Vijay Agstya

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Here's Where Teens Are Going Instead Of Facebook

Earlier this month Facebook’s chief financial officer, David Ebersman confirmed a worrying, but long-suspected trend for the world’s biggest social network: teenagers, perhaps the most important demographic for a modern-day communication tool, were becoming less active on the site.<p>“We did see a …

Google to include users' names and photos in web ads

Google has updated its terms of service so that it can feature users’ names and photos in certain parts of its advertising.<p>Google explained that user names and photos will be used for ‘shared endorsements’, which are small, one-line reviews displayed underneath a specific advert or listing on one …

Data Protection

7 Reasons The New iPhones Are Starting to Look Good

The aftermath of Apple‘s Tuesday iPhone 5C and 5S event was a near 6% drop in the stock price and broad-based negative commentary. Strange though, some analyst opinion was a lot less unequivocal. The press reaction to an expensive 5C for China was, hey, Apple don’t get market share. That analyst …

For Microsoft and Nokia, fewer secrets

While building new phone hardware and software together, Microsoft and Nokia could once be compared to two ships passing in the night.<p>The companies often touted their deep partnership on smartphones, but it turns out they still kept many secrets from each other. Sometimes those secrets caused one …

Windows Phone

Android KitKat is the next version of Google's mobile operating system

Google's Sundar Pichai, head of both Android and Chrome, has confirmed that the next version of Android will be called KitKat. Yes, you've read correctly, KitKat, as in the trademarked name of the chocolate candy bar made by Nestle (and licensed by Hershey in the US). A splash page for the new …

Google plans to launch app store for Google Glass next year

Google will launch an app store serving Google Glass users and developer next year.<p>The Web giant on Tuesday confirmed to Marketing Land information published Friday in a lengthy New York Times Magazine first-person article. Describing how the lack of an app store initially limited the high-tech …

Google Glass