Simple Thoughts (Technology) – Newsletter for December 24, 2010Friday, December 24, 2010
LONDON – A secret audit report has revealed that council staff in UK spends majority of their time online surfing Facebook instead of their own website.
eBay, Yahoo, gaming website i3d.net and BBC news were the other top sites workers at Waverley Borough Council surf through the day. The authors estimated that the cost of the …. Original source : UK council workers visit Facebook more than their own website!.
MELBOURNE – An American woman, who was bombarded with cricket-related messages due to her Twitter name ‘theashes’, is packing her bags for an expected trip Down Under this Christmas.
“‘The Ashes’ was a nickname my boyfriend gave me. My name is Ashley and he called me ‘Ashes’ and that evolved into ‘The Ashes’,” News.com.au quoted Kerekes [..] Read the original article: here.
SAN FRANCISCO (GaeaTimes.com)- Today the Google users have been delighted to see that the homepage of the Internet search giants looks different thanks to a new colorful logo. The new logo comprising of 17 great images has replaced the Google Corporate Logo. This is commonly called the Google Doodle and it has to be … Original article on : Google Corporate Logo Turns Colorful!.
If you were wondering what is the term double Rainbow doing on the trending topics at twitter you have come to the right place.
You see there was this rare weather phenomenon in LA when double rainbows showed up in the sky. And the people of LA flooded twitter with the pictures and the tweets. … Read more »».
There seems to be no dearth of paying apps in this Christmas, only funds. AT&T network has launched another payment option on Android market. Now with AT&T direct billing you can pay for apps and the mobile bill directly to your card.
Till now T- Mobile was the only carrier offering such services. The update …. Read the original article : AT&T Rolls Up New Update And Payment Options.
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A quick update on the severe outage of Skype is that its service is slowly but steadily recovering. However that said the outage started Wednesday is still plaguing many users.
Elaborating on yesterday’s one line tweet Skype explained that the problem is actually in the Supernodes of Skype. In the message it posted on its …. Original article : Skype Rrecovering Slowly, More Work Left.
MELBOURNE – US President Barack Obama has taken Twitter by storm after using the classic Spider-Man quote “with great power comes great responsibility” at a press conference.
Speaking about greater bipartisanship between his Democratic Party and the Republicans, he noted that Republicans recognised that “with greater power comes greater responsibility”, reports the Courier Mail.
SAN FRANCISCO (GaeaTimes.com)- Skype the popular Internet telephony service provider is hogging the limelight for several reasons. The service went down yesterday causing outage to several million users but now it is back on track. The new CEO of the company has some real big plans up his sleeves that are going to … Read the original article on Gaea Times at : Skype On A High.