Category: Internet

Fab.com Enjoys 3 Million Members

Fab.com Enjoys 3 Million Members

During London Web Summit (LWS), Jason Goldberg of Fab.com announced impressive stats about the design-oriented flash sales site. It’s been only a year when the Fab.com’s launch page went live and since then the site has seen great amount traffic. Goldberg said that the popularity of the site is really very impressive with the site [...]

Yahoo Charges Facebook for Patent Infringement

Yahoo Charges Facebook for Patent Infringement

Yahoo has reportedly sued Facebook on Monday, filing a complaint against the social network that it violated 10 of its patents. Yahoo filed its company in the U.S. District Court in San Jose, California. In its complaint, Yahoo described that it innovated several features, such as messaging, news feed generation, social commenting, advertising display, preventing [...]

Chinese Video Giants Youku and Tudou Signs a Merger

Chinese Video Giants Youku and Tudou Signs a Merger

Tudou, an Internet video giant in china has announced that it is going to merge its services with its competitor Youko in a 100% stock-for-stock transaction to build a new service, named Youku Tudou Inc. Boards of Directors of both the companies have approved the deal, while the deal is currently looking for an approval [...]

Europe Carries Out Fresh Privacy Investigation Against Google

Europe Carries Out Fresh Privacy Investigation Against Google

The recent round of investigation raises a question whether the new privacy policy from Google is in conflict with European law. The French official data protection agency is launching an investigation to find out. According to Reuters, the Paris-based data watchdog CNIL will investigate Google’s new policies across Europe. CNIL sent a letter to Google [...]

Google Brings Esperanto to Google Translate

Google Brings Esperanto to Google Translate

The search giant has made an interesting announcement earlier today that it is going to add the artificial language Esperanto to its Google Translate service. Esperanto was the language which was crafted by Ludovic Lazarus Zamenhof and was published in 1887 book Unia Libro. It was, in fact, designed as a common language that all [...]

Samsung Scores Movie Streaming Deal with Blockbuster

Samsung Scores Movie Streaming Deal with Blockbuster

The South Korean electronics giant has reportedly inked a new deal with Blockbuster. Under this deal, the company will be able to offer thousands of movies to the company’s Galaxy smartphone and tablet devices, Blu-ray players and new connected Smart TVs. According to Smarthouse, the service will be rolled out initially in Australia, United States [...]

Google Confirms Gmail and YouTube Blocked in Iran

Google Confirms Gmail and YouTube Blocked in Iran

We reported last week that Iran has been blocking all SSL sites including Google in preparation the forthcoming anniversary of its 1979 revolution. The report has been confirmed officially by the search giant, as the company revealed that several of its services have been blocked in the country by the local government. This is not [...]

Iran Reportedly Blocking SSL Websites

Iran Reportedly Blocking SSL Websites

Iran, once again stepping up its efforts to block websites, as the Internet users reporting error messages in the country, when trying to access major websites on the eve of revolution anniversary. The Washington Post reports, among the major sites blocked, include Google, Google Reader and Facebook. A good number of Iranian users believe that [...]

Google Announces Chrome for Android

Google Announces Chrome for Android

The search giant has finally announced a beta version of Chrome browser for Android. Chrome is a signature browser of Google that has just arrived on Android. The search giant launched its signature browser Chrome for the desktop almost four years ago. Google has now released a mobile version of its browser that will enable [...]

FinallyFast.com to Refund Thousands of Clients in Deceptive Advertising

FinallyFast.com to Refund Thousands of Clients in Deceptive Advertising

Ascentive, the company whose late-night commercials claimed to “make a computer run fast, the way it is supposed to,” will pay tens of thousands of dollars in fines and refunds to clients in settling charges that it engaged in deceptive advertising.

Man Charged for Snooping through Wife’s Email Account

Man Charged for Snooping through Wife’s Email Account

For some time Leon Walker of Michigan wondered if his wife was involved in an affair. Suspecting that the affair may affect their daughter, Walker logged into his wife’s Gmail account and found the answers he was looking for – proof that confirmed the affair.

Wikipedia Rings in $16 Million in Donations this Holiday Season

Wikipedia Rings in $16 Million in Donations this Holiday Season

Wikipedia will kick off the new year with a wealthy bank balance, after reporting donations in excess of $16 million over the past holiday season.

Study Shows What Web Users will Pay for, or Does it?

Study Shows What Web Users will Pay for, or Does it?

The Internet has become a playground where people surely can get something for absolutely nothing. Free news, free video, free music, even tools such as software programs and word processing services are at the order of the day.

Buying a Trademarked Domain Name

Buying a Trademarked Domain Name

Webmasters and domainers from around the world are constantly looking to that premium domain name and setting up a website, which will attract tons of Internet traffic and generate a wealthy income by means of advertising programs or donations solicited from the website.

Groupon Works Towards IPO in 2011

Groupon Works Towards IPO in 2011

Internet discount coupon provider, Groupon Inc. may be working toward a potential public offering of its common shares by the end of 2011, according to a report in the New York Times.

To Date 60,000 Pornographic Websites Shut Down in China

To Date 60,000 Pornographic Websites Shut Down in China

It was confirmed today that Chinese authorities had shut down more than 60,000 pornographic websites as part of its year-long crackdown on unwanted Internet content, as Beijing moves to tighten control over the Internet.