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Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013

Pinterest to Secure More Funding, Company Valued at US$2 Billion

Pinterest to Secure More Funding, Company Valued at US$2 Billion

Popular photo sharing site Pinterest is reportedly in talks for a fresh round of funding that would value the company at about US$2 billion.

Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with Microsoft's $2 Billion Loan

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with Microsoft's $2 Billion Loan

Recent talks of Dell going private turned out to be true after all with Dell entering into an agreement to be purchased back for US$24.4 billion by Dell's founder and CEO, Michael Dell in partnership with private equity firm Silver Lake, and with assistance from Microsoft and a few financing institutions.

Google Working on New Unified Messaging Platform?

Google Working on New Unified Messaging Platform?

There's a Chrome OS screenshot posted by a developer showing a new messaging service from Google. There's no official word on what it really is, but it contains notifications from at least three different Google services, which would qualify it as a unified messaging system.

Monday, 4 Feb 2013

Google's Chromebook in 2000 Schools Worldwide

Google's Chromebook in 2000 Schools Worldwide

Google's Chromebook might not be available in Singapore yet, but it's slowly gaining traction in the education industry. It's now present in 2000 schools globally, which is double the number of schools with Chromebooks 3 months ago.

Google Glasses to be Integrated with Bonephone Technology?

Google Glasses to be Integrated with Bonephone Technology?

According to new papers filed with the FCC, Google Glass may come equipped with bone conduction technology for delivering audio for the user. In its filing, Google mentions a vibrating element which will be responsible for rendering audio while video plays.

Friday, 1 Feb 2013

New Keyboard App Fleksy Guarantees Accurate Blind Typing

New Keyboard App Fleksy Guarantees Accurate Blind Typing

New keyboard app Fleksy claims to have an autocorrect system that's so accurate that even blind users can type fast and accurately. Extreme mobile typists can even type without the keyboard being visible for maximum convenience.

Google Maps Lets You Tour the Grand Canyon at Your Convenience

Google Maps Lets You Tour the Grand Canyon at Your Convenience

The first ever Street View Trekker expedition brings panoramic imagery of the Grand Canyon to you, encompassing more than 75 miles of trails and surrounding roads, making the map of this area even more comprehensive, accurate, and easier to use than before.

Thursday, 31 Jan 2013

RIM Changes Its Name to BlackBerry

RIM Changes Its Name to BlackBerry

RIM (Research In Motion) announced that it has changed its name to "BlackBerry" with immediate effect.

Dropbox Will Focus More on Content Rather Than Files

Dropbox Will Focus More on Content Rather Than Files

Dropbox recently gave a preview on what to expect from its service in 2013. The new features shown, will place emphasis on how a user's content will be displayed. This signals Dropbox's desire of being more than just a storage locker in the cloud.

Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013

Hacker Geohot Releasing New Photo App Named Reactions

Hacker Geohot Releasing New Photo App Named Reactions

Hacker geohot, AKA George Hotz, best known for hacking the iPhone and PlayStation 3, has developed a new photo sharing app that utilizes both the front and back cameras to capture both the subject and your reaction.

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