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Watch The royal wedding live on YouTube

The Royal Household has just announced that footage of the entire ceremony will be live-streamed on their official YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/theroyalchannel. As the historic day approaches, the much-anticipated wedding of Britain’s Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton has people around the world buzzing with excitement.  A video guest book has just been opened on The Royal Channel(…)

Google is helping the economy and hurting its stock

Google is helping the economy and hurting its stock. The company is hiring so many employees for projects outside its thriving search advertising business that its expenses are growing much faster than its revenue. The strategy came into sharper focus in Google Inc.’s first-quarter earnings report released Thursday. Higher costs spooked investors who are already(…)

Google Rolls Out Its Panda Update – High-quality sites algorithm goes global

Google rolled out it much anticipated High Quality algorithm known as “Farmer” or “Panda”) Globally . Some site may get more traffic and other sites will get less. After the update we have lost almost 30% traffic . The contents which are so fresh and only in techgurulive comes in second and third search pages. The(…)

Client-Side Data Encryption for Amazon S3 Using the AWS SDK for Java

The newest version of the AWS SDK for Java has a very convenient client-side encryption feature. Once enabled, the SDK will automatically encrypt data before sending it to Amazon S3, and decrypt it before returning it to your application. You have full control of the keys used to encrypt and decrypt your data and the keys are(…)

Opera Devices SDK empowers Humax’s Hybrid set-top-box

Opera Software today announced a new partnership with Humax, the global set-top-box manufacturer. With this partnership, Opera Software will provide licenses for the Opera Devices SDK (Software Development Tool Kit) on Humax’s Hybrid set-top box (STB) including HbbTV. Opera Devices SDK is a documented API (application programming interface) for simpler integration for devices. It is(…)

Opera reaches (another) 100 million users

Opera Software today tinkered in its giant statistics machine and found that Opera Mini reached 100 million monthly users in March and two billion daily page views – new peaks for the world’s most used mobile browser. “Sweeeet!” said Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software. Hold the phone: didn’t Opera just announce 100 million mobile users(…)

GNOME 3.0 – The next generation desktop has arrived

GNOME’s new desktop takes elegance to a new level. GNOME’ve swept away the clutter and made a simple and easy-to-use desktop, and GNOME’ve made this the most beautiful GNOME desktop ever, with a new visual theme, a refined new font and carefully crafted animations. The Activities Overview is the portal to all your computing activities.(…)

Some of the New Gmail tweaks

Auto-save contacts setting: Most people like that Gmail automatically saves every email address you send messages to; it can help recover forgotten addresses of former teachers, bosses, and people you contacted once but never thought you’d need to contact again. For some people, though, this feature can cause too much contacts clutter. Today, we’re rolling out(…)

Cisco Launches First Product Manufactured in Russia

Cisco today announced its first product manufactured in Russia.  The product, a virtual private network (VPN) hardware solution, will be manufactured for Cisco under license using a high-technology, multitiered supply chain of local Russian partners. Today’s announcement is part of the multiyear commitment Cisco made last June to support Russia’s technology innovation agenda. “Cisco aggressively(…)

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Cassandra 0.7

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced Apache Cassandra v0.7, the highly-scalable, second generation Open Source distributed database. “Apache Cassandra is a key component in cloud computing and other applications that deal with massive amounts of data and high query volumes,”(…)

Apache Lucene 3.1 available

The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Lucene 3.1. This release contains numerous bug fixes, optimizations, and improvements, some of which are highlighted below. The release is available for immediate download at http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/lucene/java (see note below). See the CHANGES.txt file included with the release for a full list of details. Lucene(…)

Apache Solr 3.1 available

The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Solr 3.1. This release contains numerous bug fixes, optimizations, and improvements, some of which are highlighted below. The release is available for immediate download at http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/lucene/solr (see note below). See the CHANGES.txt file included with the release for a full list of details as(…)