Padmini Harchandrai
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Facebook quietly launches "Find Friends Nearby" feature

Facebook's launched a sneaky update to its mobile apps as well as its mobile site with a feature called "Find Friends Nearby". As the name suggests, the

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iOS jailbreak app, Activator shows up in App Store. It's fake though

If you've jailbroken your iPhone, you'll see an iOS customization app, Activator in the Cydia store. However, ...

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Wikipedia is working on a new, simpler text editor

Quite contrary to common belief, the number of people writing and editing information to go up on Wikipedia's online encyclopedia is actually very small ...

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Bihar government invites you to like them on Facebook

Both, the United States President, Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh have active social networking accounts that they release updates through.

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Google doodles for Alan Turing, the father of computer science

If you go to the Google homepage today, you will see the belt of binary that will eventually spell out the word 'Google' (note, the interactivity

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Apple Store in the US denies sale to customer of Iranian heritage

Imagine walking into an Apple Store, ready to buy an iPhone or an iPad and then turned away because of a language that you speak (other than English). In

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Facebook will let you edit comments soon

Facebook invites you to comment on your friends' pictures, status updates and activity but how many times have you commented on someone's picture,

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As devs get iOS 6 in beta, screenshots abound

Apple has provided developers with a beta version of iOS 6 and of course, there are some pleased to get the images out there. Some pictures are of course

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Google+ opens its API for Flipboard

Those of you on Flipboard, you will soon be able to receive your Google+ accounts within the app. Bradley Horowitz, the Vice President of Product at Google

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Facebook analyzes check ins to determine top social landmarks

Facebook has been allowing people to check in to places using their services called Places since February of last year. Since then, users around the world have

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LinkedIn sued for $5 million in class action suit

LinkedIn recently suffered a security breach, wherein the usernames and passwords of account holders ...

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Facebook will launch app subscriptions, will charge in local currencies

Facebook recently started rolling out their application hub which they're calling App Center earlier this month, and now they're finding more ways to

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Facebook launches Olympics page; cannot advertise on it

Another web service to get on the Olympics squad is Facebook. The International Olympic Committee ...

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New iPad commercial coincides with Microsoft Surface launch

While Microsoft launched their Surface tablet, Apple may or may not have played the sneaky card (we're ...

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Sophos reveals top 5 malware that hit Android

Sophos, on their Naked Security blog, have revealed the top 5 most common malware found to affect ...

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Google releases Transparency Report; shows the West censors too

A worldwide predicament that the Internet faces is censorship and Google's latest Transparency Report ...

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Evernote gets three updates

Evernote, the ever popular note taking service has issued three updates, simultaneously to make your note ...

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iOS 6 3D maps ported over to the iPhone 4

One of the more sparkly features of iOS 6 is the 3D maps that Apple's integrated into the iPhone 4S.

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Draw Something to become a TV show

If you're not playing Draw Something anymore, Zynga's making sure you will still be bombarded with the ...

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Five HTC patents dismissed in Apple lawsuit, HTC withdraws from suit

The long running battle between Apple and HTC over patents has taken a turn. Apple presented a motion ...