Facebook is set to reach one billion active users by August of this year, according to research from iCrossing. Facebook, comfortably the world's largest social network, currently has in excess of 800 million active users.
Microsoft is today celebrating the further demise of Internet Explorer 6 as it officially falls below 1% market share in the United States for the first time. The US now joins other leading nations Austria, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway where support for the defunct browser had already dropped below this milestone.
Electronic Arts (EA), Nintendo and Sony Electronics may have all pulled their support for Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), that's according to an updated list of bill champions published by the United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee.
Even as rumours of Microsoft's next generation console (dubbed the Xbox 720 by some) release in late 2012 gather momentum, Xbox 360 sales have never been better, selling some 1.7 million units in the United States last month alone.
Sony are preparing for the launch of PlayStation Vita in Japan next month by releasing a new PlayStation 3 system software update (v4.0) later this week. The update will allow for sharing of digital content between PS Vita and PS3.
United States President Barack Obama has joined Google+ ahead of next year's presidential election. The Google+ Page has officially been verified by Google and its first update published Wednesday afternoon.
Facebook, Google, Yahoo!, Mozilla, LinkedIn, Twitter, eBay, AOL, and Zynga have jointly written to the House of Representatives' Committee on the Judiciary to "express concern" at the proposed SOPA bill.
With the release of iTunes 10.5.1 earlier today, Apple's long-anticipated iTunes Match is finally here. iTunes Match is a paid-for service that gives Apple device users access to their entire music library anywhere using iCloud.
The Street View team over at Google have been busy over the past year recording imagery in hundreds of parks across 22 countries. Now, starting today, armchair explorers can tour some of the world's "most beautiful and unique parks" using Google's dedicated Maps gallery.
Back in May we reported that Google introduced YouTube movie rentals to users in the United States. Last month, YouTube expanded this service to users in Canada and has today done the same for those living in the UK.
With a little over 24 hours until Apple CEO Tim Cook showcases the next iPhone, evidence is gathering that the rumoured teardrop-shaped iPhone 5 will not make its debut. Instead, a budget iPhone 4 and new iPhone 4S models will be announced for immediate or near-immediate release, with the iPhone 5 now expected to launch at a later date.
Ireland is listed at 41 in world internet speed rankings, behind other countries like Bulgaria, Poland and the United Kingdom, according to aggregated data from SpeedTests.net. Perhaps most dishearteningly, Ireland has the second lowest internet speeds among EU member states, only scoring marginally better than Luxembourg in last place.