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Google acquires Indian origin techie floated gesture recognition software firm Flutter

Google acquires Indian origin techie floated gesture recognition software firm FlutterLondon, Oct. 4 - Google has reportedly acquired Flutter, a start-up that develops human gesture-recognition software and is founded by Indian origin techies Navneet Dalal and Mehul Nariyawala.

Flutter, founded three years ago in San Francisco, detects simple hand signals via webcam, using them to control apps such as iTunes and Netflix.

iTunes Festival app to stream video from music festival in London

iTunes Festival app to stream video from music festival in LondonApple's iTunes Festival app for iOS is set to stream video from the popular music festival in London onto the screens of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices.

The new video streaming service was added as part of the update in the version 4.1 of the iTunes Festival London 2013 app. The app will now include artist information, news, and schedules for the acts performing at this year's festival in London. The app will be compatible with iPhone, iPod, or iPad running iOS 6.0 or newer version of the software.

Mozilla launches automated security testing platform, Minion

Mozilla launches automated security testing platform, MinionNon-profit organization, Mozilla has announced the launched of a new automated security testing platform called Minion.

The new Minion will offer a flexible and easy to use security testing platform allowing developers to integrate it into virtually any development workflow. The company said that it began the Minion project year earlier and it is being implemented. The release of the version 0.3 marks the major public release for the platform.

New JobLens app to allow local job search

New JobLens app to allow local job search A new job search application called, JobLens, which will be launched in the UK today, will allow users to look for jobs in their local area.

JobLens is a Windows Phone 8 app that uses augmented reality to shows the location of the job in relation to the user's location and also display information about the company. The app will also tap into the user's social networking profiles including that in LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Windows Live in order to identify friends who might be able to connect the users to their prospective employers.

Uber now offers fare splitting

Uber now offers fare splittingUber, a popular App-based car service, has said that it is adding fare splitting service to its apps for iOS and Android apps.

The new option will added to the apps through a new update for the Uber iOS and Android apps. The new service will allow people to share the cost of ride through the app. The users will be able to access Fare Split option after requesting a ride. The users will be able to share the cost of a ride via a user's contacts list or by manually entering a phone number. The details will then be confirmed through an text within the app or download it to provide payment info

Apple to offer technology to skip ads

Apple to offer technology to skip adsTechnology giant, Apple is believed to be working on a new technology to allow TV viewers to skip advertisements while watching their favourite shows.

Technology writer Jessica Lessin cited unnamed sources said that the company is in discussions with cable companies to pitch a service that will allow the users to skip ads on their television. The service will be offered as part of a premium service with Apple TV and the company will pay networks for skipping ads.

BookMyShow to sell PVR Cinema’s tickets for next 5 years

BookMyShow to sell PVR Cinema’s tickets for next 5 yearsOnline ticketing firm BookMyShow. com will be responsible for marketing and selling tickets of multiplex chain PVR Cinemas for the next five years, thanks to a deal between the two companies.

Under the terms of the five-year deal, BookMyShow. com will market and sell tickets over its web, mobile apps and other affiliate channels, with a sales target of Rs 1,000 crore over the five-year period.

Yahoo India focusing on developing mobile Internet apps

Yahoo India focusing on developing mobile Internet appsYahoo India is concentrating on developing mobile Internet applications in order to tap the available opportunity in the fast growing market, a senior executive of the company said.

Hari Vasudeva, head of Research & Development at Yahoo India, said that the company planned to move its personalized experiences to mobile.

Microsoft to show off improvements to its enterprise infrastructure software

Microsoft to show off improvements to its enterprise infrastructure softwareAt its annual TechEd North America conference, software giant Microsoft
is set to show off the enhancements which it has brought aboard most of
its business infrastructure software, with the aim of facilitating the
enterprise users in the deployment of hybrid cloud services that are
capable of allocating resources as required.

The enterprise
infrastructure software improvements to be announced by Microsoft come
nearly a year after the company's roll out of a major revamp of some

MindTree suffers 20% fall in quarterly net profit

MindTree suffers 20% fall in quarterly net profitSoftware firm MindTree Ltd suffered a quarter-on-quarter decline of 20.1 per cent in net profit in the quarter ended March 31, mainly due to a foreign exchange loss of Rs 15.3 crore.

On Monday, MindTree announced that its net profit slipped to Rs 78.9 crore in the January-March quarter, from Rs 98.8 crore in the October-December quarter. The net profit figure is, however, still higher than analysts' average projection of Rs 78.2 crore.

