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Digg Soldout For Just $500k!

Digg, a social website established back in 2004. It right away started leading the new introduced and preferred ‘Web 2.0’ trend for websites that lets users to upload, share their own contents and access the contents of others. Digg was doing great in the start and at one time, it was valued $160 million! However with the rise of Facebook and other social networking sites like twitter, its turn down started.

Yahoo Gets Hacked by D33D Company

Recently the Yahoo servers were hacked and now Yahoo officially confirmed that roughly over 400,000 credentials along with passwords belonging to Yahoo and other companies were stolen.

A hacking group named “The D33D Company” posted something like 453,492 accounts that belonged to not only Yahoo but also Gmail, AOL, Hotmail, Live.com, MSN, Comcast, Verizon and SBC Global users.

AirPlay And Many More On Your iPad Now

It seems like Google would do anything to make it appealing for the users. Google recently rolled out and upgrade for its Google application for iOS. The application for iOS is almost the same in design as that for the Android version and after the new update, it now has full-support for iPad.

Is HTC Really Going Down?

It seems like confronting Apple legally wasn’t such a good idea, HTC ended up losing the fight and hurting its sales. Normally nothing big is expected from patent lawsuits but that not always is the case. HTC is living examples. Due to the poor economic situation in Europe and the requirement for customs inspections after it lost a patent dispute with Apple, its profit fell down substantially by 57 percent!

Google Winding Down Google Labs!

Google recently declared that it is planning on shuttering its Labs department since Google is into such a broad range of products.

Google explained the reason to be spotlighting and prioritizing the products more and winding down Google Labs is a step to keep the process rolling.

Badges For Google Article Readers!

The innovative company, Google has brought in the Google News Badges in the United States, which actually motivates people for reading the articles on Google News (everybody likes to earn badges) and accordingly awards the reader digitally for reading the articles.

The service is initially limited to the US only but later on it will be expanded throughout the Globe. The service works like, initially the reader is awarded with a bronze badge, as you read more articles you receive a silver, gold, platinum and the coveted blue ultimate star.

Professors Focusing On Google+ As A Medium For Study

The previous attempts of Google at social networking (Google Buzz and Google Wave) failed to achieve the expected objectives; with other leading social networks like Facebook, Twitter and somewhat Orkut in the field, they needed to do better to survive.

Google’s most recent attempt, Google+, covered one major flaw of the other social networking sites and that is managing different groups with the same platform. This has made various professors to consider Google+ for connecting with their students.

Katango Helps Facebook Stay Way Ahead Of The Google+

Just like Google, a new start-up called Katango has stepped in to slacken the unease of social connections with your work, school, social, family, and other types of contacts online.

Katango automatically detects natural groupings of people on networks like Facebook and automatically creates groups for you and puts them in order

Way To Go, Google+ With 20 Million Users

A new ‘Sheriff’ is in town Zuckerberg, yes, the Google+. How many user of Google+ do you expect to be around? The answer is out of the blue, 10 million users!

According to the Ancestry.com founder Paul Allen (This Paul Allen is not the one who is a co-founder of the Microsoft).

Apple’s New Slim Beast!

As the launching of Apple’s next generation iPhone gets closer, it seems like Apple wants to close this year off with a bang!

15 million iPhone 5 units have been geared up for the first day of the launch and yet this gigantic amount may still not meet the demand.

Insiders have claimed that the iPhone 5 together is “complicated” and “difficult to assemble”.