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Microsoft New Logo : Microsoft gives new Logo to Windows 8

Microsoft has decided to shed the 20 year trademark logo and have unveiled a new logo for its Windows 8.  Giving a new meaning to the word ‘Windows’ or to say Bringing back the Microsoft logo to match the word Windows,the message from Microsoft Windows 8 team seems like Business. Usually, On hearing the word ‘Microsoft’ , the first  to ... Read More »

Google Screenwise- A Privacy stealer?

Google has announced financial compensation to all those who help Google track their Online activity including all their private browsing stuff which means, after agreeing with Google for the small compensation, a User is actually giving away his every little online activity both Personal and Official activity. So Google will know, when you Browse online Your Office work [if you ... Read More »

100 feared trapped in sunken Papua New Guinea ferry

About 100 people are feared trapped inside a ferry that sank in rough weather off Papua New Guinea, a rescue official said on Friday, a day after the crowded boat went down with about 350 people on board. Rescuers plucked 238 people from the sea off PNG’s northeast coast after the MV Rabaul Queen was hit by three large waves ... Read More »

India to buy Iranian Oil with Gold

Oh My! This is interesting! Very very interesting! India has agreed to buy Iranian Oil  with gold instead of  Dollars as per latest reports. Earlier last century, American Dollars became a world trademark currency, because of Oil rich countries selling their  Oil for Dollars defying gold. Now, Iran has taken the initiative to sell the Oil for Gold and guess ... Read More »

EU to Ban Import of Oil from Iran

European Union have decided to stop signing new contract on Oil purchase from Iran and have agreed to ban all Oil imports from Iran starting July. In their Statement, The EU foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, said on Friday that European countries remained open to diplomacy, even as sanctions were being imposed. She said world powers had yet to receive ... Read More »

Websites are down protesting SOPA

Hundreds of websites are down today protesting the SOPA , a bill if introduced could take away your internet freedom. Among the hundreds to oppose the bill, are Google, Wikipedia, Boing Boing, Reddit, Minecraft, Firefall, Scribd, Facebook who have joined unanimously to go against the US senate I have already covered an article on how dangerous the SOPA bill could ... Read More »

Cruise Ship Captain Francesco Schettino arrested!

Cruise Ship Captain Francesco Schettino who abandoned the sinking ship was arrested today with charges of man slaughtering against his name. Three people including two French tourists and a Peruvian crew member were confirmed to have died and 41 were still unaccounted for after the 114,000-tonne Costa Concordia smashed into rocks near the island of Giglio. Authorities said that Francesco ... Read More »