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Facebook set for $1bn in social-gaming revenue

FACEBOOK Inc is on course to generate $1bn (£620m) in revenue this year from social gaming, according to Kevin Ryan, a leading Internet entrepreneur...

Google chairman to testify at Senate hearing

GOOGLE Inc Chairman Eric Schmidt has agreed to testify at a September hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee, lawmakers said on Friday...

YouTube buys Green Parrot Pictures

GOOGLE-OWNED YouTube said on Tuesday (March 15) that it has bought an Irish digital video company whose technology can help improve the quality of...

Social media stress? There’s an app for that

  NESTLE, purveyor of the decades-old KitKat snack, has launched an app it says addresses a growing problem among young social media users - giving...

Mobile language apps help millions learn less, more often

SMARTPHONE apps that help people learn languages for free or nearly free, a few sentences at a time, are piling pressure on established education...

Students from India’s premier institutes to brainstorm at ‘Smart India Hackathon’

The brightest minds from India's premier technology institutes like IITs, NITs and other premier institutes will soon be racking their brains for 36 hours to come up...

Indian-American’s Moon Express to take human remains to moon

An Indian-American has co-founded a private firm that will launch a spacecraft and land on the moon. The company has acquired license and plans...

Tablets, e=readers closing book on ink-and-paper era

TABLET computers and electronic readers promise to eventually close the book on the ink-and-paper era as they transform the way people browse magazines, check...

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to take two months of paternity leave

FACEBOOK Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday (November 20) he will take two months of paternity leave after his daughter's birth,...

US startup seeks to liberate diners from queues

ROBB Myer cannot stomach the notion of being stuck at the entrance of a restaurant waiting for word that a table is finally available.       So...