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Paltrow happy to sacrifice career for family


September 19th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she is happy to take up smaller roles in films as it will help her in being a good wife ... Read more...

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Google buys Instagram rival Snapseed


September 18th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Following social networking site Facebook's purchase of photo-sharing app Instagram, Google has announced the acquisition of Nik Software, maker of the popular Snapseed photo editing and ... Read more...

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Half a billion Android devices activated: Google


September 13th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Google Wednesday announced that 500 million devices running on its Android operating system have been activated so far."Today is a big day for Android... 500 ... Read more...

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Angry Sheen throws iPAD on wall


September 12th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen got so angry with Apple's non-sharing policy, that he threw his iPAD on the wall."He (Steve Jobs) advanced our society but he ... Read more...

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Samsung has not infringed Apple’s key patent: Tokyo court


August 31st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 31 (IANS) The Tokyo District Court Friday ruled that Samsung Electronics Co. has not infringed Apple Inc.'s smartphone and tablet computer patent.The ruling came after a US jury's ... Read more...

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China Mobile to offer cloud storage service


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China Mobile Ltd, the world's biggest mobile operator by users, plans to offer a cloud storage service to Chinese users by the end of the year, ... Read more...

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Hacker claims security flaw with Apple’s iPhone


August 18th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 18 (IANS) A hacker Friday revealed a security flaw that he claimed could make Apple's iPhone particularly vulnerable to text message cheating.The flaw has existed since iPhone ... Read more...

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Marc Anthony supports charity for orphans


August 11th, 2012 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) Singer Marc Anthony hosted a fundraiser event in New York for an orphanage.The 43-year-old hosted the event for Maestro Cares Foundation, which supports a ... Read more...

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Apple applies for iPad Smart Cover patent


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Apple has applied for a patent on iPad Smart Cover with an embedded secondary display designed to enhance the functionality of the tablet computer."Thin flexible ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise goes house hunting in New York


August 1st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 50 year old actor Tom Cruise is on a house hunt in New York. Cruise has been said to be looking at secluded properties as he ... Read more...

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Policeman injured in Kashmir grenade attack


July 31st, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) A Jammu and Kashmir Police constable was injured Tuesday in the state's Sopore town after guerrillas lobbed grenades at a paramilitary camp and the local police ... Read more...

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China-made fireworks to light up London Olympics


July 27th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Changsha, July 27 (IANS) Fireworks made in China will light up the sky during the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics Friday night."All the fireworks to be set off at ... Read more...

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Google buys email management software provider


July 21st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 21 (IANS) Google has acquired Sparrow, a provider of email management software for Apple's platforms, Sparrow announced."Now we're joining the Gmail team to accomplish a bigger vision ... Read more...

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Cruise takes helicopter ride with Suri


July 19th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 19 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise and his six-year-old daughter enjoyed a trip in a chopper here.Suri excitedly looked out of the window to see the panoramic ... Read more...

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Despite not being released, iPhone 5 goes on sale in China!


July 13th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite not being released, iPhone 5 is already up for sale in China! This news is surely baffling, as Apple officials have maintained a very stiff upper ... Read more...

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Apple pays $60 mn for iPad trademark in China


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $60 million to Proview Technology (Shenzhen) to settle the dispute over the iPad trademark, a court announced Monday.Apple has transferred ... Read more...

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Cruise to file for divorce in Los Angeles


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise was deeply saddened by Katie Holmes decision to end their five-year marriage when she filed official papers in New York but ... Read more...

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Chris Martin says Kids keep adults’ ego in check


June 29th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Singer Chris Martin, who is married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow, says his children are the reason he doesn't have a big ego.The 37-year-old says his ... Read more...

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Google announces cloud-computing service


June 29th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, June 29 (IANS) Google has announced Compute Engine, a cloud-computing service that allows businesses to run their applications on servers in the tech giant's data center."We're introducing Google ... Read more...

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Rihanna ignores naysayers, lives life on her own terms


June 1st, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna seems to have adopted a "who cares" attitude because she has realised she can't please everyone all the time.The 24-year-old recently created ... Read more...

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Facebook smartphone to be ‘released next year’


May 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s biggest social networking site, Facebook is planning to launch its own smartphone model by next year. Various reports have suggested that the company has ... Read more...

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US Sikh group’s mobile app to combat racial profiling


April 30th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) The Sikh Coalition, a US based community group, has launched FlyRights, an innovative mobile application that allows users to report instances of airport profiling in real ... Read more...

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Apple’s new iPad launched in India


April 27th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Apple's new iPad, with a price tag of Rs.30,500-Rs.50,900, hit the Indian market Friday.The tablet features a new retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with ... Read more...

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Apple quarterly results exceed expectations


April 25th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 25 (IANS) Apple has released quarterly sales and earnings results that surpassed analysts' expectations.In its fiscal 2012 second quarter ending March 31, the company raked $39.2 billion ... Read more...

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50 Cent to launch gambling game


April 25th, 2012 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent is set to launch a gambling game on Facebook.The singer has teamed up with bosses of Game Show Network Digital to ... Read more...

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US sues Apple, publishers over e-book pricing


April 12th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 12 (IANS) The US government Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five major book publishers, saying they conspired to limit market competition in electronic book ... Read more...

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Paltrow’s family learns French for fun


April 6th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow's family is learning French.The actress has signed her husband Chris Martin and their two children Apple, 7, and Moses, 6, for ... Read more...

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New iPad tops tablet ratings


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Apple's new iPad has scored the highest ratings among tablet devices in the market, says a survey by US magazine Consumer Reports."Performance on the new iPad ... Read more...

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Kutcher to play Steve Jobs


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) Actor Ashton Kutcher will star as Steve Jobs in the movie "Jobs".The independent movie is being produced and financed by Five Star Institute's Mark Hulme. ... Read more...

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Paper iPhones offered to deceased


March 28th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) As iPhones and iPads are getting more popular in China, some people are choosing paper-made Apple goods as offerings to their deceased relatives.Many shops on Taobao, ... Read more...

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School to equip students with iPads


March 27th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) A top-tier high school in China is considering equipping its seniors with iPads, the first in China to do so, China Daily reported Tuesday.Starting in September, ... Read more...

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Man shoots at iPad to test durability


March 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) A man carried out a durability test on the new iPad by shooting at it, a media report said.The video of the Apple gadget being destroyed ... Read more...

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Sneak peek of ‘The Bachelor’ season finale


March 13th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Bachelor – ben is all set to choose the woman of his dreams from Courtney or Lindzi on the TV tonight.Before making his final decision, ... Read more...

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Apple’s new iPad faces ban in China


March 8th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Apple's new iPad could be banned in China if it does not resolve a trademark issue with Chinese technology firm Proview, a media report said Thursday.Proview ... Read more...

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Android taking over the smartphone market


March 8th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google’s Android OS is fast crowding the smartphone market. Market analysts ComScore Inc. reports that three in every four smartphones in the United States currently runs on ... Read more...

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