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iPhone 5 sets a 2 mn pre-booking record (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) iPhone 5 has emerged as the fastest pre-booked device Apple has ever released with more than two million first-day orders, twice the one million orders iPhone ... Read more...

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iPhone 5 sets a 2 million sales record


September 18th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) iPhone 5 has emerged as the fastest-selling device Apple has ever released with more than two million first-day orders, twice the one million orders iPhone 4S ... Read more...

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Microsoft launches TV campaign to challenge Google


September 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Microsoft has launched a nationwide campaign called "Bing It On" in the US, trying to show web users the quality of its Bing search engine ... Read more...

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MTS launches 30 paise plan for calls


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited (SSTL), which operates its services under brand name MTS, Wednesday rated all its tariffs, including roaming services and international calls, at ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular slashes 3G tariffs by 70 percent


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) After Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular became the second operator to have slashed its 3G tariffs in order to draw demand.The operator slashed its tariffs on ... Read more...

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Etisalat connects UAE to South Sudan


April 27th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 26 (IANS/WAM) Etisalat, a telecommunications services provider based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has now enabled Emirati customers to make calls to South Sudan, which became ... Read more...

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Vodafone India revamps top management, appoints Sunil Sood COO


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) In a revamp exercise of its top management, telecom service provider Vodafone India has appointed Sunil Sood as its new chief operating officer (COO) and ... Read more...

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Angry Birds game now on Facebook


February 15th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) The Angry Birds game that has been downloaded 500 million times has been launched as a free version on social network Facebook.In the game, players ... Read more...

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Tata Sky gearing up to meet demand post-digitisation


February 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 15 (IANS) Direct-to-Home (DTH) broadcaster Tata Sky is gearing up to meet the demand for new connections that would come up from the four metros following digitisation ... Read more...

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Visual IQ launches the latest tool for advertisers


February 15th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 15 (IANS) Boston-headquartered Visual IQ, 'the thought leader' in providing companies an impact of their ad-campaign, Wednesday announced the launch of their latest offering TrueAttribution 2.0.It is ... Read more...

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MTS launches zero paisa plan to retain customers


February 9th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) In the wake of older players attempting to lure the subscribers of telecom firms affected by the cancellation of 2G licenses, Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited ... Read more...

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Insurance firms might find draft bancassurance guidelines difficult


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) The draft guidelines on bancassurance by the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA) may turn out to be difficult for a few insurance companies in the country, ... Read more...

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Lava mobile to invest $5 million in Nigeria


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Mobile handset manufacturer Lava Thursday said that it will invest $5 million in the coming fiscal to develop service centres and brand building in Nigeria, ... Read more...

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Lava launches unbreakable phone handset A16


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Handset manufacture Lava mobiles Thursday launched its unbreakable series phone A16 which can withstand an impact of 120 kg and is priced in the ... Read more...

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Indian Railways to get its most powerful diesel locomotive


September 26th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Locomotive major Electro-Motive Diesel Monday said it has completed the design for a high-horsepower locomotive for the Indian Railways.According to the company, the new design ... Read more...

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Panasonic Home Appliances spending $3 mn to expand capacity


September 6th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) With the demand for its electric rice cookers and premium mixer-grinders picking up, the city-based Panasonic Home Appliances Company Ltd is doubling its production capacity ... Read more...

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Sanghi, Joseph win Vodafone Crossword Awards


September 4th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Emerging writer Ashwin Sanghi has won the Vodafone Crossword Book Award 2010 in the popular fiction category for ?Chanakya's Chant?.The award, decided by readers' votes ... Read more...

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Etisalat unveils UAE’s lowest mobile data roaming rates


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July (IANS/WAM) Etisalat has launched the UAE's lowest mobile data roaming rates, offering maximum value.The new rate card offer from 100 MB to 3 GB at 95 percent ... Read more...

