More People Now Go Online Using Android Than Windows

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Talk about a change of habits. It seems that people’s online preferences have changed and there is possibly no going back. According to StatCounter, more people are now using the Internet using Android than the erstwhile leader Windows. It only indicates that more and more people are using the Internet using their smart phones and portable gadgets than on their laptops or computers. According to StatCounter&#

Elon Musk Planning To Launch 700 Satellites For Cheap Global Internet

Thursday, November 13th, 2014
Visionaries are people who see the future clearly before anybody else. That is what most people call Elon Musk. The CEO of Tesla and Space X has many ideas that people today may think as crazy as farfetched. But such out-of-this-world thinking really defines Musk as a visionary. He visualized electric cars eventually replacing gas guzzlers and he is on his way to doing it with Tesla. He wanted a future where people

Google Domains: Search giant takes on GoDaddy

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
Google is inviting everyone who wants to have their own Internet address to try out its newly-launched domain name registration service. Google Domains was launched on Monday without much fanfare. The service is currently on invite-only beta mode and is being praised for its easy procedures to set up an address on the Web using simple management tools. Before offering this serviice, Google has redirected those i

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns amid anti-gay stance

Monday, April 7th, 2014
Mozilla Foundation, the company behind Firefox browser, has announced its co-founder Brendan Eich has resigned as its CEO. In the official company blog, Mozilla chairman Mitchell Baker said that their CEO, the creator of Javascript, left his position voluntarily. This comes after it has been revealed that Eich contributed $1,000 in 2008 to support Proposition 8, a ballot initiative in California that defined marr

Dating site OkCupid says, “Don’t use Firefox”

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
In a bold act of protest against the promotion of a Mozilla co-founder to CEO, OkCupid posts a statement to its members using Firefox to switch browsers instead. “Mozilla’s new CEO, Brendan Eich, is an opponent of equal rights for gay couples,” the statement reads. “We would there prefer that our users not use Mozilla software to access OkCupid.” The message also includes links to in

Tablet Shipments Predicted To Outpace PC’s by 2015

Thursday, September 12th, 2013
Many experts have long predicted the gradual decline of desktop personal computers in terms of demand. The advances in mobile computing have greatly affected the market as an increasing number of people prefer using laptops, smartphones and tablets.  As more and more choices for mobile devices become available, things are not boding well for the personal computer market. In fact, according to a report by research

Next Possible Facebook Development Focus- Voice-Based Browsing

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
Facebook is still the leading social network on the planet. It is not resting on its laurels and be overtaken by the competition. It is actively seeking different ways to develop and improve its main product to continue leading the pack. One possible focus of development may possibly be voice-based browsing. If Facebook’s current actions in the market are to be analyzed, it seems that the social network comp

Iceland Moves to Block Online Pornography

Friday, February 15th, 2013
Iceland’s Interior minister has proposed that the government should block all Internet pornography. If Ögmundur Jónasson’s plan pushes through, Iceland would be the first Western country to ban online porn. The proposal includes new legal measures that could make all X-rated websites completely inaccessible in this Nordic country, including blocking IP addresses of adult websites and making it illega

Bill Gates Participates in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has achieved another level of cool as he became the “man of the hour” during Reddit‘s “Ask Me Anything” interview. Gates became the latest among the prominent personalities who have taken part of this, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Korean rapper PSY, and United States President Barack Obama. The crowdsourced-style online interview, affectionately cal

Yandex Overtakes Bing in Search Engine Race

Sunday, February 10th, 2013
Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, seems to be losing more love from the Internet public despite its hyped-up launch in 2009. It is not because Google continues to dominate the competition (actually, it still is), but the significant growth from search engines from other regions. China-based Baidu has been riding high for a long time and continues to chew on Google‘s Chinese market share despite its seco