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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.

LulzSec Posts Fake Article Claiming Murdoch’s Death

I guess LulzSec never really resigned, and the whole thing was just a way to engage in a cooldown period and get the FBI off their backs (at least a little bit). Then again, members of LulzSec are known to go rogue and just do their own thing.

Rather than simply taking down a website, they decided to post a fake Times newspaper page that masqueraded as the Sun. Following the attack, the hackers tweeted “We have joy we have fun we will mess up Murdoch’s Sun: http://t.co/JArvwg1 | Hi Rupert! Have fun tomorrow at the Parliament! #AntiSec”

Will Google Adopt Hashtags? The Answer May Be ‘Yes’

If you’re unfamiliar with the word ‘hashtag’, it’s basically just the pound sign on a numeric keypad and is used in some social media services such as Twitter as a type of keyword that users can search when they are interested in a specific topic.

Thus a user would type ‘#computers’ to find the most recent tweets that were tagged with #computers. While the use of hashtags didn’t from from Google itself, we do know that Google is interested in sorting.

Next MacBook Air, Best Student-Friendly Netbook Ever?

Speculations are that the next MacBook is going be ‘just the thing’ for students! This multiplatform gadget, because of its specification will be the most student-friendly MacBook ever, given the following specifications:

-> High-speed Thunderbolt ports
-> Mac OS X Lion pre-installed
-> Ultra-low voltage Intel Sandy Bridge Processor
-> Backlit keyboard

Anonymous To Create Its Own Social Networking Site

Anonymous, the iniquitous group is the headline once again after Google+ banned a handful of Anonymous’ users (the exact figure of shut down accounts is unknown though).

The futuristic group equated Google’s topical action against them to the tittle-tattles of activists being banned from various social sites like Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and administration blocking websites using internet expurgation tools.

Facebook Editions: Porting News From Major Media

With the ever mounting antagonism, Facebook is seeking for new ways to maintain its supremacy to its 750 million users around and becoming the next social networking monster.

Facebook is taking into account to port news over from selected channels to app versions that can be read on Facebook.

Leak: Microsoft Going Social With Tulalip

It looks like one of Microsoft’s research teams accidentally leaked information about an upcoming social platform from Microsoft. The social project is dubbed Tulalip (at least at the present time), and the site was quickly taken down after it had published.

The welcome message states “With Tulalip, you can Find what you need and Share what you know easier than ever.” Which clues us in that Microsoft wants a piece of the social media pie.

Zuckerberg Drops Off The No. 1 Spot On Google+

I suppose Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t too fond of all the publicity that was being generated from his Google+ profile as he recently changed his privacy settings to stop showing his friends and followers.

Zuckerberg, who previously held the top spot on Google+ quickly disappeared from peoples list, leaving many to find the humor in his respect of his own privacy, while Facebook remains a very public and open social network.

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

Glasses That Can Read Your Emotions!

And now you can’t hide your emotions even, the MIT Lab has come up with specs that can read your emotion and display it in a glimpse to the user.

The special glasses were developed by Rosalind Picard, Rana el Kaliouby, and Simon Baron-Cohen.