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Chrome to Get Restricted Accounts with Parental Controls

Chrome to Get Restricted Accounts with Parental Controls

Google is planning to add restricted accounts for Google Chrome browser, which should be useful for parents looking to limit their kids’ internet usage according to BrowserFame who spotted a feature in the development version of Chrome that would allow for ‘supervised user’ accounts. ‘Chrome team is currently working on the UI, backend and flow. Interested users can preview these [...]
Skype Available On Outlook.com In UK And Other Countries

Skype Available On Outlook.com In UK And Other Countries

Microsoft announced integrating Skype into it’s web based email service, Outlook.com in the  United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Germany, Brazil, and France which according to Microsoft has more than 400 million active accounts. Outlook.com already has links with Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Twitter. “Email is an important and personal tool for most people, but there are moments [...]
LinkedIn Introduces University Pages Lowers Account Opening Age

LinkedIn Introduces University Pages Lowers Account Opening Age

LinkedIn has just announced a brand new initiative to expand its member base to target teensby  dropping the age limit for new members and setting up  University Pages for universities, which the schools themselves will maintain to help students decide which college to attend.   “We believe University Pages will be especially valuable for students making their first, big decision about where [...]
Opera Mini To Launch On Windows Phone : Report

Opera Mini To Launch On Windows Phone : Report

Opera which was popular desktop browser and only viable alternate to Internet Explorer a decade ago has found acceptance and success on both the Android and iOS platform with the Android app having half a million review, it is no surprise that the makers are looking at having a Windows Mobile app. According to WP-Hub, Opera developers have confirmed that they are working on Opera Mini app for Windows [...]
Google (Again) Blocks Videos On The Windows Phone YouTube App

Google (Again) Blocks Videos On The Windows Phone YouTube App

Google has  again blocked YouTube app on Windows Phones for violating the terms of use even after the issue was sorted out between the two tech giants. Microsoft has failed to make necessary upgrades to its browser to enable a fully-featured YouTube experience, “and has instead re-released a YouTube app that violates our Terms of Service.” According to The Verge, which received a statement from [...]
Google  Adds Automatic Server Side Encryption To Google Cloud Storage.

Google Adds Automatic Server Side Encryption To Google Cloud Storage.

Google is going the Amazon way by  adding encryption to it’s Cloud Storage, any data stored in the Google cloud will be first kept in RAM and encrypted via AES-128 before being saved, it was  announced by Google on Thursday as a way to “make securing your data as painless as possible,” according to a blog post. Data will then automatically be decrypted when accessed by authorized [...]
Windows 8.1 To Have Pre-Installed Skype

Windows 8.1 To Have Pre-Installed Skype

Microsoft’s new operating system Windows 8.1 will have Skype bundled out of the box and will be available from the start screen according to blog posts by Microsoft. ‘As the default communications experience in Windows 8.1, we will continue to focus on delivering the best communications experience for Windows users through Skype. We received valuable feedback since the launch of the Skype [...]
Facebook Blames Malware Apps For Developer Accounts Outage

Facebook Blames Malware Apps For Developer Accounts Outage

Facebook Platform access was unavailable to Facebook app developers yesterday resulting in some popular app including chute going offline. Facebook was prompt is addressing the outage issue which was attributed to monitoring to remove malicious app. “The Facebook Platform and our users are constantly under attack from malicious apps and we have many automated systems to protect the platform and [...]
Apple Admits That Developers Website Was Hacked

Apple Admits That Developers Website Was Hacked

Apple’s developer website has been inaccessible since Thursday last week and was rumoured to be compromised by hackers, Apple was tight lipped about it until this morning,  yesterday Apple sent an email to developers explaining that it had detected a breach on its servers on Thursday. The hacking may have leaked the users’ names, email addresses, and mailing addresses. On Internet, some [...]
Yahoo Acquires Xobni

Yahoo Acquires Xobni

The report by AllthingsD that Yahoo was in the hunt for the Xobni, the maker of address book apps and plugins is true after all as Yahoo confirmed the deal on Wednesday. Xobni (which is pronounced Zob-nee and is “Inbox” spelled backwards), indexes a person’s emails and creates an address book, showing a profile of each contact, which can include a photo, job title and email history, as well [...]
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