WordPress powers 18.9% of the web while it has over 46 million downloads and a total of 26,000 plugins on its official library. WordPress version 3.7 is expected in October while 3.8 in December.
Google’s CEO Larry Page, announced in a blog post that Andy Rubin was moving away from heading the Android team in Google. He will be replaced by Sundar Pichai. This is a big change at Google but Andy Rubin is not quitting he is moving to other Google projects. Sundar Pichai seems a natural choice […]
Instagram had 16.4 million daily active users around two weeks ago but that number is down to 12.4 million daily users with a drop of over 24%
Apple is the world most valued company. It is also one of the most profitable companies in the world. The profits really are raked in by the billions by the uber-successful iPhone. There are also other trends likes less iPhone users want to buy another iPhone compared to previous years. Also Apple has missed the […]
I have heard of iPhone users falling in love with their phone. But the true extent of iPhone craze can be only understood, when a survey shows up that 65% users cannot live without their iPhones. Smartphones purchases also are affecting other types of gadgets. For example 60% of iPhone users will not buy a […]
Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed that today morning, the social media website has crossed the magical mark of one billion monthly active users. This means that one billion accounts on Facebook are used actively in a single month. Only last year, Facebook was reported to have 800 million active users. That is a incredibly […]
Google has released is latest update on its transperancy report. It basically catalogs the number of of requests made to Google to remove content by various government and non-government agencies from around the world.
In the report, the number of requests made by Indian government (which includes local agencies, court orders and police) went up by 49% from the previous 6 months.
Between January to June 2011, there were a total 68 content removal requests. In the next six months from July to December 2011, there were a total of 101 requests.
Also only 5 of these requests were backed up by a court order while the rest were from different administrative agencies.
Social networking websites always attract different type of users. For instance a professional is more likely to have a profile on Linked In than say Pinterest which might be attracting a younger crowd. But what about numbers based on gender. Are there more men or women on social networks across the world. This infographic shows […]
This blog runs on self-hosted WordPress platform, hence I have always been interesting in keeping tabs on the popularity of WordPress. Blogging as an activity is also at a all-time high and WordPress seems to dominate the top 100 blogs. According to Pingdom, out of the top 100 blogs in the world, 48 have adopted […]
If there was one company that has defined the internet, it has been Google. Over the years, Google has become synonymous with the word ‘search’. Most webmasters make sure that their sites are optimized for Google first and then bother about other search engines. But how did Google start? And how did this project evolve […]