The Cupom.com, a site that offers free discount coupons for online stores, is doing a promotion for Children’s Day – but the prize should appeal more to adults. The site will give away one iPhone 5 16GB, smartphone Apple that has not even started to be sold in Brazil. Continue reading Cupom.com Will Give Away iPhone 5 16GB
The Pirate Bay has returned today to the air after two days of downtime. It is common that the site of the bay of pirates leave the air at one time or another, either by constant DDoS attacks suffering or for other reasons related to pirated content. This time the problem was more in the area failed hardware: a power failure left the unavailable servers. Continue reading After Power Problems, Pirate Bay Back Online
The Foursquare yesterday released a new feature to allow you to monitor more closely the check-ins of friends. The novelty should make life easier for jealous boyfriends and is now available for all users. The social network geolocation also used to update the application for Android.
The web giant Amazon announced this week a new API for developers to add geographic location applications for the Kindle HD devices and Kindle Fire HD, the latest onslaught of Amazon in dispute with Apple, creator of the iPad, and some manufacturers in cahoots with the ecosystem Android. Now, according to the website The Next Web, we have confirmation that Amazon will use technology Nokia for maps and geolocation. What does that mean? Who started the race by its geographical location.
In late 2011 the company that owns the Buscapé and Bondfaro, big price comparison sites, filed a lawsuit against Google Brazil shortly after the launch of Google Shopping, a similar functionality to the sites offer. At the time, the company accused Google to drive traffic to your own tool, but we now know that Buscapé lost the case at first instance and may have to cover their costs. Continue reading Buscapé Loses Lawsuit Against Google in Brazil
It is open to redesign season in Facebook. After upgrading your messaging session in the web version, the world’s largest social network today released a new version of its iOS app. Much of the new application design remains the same, but under the hood an essential thing has changed: it is no longer based on HTML 5 and became a native program.
First of March arrived. And with it comes the end of your privacy in the face of Google, the largest Internet company in modern times. The unification of privacy policies promoted by the company enters into force. So we were up their chances of escaping the clutches of Google while there was time. Your soul belongs to the dot-com company and there is nothing you can do about it.
The Microsoft is looking at what other companies do in the storage area in the cloud and offers already for some time its own SkyDrive, which entitles you to up to 25 GB of free space. But some discoveries about the service this weekend indicate that the Redmond giant is preparing advantageous offers that should shake off a bit this area. Continue reading SkyDrive Will Have an Annual Subscription and Applications for Windows and Mac OS
As part of its campaign to show how much Google is evil and practice all sorts of atrocities to the data of its users, Microsoft brought out officially for the first time the video of Gmail Man. The character shown in the video is the embodiment of the Google email service and I would say he is portrayed chillingly realistic. Continue reading Gmail Man: the Personification of Gmail by Microsoft
A new standard to “authenticate” message email can help reduce the amount of phishing scam – messages that pass through communiques banks, email providers etc. but they are not – future case go forward. The DMARC, supported by Google, Yahoo and Microsoft, has the ambition to join the leading online service providers in the world to make better control of the messages sent by their domains.