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Software firm denies Russian spy agency tie-up


August 28th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian IT company has denied any involvement in a project to develop software to monitor social networks and influence public opinion for the country's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Karzai opens Facebook, Twitter accounts


November 25th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghan President Hamid Karzai has opened personal accounts on social network Facebook and micro-blog Twitter, a presidential spokesperson said.After opening the accounts, Karzai had ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Facebook features not so appealing, says poll


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) While social networking site Facebook has been a fascination for a lot of people at offices and homes for quite some time, its changed features ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arterton avoids using internet


September 12th, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) British actress Gemma Arterton avoids using the internet because she doesn't want to read her criticism."I'm really rubbish with the internet, I try to stay ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kuwait teachers told to use Twitter, Facebook


August 15th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Aug 15 (IANS) Teachers in Kuwait schools are being encouraged by the government to use latest technology, including social networking websites like Twitter and Facebook, to communicate ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Our age defines happiness for us


August 4th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Happiness, it is said, is all a state of the mind -- and a new study has revealed how young and old people experience completely different ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Porn blogger in China gets jail term


June 30th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 30 (IANS) A man in China who blogged about his sexual experiences with prostitutes has been sentenced to a year in prison, a media report said Thursday.Lin Chenglong, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Deols go digital, launch their website


May 31st, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The three Deols of Bollywood - Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby - Tuesday launched their website www.vijaytafilms.com because they want to connect with their fans directly.They ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Another Anwar Ibrahim sex video released on Internet


April 28th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 28 (ANI): Another short clip of a sex video showing Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has made its way into the internet.The clip is believed to be part of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bus-train collision kills 3, injures 85 in northwest China


March 25th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
URUMQI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people died and 85 others were injured on Thursday after a train ran into a stalled bus in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Why do e-mails give wings to rumours?


March 8th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) More than the Internet, it is the e-mail that gives wings to gossip and rumours as people are more trusting of this mode of information, research ... Read more...

Posted in World |

E-mails, not Internet use, encourage belief in political rumors


March 8th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 08 (ANI): A new study suggests that use of the Internet in general does not make people more likely to believe political rumors.However, one form of Internet communication - e-mail ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Upper-casing password can foolproof your e-mail account


February 11th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Simply upper-casing your password can minimise a hacker's chance of finding out your account. A six-letter password in lower-case text takes a hacker's computer just 10 minutes to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

AOL buys Huffington Post for 315 million dollars


February 7th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 7(ANI): New York-based AOL is reportedly buying the Huffington Post for 315 million dollars.The Huffington Post is a progressive American news website and content aggregating blog founded by Arianna ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Malaysian bloggers chalk up revenues of up to RM1mil annually


January 24th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 24 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, then Malaysian bloggers and blog operators are able to chalk up revenues of up to RM1mil annually.According to Berita Harian, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Birth of baby on German pavement captured on Google Street View


November 24th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Google Street View has apparently captured the birth of a child on a German footpath, but some users say that it is almost certainly a hoax.The photo, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Bad Girls Club’ Miami Reunion Gets Ugly


November 17th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With another season of 'Bad Girls Club' coming to an end recently, the reunion was one of the most anticipated episode for the fans of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Samsung might release Nexus 2 phone on the 8th of November


November 1st, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports indicate that Samsung has set November 8 as the date for the launch of its highly anticipated Nexus 2 phone. If the phone is ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Swann apologizes to South African fans for his slur on Twitter


October 17th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 17 (ANI): England spinner Graeme Swann has had to apologise for a Twitter message in which he referred to South African fans as "Dutchmen".Swann's tweets should be a highlight of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

AOL Buys TechCrunch


September 29th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a statement which was released by Tim Armstrong of AOL, it was revealed that AOL has bought ‘TechCrunch’. “I’m very pleased to announce that we have acquired ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Mischa Barton splits from latest boyfriend


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): Mischa Barton has parted ways with her latest beau DJ Ali Love.At the age of 24, Mischa has already endured a series of failed relationships, including a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mischa Barton splits from beau


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Mischa Barton has split from her boyfriend, British DJ Ali Live, due to extensive media intrusion. The 24-year-old is said to have moved back to Los ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

What you flaunt online may haunt your job prospects


August 18th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) What young people are today revealing so freely online might come to haunt their future job prospects. The chief executive of Google, Eric Schmidt, said the enormous quantity of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Jet Blue Flight Attendant Quits His Job, To Face Jail Sentence Of 7 Years?


August 14th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last Monday, August 9, 2010, Steven Slater, a Jet Blue Flight Attendant was arrested and charged with criminal mischief and criminal trespass. Steven Slater had an ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Candidate John Mantooth’s Daughter: Don’t Vote For My Dad


July 28th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oklahoma, July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is not rare to see same family members believing in different political ideologies or campaigning for different political parties. However, it is not quite ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Flying Pasties’ can preserve your modesty from airport scanners


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 20 (ANI): A Las Vegas company has launched a product called "Flying Pasties", which it claims can help preserve a passenger's modesty from full-body airport scanners."Flying Pasties", which come in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Telling mom about pregnancy was ‘harder than labour’, says Bristol Palin


June 30th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Former Vice Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol has said that breaking the news of her pregnancy to her mother was 'harder than labour'.The now 19-year-old mom ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

PLA to assist ‘online dating’ banned Chinese troops find love


June 29th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 29 (ANI): In an attempt to woo its soldiers, the People's Liberation Army of China has promised to help its cadres find love, after the Government banned them from internet ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pattinson defends Stewart over rape comments


June 24th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson has defended his co-star and girlfriend Kristen Stewart for her "rape" comments blaming Internet journalists for blowing her statement out of proportion. Stewart was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Arabic bloggers to compete for best blogging award


June 11th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 11 (IANS/WAM) Arabic language blogs have invaded the internet over the last few years, and now outstanding bloggers from the Gulf region will compete for the 'Arab Blogging Award'. There are ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Eminem’s Latest Album Leaked On Internet


June 9th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
American Rapper, Eminem’s highly anticipated upcoming album ‘Recovery’ has been leaked online along with the full track list. This occurred on Monday night. The album is scheduled for an official release ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Busy’ Mick Jagger hires assistant to update his blog


May 28th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): Sir Mick Jagger has hired a personal assistant to update his online blogs - as he is too busy to do it himself.The Rolling Stones front man ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A New iPhone Materializes On The Websites In Vietnam


May 13th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A spanking new iPhone has emerged once again. This new model has become visible in Vietnam.There have been video reports and photographs of ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Kim Kardashian Denies Her Love For Burritos Caused Aircraft Stench


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is in news again, but this time round the source is not one of her television shows. A number of tabloids ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kat Stacks In News Over Alleged Sextape


April 30th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After several of her blogs became commonplace on the net a few days ago claiming Kat Stacks' acquaintance with a number of celebrities, Kat Stacks is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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