News: Reads from WWW
Thursday, 8 Nov 2012
Following the U.S. Presidential Elections, Obama's victory tweet became the most re-tweeted tweet in all of Twitter's history.
Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012
Microsoft has confirmed that Skype will be replacing Windows Live Messenger. The company plans to retire Windows Live Messenger in all countries except mainland China next Q1 2013.
Plans are said to be underway to mass produce 7.9-inch display panels of 2,048 x 1,536 pixels for the second generation iPad Mini.
Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012
If you're a big Battlefield fan, here's your chance to play the game that started the entire series via EA's distribution service, Origin.
Researchers at Vupen Security (a private security firm that is based in France) claimed that they have discovered multiple zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows 8 and IE10. These security flaws may potentially allow cybercriminals to gain control of a Windows 8 machine remotely.
The largest mobile vendor is said to be preparing for a "radical brand makeover" that would be ready for unveiling at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013. Australia's Channel News reports.
After becoming the must have photo app for both Android and iOS devices, Instagram has just announced that it will now be available and accessible on the web. Users will now be able to share and view their snaps on the desktop.
Monday, 5 Nov 2012
Time Magazine has given five photographers direct access to its Instagram feed recently in a bid to bring Hurricane Sandy coverage to their readers as quickly as possible.
The city of London is replacing its street lamps with 14,000 more efficient iPad-controlled ones over the next four years.
Friday, 2 Nov 2012
Google has finally overtaken Hotmail as the world's top email service. This is according to Internet analytics firm comScore who stated that for their October data, Gmail overtook Hotmail with 287.9 million unique worldwide visitors versus 286.2 million for Hotmail.