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Google+ adds What's Hot, Ripples, Creative Kit, Google Apps

Google+ social networking site latest update push adds 4 key features.

What’s Hot on Google+: see what everyone’s talking about

Basically knowing what is the world excited about.


Google+ Ripples: watch how posts get shared

Shows how posts are shared in spider view style in a timeline period.


Google+ Creative Kit: have more fun with your photos

A fast and friendly way to make powerful edits to your photos. And since Halloween is here, there is even a template just for that to add some spook to your photos. Do share them publicly on Google+ with the hashtag #gplushalloween.


Google Apps customers can now use Google+

Google+ is now made available to all Google Apps customers worldwide.

» Google+: Popular posts, eye-catching analytics, photo fun and... | Official Google Blog

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Ho Ching named 5th most powerful and is mistaken as first lady by Forbes

Forbes named Singapore Prime Minister wife and CEO of Temasek Holdings, Ho Ching, as the 5th most powerful woman in the world. Ho Ching is mistaken as Singapore's first lady! OMG!

I wonder how can Forbes makes such a blunder. For a complete list, refer to here.

How to stop FortiClient from starting automatically?

Installed FortiClient recently but the challenge in disabling the application/service from running automatically on every start-up annoyed me. Attempt to stop 'FortiClient Service Scheduler' only return 'Parameter is incorrect' error message.

An article on Technet help solve my trouble. To stop FortiClient from starting automatically, try the following:
Shut down FortiClient from the system tray.
Run net stop fortishield on command prompt.
Run msconfig.
On msconfig, switch to the Services tab. Clear the FortiClient Service Scheduler check box and click Apply.Run services.msc on command prompt to open up show all available services.Look for FortiClient Service Scheduler. Switch Startup type to Manual.Restart your computer. FortiClient should not be running automatically the next time round. Hope it helps.

China adds Skype onto its "Illegal" list

Skype may soon join Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube on China's Internet blacklist. This is after the Chinese regulator having declared Internet phone services other than those provided by China Telecom and China Unicom as illegal.

Such move was criticized as being used as a measure to protect the duopoly of state-owned telecom carriers.

VoIP decision means Skype now illegal [via]