That the Brazilian people is one of the most present on Twitter, we already know from yesterday. But the number of Brazilians using the social network motivate an official representation in the country, it may be a bit surprising. According to Laura Gomes, executive responsible for the internationalization of Twitter, the social network wants to open an office in Brazil in the coming months. Continue reading
At an event at the company’s headquarters, the Facebook announced a new feature that has everything to please people concerned about the amount of information it publishes on the social network. From now on, a kind of backup will allow the user to make a copy of all content posted on the website. Are photos, notes, links, etc., these items may be downloaded to the computer in a file format .zip. It is not known when the tool enters the air.
That’s darn Google does not tire to increase its tentacles to dominate over the internet, absorbing the information that we poor users, we provide free will. Aside conspiracy theories, the Mountain View company yesterday enabled a tool to shorten URLs. Yes, the Google URL Shortener now has friendly interface. Take care, Jonny Ken! Continue reading
The Social Network, the film that promises to tell the creation of the largest social network of all time (so far, ok?), Is scheduled to debut on October 1 in the US. Those responsible for the soundtrack of the production, however, already have provided some tracks from the album on the Internet. For free download, go to this page and enter your email to receive. But notice soon: has the coolest band in this teaser posted on YouTube.
This will put all your personal information on Google. At any time an employee of the company can be used to their privileged position to spy on their data and use them against you. Of course they are rare incidents of this kind, but they happen. And one came to light this week: A company engineer spied four teenagers while working at Google. Continue reading
Despite Google does not charge for the use of your little robot program, that does not mean that the web giant has no plans to bill a good money with it. When asked during an interview with the Wall Street Journal about the company’s plans to raise up to $ 10 billion per year with the operating system, Eric Schmidt explained: “Android has a billion users around the world, ever thought how much money can make it?”.
Let’s say your Internet connection is not considered broadband by the American agency FCC and you need to wait a few minutes before a video on YouTube load. What to do? Surf other websites while you wait? Finish that report your boss asked? Up and have a coffee? For what? YouTube engineers implemented (actually, hide) a solution (!) For these times and that does not even require you to change page. Continue reading
Who ever researched Portuguese subtitles for a movie probably ran into theLegendas.tv. The site is a reference in the publication of legends, with download free, but need to register. Or was it, as at least since the afternoon he is no longer in the air.
The Apple is redeeming the months and months in which he used his method restricted, confused and double standards to approve (or not) applications on the iTunes AppStore. The company has approved some time ago the competitor’s browser, Opera Mini, and now also missed another plus one of its competitors on the web program: Mozilla. Only this time it was not a full browser, which is a shame. Continue reading
The Google announced on Tuesday the company purchased Global IP Solutions for the paltry sum of $ 68.2 million (amount equivalent to the change of R $ 120 million). Specialized in communication systems in real time, the company currently offers its VoIP system for clients such as Yahoo, AOL or Lotus Conference and last month announced it would be the first to provide video chats for the platform Android.
A bug in the Twitter made the list of followers and followed were zeroed out in the afternoon of Monday for no apparent reason. This left all service users unable to send direct messages to each other, were as the Twitter database they not following anyone. Continue reading
During a speech to about a thousand students at Hampton University in the US, Barack Obama expressed his concern at what he calls “obsession with entertainment” of the current generation, which says undermine the formation of conscious citizens. Continue reading
Users of Facebook – TB has a page on the network; check! – were subject to the scrutiny of contacts for part of Wednesday. A problem on the site allow chat conversations and requests awaiting approval were viewed by contacts, even with these resources is private and usually viewable only by the account owner.
The Webby Awards, considered by many the Web Oscar, is rewarding since 1997 sites, services, blogs and social networks that stood out on the Internet during the year. Today were announced today the winners of the 14th edition of the award. Among the winners of nearly 70 categories are the Twitter , which won the best Webby social network either by choice of the jury and by popular vote, Flickr, which took the Webby for best online community also in the two polls, and Farmville , which it took the Webby for best online game in the popular vote. Also they were awarded the Failblog in the category Strange, and The Onion, the Humor category. The full list of winners is available at this link.
Not only pianists endowed with the gift of improvising is formed Chatroulette users body. Robert J. Moore, CEO of RJMetrics, presented in apost as a guest of TechCrunch the results of the research that his company held on the demographics of Chatroulette, and, briefly, it is concluded that the service has many men, many Americans and one … good number of perverts! Continue reading
It was Charles Hornig who registered the first .com domain of the World Wide Web as we know it today. Hornig acquired Symbolics.com to its manufacturer Symbolics computers. Interestingly, just over a month after registered the domain, Hornig noticed that only 1 of the 1008 servers email the time were properly configured to accept messages leaving the web address of your company. Continue reading