“Fighting Spam With Pure Functions” is the title with which Facebook developers are mentioning the integrity and supremacy of the new language they are using for developing Facebook. Domain Specific FXL or Feature eXtraction Language has been designed specifically to fight spam and abuse before it can reach any of the Facebook users. Since the popularity and the user dominance of the site is increasing manifolds with every next hour so is the percentage of spam spreading throughout the social networking platform.
January 24 1984 was the bright day when Apple Inc.’s then CEO STEVE JOBS made the very first introduction to the Macintosh in the annual stockholder meeting. Promised as a very light and easy to use computer Macintosh proved to be a blessing for the company leading to the production of the likes of iPad, iPhone that have made the company reach unimaginable heights. Today, 29 years later Apple Inc. notified in their recent press release that their sales during the last quarter of the year 2012 had been a record.
Intel is the world renowned name when it comes to Desktop Personal Computers and its trusted chip-set Some of us might still hold very close to their hearts their very first Intel motherboard embedded computing systems even though they would practically be of no use to them anymore. A sad news for all those Intel admirers is that Intel has decided to fall back from their processing of motherboards. Intel has decided to shift their attention and resources to the making of other products, They however mentioned that all the existing motherboards and those currently being shipped to their customers would all be dealt with throughout their warranty periods.
Google is the current arena’s Technology giant and this news is not new to anyone. The presence of Google can be felt around each one of us specially if we’re connected to the technology and the web in just about any manner. The ever famous search engine does loads for us even without us noticing. Google’s Games, Google Schemer, Google Scholar, Google Analytics, Google Books, Google Shopping are just a few of the facilities that are provided by the tech leader. Google Drive, Google Docs and Google Calendar should not be missed out of the list either. The endless means by which Google helps us all around enables it to earn spectacular revenues as well not to omit the ever famous and the most popular Google Chrome and its spectacular usability. Recent news is the release of a press release by the organization regarding its revenues earned in the last quarter of the year 2012.
The word of Information Technology begins its happenings right from the beginning of each Gregorian calendar by executing a highly reputed and much awaited Consumer Electronics Show (CES) annually in every January. This year the event CES 2013 was organized from Tuesday January 8th to Friday January 11th.
Electronics manufacturing companies take pride in presenting their products in the well reputed CES. The event, though is not open to general public, is eagerly awaited by individuals and companies alike since its breakthroughs the latest developments in the world of technology. Held at Las Vegas convention Las Vegas this year’s event highlighted loads of interesting products similar to its preceding annual events.
For all those who think this would be another post about the Microsoft Surface Tablet they are sadly mistaken. Though Microsoft Surface Tablet is one of the finest tablets in the market right now but this post features an even more interesting touch sensing technology which is slowly revolutionizing our environment without most of us even noticing it.
Imagine that you’re sitting in a coffee shop and the table top your chair in lined to is an interactive touch sensitive screen which provides a user friendly menu of viewing the menu offered by the coffee shop. You can drag your chosen food from among the menu into a separate drop down menu personalized for you. Overall it’s like a tabletop computer at hand. This is the technology named as Microsoft Surface 2.0. Marketed officially in the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2011 the technology has ever since been eyed anxiously by corporate and individual users alike.
The first two words in the title are not unknown to anyone who is even brushed by social media. Specially all those having Facebook profiles must definitely have received a SimSocial invitation from any of their friends. Not that you do not know, but very simply said, SimCity is a game where every user gets to create their own buildings in a virtual city. The latest on the front is that the founders of SimCity, Electronic Arts have announced that it is venturing into educational platform by launching SimCityEDU. Read on to know what SimCityEDU is.
Yesterday, January 18th 2013 marked the first anniversary of the event when the promulgation of laws against internet freedom were taking place. Remember The SOPA and the PIPA acts? These sister acts were introduced and were on the verge of being implemented curbing the internet freedom we so very flexibly and unknowingly enjoy. It is essential that their halting be remembered with the consciousness that all such possible attempts in the future should be fought back and reverted.
Wrapp is a social gifting service that has become immensely popular on the social media. The initiation of the year 2011 saw the invention of this social gifting service. Wrapp allows the sending of both free and paid gifts from various brands. All you need to do is to be a member of Facebook and that is just about all that is needed. Owing to the popularity the app for the software was also launched for the iPhone and Android smartphones too.
By now you may have heard an awful lot about the data deluge, a flood of new information released to the world thanks to the portals of the Internet. Information that used to come through at a snail’s pace is now delivered rapid-fire on a daily basis because more sites are giving out more information to hungry customers.
The old expression “he who has the most toys wins” applies here, only substitute the word information for toys and you get the basic concept.
If you can wrap yourself around the data deluge and figure out the way to control the release of information, you can channel it into useful portals that prevent data from becoming just more mindless chatter on the information superhighway.