Google unveils Google Maps Gallery, a way to find rich maps

Google unveils Google Maps Gallery, a way to find rich maps

Google builds up on its Google Maps Engine public data program which was introduced last year and launches the Google Maps Gallery.

Google Maps Gallery will allow governments, nonprofits and businesses to publish their valuable maps to the gallery which can be discovered by users more easily.

by Anoop Naik
on 28th February, 2014
last updated 23rd July, 2017

World Wide Web turns 25 today

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Wide_Web

We have been using it for years but we hardly realize how World Wide Web(WWW) has grown over the years. WWW came into existence back in 1989 and it turns 25 today.

In 1989, Tim Berners-Lee, a British programmer working for CERN at the time proposed a system to communicate, access and manage information by hyper-linking pages. This system was adopted by the world and went on to become the World Wide Web where anybody in the world could access the information by using their web browsers.

by Anoop Naik
on 28th February, 2014
last updated 23rd July, 2017

Hulu selling its Japan business to Nippon TV

Hulu selling its Japan business to Nippon TV

Hulu announced in a blog post today that it will be selling its video on demand services in Japan to Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV).

Hulu started its operations in Japan 3 years ago and now it feels that it has reached a point where it is best to sell the business to some company who will carry forward it with more efficient strategy.

by Anoop Naik
on 28th February, 2014
last updated 23rd July, 2017

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update 1 arriving on April 8th

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update 1 arriving on April 8th

Microsoft will be doing a major update to its Microsoft Windows 8.1 and the Update 1 will be arriving on April 8th. Coincidentally, it will also be the day when Microsoft will kill its Windows XP operating system.

While others will have to wait until April 8 to get the Windows 8.1 update, MSDN users can get it on April 2nd.

by Anoop Naik
on 28th February, 2014
last updated 23rd July, 2017

Microsoft offering 100GB OneDrive storage for free

Microsoft offering 100GB OneDrive storage for free

Microsoft in an attempt to attract you towards its cloud storage service, OneDrive, is offering 100GB of free storage space for a period of one year.

If you are smiling wickedly thinking this is a good deal, you just did not listen to the whole story. There is a catch. You need to exchange 100 Bing Reward points to get the free 100GB OneDrive storage.

by Anoop Naik
on 27th February, 2014
last updated 23rd July, 2017