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Nilkamal set to enter Kerala’s mattress market


July 13th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 13 (IANS) The Rs.1,500 crore Mumbai-based Nilkamal Ltd, market leaders in the furniture business, is all set to enter the lucrative mattress market in Kerala later this month.Speaking ... Read more...

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Goa to host e-retailing jamboree


May 8th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 8 (IANS) In what is billed as India's biggest e-retailing event featuring some of the top consumer brands, a three-day 'GenX Bazaar 2011' will be held in ... Read more...

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Papa Johns creates special Royal Wedding pizza


April 19th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A bakery in London has created a pizza of Prince William and Kate Middleton for the upcoming Royal Wedding. Several people are jumping into the Riyal Wedding ... Read more...

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Microsoft appoints new marketing head


April 7th, 2011 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 7 (IANS) Microsoft Corp. has appointed Chris Capossela as its chief marketing officer, responsible for the software giant's marketing, advertising and corporate communications.Capossela will replace Mich Mathews, ... Read more...

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Indians more upbeat on health than Chinese, Brazilians: Study


March 29th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cavelossim (Goa), March 29 (IANS) Indians feel happier and healthier than their counterparts in emerging economies, even though only a fraction of them follow the routine of regular exercise and ... Read more...

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US comedian sacked for tweeting Japan jokes


March 15th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) A US insurance firm has fired a comedian who did the voiceover for its mascot - the Aflac duck - for tweeting jokes on the massive ... Read more...

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Vodafone launches mobile wi-fi device


March 14th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone Essar Monday launched its mobile wi-fi device - Vodafone R201 - in India, which can be used by five users simultaneously ... Read more...

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Bharti Axa Life to launch two new products


March 10th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 10 (IANS) Private life insurer Bharti Axa Life Insurance will soon launch two new products, one a traditional participating retirement plan and the other a child protection plan, ... Read more...

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Companies pad up as World Cup fever comes on


February 24th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) From special offers and discounts to new product launches, India Inc is rubbing its hands in glee over the one-and-a-half-month-long World Cup, hoping the cricket ... Read more...

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Could ’skinny’ diet Pepsi turn out to be a big fat faux pas?


February 12th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12 (ANI): The launch of a new 'skinny' diet Pepsi, which associates itself with 'beautiful and confident women', could turn out to be big fat faux pas."Diet Pepsi has ... Read more...

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Vodafone to stream cricket World Cup matches


February 10th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 10,(IANS) Telecom firm Vodafone Essar has bagged exclusive rights for the live streaming of the ESPN-Star Sports coverage of the 2011 World Cup which begins Feb 19, a statement said ... Read more...

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UTI Mutual Fund, HDFC launch investor education project


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 2 (IANS) UTI Mutual Fund Wednesday announced its tie-up with HDFC Bank for an investor education initiative called 'Swatantra' in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu."We are happy to partner with ... Read more...

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The First Look Of Eminem’s Commercial In Grammy Awards


January 7th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A new advertisement presented by the authorities of the Grammy Awards is the story of the life’s journey of rapper Eminem. According to reports in the media, the 53rd edition of ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad cops question firm’s staff on Rs.1 crore gold loot


October 31st, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Suspecting an insider hand, investigators Sunday questioned employees of a finance company from where gold worth over Rs.1 crore was looted by armed dacoits in Ghaziabad a day ... Read more...

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Dacoits loot gold worth over Rs.1 crore (Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 30 (IANS) About a dozen armed dacoits looted cash, mobile phones and jewellery worth over Rs.1 crore from a finance company in Ghaziabad Saturday, police said.The incident took place around ... Read more...

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Gold worth Rs.one crore looted


October 30th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 30 (IANS) About a dozen armed dacoits looted cash and jewellery worth over Rs.one crore from a finance company's Ghaziabad branch Saturday, police said.The incident took place around 9.30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Xbox 360 Users Now Get Internet TV Service


October 14th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is good news for the owners of the Xbox 360 console since AT&T is all set to make the U-Verse TV service accessible on the ... Read more...

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