NASSCOM’s ‘10,000 Startups’ initiative receiving overwhelming response

NASSCOM’s ‘10,000 Startups’ initiative receiving overwhelming responseThe National Association of Software & Services Companies (NASSCOM) has claimed that its `10,000 Startups' programme is receiving an overwhelming response.

NASSCOM Chairman K Natarajan announced that the initiative, which aims to stimulate Indians' entrepreneurial spirit, received more than 2,000 startup applications in just 20 days.

Google, Microsoft fighting it out for contracts to supply offices with productivity software

Google-MicrosoftWith Google and Microsoft having been involved in a spat of sorts over office business, Google is apparently set to announce its latest triumph on that front; with the company having bagged a contract from Weather Channel's parent company, The Weather Company.

The Internet search giant will, on Friday, announce the contract win, when it will reveal that The Weather Company is going Google; highlighting the fact that Google's Apps version of Office - which is housed remotely in the cloud - is now being used by the 1,200 employees of The Weather Company.

New Firefox 20 emphasizes on private browsing mode

New-Firefox-20The new Firefox 20, which is now available for download, includes some noteworthy usability and back-end changes, as well as updates the infamous "porn mode" that turns off the ability of the browser to record the browsing session of the users.

The key focus of the Firefox 20 is on the browser's private browsing mode which now enables the users of the Firefox desktop version to open a private browsing window without shutting down the whole browser. Users of Firefox for Android can, however, benefit from the use of per-tab private browsing; with the users now allowed to run private mode tabs beside the standard session tabs.

Facebook cuts off MessageMe’s access to its ‘Find Friends’ functionality

Facebook cuts off MessageMe’s access to its ‘Find Friends’ functionality A TechCrunch report has revealed that, on Friday, Facebook barred the last week-launched MessageMe messaging app from accessing data from the popular social networking site.

Facebook's `dislike' was slapped on the full-featured MessageMe messaging app - which quickly rose to the second spot on the social app popularity charts within days of its March 9 launch - when the social network cut off the app's access to the `Find Friends' functionality.

Nimbuzz’s global subscriber-base crosses over 150 million

Nimbuzz’s global subscriber-base crosses over 150 million Nimbuzz, a popular instant messaging platform, has announced that its global subscriber base has crossed over 150 million, with more than 78 million subcribers in Asia alone.

The third party messaging service that provides a common platform to use VoIP calling services and instant messaging services through different client for free has seen a 100 per cent year-over-growth.

Vikas Saxena, chief executive Nimbuzz, said that the platform enjoyed a big growth following its launch on the Android platform.

Oracle announces plans to acquire private cloud software provider Nimbula

Oracle announces plans to acquire private cloud software provider NimbulaEnterprise software bigwig Oracle has revealed in a recent announcement that it is acquiring cloud infrastructure management software startup Nimbula, which was founded by Amazon EC2 veterans Chris Pinkham and Willem van Biljon.

Even though Oracle stopped short of giving too many details about its Nimbula acquisition, the financial terms of which remained officially undisclosed, it is being reported that the acquisition deal will probably materialize in the first half of 2013.

Automatic Labs’ new smartphone app --- the Automatic Driving Assistant

Automatic Labs’ new smartphone app --- the Automatic Driving Assistant On Tuesday, 2012-founded San Francisco-based startup Automatic Labs released a new smartphone app - dubbed the Automatic Driving Assistant - which can keep track of the users' driving, the performance of their cars, and even the location where they have parked their vehicles.

Adobe revoking a valid code signing certificate

AdobeAbode has announced, via a blog post by Brad Arkin, the company’s senior director, that it intends revoking a valid code signing certificate, after a couple of malicious utilities have been found to be using the certificate.

Disclosing that Adobe has initiated investigation into what probably is “the inappropriate use of an Adobe code signing certificate for Windows," Arkin said in the blog post: “We plan to revoke the impacted certificate on October 4, 2012 for all software code signed after July 10, 2012."

Google reinstates Grooveshark music streaming Android app in Google Play store

GoogleNearly 16 months after Google’s unceremonious removal of the Grooveshark music streaming app from its app store, the popular app for Android-based devices has recently been made available again in the Google Play store.

According to the information shared by Grooveshark, the app - which is run by the Gainsville, Florida-based Escape Media Group – has been reinstated in the Google Play app store after the company worked things out with Google.

HTML5 extension for Dreamweaver CS5

CS5Vast increment in programming language is very well significant in today's programming. Every day there is some new addition in programming software.

Before some days Microsoft has changed the visual basic programming language in visual studio software. Sun Java has also modified the interface to do any kind of programming which can be used to design Java Server Pages easily.

These are the direct software. But in case of third party software also there are some significant improvements.




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