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Linux turns 20 Years old

on September 19, 2011 | Linux | Comments (0)
Linux turns 20 Years old

On Saturday 17th of September was the 20th Birthday for Linux kernel, where version 0.01 was released. You may not be aware but a huge amount of websites today run on a Linux operating system. In September 1991 the first Linux kernel was released to the public by Linus Torvalds. The original kernel had about […]

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Wikipedia now 10 years old!

on January 17, 2011 | Wikipedia | Comments (0)
Wikipedia now 10 years old!

Wikipedia is now 10 years old. The site was founded in January 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. The site operates as a not for profit charitable organisation – although with such huge traffic and unique visitors the site could have sold ad space on the site – however decided against this approach. The […]

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Facebook Applications now tell what Private Data is Shared

on July 1, 2010 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Applications now tell what Private Data is Shared

Facebook is rolling out a new feature that requires 3rd party applications to inform users exactly what parts of their profiles will be shared to make the applications work. Applications already had to ask for user permission to access anything in their profiles that wasn’t public. But these apps didn’t actually have to specify what […]

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Youtube announces 2 Billion videos views per day

on May 17, 2010 | Youtube | Comments (2)
Youtube announces 2 Billion videos views per day

YouTube has announced that their website is getting 2 Billion video views per day. Youtube have also mentioned 24 hours of video is uploaded to the site every minute. The company is celebrating their 5th birthday this week and have complied a presentation on their history at – www.youtube.com/fiveyear and make sure you check out […]

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LinkedIn now 7 years old

on May 10, 2010 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
LinkedIn now 7 years old

Just last week LinkedIn turned 7 years old, birthday time! LinkedIn was launched May 2003, which makes it older than several other social media/networking sites. As we mentioned LinkedIn stats recently – 65 million users have signed up to the service, and around 1 million in Australia. There have been estimates of LinkedIn’s value in […]

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