Twitter to censor “inappropriate” tweets in certain countries

The key platform for the organization of recent protest movements such as Occupy Wall Street and the Arab Spring has shocked the Internet by announcing its newest ability: the possibility to “reactively withhold content from users in a specific country.” In other words, Twitter, one of t...
27 Jan 2012 - 127 reads

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Public Alerts on Google Maps: learn about emergencies in your area

Keeping with its policy of providing valuable service to its users, Google has recently announced the creation of Google Public Alerts, an emergency system that will notify you on crisis situation within the area of your interest. In this way, the new tool will inform you on floods, earthquakes, to...
26 Jan 2012 - 127 reads

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The Angry Birds migrate to Facebook

Are there any more ways to squeeze more money from the Angry Birds franchise? Is there anything to add to the series, besides plush toys, comics, a TV show and fully branded editions? Apparently yes, since Rovio, the company responsible for the smash hit, thinks it’s about time to bring it to ......
26 Jan 2012 - 127 reads

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Next-gen Xbox will be six times more powerful

It’s hardly surprising to learn that Microsoft would be working on the next-gen Xbox(currently baptized by the press as “Xbox 720”). With a life cycle of almost 7 years, the Xbox 360 it’s obviously reaching the end of the line, although Microsoft’s executives expected i...
26 Jan 2012 - 127 reads

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You can now nickname your Google + profile

When Google + first opened its virtual doors last year, many people rushed in out of curiosity to see what this “Facebook killer” was all about. Accounts were created, features were tested and, obviously, the criticism beast was fed. Among many of the problems found by those people (and ...
25 Jan 2012 - 127 reads

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