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Ciprian on Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Google claims Gmail users have no expectation of privacy

The recent case of Ed Snowden has raised concerns over how vulnerable electronic communications are to surveillance. Google has made it clear that people who send or receive e-mail via Gmail should not expect their messages to remain private. In a 39-page motion filed in June to have a class-action data-mining lawsuit dismissed, the Web […]

Ciprian on Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Facebook is Learning how to Talk

Social networking giant Facebook has acquired speech recognition company Mobile Technologies for an undisclosed sum in what looks like a move to help users overcome language barriers. Mobile Technologies develops speech recognition and machine translation technology. Its main cross-lingual communication tool is Jibbigo, which the company describes as “the world’s first speech-to-speech translator on a […]

Ciprian on Thursday, August 8, 2013

Samsung Smartwatch Plans

The buzz about Samsung’s plans for a smartwatch has intensified with the discovery of trademark and patent filings in the United States and Korea. The U.S. Patent and Trade Office filing lists the name of the patented device as “Samsung Galaxy Gear” and essentially describes a smartwatch A document filed with the Korea Intellectual Property […]

Ciprian on Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Vine Swings to Top of App Store

4pm’s Latest News on the App Scene No other non-game app was downloaded more than Vine in June, according to an app ranker. Vine spent more than six seconds in social media heaven in June, assuming the coveted position of the most downloaded application on Apple’s App Store for the month, when excluding games. Twitter-owned […]

Ciprian on Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Dublin house prices increase 7.7%

Second hand house prices in Dublin have increased by 7.7 per cent since the start of the year, according to the latest Douglas Newman Good (DNG) property price gauge. The nationwide estate agency also said that prices have increased by 15.1 per cent, or €37,500, in the twelve months leading up to the end of […]

Ciprian on Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Who is buying in Dublin?

At present there is a buying spree taking place within the Irish Commercial Property market. Foreign buyers are keen to snap up the prime assets in Dublin.  Analysts predict that these commercial deals that are taking place will top  €1.2 billion in 2013. So who are these buyers? Well, Kennedy Wilson is the main player and […]

Ciprian on Wednesday, July 24, 2013

R Post – registered email

Sending out important documents is rather expensive as well as inconvenient. RPost will make your life much easier. The tamper-detectable format provides the user with a court admission, a legally verifiable snapshot of the entire transaction. It supplies with a: Proof of E-mail delivery Proof of E-mail content delivered Proof of official timestamp sent received […]

Ciprian on Tuesday, July 23, 2013

How to blog successfully

Blogging can increase the traffic on a company’s website and consequently its business. However it can happen quite often that the blog will get more attention from people abroad than in the local area, which can be problematic, especially for local businesses. 4pm has a couple of useful tips to keep your blog local and […]

Ciprian on Friday, July 19, 2013

Yahoo sales decline in the second quarter

  The company has accumulated a heavy credit card bill over the last months due to the acquisition of social and mobile start-ups, but it is more interesting to them that their earnings were on target. During the second quarter they could report a net income of $331 million, or 30 cents per share, excluding […]

Ciprian on Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Time-saving apps you will love

  Life gets busier and more stressful every day. Therefore it is really handy to have some tools which save time and nerves! 4pm present you a couple of apps you will love!! Never lose your car again Your car is at a car park with hundreds of others, and you forgot where you left […]