The Latest in Technology News Twitter buys Snappy TV Who would have thought that TV viewing would ever be more social? Twitter is looking to do just that by agreeing to buy Snappy TV, which is a San Francisco-based video sharing playback. The move seems to be the second step towards Twitter's ambitions to get into what it calls "Social TV", the first being the revealing of the Vine app last year. Some of the clients in Snappy TV include Fox Sports, Universal Sports and ABC News just to name a few. Snappy TV is already used by various media companies to send sports updates and other videos on Twitter. This deal will enable Twitter to make the video a big part of its service, which is something it has been wanting to do for some time now. Both parties have so far been tightlipped on the purchase price. Google and Microsoft phones to give a "kill switch" As technology spreads, it should not agree that Smartphone is still a sad reality, and the latest figures have only shown that it is more likely to increase. Given that two titles in the technology world, Google and Microsoft recently announced that their future Smartphone models will include a dead contact, enabling the user to disable his Smartphone, making it worthless for the thief. The New York Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, also said that with companies like Google and Microsoft aboard, nearly 95% of Smartphones will have a swap. The latest version of Apple iOS has no dead contact called "Activation lock" along with a tracking software that requires a password before iPhone or iPad can be restored. Samsung also launched a similar feature called "Reactivation Lock" in May. While many call it a marginal improvement in keeping smart phone theft on a steep, there are those.