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Google + Hits 100 Million Users

Posted on February 2nd, 2012 | by Naushad Sufyan 
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Paull Allen a Google+ analyst mentioned in a blog post that Google+ Growth is accelerating and it’s adding 625,000 new users per day. He also predicts that Google+ will have 400 million users by end of 2012 but until Google gives us the official numbers, we can only make estimations. Google+ seems to show the fastest growth among the giants with 20 Million Unique Monthly Visitors and with the...

Another Mac Trojan Detected, Potentially Bigger Than the First

Posted on April 17th, 2012 | by Naushad Sufyan 
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Gone are the days that macs don’t get viruses. It is now officially a thing of the past. Of course Mac malware has been around for years, but now a massive botnet has been discovered that takes this relatively small issue and makes it a widespread problem.  Nearly more than 650,000 Mac Computers have been infected with a nasty Trojan horse called “Flashback,” another threat for Apple Computers. According...

LinkedIn to Introduce Mobile Adverts for Android’s and Apple’s Operating Systems

Posted on February 10th, 2012 | by Naushad Sufyan 
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LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network is set to introduce advertising through its applications across the Apple’s and Android’s operating systems. LinkedIn makes money in three ways: advertising, subscriptions and hiring solutions (that allow recruiters to post jobs). Those solutions in 2010 became the company’s largest and fastest segment, but advertising is still largely untapped. LinkedIn...

Facebook filed for the long awaited IPO for $5 Billion

Posted on February 2nd, 2012 | by Naushad Sufyan 
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Facebook Inc, the largest Social Networking website that changed the way the world communicates in just eight years, lodged its initial public offering documents with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday evening, revealing that it made $1bn (£631m) profit on $3.71bn revenue in the year 2011. The company is seeking to raise $5 billion. The company did not give details of its...

Google + Hits 100 Million Users

Posted on February 2nd, 2012 | by Naushad Sufyan 
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Paull Allen a Google+ analyst mentioned in a blog post that Google+ Growth is accelerating and it’s adding 625,000 new users per day. He also predicts that Google+ will have 400 million users by end of 2012 but until Google gives us the official numbers, we can only make estimations. Google+ seems to show the fastest growth among the giants with 20 Million Unique Monthly Visitors and with the...

Facebook is set to file for the biggest IPO in tech history

Posted on February 1st, 2012 | by Naushad Sufyan 
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Facebook inc. is set to file for the IPO as early as Wednesday according to the Wall Street Journal. Morgan Stanley is close to being picked as the lead underwriter for the social networking firm’s stock market listing, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Facebook is expected to offer a 10% stake, raising as much as $10 billion and value the social networking giant between $75 billion...

Top 10 Mistakes To Avoid When Managing People

Posted on January 25th, 2012 | by Naushad Sufyan 
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According to Susan M. Heathfield, a Human Resources Management expert and organization development consultant with About.com many managers lack fundamental training in managing people. But, even more importantly, managers lack the values, sensitivity, and awareness needed to interact effectively all day long with people. Skills and techniques are easier to teach, but values, beliefs, and attitudes...

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Timeline: Facebook Timeline now pushed out to all

Posted on January 25th, 2012 | by Naushad Sufyan 
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Facebook revealed in a blog post on Tuesday that the new Timeline will become mandatory to all users in the next few weeks. According to the company “Over the next few weeks, everyone will get timeline. When you get timeline, you’ll have 7 days to preview what’s there now. This gives you a chance to add or hide whatever you want before anyone else see’s it” Facebook blog. You...

SOPA Is Dead: Lamar Smith Pulls Controversial Web Anti-Piracy Bill

Posted on January 21st, 2012 | by Naushad Sufyan 
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The proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), prompted dozens of websites to go dark or run protest messages for a week, is no more. Lamar Smith, the chief sponsor of SOPA, said on Friday that he is pulling the bill “until there is wider agreement on a solution.” “I have heard from the critics and I take seriously their concerns regarding proposed legislation to address the problem of online piracy,”...

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iPhone 4S helps Apple close sales gap with Android

Posted on January 19th, 2012 | by Naushad Sufyan 
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Apple’s launch of the iPhone 4S helped the Cupertino-based company close the gap on sales of Android smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2011, almost doubling its market share in. Out of those who bought a new smartphone in December, only a minority (2.4 percent) chose Android over the iPhone, according to the latest Nielsen data, helping Apple close the gap on the Android army. The survey shows...

What is SOPA? Wikipedia Goes Black in Protest of SOPA

Posted on January 18th, 2012 | by Naushad Sufyan 
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What is SOPA?                                 The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), also known as House Bill 3261 or H.R. 3261, is a bill that was introduced in the United States House of Representatives on October 26, 2011, by House Judiciary Committee Chair Representative Lamar S. Smith (R-TX) and a bipartisan group of 12 initial co-sponsors. The bill, if made law, would expand the...