News@Five : Cisco's Statement On the Net, iPhone OS Still Rules, Bing Overhaul

ITProPortal's news@five offers the round-up of what's happening in the technological world today, which includes reports of internet traffic exceeding 21 exabytes each day, AdMob establishing iPhone's supremacy and Microsoft updating its Bing search engine.

Cisco's Chief Technology Officer Padmasree Warrior has reported that global internet traffic has reached 21 exabytes per month, citing an impressive increase from 5 Exabytes per month in 2007. She also predicted that if the internet continued to expand at its current pace, per month internet traffic will increase to 56 exabytes by 2013.

Mobile advertising company AdMob - which incidentally has been purchased by Google - has reported that iPhone OS remains the supreme ruler of the US and global smartphone market, despite the meteoric rise in the share of Google's Android OS. Symbian on the other hand, seems to have lost its footing in the global smartphone market since the advent of Apple iPhone.

Software giant Microsoft has revealed a host of new features for its newly revamped Bing search engine, which will be updated this Spring. The new features include Quick Tabs, tighter integration with real-time search technology and inclusion of Foursquare location based game in Bing Maps.

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., has announced a new pay model for its online content, which users will be forced to dish out £1 per day or £2 per week in order to access online news content on Times and Sunday Times, which will inaccessible from June.