Pinterest values at more than 1bn

The popular social network Pinterest, the one that allows people to “pin” pictures in collections of interest, has been valued between $1bn and $1.5bn, after they raised a further $100m in...
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Google Translate has more than 200 million active users

Company says its system translates the same daily amount of text found in a million books.   The decade long efforts of Google to automate the business of translation seems to have been worthwhile. The...
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Bing changes and becomes more like Google

Company did cleanup distractions brought on by the search engine page.  Results will also load faster, says the company.   Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, announced on Wednesday (2) a series...
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Co-founder of Google says that governments are against ‘open web’

In an interview, Sergey Brin says that countries try to control data flow.  He also said that Apple and Facebook are villains.   The co-founder of Google, Sergey Brin, said he is worried about the...
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Samsung will unveil smartphone Galaxy S III on May 3

Company will use the Olympics to create ad campaign.  device must have a 4.7 inch screen and 12 megapixel camera.     Samsung Electronics said on Monday (16) that will present the GalaxyS III, the...
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Sales of PCs in the world grows and exceeds expectations, says Gartner

Sales recorded an increase of 1.9% in the first quarter.  Results exceeded forecast decline of 1.2% in the period.   Worldwide PC sales totaled 89 million units in the first quarter of 2012, an increase...
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Pinterest announces partnership with Vimeo

The social network most widely spoken of the moment, Pinterest does not seem to tire of seeking improvements to the site. The novelty this time is a partnership with streaming videosVimeo . The Pinterest...
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Windows XP will only have two more years of support from Microsoft

End of the operating system support is scheduled for April 8, 2014.  Office 2003 also loses updates support of the company.   Users of Windows XP and Office 2003 will have only two more years of...
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New version of Chrome has wallpaper and desktop

The new version of Google Chrome will lose some of its simplicity to be more like traditional operating systems. With support for taskbar and desktop with icons for applications, Google’s developers...
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Instagram for Android reaches 5 million downloads in six days

Company was bought by Facebook for $ 1 billion.  application lets you apply filters on photos and share them.   The Android version of the application Instagram reached 5 million downloads in less...
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