It’s interesting how major Internet players will try to out buzz each other with their respective announcements. When it was announced earlier this week that Microsoft is set to launch its new search engine Kumo, now officially called Bing, we didn’t hear anything about Google’s Wave Project. And so instead of taking the limelight, Microsoft’s announcement of Bing was over shadowed by the Google Wave. Putting aside the competition issue, what exactly does Bing and Wave has to offer?
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If you’re more of a FriendFeed rather than a Twitter user, you might find FeedStats an intersting analytics tool for your FriendFeed account activities. Twitter users would immediately notice that FeedStats is similar to the Twitter visualization tool TweetStats.
Finally, after several months of testing, Nokia has finally opened its Ovi Store. And we don’t have to tell you that this online app store is a direct competitor to the very successful iPhone Apps Store. The question is, does it have what it takes to beat Apple’s iPhone apps store?
The phase at which Google is developing its Chrome web browser may be slow but the time it loads web pages is getting faster. And so Google Chrome has just became faster with its latest version. Along with the increase in loading speed are some minor new features with the full screen mode as the most notable of them.
So, you’ve decided to take out some photos you’ve uploaded on a social networking site. You hit the delete button and when the site told you the your photos have been deleted you left the site hurriedly. One month later, you chanced upon the direct link to the photos you thought you deleted already but lo and hold your photos were still there. Do social networking sites really delete the photos after you’ve deleted them? Apparently they did not, says a BBC report citing a research by Cambridge University reasearchers.