Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple

In a press release, the Board of Apple announced that Steve Jobs has resigned as Chief Executive Officer, and the Board has named Tim Cook, previously Apple’s Chief Operating Officer, as the company’s new CEO. Jobs has been elected Chairman of the Board and Cook will join the Board, effective immediately. In his letter, Steve Jobs stated: To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community: I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know.

Windows 7 Beta to be released worldwide tomorrow

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has announced that a test version of the US software titan's Windows 7 operating system will be available worldwide on Friday. Earlier he had announced that Windows 7 is nearing completion and is almost ready for release. Windows 7 Beta will be available for all users for testing or regular use until the final version is made available.

FeedBlitz Changes Its TOS – Lists with 5000+ Subscribers Effected

FeedBlitz, a popular Blog to Email service has changed its Terms of Service which come into effect on August 19, 2007. The two main changes to the terms of service are: Lists with an active circulation of 5,000 or more must be on a FeedBlitz premium service (Pro, Turbo or Newsletter Edition). Ads will be inserted into subscriber emails for lists with circulations of this size until such time as they comply This is indeed a surprising change, though their reasoning for the same makes sense.

China limits kids’ online gaming time

Amidst concerns of curbs on free speech and online gaming addiction, China has passed a decree to limit the amount of time kids spend gaming online report Xinhua. Kids spending more than three hours online will lose half the credits they earned and those spending more than five hours online lose all of them. Online gamers will also need to get themselves registered.

Service Saturday: IndiaNewsBox

IndiaNewsBox is a new Indian startup that aims at being a news aggregator to display news on a single page while preserving the segregation in news source. Currently they offer news from the following categories: National Headlines International Headlines Business Sports -> Cricket Technology News Showbiz Regional News -> Hindi Regional News -> Kannada Market News Indian Blogs Each page has nine different sources for news. Clicking on an article takes you to the respective page.