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Facebook to launch Verified Accounts

on February 16, 2012 | Facebook | Comments (1)
Facebook to launch Verified Accounts

Similar to Twitter and Google Plus, Facebook is going to be launched Verified Accounts to users with a large number of subscribers. Whilst Verified Facebook accounts will not get a special badge on the profile, they will show more often as a Suggested Subscription: http://www.facebook.com/subscriptions/suggestions/ – obviously getting special prominence in Facebook’s edgerank algorithm. A […]

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PayPal to launch PayPal Wallet

on November 3, 2011 | PayPal | Comments (1)
PayPal to launch PayPal Wallet

We previously wrote about how Google is created a new NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile payment solution called Google Wallet. It seems now PayPal is going down the same path by creating their own wallet type device that can be swiped at credit card terminals. There are 2 advantages of this PayPal system over Google […]

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Rumor: Facebook looking to launch their own smartphones

on January 27, 2011 | Facebook Mobile | Comments (1)
Rumor: Facebook looking to launch their own smartphones

There has been speculation that Facebook and HTC are working together to create a Facebook-branded smartphone. The devices will run on a tweaked/modified version of the Google Android Operating System. There has been no confirmation from Facebook that they are indeed working on phone, so we will have to see over the coming months if […]

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Google to Launch GroupOn competitor – Google Offers

on January 24, 2011 | Google | Comments (0)
Google to Launch GroupOn competitor - Google Offers

Google is looking to launch a competing service to famous US and International daily offers website, GroupOn. Google tried to purchase GroupOn a few months ago for $6 billion, but the offer was rejected and GroupOn is now looking to go ahead with a $15 Billion Initial Public Offering (IPO). With Google’s huge resources, brand […]

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Optus Holding Midnight iPhone 4 Launch Events, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

Optus Holding Midnight iPhone 4 Launch Events, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

Optus has confirmed that they are having a midnight launch event in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth for iPhone 4 Thursday, July 29. Who will brave the winter? Technically, the phone is not on sale until 12:01 Friday morning, but given the multitude of people lined up in previous years for the new iPhone, time […]

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Video meets Social Media: Australia, Vidcall

on July 6, 2010 | Social Media | Comments (0)
Video meets Social Media: Australia, Vidcall

A new website is launching in Australia soon, Vidcall, than is the place where Social Media meets video. The site is: www.vidcall.com.au which is the Australian version of vidcall.com Site will be launching in Australian in a few weeks and it looks like they have already got an iPhone application. The service set you up […]

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Facebook ready to launch Location Based Services

Facebook ready to launch Location Based Services

There has been alot of competition lately location-based services (LBS) market (applications such as Foursquare, Gowalla, Brightkite) and that has now sparked interested from Facebook Twitter has just launched their own Twitter location features showing they too want to capitalise on this rapidly expanding segment. That moves the whole Twitter service one step close to […]

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The iPad Finally Launches in Australia

on May 27, 2010 | Apple Australia iPad | Comments (0)
The iPad Finally Launches in Australia

Well it has been a long time coming. The iPad officially launches in Australia tomorrow and some lucky reviewers have already got their hands on the device. Australian Macworld has covered both the 3G and wi-fi versions and to be honest I can’t wait. I believe the portability of the device will once again put social media […]

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Apple Store Bondi opening, get a free T-shirt

on May 25, 2010 | Apple Australia Sydney | Comments (2)
Apple Store Bondi opening, get a free T-shirt

This Saturday the 28th of May the iPad is officially available for purchase in Australia. Also a brand Apple store is opening at Bondi Junction from 8am on the 28th. The first 2,500 visitors will get a free Apple T-shirt. No doubt there will be a huge turnout. Placing an Apple Store in Sydney’s Eastern […]

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Microsoft launches social media aggregator Spindex

on May 19, 2010 | Microsoft | Comments (0)
Microsoft launches social media aggregator Spindex

Microsoft has launched a social media aggregator – www.spindex.me Spindex aggregates regular social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. In addition to that it looks at RSS feeds, bookmarking services, and Microsoft’s Bing. Currently the system is in a closed private-beta mode – but users can sign in with their Windows Live ID. The tool […]

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