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Yahoo Charges Facebook for Patent Infringement

Yahoo Charges Facebook for Patent Infringement

Yahoo has reportedly sued Facebook on Monday, filing a complaint against the social network that it violated 10 of its patents. Yahoo filed its company in the U.S. District Court in San Jose, California. In its complaint, Yahoo described that it innovated several features, such as messaging, news feed generation,… Read more »

Google+ Refreshes its Mobile Web Version

Google+ Refreshes its Mobile Web Version

Majority of the Google+ users prefer using mobile web version of the service than opting for Android or iOS apps to make posts on the social network. The mobile web version certainly offers users a smooth and more integrated experience for all of Google’s products. The native apps for Google+… Read more »

Google Chrome Extension Makes Hangouts Accessible to the Blind

Google Chrome Extension Makes Hangouts Accessible to the Blind

As we all know that Google+ Hangouts offers and audio and video experience, but this doesn’t mean at all that it is entirely accessible to those with visual impairments. On the side of a Hangout, there are available chatrooms where the participants tend to type a chunk of backchannel conversation… Read more »

Facebook Makes it Harder to Post from Google Blogger

Facebook Makes it Harder to Post from Google Blogger

If you want to share a post on Facebook from your blog, you might find it hard to do so, in case you are using a Blogger site. The social networking giant has recently introduced a Captcha check, i.e. a dialog box appears whenever you attempt to post from a… Read more »

YouTube Now Offers Live Streaming to Members of its Nonprofit Program

YouTube Now Offers Live Streaming to Members of its Nonprofit Program

YouTube announced recently that it is going to open up the option to live-stream events to its Nonprofit Program. The announcement comes just after last week’s live-streamed day-long event, organized by the ONE Campaign and RED on World AIDS Day. The Nonprofit Program of YouTube offers charities the ability to… Read more »

HBO Plans to Offer iCloud Users Access to Universal and Fox Movies

HBO Plans to Offer iCloud Users Access to Universal and Fox Movies

There surfaced some reports recently claiming that the Cupertino-based technology giant Apple is quietly working on to put together its own TV subscription service. However, reports also suggest that Apple is struggling to do well in its efforts. It seems that studios don’t want to give Apple access t to… Read more »

Nokia Plans to Announce 10-inch Dual-Core Windows 8 Tablet in Q4 [Report]

Nokia Plans to Announce 10-inch Dual-Core Windows 8 Tablet in Q4 [Report]

Nokia, the Finnish mobile manufacturer has once again seemed busy to expand its agreement with the Redmond-based software giant Microsoft to announce a new 10-inch Windows 8 tablet in the fourth quarter this year, according to DigiTimes. The Finnish company has already doing great with its new range of Windows… Read more »

Chinese Video Giants Youku and Tudou Signs a Merger

Chinese Video Giants Youku and Tudou Signs a Merger

Tudou, an Internet video giant in china has announced that it is going to merge its services with its competitor Youko in a 100% stock-for-stock transaction to build a new service, named Youku Tudou Inc. Boards of Directors of both the companies have approved the deal, while the deal is… Read more »

Tajikistan Authorities Reinstate Access to Facebook

Tajikistan Authorities Reinstate Access to Facebook

Having being blocked for a week or so, Tajik authorities have finally reconsidered its previous decision of terminating access to Facebook in the country and restored access to Facebook again, according AFP reports. Facebook, along with three other websites, were blocked in the country, after authorities directed ISPs to restrict… Read more »

Instagram Introduces Android Version

Instagram Introduces Android Version

There is something to celebrate for Android users, as the popular photo-filtering and sharing app, Instagram, is soon to arrive on Google’s mobile operating system. Kevin Systrom, co-founder of Instagram announced at SXSW on Sunday that much desired Android version of app is almost there. Instead of providing any demo… Read more »

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