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Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, has quite fittingly, tweeted that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted Twitter a patent on — wait for it — Twitter itself.
If you want to get into all the nitty gritty details of the patent, you can find the USPTO page here. [...]Read More »
“Facebook is the greatest invention of my time.” — Winston ChurchillRead More »
Google is going to combine Gtalk, Gmail Chat, Google Voice, Google Hangouts, etc. into one chat platform called ‘Babble’ [Rumor]
There are currently a lot of ways you can chat with your friends on Google’s services. There is of course chat in Gmail, Google Talk, Google Hangouts, and a quite useful chatting functionality built into Google Drive as well. Plus there is Google Voice and a bunch of others. With [...]Read More »
The Pirate Bay, infamous not only for enabling illegal downloads, brushing aside every takedown notice sent to them but also for their all-out weirdness, will be turning 10 this year.
Before TPB’s 10th anniversary, TorrentFreak set out to discover the oldest torrent still being torrented (i.e. has seeders). What they [...]Read More »
After one Google service is announced to be riding into the sunset this July, a new and unannounced note-taking service from the company seems to have prematurely gone live.
The app is called Google Keep, and is not unlike notebook-type offerings from other companies like OneNote or Evernote. It momentarily [...]Read More »
Feedly, a news aggregator and RSS reader app available on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Android, and iOS, anticipated the end of Google Reader and were ready for it. As soon as Google announced the end of Google Reader, Feedly made posts informing users of not only Feedly’s intent to make a [...]Read More »
Sad by the demise of Google Reader? Feedly already has plans on building a Google Reader clone. If you don’t want to go with Feedly or other alternatives, you now have another option — Digg.
Digg has announced in a blog post their intent on building a Google Reader replacement. [...]Read More »
What do you use Google Search for?Read More »
In the U.S. intelligence community’s annual review of worldwide threats, normally terrorism would be at the top of the list. But now, the nation’s top officials believe that cyber-attacks are now a greater threat to national security than terrorism, organized crime and the propagation of weapons of mass destruction.
While [...]Read More »
I’m sure none of you would ever be caught doing these two things. Right?Read More »
Google Reader is on its last breathe. RSS fiends need to find a substitute. I’m sure among the multiple thousands heads we have here on dotTech we can figure out viable — maybe even better — alternatives to Google Reader. So let ‘em rip. In the comments below, share with [...]Read More »
Google has recently gone on a diet and started getting rid of products and services deemed inferior, unpopular, or a failure. The latest victim in Google’s “spring cleaning” is Google’s extremely popular RSS feed aggregation service, Google Reader. Google has announced it closing Google Reader on July 1, 2013.
Come [...]Read More »
BitTorrent has announced a new video service called BitTorrent Live. Streaming services are gaining popularity these days, but BitTorrent live is bringing a little twist to it: the service will utilize the P2P sharing functionality of the BitTorrent protocol making it much like downloading torrents — the more people there [...]Read More »
After the death of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, there have been numerous products related to him released that range from the normal (a biography) to the bizarre (an action figure). I’m not quite sure where to place this one, now that I think about it.
Japanese manga artist Mari [...]Read More »
There is no escape: Angry Birds cartoon is going to be everywhere — in apps, on TV, and on the Internet
When Rovio announced that the Angry Birds cartoon would begin airing on March 17th, there were probably two things on your mind: watch the cartoon like Rovio wants you to or ignore it. It looks like we’re not getting much of a choice in matter, as Rovio has also announced [...]Read More »
So. Many. Distractions.Read More »
Prank the world Facebook, come on — do it.Read More »
As part of a promotion that Marvel announced at the ongoing SXSW festival in Austin, over 700 first-issue comics are now free to download from now until 11PM ET on March 12th. That’s a lot of free comics!
All you need to do is download the ComiXology Comics app, which [...]Read More »
If I were a ‘Bing man’ I wouldn’t be posting this.Read More »
Woman finds out fiance is cheating by catching him with another girl… on Russian equivalent of Google Maps [Video]
Russian woman searches for an address on Yandex Maps. Finds a picture of her cheating fiance insteadRead More »
Today Facebook has announced a redesigned of the News Feed, one of the most crucial aspects of the popular social network. People’s complaints of the feed in the past have been mostly directed at how cluttered it felt, so the new feed was designed to make everything much cleaner looking, [...]Read More »
Google’s I/O event isn’t until May, but the company already has a site up for registration but also to host a ton of little easter eggs — if you can find them all, that is.
After loading up the site, you’ll be able to click on the large I and [...]Read More »
How many times have you downloaded a “free” program only to learn it is a free trial?Read More »
Nothing like receiving spam from year 2038 to make your day.Read More »
The Pirate Bay’s Kim Jung-Bay has issued a “press release” announcing that they have been invited by “the leader of the republic of Korea” to fight their battles on their network.
After recently moving their operations provider from Sweden to Norway and Spain, TPB claims that they will be providing [...]Read More »
3-day intensive raids in 124 location in all 47 regions of Japan? Yup, that’s Japan’s government showing they mean business when it comes to piracy.
Last year in June, an amendment to Japan’s Copyright Law was approved by the government. The new legislation would impose criminal penalties on not only [...]Read More »
That van you see up there isn’t just any van. In fact, many years later when we’re all surfing the web on our transparent bendable phones with 5G speeds, we’ll look back on this day and thank the little guy.
The reason for that is this vehicle was used in [...]Read More »
After many famous companies admitting that they have been hacked, it is now the turn of Evernote, the market leader in note taking apps. In a post on the official blog, the developers revealed that they “discovered and blocked suspicious activity on the Evernote network that appears to have been [...]Read More »
Google is in the business of information. Google is in existence today because Google Search allows millions upon millions of people to quickly, easily, and accurately find the information that is desired. After all, the bahamut Google empire has been built upon the success of Google Search and the cashflow [...]Read More »
Now that the “six-strikes” Copyright Alert System has gone live, and we know exactly how some of these alerts will look like, it’s about time that ISPs revealed how they’ll be implementing the system. Let’s go through each of the participating ISPs one by one and see how each of [...]Read More »
Apple is reportedly deleting any emails received in iCloud email accounts that contain the phrase “barely legal teen.” What makes things even more interesting is that the company is also deleting emails that are sent from iCloud accounts that contain the phrase… which is pretty much a form of censorship, [...]Read More »
Watching movies at 4K (3,840 x 2,160) resolution? Sounds great, doesn’t it? Too bad it’s gonna take quite awhile for most of us to download any movie if Sony COO, Peter Molyneux, is on-point about file size — 100GB each. Yikes.
Sony’s 4K movie service hasn’t launched yet, and we’re [...]Read More »
A couple of days ago, the “six-strikes” Copyright Alert System was officially launched in the US. But until now, all we’ve known about the system are the details of how it works and the ISPs that will be participating. We haven’t seen what an actual alert looks like.
Ars Technica[...]Read More »
We have seen plenty of accusations whirling around the interwebz blaming China for state-sponsored cyberattacks, the most significant being the report of US-based security firm Mandiant which detailes a specific unit in the Chinese military that is dedicated to cyberwar. Now China is hitting back at, claiming US-based hackers are [...]Read More »