Up to 40 million pages of the British Library’s newspaper archive are to be digitized and made available on internet.
The British Library said its planned move would save researchers from making long trips to the newspaper library at Colindale in north London. It would also help to preserve the wear and tear items.
Presently, the newspaper pages are available only bound in bulky volumes or on microfilms.
The British Library's CEO Dame Lynne Brindley said that the move would help the newspaper collection to remain relevant for a new generation of researchers.
Acer has lengthened its existing Timeline series with a new convertible tablet PC netbook, called the Aspire 1825PT.
The Aspire Timeline 1825PT comes with an 11.6-inch 1366x768 pixel rotating display, an Intel Dual Core ULV SU4100 processor, an Intel GS45 Express graphics chipset and a HDMI port.
The device has an ultra-thin design and boasts of its 3GB of RAM, a hard drive of 250GB, WiFi and a battery life of up to eight hours. All models feature Windows 7 Home Premium.
Apple’s iPhone smartphone is more important invention than the flush toilet, spectacles, trains and even the shoe, a Tesco Mobile survey showed.
A total of 4,000 adults placed iPhone at eighth position, ahead of flush toilet, spectacles, trains, the shoe, the bed and the roof, which were voted at 9th, 20th, 24th, 30th, 42nd and 44th positions respectively.
The wheel was voted as the most important invention in the human history, while the aero plane, the light bulb, the worldwide web and computers were placed at 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th positions respectively.
The Internet giant Google Inc unveiled a new service called "Google TV" on Thursday in partnership with Sony, Intel and Logitech. The new service will allow users to switch between watching TV programs and surfing the web.
The new service will be incorporated into HD televisions and Blu-ray players manufactured by Sony and set-top boxed from Logitech.
On Tuesday, Facebook and Zynga declared that they have decided for a five-year "strategic relationship", which will enlarge the use of Facebook Credits in Zynga's games.
So much for the gossips that Zynga was intending to go competitive and introduce its own social gaming website.
The rumors that were first accounted by TechCrunch prior this month, recommended that Zynga CEO, Mark Pincus had declared the introduction of a new social gaming site dubbed Zynga Live.
Microsoft is filing a suit against Salesforce. com, charging nine cases of copyrights breach.
Whilst Microsoft's public statements regard the suit as simply one of patent violation, analysts recommend that the organization's moves might be based on a requirement to monetize its copyright collection, or to demonstrate its eagerness to take legal action under certain conditions.
As Salesforce. com centers primarily on cloud-based applications, Microsoft's own recent steps towards the cloud, might place the two firms at tactical probabilities.
Yahoo has decided to purchase Associated Content, an Internet company, which charges and publishes articles and other matter from its system of 380,000 freelance suppliers and that produces profits from online marketing.
The acquirement, anticipated to get sealed in this year's third quarter, is planned to enhance Yahoo's capability to produce original content, which impels traffic to its websites and search engines and results in online ad revenue growth.
Adobe Systems Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer, Shantanu Narayen intends to launch an enhanced edition of his flagship software, which is devised to make video run more effortlessly on cell phones, and nullify condemnation by Steve Jobs.
The next version, Flash 10.1, will be disclosed today at a convention funded by Google Inc., Adobe Vice President David Wadhwani, said during an interview last week.
That comes after an assessment from Jobs, Apple’s CEO, who last month regarded Flash as sluggish, power famished and incapable to support touch screens.
It has been reported that the latest version of Hotmail is being endorsed primarily as a more proficient way of managing e-mail.
There is a latest feature called "Sweep", which is intended to make it easier to deal with all the non-spam messages. All the less important e-mails can be swept away keeping aside the important ones.
About 10GB of attachments per e-mail will be allowed by the new Hotmail. Also, e-mails of up to 200 attachments of 50MB each are said to be possible.
It has been reported that an iPad-native app is now going to be available on Beejive IM via Apple's App Store.
On Wednesday, it was unconfined that the iPad-only app displays a redesigned interface and the array of key features for which BeejiveIM received praise when it came in iPhone type, support for numerous accounts and facilities, conversation switching, push notifications, and file sharing.
The HTC Evo 4G offers a decent 4G speed and the mobile hot-spot element allow you to connect up to eight devices. The smartphone has strong features, like a front-facing camera for video chatting, and the facility to provide a Wi-Fi hotspot (for an extra fee of $30 a month), which can at the same time connect up to eight laptops or other devices to the Internet.
It also has an 8-megapixel camera with facilities of HD video recording.
Google executives revealed that the company did a poor job of explaining Wave's purpose and stated that the development of Wave will most likely look a lot like Gmail.
Last year, Google launched its Google Wave at Google I/O show, promising that it would revolutionize real-time communication. Google restricted Wave to developers for the past six months and after that it limited it to a number of beta testers.
Google is going to announce a new way of watching web content on televisions at a conference in San Francisco. The search giant will do it with the help of a kind of Google operating system.
Richard Doherty, an analyst with the Envisioneering Group said, “Google has been really itching to get at the $60 billion TV advertising market for years. It's been working on Google TV longer than even Android (the operating system for cellphones), but it's taken this long to get ready”.
Twitter rolled out its official app for iPhone and iPod touch today. It is different from the Tweetie before it, as this time the new official Twitter app for iPhone and iPod touch is free.
The new app by Twitter is technically version 3.0 of Tweetie, and when the user will install it on his or her phone, the already existing iPhone or iPod touch will permanently delete Tweetie 2.
AT&T Inc.’s Operation Chief has shared that the company is expected to complete its network improvements for New York by the end of its third Quarter, following the work in San Francisco in another 3 months.
The telecommunications Company has been working upon the upgradation of its network in New York and San Francisco, after facing a severe competition by Apple Inc.
It is important for the Company to regain its status, as it has also suffering the perception that it is lagging behind Verizon Wireless in network efficiency.
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