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Facebook reportedly plans IPO filing for Wednesday

January 27th, 2012

Facebook plans to file for its initial public offering as soon as Wednesday next week according to multiple reports from Dow Jones Newswires. Morgan Stanley is expected to win the deal to lead the highly anticipated IPO, and Goldman Sachs is also reportedly expected to play a role. According to Dow Jones Newswires, Facebook is …

Apple's AirPlay private key discovered, revealed

April 11th, 2011

It looks as though software developer James Laird has opened Pandora’s box for Apple’s AirPlay music streaming system. Frustrated by the fact that an AirPort Express emulator did not exist, Laird began to look for a solution that would allow him to stream iTunes music without the use of AirPlay. “I was disappointed to find …

Hulu Plus exits private beta; now available to all

November 4th, 2010

Hulu Plus, a premium Web-based video streaming service, is now available to the public. Rob Wong, product director for Hulu Plus, made the announcement Thursday on the company’s blog, saying the service is now available without need for an invitation. Hulu provides a service that allows users to stream movies and TV episodes for free …

Nokia updating Ovi Maps with traffic, public transportation, and check-ins

September 14th, 2010

Aside from announcing the C6-01, C7, and E7, Nokia also announced some added features to their Ovi Maps application today at Nokia World. The new, improved Ovi Maps will offer, live traffic flow information, a new drive assist mode, public transportation maps, a redesigned places page, and social check-ins. The public transportation maps will be available via a map …

Bloomberg: Facebook to postpone IPO until 2012

July 31st, 2010

Bloomberg is reporting that social network Facebook will postpone an IPO until 2012. Investors have been speculating that the world’s largest social network — valued at $24.9 billion — would go public sometime in 2011. Bloomberg writes, “Waiting lets Zuckerberg, 26, hone the skills needed to steer a company that issues quarterly results while facing …

Swype for Android now available for public consumption

June 16th, 2010

Today Swype announced that its popular keyboard alternative is now available for public download for all Android users. The free-for-all beta download will be available for a limited amount of time — a few days most likely — and is a feature limited version of the keyboard. Folks that want the fully featured version will …

Still waiting on a Google Voice invite? This could take a while…

June 26th, 2009

As impatient people craving access to Google Voice continue to wait for the arrival of that joyous invitation email, Google Voice head Craig Walker gives us a brief insight into just how long of a wait some users may be looking at. A short while ago, Walker tweeted that the team is currently working on …

Google Voice invites start flowing

June 25th, 2009

Following a tasty spot with NBC’s Janet Shamlian on NBC’s Today Show this morning, it looks as though Google Voice has taken a big step toward wider availability today. According to GV’s Twitter account, invites are starting to go out en masse. Now, don’t start going crazy if you’ve registered for an invite and don’t …