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Facebook Smartphone Rumours Dispelled
Sep12

Facebook Smartphone Rumours Dispelled

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerg sought to pacify investors in his first public appearance since the dismaying May Facebook IPO. He admitted to having been disappointed in the dismal performance of the No. 1 social network site’s shares, adding that Wall Street was yet to understand and fully grasp the immense potential of its mobile business. Zuckerberg was speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt Conference in San Fransisco on Tuesday 11th Sept...

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Are Skype and other social sites safe for Children?
Sep12

Are Skype and other social sites safe for Children?

The internet has long been viewed as the next best thing after cable TV. Access to plenty of entertainment, information and communication are some of the perks that come with being internet savvy. However, when the same internet poses harm to us and our children, its time to rethink how we use it and the kind of information we enter into our social sites and email communications. 20-yr old predator communicated with his 11-yr old...

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Spotify to launch Web-based Version
Sep10

Spotify to launch Web-based Version

Recent reports suggest that Spotify, a desktop music streaming application, has announced that it intends to launch a revamped web-based version of it. It is unclear whether the desktop version will remain. Said reports are also unclear on what exactly the new application will have over and above the current version, or what it will remove from it. The service currently allows users to stream music from a selected range of music...

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Social media’s New Role in Fashion
Sep10

Social media’s New Role in Fashion

Just a couple of years back, tickets to fashion shows in the so-called fashion capitals of New York, Paris, Milan and Cape Town were a preserve of the press, fashion editors and buyers. These events were by invitation only and the haute couture designs showcased would be critiqued by the editors, while the buyers haggled with the designers over their unbelievably priced pieces. Such was the fashion world and the cycle went on and on,...

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Bruce Willis to Sue Apple over iTunes Collection
Sep08

Bruce Willis to Sue Apple over iTunes Collection

How many of us read user agreements before signing up, downloading or purchasing music, books, journals or movies online? Well, according to iTunes, when you buy their music, it is only for your personal use and you do not actually own it. You therefore cannot pass on your collection to your loved ones. You can’t even sell it off to make a quick buck. This recently became evident when Bruce Willis wanted to leave his iTunes music...

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