EU Competition Commission approved Facebook – WhatsApp deal worth 19 billion US dollar

European Union (EU) Competition Commission approved Facebook – WhatsApp deal worth 19 billion US dollar on 3 October 2014. The Commission cleared the deal saying that the Facebook-WhatsApp deal would not hurt competition. The deal was disputed by telecom companies as soon as Facebook had announced to acquire whatsApp earlier in 2014. The telecom More...

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By gktoday On Friday, January 24th, 2014

WhatsApp Messenger .the latest and hottest trend in Internet

WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and More...

By gktoday On Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Google Drive -a Cloud-Based Storage Service from Google.

Google launched Drive, a cloud-based storage, on Tuesday. The service would allow users to store up to 5GB data in Google’s servers for free. According to Sundar Pichai, Google’s vice president for Chrome More...

By gktoday On Monday, April 16th, 2012

RSS -Really Simple Syndication

RSS (originally RDF Site Summary, often dubbed Really Simple Syndication) is a family of web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works—such as blog entries, news headlines, audio, and video—in a More...

By gktoday On Thursday, January 26th, 2012

New Technology Trends-Cloud-based Services and Internet

Cloud-based services are those services in which software is accessed over internet by a company, and maintained at data centres of the service provider, instead of a company’s computers.  More...

By gktoday On Thursday, December 15th, 2011

The Aakash tablet and Ubislate7

About Aakash and Ubislate 7 The much awaited India’s ultra low cost Aakash tablet is finally here and is creating ripples all around. Datawind launched Ubislate7 in India, and the student version is named as the More...

By gktoday On Friday, December 9th, 2011

Mobile Operating Systems

Major mobile operating systems are: Android from Google, BlackBerry OS from RIM, iOS from Apple, Symbian OS from Symbian Foundation, Windows Phone from Microsoft.  More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

HSDPA-The New protocol for MobilePhone Data Transmission

HSDPA, short for High-Speed Downlink Packet Access, is a new protocol for mobile telephone data transmission. It is known as a 3.5G technology. HSDPA  standard will provide download  speeds on a mobile phone  More...

By gktoday On Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Technical Abbreviations starting with the Alphabets E,F,G,H

EUP    Enterprise Unified Process FAQ    Frequently Asked Questions FIFO    First In, First Out FLOPS    Floating Point Operations Per Second GIGO    Garbage In, Garbage Out GIS    Geographic Information More...

By gktoday On Sunday, September 19th, 2010

What is a Net Book ?

Netbooks (sometimes also called mini notebooks or ultraportables) are a branch of subnotebooks, a rapidly evolving category of small, light and inexpensive laptop computers suited for general computing and accessing More...