Google to Unveil New Devices and Software Enhancements on October 29?

Google is said to be preparing to unveil several new devices and an upgraded Android version during its launch event on 29th October.   According to The Next Web, a source with knowledge of Google’s plans claims that the company is releasing a 32GB Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi only, and 3G-enabled),…

Google Data Centers Now Open to the World

For the first time, Google has opened the doors to its data centers, giving the world a look at where all their data is stored. They recently invited photographer Connie Zhou to their datacenters so she could go trigger happy and snap everything that went on there. The photos can…

Google Sends Out Invite For an October 29 Android Event

Following Apple’s invitation to a media event on 23 October, Google is holding an Android event on 29th October in New York City.   Announced via email, the Google invite simply states “the playground is open”. There will also be live streaming of the event via youtube.com/android, which starts at…

The Pirate Bay Moving to the Cloud

File sharing website The Pirate Bay has made a drastic change to its infrastructure, moving all operations to the Cloud. Instead of physical servers located mainly in Sweden, the site will now use several cloud hosting providers scattered across several continents around the world, which should make it virtually invulnerable…

Infographic: How Does Twitter Make Money? How Do Other Social Sites Do It?

How the social sites like twitter make money? how they trun the followers into profit? here’s a quick look at which revenue stream help major social networking companies go from social service to successful business

What’s the Business Model of Tech Companies?

How to Internet companies make money when the product is free?   Have you ever wondered how for-profit technology companies make money when they aren’t charging users a penny for the basic service? Are they following the freemium business model or is advertising the main source of revenue? Is the…

How does WordPress make money?

How can a software company like Automattic make money when they are giving away WordPress blogging software for free? WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg shared how WordPress makes money: Web Hosting – WordPress offers web hosting services to big brands like WSJ’s All Things D, CNN, TechCrunch, Time.com and more. The…

Wikimapia now on your mobile

Wikimapia introduced their first mobile version of interface. To use Wikimapia on your mobile phone go to wikimapia.org and the mobile version of the site will open automatically. The current Wikimapia mobile version is read-only yet, which means you can only browse through Wikimapia data from the map, use search…

Melaka Lays Cloud Computing Infrastructure With Red Hat

The Melaka State Government has selected Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization to be deployed as the foundation of the state’s cloud computing infrastructure. Also announced was the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Melaka State Government and Abyres, one of Red Hat’s partners in Malaysia, making it the first…

Send Real Gifts to Friends with Facebook Gifts

Facebook is set to unveil a new service named Gifts; a result of the company’s acquisition of Karma, a 16-person start-up based in San Francisco. As the moniker suggests, the service will enable users to send tokens such as chocolates, coffee, and other real-life presents to their loved ones and…