Technology

Facebook To Change It’s Real Name Policy

Facebook has said it will change its policy which requires people to use their real names – not aliases – on the social networking site. The company also apologized to drag queens after hundreds of accounts were blocked. Christopher Cox, the product chief of the world’s largest social media network, issued an apology in a post on Wednesday, saying that ...

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Say Hello To ‘Ello’ An Anti-Facebook Website

In a matter of days, the new social network Ello, described as the “anti-Facebook” for its stand on privacy and advertising, has become perhaps the hottest ticket on the Internet. Created last year as a “private” social network, Ello (www.ello.co) recently opened its doors on an invitation-only basis. Because of the limited supply and strong demand, the invitations have been ...

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BlackBerry Blend is Alive !!!

Use BBM, BBM Channels and Most of your BlackBerry’s features from your PC, Mac or Tablet. Blackberry Blend will be available for download in the link below later today. http://www.BlackBerry.com/Blend Note: You must be running BBOS 10.3 or higher to run BlackBerry Blend. Key Features of BlackBerry Blend: Never Miss a BBM™ or Text Message: BlackBerry Blend brings all your ...

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Microsoft Buys Minecraft For us$2.5 Billion

Minecraft, the beloved indie sandbox-builder that went on to become the third-bestselling video game in history, is now officially part of Microsoft. In the statement, Microsoft says it will in fact pay us$2.5 billion for Stockholm-based Mojang and the studio’s Minecraft franchise. Microsoft says it expects the purchase to “break-even” in the company’s 2015 fiscal year, and that the purchase ...

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Apple Unveils The iPhone 6 & The AppleWatch

Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO took the stage at the start of today’s big Apple event and almost immediately announced the new iPhone 6. The 4.7″ screen is protected by “Ion-strengthened glass”, which is curved around the edges for a more seamless experience when swiping. The screen itself is an LCD with “Retina HD,” which translates to 750 x 1,334 pixels. ...

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Facebook is Now Worth us$200 Billion

Facebook’s valuation passed the us$200 billion mark for the first time today. The company’s stock closed at us$77.6, a new all-time high, giving it a market capitalization of us$200.26 billion, according to Google Finance. The social network has consistently impressed Wall Street analysts in its quarterly earnings reports over the last year thanks to robust growth in mobile usage and ...

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LIME Increases Int’l Calling & Internet Rates

LIME has increased call rates for some international destinations. The telecoms firm last week announced rate increases ranging from 62%, to as high as 700%. The rate increases affects calls to Africa and Asia, but do not affect calls made to the Caribbean, USA, Canada or the UK. LIME has also hiked rates for residential internet services. The company said ...

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Asteroid To Pass Close To Earth on Sunday

A newly discovered asteroid will pass “very close” to Earth on Sunday, NASA says. The space rock is 60 feet (20 meters) in size. It’s expected to fly over New Zealand about 2:18 p.m. EDT (11:18 a.m. PDT / 18:18 UTC.) It won’t hit Earth or any of the thousands of satellites orbiting the planet, NASA says. It will give ...

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RJR Enters Subscriber TV Market

RJR will launch Internet subscriber TV to bolster its $300-million upgrade. The media group will use over-the-top (OTT) technology to deliver content rather than a dedicated, managed IPTV network. In other words, the owner of TVJ won’t have to build its own network to provide content to its viewers because OTT content is delivered over the open Internet, like YouTube ...

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The Apple iPhone 6 is Coming !!

Apple has once again seemed to set the tech world a buzz in recent weeks with the anticipation of the scheduled release of the new iPhone 6. The speculated debut date for the new phone is said to be set for September 9, 2014. The Majority of the buzz with the new phone seems to be centered around screen size ...

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