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Wolfram Alpha for Windows 7 Launches
Apr27

Wolfram Alpha for Windows 7 Launches

Wolfram Alpha, the computational knowledge engine launched by Wolfram Research in 2009, is now available as a desktop app for Windows 7, but only via purchase from Intel’s AppUp Store.  The app can be purchased for $2.99.   Wolfram Alpha is free on the wolfram.com website so it is not clear why Wolfram is launching a paid version on Intel’s AppUp store, and only on the AppUp store. The product page for Wolfram Alpha at the Intel...

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How to Delete Facebook
Apr26

How to Delete Facebook

If you are one of the small but growing number of netizens who have grown weary with nagging privacy concerns while Facebooking each day, worried that the social networking giant is giving your private information away to any Tom Dick or Harry walking down the net street, app in hand, here is how to delete Facebook: carefully, slowly, and with no second thoughts.   Deleting Facebook is harder than it looks but it doesn’t have to...

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Facebook Revenue Skids
Apr24

Facebook Revenue Skids

Social networking giant Facebook, which is getting ready for a widely anticipated IPO this spring, saw its first quarter to quarter revenue slide in two years, raising red flags for investors who have been watching its sizzling growth with keen interest.   Facebook is expected to raise a whopping $5 billion when it goes public, based on a $100 billion valuation, but the decline in revenue during the first quarter may be an...

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Facebook Clarifies, Explains, Confuses..with New SRR
Apr21

Facebook Clarifies, Explains, Confuses..with New SRR

Social networking website Facebook, which has seen an increasing number of complaints about its privacy policy and the way it handles user data even as it becomes more popular, this week announced it has made further changes to its terms of use document.   The document, which Facebook refers to as “Statement of Rights and Responsibilities” (SRR), is open for comment to the public until April 27th 2012 at 5 p.m. PDT. Facebook last...

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Singapore’s PM Gets on Facebook
Apr20

Singapore’s PM Gets on Facebook

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong got on the Facebook bandwagon with his own Facebook page, which has so far attracted almost 12,000 “Likes”. Those who wish to “Like” and learn more about PM Loong can visit his page at  http://www.facebook.com/leehsienloong   The Prime Minister provided a welcoming address to his supporters and fans, noting that many of his colleagues are now using social media and that this phenomenon...

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