Google has bought social widget maker Slide, for a reported $180m, as the search giant looks to expand into the lucrative apps market.
Offering a chat forum, news on travel, daily London news, games and a commuter happiness index, Tubehell.com also plans to renovate tube travel by lobbying national government and local government for improvements – currently, there is an online petition urging; “John two jags Prescott” to travel on the underground for a week. Founder Samir Satchua,formerly … [Read more…]
announced plans to develop standards to facilitate high-speed in-home networks using existing phone lines. The new group, which calls itself the Home Phoneline Networking Alliance, differs from other home-focused networking efforts in that it intends to create products to connect devices already within a home, rather than finding ways to bring high-speed lines from outside. … [Read more…]
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