Apparently the U.S. Government hasn’t heard that privacy is dead.
Instead the California’s attorney general held a gathering of the world’s major smartphone companies: Apple, Google, HP, Microsoft, Amazon.com and Research in Motion, to decide on the future of smartphone-driven internet privacy. The goal for the attorney general was to cajole the leading smartphone manufacturers into reaching a universal agreement on privacy protection for the app-using mobile public.
This new universal agreement would force all app developers to conspicuously post their privacy policies to their downloading public, including details on what personal information they retrieve from their users and exactly how they will use it.
Ever get irritated that you can’t push/pull content between your computer and your social networks and sort it in handy desktop folders? Instead you have to manually update each as new content is added? Martin Pannier did. In response he created SocialFolders.
The SocialFolders app allows you to more easily manage content across your desktop and various social networks. It allows you to centrally manage your content, including backing up your photos, videos and docs. To put it more succinctly, MASHABLE summed it when they said — SocialFolders Is Like Dropbox for Social Media. If you’re not a MASHABLE fan, CNET also puts it simply when they say — It’s Photo Stream for everything“.
A blog is nothing but a journal published on the Web. It is an abbreviation of the term ‘Weblog’. Weblogs consists of short distinct entries, frequently updated and usually exhibited in reverse sequential order; so the most recent post appears first. Blogs are often the work of a single individual, although sometimes it can be created by small groups or be themed on a single subject.
The term was officially coined by Jorn Barger in 1997. The trend of weblogs escalated in 1999, when several companies and developers introduced easy blogging software and tools. Since then, till date the number of blogs has gone from a few thousand to over a 100 million.
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Apple recently announced OS X Mountain Lion and is expected to be released this summer 2012. If you’re adventurous enough, you can download and try out the developer beta release of OS X Mountain Lion.
For the remaining mere mortals – you and me – you can try out Messages Beta which will be part of the new upcoming OS X Mountain Lion.
An interesting development in Bollywood – use of Facebook to approach the common public and involved them in movie making.
Nissan created the ‘New Star of India’, a Bollywood movie auditioned on Facebook. It seems, quite a lot of people auditioned for an opportunity to act alongside the Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor. From well over 2500 hopefuls, 20 were chosen to be in the movie.
Google Chrome is one of the most suave and user friendly browsers. This browser is mostly used as a style statement due to its vogue user interface and themes. The good news for Chrome lovers and Android owners is that google has started offering the beta version of the chrome browser for the android users. On the flip side, the chrome browser is only available for the android devices that use Android version 4.0 or popularly known as the Ice Cream Sandwich. Currently only 1% of the Android population are on Ice Cream Sandwich Android devices.
The GoI, or in other word, Indian Government is in the process of pursuing a mechanism that will ensure provision of clean content on websites. The intension of the government was clarified by Mr. Kapil Sibal, Minister of Telecom that it is not against the freedom of speech as guaranteed by the constitution of India but rather to curtail the objectionable material from being posted on various sites especially on social networking media. Objectionable material is reflected in various forms like defamation, hate speech, privacy & security, impersonation, pornography and national security. The Government has invited the attention of software giants like Google, Microsoft and Facebook to come out with an action plan to avoid objectionable online content.
Over the years Adobe has pioneered in offering excellent design tools. Applications released by Adobe are integral part of all kinds of computer users worldwide. Adobe has introduced excellent tools that can be used to create stunning visuals by including not only text but also photos and animations.
Google built its empire on search engine technologies and expands its other spheres by strengthening social networking platform with its strong web based email application. Microsoft has built its empire by offering wide flavors of windows based operating systems. Oracle has established its domain in database. Similarly, Adobe had revolutionized the way the people express their ideas through design and animation. Adobe plans to expand its realm by expanding its domain of specialty and touching new milestones by spicing up with Adobe Cloud Services and Subscription plans.