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BBC Confirms Plans to Launch VOD

BBC Confirms Plans to Launch VOD

Mark Thompson, Director General at BBC has verified that the broadcaster is preparing to launch a service that will allow users download individual TV programs for a reasonable amount of fee, according to the Guardian. In a speech at the Royal Television Society (RTS) in London, Thompson made this announcement…. Read more »

Amazon Signs a Deal with Discovery

Amazon Signs a Deal with Discovery

Amazon has recently announced that it has inked a content distribution agreement with Discovery Communications, which will enable Amazon Prime members to instantly stream prior seasons of series from Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Science and much more from the company’s 25-year programming library. The new agreement includes many new programs… Read more »

Waze Arrives in South Africa

Waze Arrives in South Africa

The GPS navigation service, Waze has officially announced its first venture into African territory. The service that offers drivers to share traffic conditions automatically in real-time has finally launched in South Africa. Waze is in fact a community-driven app offered on all the major mobile platforms, such as Android, iOS… Read more »

Twitter Ecosystem Hits 1.5 Million Apps

Twitter Ecosystem Hits 1.5 Million Apps

Twitter’s API account released a ‘fun fact recently, according to which, the company announced that its network has passed an impressive 1.5 million apps mark.  Looking at the progress of Facebook and its recent show with its IPO, we can easily disregard Twitter as a platform, but the latest announcement… Read more »

FTC Subpoenaed Apple in Google Antitrust Investigation

FTC Subpoenaed Apple in Google Antitrust Investigation

The Cupertino-based technology giant has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to collect more information for its investigation into Google’s business practices, reports Bloomberg. The FTC is particularly focusing on the agreements that made Google the preferred search engine in Safari for iPhone and iPad, an unknown… Read more »

PayPal to Launch Square Competitor Thursday

PayPal to Launch Square Competitor Thursday

PayPal will soon take on Square with a mobile payment dongle that will allow business owners process credit card payments through their smartphones, a news report claims. According to GigaOm, PayPal is going to announce the solution on Thursday. Citing “sources we’ve talked to who are familiar with PayPal’s plan,”… Read more »

Apple’s New iPad Features 1GB RAM and 1GHz Processor

Apple’s New iPad Features 1GB RAM and 1GHz Processor

The Cupertino-based technology giant Apple remained quiet typically over the specifications of the new tablet device. However, the benchmark tests unveil that the company has incorporated 1GB of memory in its device to assist its upgraded A5X processor that also ticks at 1GHz. According to reports, the company had made… Read more »

Sony Announces the Xperia Sola

Sony Announces the Xperia Sola

Since the acquisition of Ericsson, Sony has been busy working hard to make its presence felt in the rapidly growing mobile market. It has recently introduced a range of its monosyllabic Xperia smartphones. The company has already introduced several models in Xperia range at CES and MWC. We have already… Read more »

RIM Introduces $120 BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard

RIM Introduces $120 BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard

Research In Motion or commonly known as RIM is a Canada-based smartphone manufacturer that introduced its PlayBook almost 17 months ago. However, the product was officially launched just eleven months ago. The company struggle to bring a native email and messaging app to the device and almost took 10 months… Read more »

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 »

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