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AMNews: Twitter Stories, Julian Assange to be Extradited, Angry Birds Reach 500 Million Downloads Milestone

Twitter - the platform where social media meets microblogging, has added new feature to its site - Twitter Stories. Built in the same line as Facebook Stories, the new feature will give some insight to how the site can potentially make a positive impact on people's lives.

Julian Assange, the founder of the controversial whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, has lost his extradition case in a UK high court. The high court has declared that Assange should be extradited to Sweden to face charges of sexual assault on two women.

Recently, researchers demonstrated of a new technique through which personal information provided on Facebook may be stolen. Researches used Socialbots, a computer program, capable of mimicking any real profile on Facebook, to harvest huge amounts of personal data.

Fujitsu has unveiled a brand new private cloud computing platform to simplify functional IT process areas of storage, search, data analytics as well as multimedia transcoding. According to the company, the new offering, dubbed NuVola, is based on a string of existing Fujitsu storage and server products, including Primergy server hardware and Eternus Storage etc.

Game developer Rovio has announced that Angry Birds, the game who was propelled into stardom by mobile platforms such as Android and iOS, has been downloaded more than 500 million times, making it the most downloaded game in gaming history.

Ravi Mandalia

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.