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A Christmas Easter Egg in New Google Maps

A Christmas Easter Egg in New Google Maps

Google Maps Easter Egg for Christmas Today the Pegman icon from the new Google Maps looks different: it now wears a Santa hat as long as classic Google Maps still has the standard icon.     If you are curious about the 200 outfits created when Pegman was added to the new Google…

Category : News and events   19-12-2013   by admin admin

Happy 18th Birthday JavaScript!

Happy 18th Birthday JavaScript!

On December 4, 1995, JavaScript was announced in a  press release by Netscape and Sun. The press release leads with this title: NETSCAPE AND SUN ANNOUNCE JAVASCRIPT, THE OPEN, CROSS-PLATFORM OBJECT SCRIPTING LANGUAGE FOR ENTERPRISE NETWORKS AND THE INTERNET The subtitle may have been better still: 28 INDUSTRY-LEADING COMPANIES TO ENDORSE JAVASCRIPT AS A COMPLEMENT…

Category : News and events   18-12-2013   by admin admin

Google Zeitgeist: Here's to 2013

Google Zeitgeist: Here's to 2013

Discover what the world searched for with Google's year-end Zeitgeist:     Music: "Feels Like Coming Home" by Jetta, available on Google Play: http://goo.gl/fJC7wl Daft Punk's Random Access Memories available now on Google Play: http://goo.gl/w1MJyQ The Rolling Stones are now on Google Play: http://goo.gl/PaJHEG Breaking Bad available now on Google Play: http://goo.gl/qkPZa4 Despicable Me 2 available now on Google Play:http://goo.gl/np16NG "1D: This…

Category : News and events   17-12-2013   by admin admin

The future of web browsing

The future of web browsing

An article posted on Sidebar , underline the mind-blowing power of HTML5. Web developer / Mozilla evangelist David Walsh has grouped nine demos that use just native web technologies to show how much can be done in your web browser without the need for plugins like Flash and Silverlight. These, in my opinion, are the…

Category : News and events   22-07-2013   by admin admin

Becoming a Web Professional: 19 online resources

Becoming a Web Professional: 19 online resources

The web education industry (designers, developers, graphics,seo,sem...) has exploded from a small niche to a powerful, continually expanding force. Countless people all over the planet are interested in learning about web design,web development, seo, sem, gamification, web marketing, and tons of companies are cropping up promising the ultimate solution. The good…

Category : News and events   18-07-2013   by admin admin

Digital Woman of the Year Award

Digital Woman of the Year Award

The 2013 Digital Woman of the Year™ Award is destined for a woman*, 18 years of age or older, who lives and/or works in Europe and distinguishes herself through leadership, creativity, entrepreneurship, social-focus and/or innovative discoveries, and who is positively impacting the number of girls and women participating in digitally-driven or digitally-enabled areas of…

Category : News and events   17-07-2013   by admin admin

THE ING PROJECT aka the European Crowdfunding Machine

THE ING PROJECT aka the European Crowdfunding Machine

"ING" as the English suffix expressing the action of the verb or its result, product, material.   "THE ING PROJECT" was born from the idea of Matteo Masserdotti and Carlo Saccone, they define their project as "crowdfunding + reinvest into the community".   Matteo says: "In order to create a VDC (Very dedicated community),…

Category : News and events   12-07-2013   by admin admin

Google Officially Buys Waze

Google Officially Buys Waze

Today Google announced it had acquired Waze. Brian McClendon, said Waze product development would remain in Israel as a separate team, for now. “We’re excited about the prospect of enhancing Google Maps with some of the traffic update features provided by Waze and enhancing Waze with Google’s search capabilities” McClendon said. The deal was worth $1…

Category : News and events   11-06-2013   by admin admin

WWDC 2013 - Apple presents new iOS 7, OSX, And More

WWDC 2013 - Apple presents new iOS 7, OSX, And More

Today at its WWDC event in San Francisco, Apple made several key product announcements, they previewed an updated Mac Pro line of desktop computers. The device is cylindrical in shape. The new models will support up to a 12 core Xeon processor from Intel, while its DDR RAM will run…

Category : News and events   10-06-2013   by admin admin

Google I/O 2013: Here's to Your Imagination

Google I/O 2013: Here's to Your Imagination

This is the video that kicked off the Google I/O 2013 keynote (now available on mobile as well as desktop). Enjoy!

