Team Droid: Half a Million Android Devices are Activated a Day

Google’s Android chief, Andy Rubin, revealed in a tweet that there are 500,000 Android device activations per day, and this number is growing at a rate of 4.4% w/w. This means that Google Android might reach 1 million activations by the end of the year. Similar to Google’s proud announcement, Apple used to make us
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Porsche is Working to Create a Self-Driving Car

Will Smith’s self-driving car scene in I, Robot (2004), may be closer to reality now as Porsche is creating a no-pedal cruise control system called, ACC InnoDrive. With this system, designed with safety and fuel efficiency in mind, collects your driving data for your regular locations, and uses the raw data to learn your route,
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Mobile Devices will SleepWell to Save Battery Life

Smartphones are definitely an essential part of many tech-savvy callers these days, but it’s easy to miss the days when a fully charged battery on flip phones could last 3 days. When spending the morning checking the news on our smartphone’s browser, sending emails, or checking Twitter, Facebook, and other social media, our phone’s battery
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Facebook To Launch Skype-Powered In-Browser Video Chat Feature Next Week

A Facebook video chat feature, powered by Skype, will be launched next week. According to reports, friends will be able to use an integrated version of the online communication program within their browsers. On July 6, CEO Mark Zuckerberg will hold…

Facebook Makes “Credits” for Games Mandatory

Facebook Makes “Credits” for Games Mandatory: Game Makers move fast to comply with Facebook. A few months ago, Facebook announced that it was going to make Facebook game developers use ‘credits’ for payment.  Facebook credits are a virtual currency used to buy goods in applications or games made for Facebook.  Users can add more credits
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Zynga, Maker of ‘FarmVille’ Goes Public, Files For $1 Billion IPO

Zynga has filed for a $1 Billion IPO (initial public offering). The social network game developer, known for browser-based games such as FarmVille and CityVille, submitted the SEC S-1 filing in order to go public today. About 60 million daily users…