Brain has been adopting a new method to reorganize things A research conducted by Columbia University concludes that search engines like Google are affecting the way we remember things. Psychologists from Columbia University conducted a series of experiments to find the impact of search engines on our brain. This study was released yesterday. It says Google and internet in general have offloaded memory demands from our brain onto the machines. Human brain is adopting a new method to reorganize
Retirement date for its flagship OS announced Microsoft has asked its users to dump Windows XP and move on to Windows 7. Windows XP is the most popular OS of software giant Microsoft. It was released on 2001 and still is used by millions of users. Now Microsoft has called its users to “move on” as there are less than 1000 days of support left for it.
Though if follows the footsteps of Gmail Yahoo Mail has altered its terms of services, which has created another privacy debate. Yahoo Mail is a popular webmail service by Yahoo and it is the second largest one with 275 million users. This mail has revamped its Communication Terms of Service to include a controversial demand. It reads, “By using the Services, you consent to allow Yahoo!’s automated systems to scan and analyze all incoming and outgoing communications content sent
After integrating Skype into the Facebook, Microsoft is now thinking about getting it into its other products like Live and Internet Explorer. Microsoft acquired Skype, the leading chat software, in May. Since then it has been thinking of strengthening its war against the search giant Google. Already Microsoft has a deal with Yahoo, while having its own search engine Bing. To stop Google’s efforts to rise in social media, the tech giant also joined hands with Facebook to help
Asks to Dump IE 6 The popular content management system WordPress has dropped supporting IE 6 with its latest Version 3.2. WordPress, an open-source blogging platform popularly used around the world for online publishing, was developed by an American web development corporation Automattic. It has been updated to version 3.2 ‘Gershwin’.
Utilize this powerful tool in a right way If you want to unleash the full potential of social media, this is the right time as it has been adding millions of users every month. In Egypt, Facebook has dethroned a dictator and Twitter has reported the final moments of planet’smost notorious terrorist. Obama’s victory itself predicted with his social networking supporters, as they outperform McCain by nearly four times.
What is the next big thing after the social media The web space has almost been completely socialized and experts are eager to know its next move. With “like”s, “tweet”s, “+1”s and other such things, the socialization has taken place in the web space rapidly, but still it is hard to choose a winner in this area. Google and Facebook are the front runners at the moment here, but things may change quickly. Let us explore what web future holds for us.
The real race has just begun in Social Media With Google Plus and +1, the search giant has really waged a war for a key role in social media. Can it win? Let us discuss Without any doubt, Google is a big company in the tech world with its search engine, browser, mobile OS, maps, ad services and all other things, but still it really wants to grab a place in Social Media. The reason is simple, it want to know what people “like”. Facebook has
Not only the competitors, it also hurts the consumers Apple fans really want the cool tech giant to be open about its upcoming products and future plans. We all know Apple’s obsessions with secrecy, but still it is a mystery why it is so adamant in not throwing away this bad habit. According to critics, this secrecy is against the transparent development efforts of open source projects. Microsoft, for example, has a history of providing detailed roadmaps of future
Why should Nokia join hands with drowning Microsoft? Experts predict Nokia’s deal with Microsoft to benefit software giant rather than helping the cell phone giant to rise. Nokia, the Finnish multinational mobile manufacturer went into a strategic alliance with Windows in February 2011. It makes Nokia adopt Windows Phone 7 as Nokia’s primary smartphone platform, while the Symbian is sidelined for mid-range smartphones. This deal has raised many eye brows in the tech industry.