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Sensing the opportunities in gaming industry Rediff.com, an online news, information, mail service and shopping portal from India, has stepped into online gaming industry by launching Gaming platform named as RediffPlayGully. Rediff gaming platform has got the capabilities to enables game developers from across the world to integrate their games with the platform through Rediff APIs.
Japan's Top internet search portal Yahoo has just signed a deal for Google Search to have collaborative efforts in Japan Search market. By having such search deal, Yahoo will predominantly dominate the Japan market and it will come to as blow for Microsoft who have partnership with Yahoo on global level.
With steady growth of 30%, Info Edge (Nauki.com), has announced Net profit of $3.6 Million from Q2 operations ended on 30 June 2010, compared to $2.9 Million in corresponding quarter of the last fiscal year. Subsequently Total income has been raised by 17% to $16.5 Million compared to last corresponding quarter in 2009 which stood approximate $ 13.3 Million.
Internet commerce company Ebay Inc beats the expectations of speculators with strong Q2 results with net profit of $412 Million. Ebay share rose 3.6% hours after company predicted that PayPal results would strong throughout the year. For Q2 company has booked $2.2 Billion in revenue. The company had a 15 percent gain in adjusted revenue, which excluded Skype, eBay's former Internet telephone unit, which it recently sold.
With the recent announcement of its Q4 results, Microsoft has surpassed Apple in quarter sales performance, leaving no doubt about company's future objective and road map. With $16.04 Billion Revenue in last quarter, company has also announced magical figure of Windows Licenses which has been sold in last nine months :- 175 Million Copies. Approximate 15 Million each month. Amazing!!!
Its official now ! Facebook has crossed 500 Million long anticipated users base yesterday. On his blog post Mark Zuckerberg, CEO - Facebook, announced yesterday. Mark further writes "I could have never imagined all of the ways people would use Facebook when we were getting started 6 years ago. I want to thank you for being part of making Facebook what it is today and for spreading it around the world.”
On Tuesday PlayBoy, an American Men’s Magazine founded in Chicago Illinois in 1953, has launched a new non-nude website which is claimed to be safe-for-work and a "satirical antidote to the drudgery of the work day."
Top Social Networking website Facebook has been rated among Web Worst’s company in an American Customer satisfaction Survey conducted by ForeSee. Surprisingly, company’s ranking is lower than any other business in its category besides MySpace which stand at the lowest in the list. Larry Freed, CEO- ForeSee, says that “blow on privacy issue, constant change in design, data flow, frequent app upgrades and integration of advertisement section and commercialization are the main cause behind posted ranking for Facebook.
Finally Facebook registered victory over a lawsuits filed in US court towards ownership dispute with New York resident Paul Cegli, preventing any assets transfer, when a New York federal court judge struck down a restraining order preventing the company from transferring its assets.Just couple of days before I have mentioned in one of my posts that a New York resident Paul Cegli claims over 84% of ownership over Facebook and filed a lawsuite against Facebook and Mark Zuckerber - CEO and Co-Founder of Facebook.
Adaptation of internet was late in India and most of the companies found it difficult to reserve their company’s online presence in-line with name as it is. Finding a short & meaningful “.com” domain has become next to impossible. To provide another variety, Registry of .co TLD announce that registration of domain names as www.domain.co is open for registration through various registrars like register.com, networksolutions.com, Goddady.com and many others.
Outraged Muslims who recently faced issues with Facebook for various reasons are back with an ultimatum to Facebook for revoking banned pages such as Facebook.com/Rassoul.Allaah and Facebook.com/Logo.Ramadan. After Facebook's "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day", which outraged Muslims and resulted as a ban for Facebook in many countries like Pakistan & Bangladesh, a group of Muslims have drawn a deadline of 21st July failing to which Facebook will loose its 2.5 Million Muslim user base to madina.com - a Facebook clone.
In a latest move by Nokia Siemens Networks, one of the major acquisition has been finally given shape when Motorola's Wireless Network Unit would be overtaken by for $1.2 BIllion in cash. With this current move Nokia Siemens Networks expects further strong ties with multiple Telecom providers and stand strong as third largest wireless network provider in U.S, the biggest foreign wireless vendor in Japan and strengthen its second position at global level.
Google India and Tata Communications has partnered to offer a bundle portfolio on web-based business tools like, provided by Google App, which will provide email, instant messaging, calendar functionality, Video and office presentation tools to business across india in addition to Indian support & billing. This way Tata communication is eying on a major share of ISP business from business houses in India.
Do you still remember "Paul" ? No, No I am not talking about any general human being. I am talking about a genius, future predictor who is in highest demand these days and getting extreme attention across the globe for his 100% FIFA world Cup football predictions. Since it was Paul who announced the FIFA champion in advance, now he is available on your mobile handsets. By an unconfirmed report, Paul has got place with all iPhone by an iOS app.
Facebook has moved to overturn New York based judge's recent order for temporarily blocking assets of the company, as world No 1 social networking company responds to a lawsuit by a New Yorker named Paul Ceglla who claimed to own 84% company stack. In a civil lawsuit filed by Paul, he claims to have signed contract with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to develop and design a website which was named as "TheFaceook.com".
With constant popularity and acceptance of Top rated Social Networking website "Facebook", more and more age groups are turning towards this across the globe. Since Facebook is open for all gae group people, there are good number of people between age group 12 - 18 for whom security and data screening is a big challenge for Facebook these days. In order to address this Facebook is ready to launch Child Safety application called "Panic Button"