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Avatar was such a great movie any director would love to shoot. Be it technical or non-technical aspect of the film, it was a real example of the excellence. James Cameron was top of the world when technically superior Avatar acclaimed such success and appreciation. Now the same Director wants to go at the bottom of the sea – To shoot the sequel of Avatar.
It has not been much time when we heard about 'Love and Hate Story' between Fring & Skype. While it was all started with the Fring's claim on Skype for blocking access to its network putting millions of Fring users in sudden disconnect, it seems both the companies ae in no mood to set platform for compromise. To hit back hard, Fring has launched low cost VoIP calls which will surely create a substantial impact on Skype business across the globe.
Samsung has decided to take Apple's iPad on its own turf for the launch of Galaxy Tab - a 7 inch touch screen tablet device which Samsung announced few weeks back. Samsung has cracked the deal with four carrier in U.S. to launch its much awaited "Galaxy Tab" tablet device during the upcoming holiday season.
Social Media Industry is witnessing rapid growth and changes in last few months. Be it Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Microsoft or Gmail, everyone is adding new features to have close bound with their users. Now its Twitter which is rolling out few new features that, among other pre-announced features, will allow users to embed Video, pictures and map at very first time.
Revolution has already began. Companies are beating the boundaries in innovations, people are demanding more from objects and expectations are high. With such high fly, Technology is integrating multiple objects to get them closer to human life. Object screen is one such important facts in human life and if interaction is possible only through ‘Touch’, world will see another revolution.
GoDaddy.com, the leading domain registration service and producer of semi-pornographic Super Bowl commercials, is slated to be auctioned off, and could bring in over $1 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports. Qatalyst Partners, the boutique firm run by veteran technology banker Frank Quattrone will be shopping the comapny to private equite firms, the WSJ says.
Yahoo Inc is redesigning its Yahoo Mail services for better performance and to counter the competition from long term arch rival Microsoft and Gmail. Company is facing tough time due to rise in social networking arena where Facebook and Twitter are slowly transforming user base of Yahoo to themselves. Yahoo's recent move has been considered as a result of recent revamp by Microsoft and Gmail.
According to Twitter co-founder Evan William, Twitter has crossed the milestones of 145 million registered users and more people are using the micro blogging website service through their mobile phones now. In a post at Twitter Blog, William said that third party developers has emerged as one of the top supporter of Twitter apps and 300,000+ apps are giving strength to twitter service to make it one of the most successful micro-blogging website across the globe.
Technology Giants are not ready to compromise for any portion of the business, at least in the case of Google & Apple. Stepping up rivalry, Google Inc is in talks with Music labels to launch its music store, a competitor of Apple’s iTune, as reported by Reuters. Google’s Music Store can be launched as early as by Christmas this year.
India is moving towards phenomenon growth in Internet arena. As per the latest report by Boston consulting Group, Internet penetration rate in India will increase to 19% against current 7%. Therefore, Indian will have 237 Million Internet users by 2015. The most popular websites in india are rediff.com, shaadi.com, naukri.com and cricinfo.com which has created a significant impact in Indian internet industry.
Larry would be going through the sleepless nights these days for sure. Internet Giant Google's social networking website Orkut has lost yet another turf to the surge of Facebook. India stands among very few countries where Orkut is still a champion in social networking despite of hard selling by other competitors like ibibo, Facebook.com, Fropper & Twitter. But now anymore.
With growing interest and viewers, Online Video Industry is constantly making its mark in Internet era. However, Online video publishing websites like YouTube, Vimeo has been flooded with millions of Videos and its has become very tedious to find out 'best of Videos' at any given time. Analyzing this scenario, YouTube, an online video publisher, has launched "Charts" which ranks "Top Web Videos" to promises to deliver only the best.
Facebook has just confirmed that it is on verged of rolling new Facebook ‘Like’ button which is getting display all over the web these days. Most of the websites, blogs, articles and news portals are using ‘Like” button to increase popularity of their content across the web. Company assured that the new variations of the Like button to make it more seamless for people to like content and share it with their friends
Ebay, an online auction and shopping website, is trying everything to keep shoppers’ interest intact in online shopping portal. With its new Rewards Program company is expecting to see some growth in sales as well as in number of shoppers. Newly launched reward program will offer 2% cash back to all eBay shoppers who will make payment through Payapl.
In May, we have reported about IE 9.0 possible release some time next year but it seems that Microsoft is very curious to regain its supremacy in browser market. That may be the reason why company has decided to prepend the release date of IE 9.0 as 15 September in an upcoming event in San Francisco. Company is looking further to turn the market back with IE 9.0 and ensure tough time to all new released browsers like Mozila, Crome and Opera.
Twitter is all set to launch its first ever official Tweet button which can be integrated with various blogs, websites, portals etc, as reported by a Technology blog Mashable today. This Tweet button will tweet about the information directly to Twitter website besides counting the number of Tweets for that page. This tweet button could have possible launch on Thursday.