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Top 5 Women Who Impacted Technology in 2010

Katie Stanton, International Strategist for Twitter Katie Stanton has impressively long names of companies in her resume. They include the White House, Google Inc, and her latest addition is Twitter. Her remit is working on Twitter’s international strategy and her experience in social media will be a key asset to the company. Katie has a history of working in technology, and her knowledge of departmental laws will help Twitter work alongside government agencies, as she’ll be spearheading the free information approach, especially after the Wikileaks incident. Stanton has been a key player in the techsphere for some time, and this extends to her private life. Following the Haiti disaster she worked with a group of engineers to create a free texting service to help those in need and she is constantly in demand as an expert in both social media and government policy.
Caterina Fake, Co-Founder of Flickr and Hunch Despite having a surname which sounds like a pseudonym for a spy (it’…

top 5 Technology Brands in 2010

According to latest BrandZ report announced by Millward Brown Optimor, the value of the 100 top brands rose 4 percent to more than $2 trillion. As per the report, in the top ten positions, there are only three non-tech brands: McDonald's, Coca-Cola, and Marlboro. Rest of the ranks are taken by tech biggies like Google, IBM, and Apple etc. This shows the increased value of technology in our today’s lives.

Here, the feature discusses about the top technology brands and the reasons for their success.

Google Inc.

Google, the search giant leads the 100 top brands with a brand value of $114bn. Its brand value surged by 14 per cent to become the world's strongest brand. The search engine has reported more than 1 billion searches daily combined with the popularity of products like YouTube, Gmail, and the Android mobile phone platform. The company has earned $6.5 billion from $23.7 billion in revenue in 2009, primarily from online ad sales.

International Business Machines C…

Top 5 Laptops of 2010

Apple MacBook Pro Spring 2010
With the iconic unibody aluminum construction and a large glass multitouch trackpad, Apple Mac book pro spring 2010 offers major internal changes, including an optional Intel Core i7 CPU, making it a very serious portable powerhouse. It has 4GB, 1066MHz DDR3 RAM and 500GB hard disk. The device is equipped with Nvidia GeForce GT330M discrete graphics and runs on OS X 10.6.2 Snow Leopard operating system. The laptop comes with stereo speakers, headphone/microphone jacks, 2 USB 2.0, FireWire 800, SD card reader, Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Apple MacBook Pro Spring 2010 is available in different price ranges starting from 57,000 to 1,00,000.
Lenovo IdePad Y560

The IdeaPad Y560 that comes with an orange strip around its screen and a glossy surface layering the laptop's display screen has the same dark coffee brown color scheme as the earlier Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 and IdeaPad Y450 laptops. It has a 15.6-inch glossy LED-backlit screen w…

Top 5 Antivirus of 2010

1. Kasperksy Antivirus 2010Features of this antivirus include- Real-time protection against viruses and spyware.Scanning of websites and emails for malicious code.Protection for your digital identity at all times.Vulnerability scan and treatment adviceEasy-access Desktop gadget 2. ESET NOD32 Antivirus 2010Features of this antivirus include- Keeps you safe from viruses, spyware, Trojans, password stealers and other malware threatsStops most new threats proactively, well before other vendors have issued a signature, maximizing your defense against new and unknown threatsScans and cleans Internet traffic and email, even when it’s SSL-encrypted, so your email is always safeStops threats from entering through removable devices so you can share files with confidenceIntegrated SysInspector and SysRescue simplify system diagnosis and recoverySelf defense prevents malware from degrading your level of protectionTiny signature updates happen discretely as needed…

The 20 Best Inventions of 2010

Square There might not be a piece of tech more due for an update than the cash register. Enter Square, a payment platform created by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey. With the aid of a tiny magnetic card reader that attaches to a smart phone, Square lets anyone process credit cards. It might not do away with paper entirely — plenty of people still prefer cash — but you certainly don’t need to wait for a receipt: sign on the screen, and Square sends a copy straight to e-mail.

Google’s Driverless Car Is it an auto automobile? An aut2.0mobile? Whatever you call it, Google’s new Prius — tricked out with radar sensors, video cameras and a laser range finder — has driven itself 140,000 miles without an unscheduled meeting with a light pole. Other geek squads have been running driver less vehicles in the California desert for years, partly at the behest of the U.S. Department of Defense. But only Google can rev the petabyte-sucking mapping technology that guides its car along busy s…