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Twitter’s general counsel Alex Macgillivray quits – Vijaya Gadde to fill the place

Alex Macgillivray planned to move on by leaving Twitter’s General Counsel post and confirmed in his personal blog. Prior joining Twitter in 2009, he also worked as DGC of Product at IP at Google. Now, Vijaya Gadde will replace the ex-Googler as GC of Twitter. Vijaya Gadde served as director in Twitter’s legal department since 2011. Passing the torch. I care deeply ...

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User Data requests from Government revealed by Facebook

In order to provide more transparency on the increasing number of government requests for user data, Facebook has released its first Global Government Requests Report  on Tuesday. The report reveals that global internet companies regularly hand over data of millions of users to their respective intelligence agencies. Facebook is the third company to reveal such information after Microsoft and Google. ...

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Instagram, Vine, IFTTT and Airbnb taken down due to AWS Server Issues

All those people who were looking forward to spending the day checking other people’s updates on Instagram or Vine might have had a really troublesome experience today. This was most probably because both the services were taken down for about an hour due to some issues with the AWS i.e. Amazon Web Services. It was Instagram which took the initiative ...

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Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer Annouced his retirment in next 12 month

Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer decides to quit Microsoft soon. Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) founded in 1975 by Bill Gates known as world richest man for long time. The company provides software, services and solution that help people and businesses realize their full potential. At January 2000, Bill Gates retire from CEO post and Steve Ballmer appointed as new CEO by Board of director. ...

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Arianna Huffington says: Use the real name for posting comments!

Arianna Huffington now takes a crucial step for civilizing the Huffington Post comment, right from the next month. The latest news announce that users will have to use their original names for commenting on the blogs, as the website would ban all the anonymous voting and commenting done on website. The major reason cited behind this step is the rising ...

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Facebook founder leads to connect rest of the world via free affordable Internet

SAN FRANSISCO – Facebook CEO and Founder of the World’s largest social network – Marc Zuckerberg announced on late Tuesday in his FB profile that his team is partnering with World’s greatest tech companies for providing the free internet access to unconnected people of the World, which means internet to be accessed anywhere, anyone on the earth. The partners of ...

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Palestinian Facebook bug reporter to get $11k+ reward by internet community, not FB

Khalil Shreateh’s Facebook bug reporting actually started to payout more than $11000 USD. However, not by the company but the internet crowd funding! Palestinian security researcher Khalil Shreateh found a bug in Facebook and tried to report it to the FB authorities several times. But after their negligence he managed to post about it directly to the Founder/CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s ...

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Retirement of Zune Marketplace, moving to Xbox Music and Video

According to the FAQ page of Xbox website, Microsoft’s Zune Marketplace is set to retire as it will no longer offer sales and rentals of movie, music or TV contents as soon as August 22nd because of the closing of Microsoft Points. FAQ also suggests that the users will no longer able to redeem any points after the retirement date ...

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Amazon assures about Chromocast not being delayed

Chromocast is a wireless video streaming device launched by Google. Although, Amazon has been selling this product since last few months but customers are slightly worried about the reception of their product. However, Amazon wants to assure that Chromocast buyers should not be worrying about this and their order will not be delayed in any case. Contrary to this, e-mail ...

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