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Gmail Introducing the people widget

Email is just as much about the people you communicate with as it is what you communicate about.  it can be helpful to view relevant information in context, which is why over the next two weeks we’re rolling out a new people widget located on the right hand side of your messages. The people widget(…)

Elastic Load Balancing – IPv6, Zone Apex Support, Additional Security

Amazon added three new features to EC2′s Elastic Load Balancing feature: IPv6 Support – All Elastic Load Balancers in the US East (Northern Virginia) and EU (Ireland) regions now have publicly routable IPv6 addresses in addition to their existing IPv4 addresses. Zone Apex Support – You can now point the root or apex of your Route(…)

Mozilla Firefox, NVIDIA and YouTube Bring 3D HTML5 Video to the Web

Mozilla, NVIDIA and YouTube announced support for 3D HTML5 video, available exclusively in Firefox. You can find the announcement here and read more details from Mozilla Director of Platform Product Management, Chris Blizzard, here. Below is an excerpt from the blog post. Starting with Firefox 4, WebM videos encoded with 3D data will be displayed in high-quality(…)

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Libcloud as a Top-Level Project

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is pleased to announce that Apache Libcloud has graduated from the Apache Incubator as a Top-Level Project (TLP). Apache Libcloud is an Open Source Python library that provides a vendor-neutral interface to cloud provider APIs. The current version of Apache Libcloud includes backend drivers for more than twenty leading providers(…)

TweetDeck team has joined Twitter

In a blog Twitter confirmed that its has accrued TweetDeck.  This acquisition is an important step forward for Twitter. TweetDeck provides brands, publishers, marketers and others with a powerful platform to track all the real-time conversations they care about. TweetDeck is a great example of a third-party developer that designed tools for the incredibly important audience(…)

Skype is not working – Hit by global service crash

From yesterday we are not able to login to Skype.  But some times we are able to login and again it crashed. As per BBC it says skype is hit by global service crash waiting for more reposrs

Get a Cheap Kindle 3G e-reader from Amazon

Now you can buy cheap Kindle 3G e-reader from Amazon.   Amazon said that the new Kindle 3G with Special Offers costs $164. It includes on-screen ads and is $25 cheaper than the standard Kindle 3G. Last month, Amazon started selling a Wi-Fi-equipped Kindle with ads for $114 – $25 less than the standard Kindle(…)

Cookiejacking – IE’s latest security risk

A computer security researcher has found a flaw in Microsoft Corp’s widely used Internet Explorer  browser that he said could let hackers steal credentials to access Facebook, Twitter and other websites. He calls the technique “cookiejacking.” “Any website. Any cookie. Limit is just your imagination,” said Rosario Valotta, an independent Internet security researcher based in Italy.(…)

Pivot Tables now in Google spreadsheets

Pivot tables are now available in Google Docs. Pivot tables make it easy to process and summarize large data sets in seconds. With pivot tables, you can quickly narrow down large data sets to get high level insights. Say you run a retail chain and you have thousands of rows of sales data broken down(…)

Google Joins Cloud2 Commission Examining Cloud Computing

Google believe the Internet is a rich platform for innovation and that when organizations fully adopt online services (what we call “100% web”) they dramatically improve productivity and reduce their costs. In order to advance these interests, we work closely with similarly minded groups to advance this common goal and to enable innovation. To that(…)

Intel touts power-saving chip focus

Intel’s CEO says his company’s focus is shifting toward power-saving chips as smartphones and tablets account for a rising share of the computer market. Intel will aim for power consumption of 15 watts as a midpoint. Now, the midpoint for chips for laptops is around 35 watts. Paul Otellini’s comments Tuesday at an investor conference(…)

Sony finds another security flaw

NEW YORK – Sony Corp has shut down a website set up to help millions of users affected by April’s massive data breach after finding a “security hole”. The site had been designed to help 77 million users of its PlayStation Network reset their passwords after finding the security weakness. he issue, which Sony alerted(…)