Digg founder Kevin Rose joins Google

Digg founder Kevin Rose is hired by Google. Kevin Rose, founder of social-sharing site Digg, who left the company and found a mobile applications startup Milk. Rose’s mobile app incubator Milk yesterday announced it was shutting down its only product, Oink. “It’s with excitement that I can confirm the rumors that Kevin Rose, Daniel Burka … Continue reading “Digg founder Kevin Rose joins Google”

Google doodle celebrates birthday of Akira Yoshizawa

An Origami grandmaster “Akira Yoshizawa” is honoured by Google way of Doodle. If you visit Google home page the Google Doodle is made by folded paper.And also origami style butterflies also sitting on the letters. Today’s Doodle is created with the help of Robert J. Lang, an origami master.The butterflies in the doodle are folded … Continue reading “Google doodle celebrates birthday of Akira Yoshizawa”

Posterous has been acquired by Twitter

Twitter,the micro blogging company has acquired the blogging site Posterous. Twitter’s welcoming message says “Acquisitions have given us people and technology that have enabled us to more quickly build a better Twitter for you.” Posterous,Founder and CEO Sachin Agarwal said “the opportunities in front of Twitter are exciting, and we couldn’t be happier about bringing … Continue reading “Posterous has been acquired by Twitter”

Loopt Acquired by Green Dot

Green Dot acquires location-based services company Loopt for $43.4 million in cash. “We believe that mobile phones have the potential to change the way people interact with their bank, control their money and pay for goods and services,” said Steve Streit, Chairman and CEO of Green Dot. “Loopt, as a service, will be winding down … Continue reading “Loopt Acquired by Green Dot”

Google Chrome hacked in Pwn2Own competition

A Russian university student, Glazunov hacked Google Chrome and get $60K. During Google’s own Pwnium competition, Russian university student Sergey Glazunov won $60,000 for hacking a PC running Chrome. Glazunov discovered a new exploit that only affects Chrome and went around its “sandbox” restriction that is supposed to prevent hackers from accessing an entire computer … Continue reading “Google Chrome hacked in Pwn2Own competition”