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Microsoft Gives $15 Million To Foursquare PLUS Licensing Deal
Microsoft seems to be in the midst of exciting times in spite of the not-so-good response it has received because of its decision to kill XP (albeit prolonging things, it seems). Then there is the new CEO, with Bill Gates even making a comeback. But that’s not all! While the... Read more
Self-Serve Ad Platform Available at Foursquare
Foursquare hasn’t been performing as well as it would like over recent years. In fact, the social check-in site actually took on $41 million of debt in an attempt to hit the aggressive financial targets the company set for itself in 2013. It seems that self-serve ads are to make... Read more
Foursquare Update Now Gives You Unsolicited Advice
Foursquare is supposed to “help you find the perfect places to go with friends,” and since its launch, it has wormed its way into daily routines. While I have to admit that I did use it for a while, I am not a big fan of checking into each and every... Read more
Foursquare To Be Bought By Microsoft?
Yesterday, the Internet was abuzz with the news that Microsoft bought Nokia. As a friend put it, Bill Gates’s phone broke down, and he instructed Ballmer to go get him a Nokia instead. He got what he wanted, of course, albeit for a whopping $7.2 billion! But Microsoft’s not done... Read more
Apple Attempting To Purchase Foursquare Location Data
Apple is rumored to be in talks with location based services provider Foursquare, negotiations that could allow the tech giant to purchase locations based check-in data from Foursquare Labs. If the purchase is successful Apple will gain access to valuable data which could be applied to various apps in future... Read more
Twitch.TV Acquired By Amazon For $1 Billion‏
Amazon has acquired Twitch.TV for $970 million earlier today, the deal was officially announced after two months of silence from Google and Twitch. Amazon’s name had only cropped up one day before the announcement, previously Google had been the only bidder. Twitch.TV is the largest video game streaming service, we... Read more
New ‘Anti-Social’ App, Cloak, Lets You Avoid People
The whole point of social media is keep everyone connected and help you expand your number of friends and acquaintances, yet the new service named Cloak is turning the concept on its head and is aimed at helping you avoid everyone. Created by the programmer Brian Moore and the former... Read more
More Details About Microsoft’s Cortana Revealed
Microsoft is busy at work with making its personal digital assistant, Cortana, competitive; and recently, they gave us a sneak preview its capabilities. Thanks to The Verge, we now have a bit more information about Cortana. As we mentioned before, Halo fans will probably be disappointed to see a blue... Read more
Instagram Finally Released On Windows Phone
Is it worth the wait? After all, it has been a long time coming but Instagram has finally released a native app for Windows Phone. The long suffering of you out there that use Windows phones (sorry I’m an iPhone man myself), will finally be able to share pictures in new and interesting... Read more
Instagram Now On Windows Phone – Well, Kinda
How many Windows Phone users do you know for real? I think I’ve said this before, and I can count them on one hand. That’s not to say that Windows Phone may not have its merits, but one thing we know is that there is a good number of native... Read more
Apple iTunes U Content Passes 1 Billion Downloads
Apple’s education based iTunes platform iTunes U has topped the one billion downloads milestone. iTunes U is one of the world’s largest collections of free educational content from some of the country’s top schools and well-known libraries, museums and various other organizations. iTunes U offers lectures, assignments, books, quizzes and other... Read more
Tagwhat Knows What to Do
Tagwhat is a relatively new mobile app designed to connect you with up to date web content concerning  local businesses, deals and events no matter your location on the globe. The app draws this information from Tagwhat’s own web-publishing site,, and other various websites such as social networking feeds.... Read more
Apple’s App Store Sails Past 40 Billion Downloads
In a recent press release, Apple Inc. announced that over 40 billion apps have been downloaded from their app store so far. It was also mentioned in the press release that developers have now made over 7 billion dollars through the app store, and over 20 billion (out of 40... Read more
Best Android Apps of 2012
The booming Android app market shows no sign of slowing down in 2013, but what really were the best apps in 2012? There has of course been plenty of great ones, but out of the hundreds of thousands of apps that flooded through to handsets it is undoubtedly subjective as... Read more
Apple Bluetooth Smart Watch Under Consideration [Rumor]
While much of the focus towards Apple lately has been geared towards its rumored Apple TV, the company may first roll out an Apple Bluetooth Smart Watch. A new rumor from Chinese gadget news site Tech.163 suggests that the watch is already being designed and that Intel is working alongside Apple to... Read more
Can Gaming Change the Business World?
Over 40 percent of US consumers play video games at least once in a month.  That statistic is likely to increase with the increase in use of smartphones and tablets.  This presents new opportunities for businesses not usually associated with gaming to find unique ways to interest their customers.  ... Read more
Path’s Memory Bank
Path announces a new search feature in its mobile network.  This search allows users to revisit past information and it serves as a type of memory bank from other social networks. Path is a new startup designed to work in the mobile environment, a kind of social network that can... Read more
Pew’s Global Attitudes Project
Stat nerds, listen up! If you have not yet heard, the Pew Research Center has released data about the habits of consumers on the Internet and the way they (we) use digital media. The Pew Research Center is a veritable veteran in this regard, with its annual studies looking at various... Read more