Category : News and events   22-05-2013   by admin admin

Thousands of Tumblr blogs migrate to Wordpress after Yahoo deal

Thousands of Tumblr blogs migrate to Wordpress after Yahoo deal

It's official: Yahoo have purchased blogging giant Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, of which CEO David Karp will receive $250 million. Yahoo has gone through a spate of purchasing hot startups recently, such as GoPollGo and Summly, but none of the acquisitions have been on the scale of Tumblr.  And it would seem that…

Category : News and events   20-05-2013   by admin admin

Mini Microscope For iPhone, For Pure Geeks

Mini Microscope For iPhone, For Pure Geeks

The Mini Microscope for iPhone transforms your smartphone into a mini microscope capable of 60x magnification. Attach the Mini Microscope to the camera lens of your iPhone 4 or 4S and you can zoom in on just about anything. Three built-in bright white LEDs will shed light on your subject…

Category : News and events   15-05-2013   by admin admin

Google I/O Expectations: The Developers Guide

Google I/O Expectations: The Developers Guide

If you like Google, mobile development and cloud platforms, this is going to be a good week for you. Google will have lots of goodies this week for developers - and consumers - at its I/O developer conference in San Francisco. We might see some new hardware, a couple updates to Google’s major…

Category : News and events   15-05-2013   by admin admin

The biggest bank robbery in history!

The biggest bank robbery in history!

Reportedly, the group of hackers targeted weaknesses in how banks and payment processors handle prepaid debit cards. Authorities said they arrested these seven U.S. citizens and residents of Yonkers, New York: Jael Mejia Collado, Joan Luis Minier Lara, Evan Jose Peña, Jose Familia Reyes, Elvis Rafael Rodriguez, Emir Yasser Yeje and…

Category : News and events   10-05-2013   by admin admin

The HTML Working Group has announced their decision to release a First Public Working Draft of the Encrypted Media Extension (EME) specification

The HTML Working Group has announced their decision to release a First Public Working Draft of the Encrypted Media Extension (EME) specification

The W3C announced today that it intends to publish the controversial Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) specification despite highly outspoken resistance, paving the way for native web DRM: > On 01/22/2013 01:03 PM, Paul Cotton wrote: >> This is a Call for Consensus (CfC) to publish as a First Public >> Working Draft (FPWD)…

Category : News and events   10-05-2013   by admin admin

YouTube Launches Paid Channels, Subscription Fees Start at $0.99 Per Month

YouTube Launches Paid Channels, Subscription Fees Start at $0.99 Per Month

The YouTube team has finally launched a pilot program for a small group of partners that will offer paid channels on YouTube – a move that had been expected since January. YouTube has been building a partner program since 2007 that enables content creators to earn revenue for their creativity. And these content creators have…

Category : News and events   10-05-2013   by admin admin

Siri vs. Google Now (Comic)

Siri vs. Google Now (Comic)

Siri versus Google Now: Fight!   Click to enlarge

Category : News and events   03-05-2013   by admin admin

Microsoft Ask Ubuntu To Remove Skype Icon From System

Microsoft Ask Ubuntu To Remove Skype Icon From System

Over the last few months I’ve written a few posts on new icons being added to Ubuntu. Today I’m writing about one being removed from it. Microsoft have ‘requested’ that Ubuntu remove a Skype icon from a package in Unity on Ubuntu. As a trademarked asset approval is required from Microsoft for its use and…

Category : News and events   26-04-2013   by admin admin

The First App-Controlled Bionic Hand

The First App-Controlled Bionic Hand

i-Limb Ultra Revolution with Biosim app Touch Bionics A new bionic hand is the first to come with app control, allowing users to access complicated motion patterns—like the grip needed to play pool or right-click a mouse—with a single touchscreen tap. i-Limb Ultra Revolution clicking mouse:  Touch Bionics The i-Limb Ultra Revolution, which has four individually…

Category : News and events   26-04-2013   by admin admin

New Wordpress, W3TC and WP Super Cache vulnerability discovered

New Wordpress, W3TC and WP Super Cache vulnerability discovered

  There is a new serious WordPress vulnerability in certain versions of two popular WordPress caching plugins, W3TC and WP Super Cache. The vulnerability allows remote PHP code to be executed locally on a server for anyone running either of the plugins. An attacker could then execute code on the infected…

Category : News and events   25-04-2013   by admin admin

WARNING: New Malware Threat in Twitter's Topics

WARNING: New Malware Threat in Twitter's Topics

Twitter is one of the most popular social networks for spreading ideas. It has revolutionized the way millions of people consume news. With 288 million active users, Twitter is the world's fourth-largest social network. So it’s no surprise that Twitter is also being used for spreading malware. Trusteer researcher Tanya Shafir…

Category : News and events   23-04-2013   by admin admin

new web site inauguration

new web site inauguration

Welcome all!! We are really excited to write this post since it is the first post through this new website and blog. We are glad to inaugurate the new version of our website which was longing for a revamp from the last 3 years. The nice, elegant and easy to navigate new…

Category : News and events   11-04-2013   by admin admin

Google Keep, a New Service for Taking Notes

Google Keep, a New Service for Taking Notes

Google just launched a new notes service called “Keep.” It works kind of like Evernote or Apple’s Notes, allowing Android users to jot down thoughts or reminders, which they can store on their phone or access through Google Drive. It looks pretty useful, judging by the official blog post announcing the…

Category : News and events   11-04-2013   by admin admin