man behind Windows Phone 8 has accepted that he uses the Android based rival smartphone. Not only this, the former President of the Windows Division, Steven […]

Lenovo unveils IdeaCentre Horizon, a gigantic 27-inch tablet

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27

If you are expecting some cool tablet announcements from CES 2013, Lenovo has something big, really big for you. The Chinese multinational electronics company, in its first major announcement at CES this year, has unveiled a 27-inch Tablet-PC hybrid, IdeaCentre Horizon. The giant Windows 8 tabletop PC is powered by Intel’s 3rd generation Core-i7 processor with […]

Square introduces Gift Cards for its iOS app with Passbook integration

Square

The E-Payment service, Square that allows users to accept credit cards through their mobile phones have introduced Gift Cards to its iOS apps Wallet (for consumers) and Register (for business merchants). Now, it also integrates iOS Passbook to let users accept Gift Cards and spend the gifted money. Treat friends and family to local favorites with Square gift cards. […]

Samsung Galaxy S IV to feature unbreakable display

Galaxy S IV

As days are passing by, the rumors of Galaxy S IV, the next generation of Galaxy S are surfacing all over the web. The latest rumors suggest that the device will launch with a breakthrough feature viz. unbreakable display. It is speculated that the new device will be previewed in February at MWC 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. The […]

Nokia sells its Finland based Head Office building

Nokia-Head-Office

In a press release, Nokia confirmed to sell its Espoo, Finland based Head Office building to another Finland based software consultancy firm, Exilion. The deal has been finalized for €170m (over $222m) and is expected to be completed by the end of this year.  Although the company also disclosed that it will lease back the […]