Saturday, 12 March 2011

Weekly Report (5 - 11 Mar 2011)

Twitter changes terms and conditions on API usage : They don't want you to compete with them on Twitter clients.


iPad2 Launched- Thinner. Lighter. Faster. FaceTime. SmartCovers. 10 hour battery.



LinkedIn Today : News aggregator for LinkedIn users.




YouTube acquired Web video production company Next New Networks.


Google acquired BeatThatQuote.com. From John Paleomylites (MD of BeatThatQuote.com) :
"7 March 2011 - BeatThatQuote.com today was sold to Google for GBP37.7 million. We think this deal is a tremendous opportunity for our company to develop new and innovative options for personal finance in the UK."


Personal Blocklist (by Google) : The personal blocklist extension will transmit to Google the patterns that you choose to block. When you choose to block or unblock a pattern, the extension will also transmit to Google the URL of the web page on which the blocked or unblocked search results are displayed. You agree that Google may freely use this information to improve our products and services. Here is the download link:


https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/nolijncfnkgaikbjbdaogikpmpbdcdef




Enjoy a completely new experience with VentureBeat posts.
>> Its a real chrome-app and not just a bookmark.
>> VentureBeat posts are presented in the form of a wallpaper.
>> Mouse hover on the images will display the title.
>> Click on image to read its full article.
>> Share your favorite VentureBeat posts on facebook/twitter etc.
>> One click access to various sections like ENTREPRENEUR CORNER, MOBILEBEAT, MEDIABEAT, SOCIALBEAT etc.


This chrome app is made by a VentureBeat fan and is a gift to all VentureBeat fans. Here is the link to download this app:


https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/cmnamfmhlboefhcfjkanmpfjpfkcefgl




Google chrome is getting better and better with speedy development. We'll soon cover the new features of google chrome 10. Stay tuned!

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