Apple acquires patent for bending glass

Apple acquires patent for bending glass   Looks like it’s time for a different kind of arms race. According to CNET, Apple has been rewarded a patent for a technique that uses heat while bending glass over a mold to encourage a particular shape. This could lead to the Cupertino-based company making devices with curved displays. … Continue reading

For Tech investors, it’s hard to know when to bolt

For Tech investors, it’s hard to know when to bolt   When Hewlett-Packard Co agreed to buy British software company Autonomy in August last year for $11.1 billion, two well-known investors made diametrically different bets on how the big deal would play out. To short seller Jim Chanos, who had been raising red flags on … Continue reading

Crowdsourcing tools to combat violence against women

Crowdsourcing tools to combat violence against women A look at crowdsourcing initiatives across the world that map violence against women in its many forms. My big curly hair is rich sexual-harassment material. Instead of tying it back to protect myself, I decided to use my academic and professional experience to reinvent a safe environment for … Continue reading

Facebook updates ‘Nearby’ feature for iOS and Android

Facebook updates ‘Nearby’ feature for iOS and Android   Facebook updated both its Android and iOS apps with the ‘Nearby’ feature on Monday; the feature helps discover businesses close to where you are. According to Facebook, this update will try and make it easier for users to discover places favoured by friends nearby. Previously, when … Continue reading

Twitter unveils ‘2012 Year on Twitter

  Twitter unveils ‘2012 Year on Twitter’   We’re inching closer to the end of the year with each passing day, but Twitter it seems is in no mood to let the year pass before looking back at the year gone by. Editorial Director Karen Wickre sheds light on ‘2012 Year on Twitter’—a compilation of … Continue reading

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