Category Archives: Technical Updates

China’s Xiaomi Now The World’s Third Biggest Smartphone Maker within Asia sale : IDC Report

Over the past three months, more than 327 million new smartphones were shipped out from factories around the world, and young Chinese company Xiaomi has been responsible for more than 5 percent of them. Phones from Xiaomi still haven’t arrived … Continue reading

Boodigo – New safer faster way to find porn by Former Google employees

Boodigo, ethical porn search engine, made its official debut Sep 15 and “has taken off like a rocket”, Colin Rowntree, one of its founders and also the owner of the Wasteland.com festishist porn site, told Spain’s EFE news agency in … Continue reading

Samsung goes offline with mobile phones

Samsung to stop selling smartphones online. In a move that might change the dynamics of India’s booming mobile phone market, Samsung, the largest android phone maker, has decided to take the offline retail route even as the rest of the … Continue reading

Facebook acquires WhatsApp in $19bn deal

On Wednesday, the Menlo Park, Calif.-based company announced a record $19 billion for messaging service WhatsApp. That deal instantly takes WhatsApp cofounders Jan Koum and Brian Acton into the realm of 10-figure fortunes. Facebook is acquiring mobile messaging company WhatsApp … Continue reading

India born Satya Nadella is the New CEO of Microsoft

As Satya Nadella becomes the third CEO of Microsoft, he brings a relentless drive for innovation and a spirit of collaboration to his new role. He joined Microsoft 22 years ago because he saw how clearly Microsoft empowers people to … Continue reading

BitTorrent search site IsoHunt shut down after $110 Million Settlement with MPAA

This week isoHunt announced its shutdown as part of a $110 million settlement with the MPAA. The decision is the end of an era for a BitTorrent icon that served millions of people for more than a decade. Recognizing this … Continue reading

Android KitKat – The next version of Google Mobile Operating System

First, Microsoft and Nokia. Then, Apple sending out its iPhone 5S invites. And now, just in case you hadn’t had enough, Google announcing that the next iteration of Android (version 4.4) will be known as Android KitKat, not Key Lime … Continue reading

Microsoft to acquire Nokia’s devices & services business for around EUR 5.44B ($7.2B)

In a surprise move, Microsoft announced Monday evening that it has inked a deal with Nokia to acquire “substantially all of Nokia’s Devices & Services business, license Nokia’s patents, and license and use Nokia’s mapping services.” Nokia chief Elop, a … Continue reading

Spam Dispute with CyberBunker made Massive DDoS attack on Spamhaus slows down Internet

Noticed any anomalies online in the last week or so? Do you live in Europe or North America? Chances are if you said yes to both you are being impacted by the largest distributed denial of service (DDoS) ever recorded. … Continue reading

Symbian is officially dead, Nokia confirmed 808 PureView is the last of its kind

Symbian is now officially dead, Nokia confirmed today. In the company’s earnings announcement that came out a little while ago, Nokia confirmed that the 808 PureView, released last year, was the very last device that the company would make on … Continue reading