News: Internet

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Flickr Revamped: New Look with Bigger Photos & 1TB of Free Storage

Flickr Revamped: New Look with Bigger Photos & 1TB of Free Storage

The redesigned Flickr now showcases your images with a minimum of white space, and comes free with 1TB of storage. There are also changes to the existing subscription plans. Hit the jump for more details.

Friday, 12 Apr 2013

Google Inactive Account Manager Lets You Manage Your Digital Afterlife

Google Inactive Account Manager Lets You Manage Your Digital Afterlife

Google has released a new Inactive Account Manager, which lets you manage your digital life after death. With the new tool, you can tell Google what to with your Google accounts should it become inactive.

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013

Yahoo May Buy Stake in Video Sharing Site Dailymotion

Yahoo May Buy Stake in Video Sharing Site Dailymotion

There are unconfirmed reports circulating that Yahoo might be in talks to purchase a major controlling stake in video sharing site, Dailymotion. If the deal goes through, it would be Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer's first major acquisition since taking over Yahoo.

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013

Google Maps Street View Takes to the Mountains

Google Maps Street View Takes to the Mountains

Google Maps Street View doesn't only include panoramic views of streets around the world, but also many interesting landmarks and sites such as the Grand Canyon. And being added to the list now are four out of the Seven Summits for those who love mountains.

Thursday, 28 Feb 2013

Chrome for Android Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

Chrome for Android Updated, Now Plays Audio in the Background

The Google Chrome team has released an update to the Android version of Chrome. Changes include the ability to have music from a web app continue playing while Chrome is running in the background. Read on for more information.

Monday, 25 Feb 2013

Firefox to Begin Blocking Third Party Cookies

Firefox to Begin Blocking Third Party Cookies

Upcoming Firefox builds will be blocking third party cookies by default. Firefox currently has a "do not track" extension, but many third party advertisers simply ignore the "do not track" requests of the extension and leave a cookie behind anyway.

Thursday, 21 Feb 2013

Google Drive Adds New Preview Functionality

Google Drive Adds New Preview Functionality

Google has announced the new preview feature in Google Drive. Users can now quickly and easily browse through more than 30 file types in Google Drive without having to open them.

Thursday, 14 Feb 2013

FIDO Alliance Officially Launched with Aim to Replace Passwords

FIDO Alliance Officially Launched with Aim to Replace Passwords

The FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance has been officially launched with the aim to establish an open standard for online authentication in order to create a seamless and stronger system for users. Its pioneering members include major corporations like Lenovo and PayPal.

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013

Google May Pay Apple More Than US$1 Billion To Remain Default iOS Search Engine

Google May Pay Apple More Than US$1 Billion To Remain Default iOS Search Engine

According to a new report from Morgan Stanley, Google could pay Apple more than US$1 billion in 2014 to remain the default search engine on iOS. In 2009, Google paid about US$82 million for the same privilege.

Marissa Mayer Discusses Yahoo's Apps and Search Deal with Microsoft

Marissa Mayer Discusses Yahoo's Apps and Search Deal with Microsoft

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer talked about the company's apps and search deal with Microsoft at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference.

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