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Noon News: One Million Third Party Apps on Twitter, Anonymous Leaks Military Records, Free Spotify Accounts From Three UK

Micro blogging giant Twitter has announced that it now has more than 1 million registered third party apps. The company said in a blog post that it had just 150,000 third party apps a year ago, indicating the massive developer support the company has garnered over that period.

Samsung’s executive, Omar Khan has announced his departure from the South Korean firm to head the mobile division of a finance group. According to tech website CNET, Omar Khan, the head of strategy and product management is the man behind Samsung’s several Smartphones and tablet computers in the United States.

Hewlett Packard has announced that it has recorded market share gains in every networking segment across all regions. The company said in a press release that in the first quarter of 2011, HP Networking grew more than the market, registering market share gains at the cost of rivals like Cisco.

There's anecdotal evidence to show that Three Mobile is giving away free Spotify Premium plans worth £9.99 per month with some of its monthly tariff for the life of the contract. Officially, Three and Spotify have an ongoing agreement that allows Three Mobile users to get Spotify Premium for two months provided that they have a phone that's compatible with Spotify and are on The One Plan contract or on a contract with Internet Max add-on.

Hacker collective anonymous has released a massive batch of military data it stole from government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. The data, released as a part of ‘Military Meltdown Monday’ under its Anti-Sec campaign, contains emails and passwords of 90,000 US military employees.

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.