The man behind the Orioan Search Engine sold to Google in 2006, and founder of American-based startup Julpan, has once again met success, confirming today Julpan has been sold to social networking site Twitter.
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With the 2011 Australian Census just around the corner, the organisation responsible for running the event has revealed that its online efforts to interact with Australians are proving highly successful, providing them with a new platform to engage with members of society.
This morning at an event at the All Things D:) conference held in the United States, Microsoft revealed officially for the first time a glance at the next edition of Windows, internally dubbed “Windows 8″. New features demonstrated to the audience include a tablet-centric interface which appears to overlay over the traditional Windows UI and boasts the Metro style — made popular by the company’s Windows Phone 7 UI. The new tile-based home-screen will replace the Windows “Start” menu [...]
It’s been a long time coming, but Twitter has today finally revealed support for upcoming trends on Twitter in Australia is now available.
We’ve long been a fan of sites in the US like Techmeme and Tweetmeme that provide a central location for all the best and breaking tech news. However, Australia doesn’t have many of these tech news aggregators of its own. And that’s why today we’re pleased to introduce our own dig at making an Australian tech news aggregator. At this point in time (we’ve only just started development of our website for the project), we [...]
Today the Gmail team have announced that an update to be rolled out over the coming week for the controversial Google Buzz will amongst other things let you disable Google Buzz completely or remove it from Gmail, and will stop auto-following your email contacts, instead opting for an auto-suggest method. Privacy concerns have been floating around the web as users complained about the auto-following feature, which added all your most interacted contacts on Gmail. Shortly, Google [...]
Yesterday we wrote a post on a possible upcoming Google product that would allow you to basically be Google’s answer to Twitter, and sure enough today Google announced Google Buzz, working almost exactly as we (or the WSJ) said it would. Think Foursquare mixed with the best of Twitter or Friendfeed, and that’s what Buzz is. Basically it will be available through Gmail and Google Reader, and allow you to update your ‘status’ just like [...]
Reports in the US overnight suggest that Google is preparing to roll out a new set of features for it’s free email service, Gmail, that could place it as a competitor to Twitter. The tool, which could debut as early as tomorrow, would allow users to share both content and status updates with their ‘friends’ that use Gmail and another at this stage unnamed product. According to a post on the Wall Street Journal today, [...]
Twitter has erupted with people complaining about being asked to reset their passwords after being told they have been a victim of a phishing attack. It’s not clear if the attack is legit, or if it’s the Twitter platform playing up, but either way it seems fairly serious. When many users are logging into the Twitter web interface, they are being met by one of the following messages: “Due to concern that your account may [...]
Ning, the site that allows you to make your own micro-social networking site about just about anything, today reached a milestone with more than 2 million networks now having being created. Ning’s new Email-to-Twitter feature (Credit: Ning) Less than three weeks ago, Ning was up to just over 1.9 million networks, and as we reported then had over 40 million registered users. It was only a matter of time before the 2 million mark was [...]