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Apple asks Russian anti-virus firm to improve OS X security


May 15th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 15 (IANS) Computer giant Apple has contracted specialists from Russian anti-virus company Kaspersky Lab to analyse the vulnerabilities of its Mac OS X operating system and improve its ... Read more...

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Facebook, Apple may be balkanising the web


April 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Google co-founder Sergey Brin has accused social networking website Facebook and computer giant Apple of being the biggest threat to online freedom, even as he ... Read more...

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HP may buy software company for $10 bn: Report


August 19th, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Personal computer giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) is in talks to buy British software company Autonomy for about $10 billion, a media report said.HP - based in Palo ... Read more...

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Hackers attack Apple’s website, claim they stole passwords


July 5th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS/EFE) The AntiSec hackers group has launched an ambitious attack on one of the best-protected websites in the world of technology - Apple's - and said they ... Read more...

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HP, BlackBerry, Wal-Mart sink as markets retreat over Libyan crisis


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto/New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Global giants sank as stock markets tumbled in Toronto and New York Tuesday as oil prices surged amid worries over continuing unrest in Libya.A member ... Read more...

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BlackBerry stock shoots up on Citigroup upgradation


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 17 (IANS) Buoyed up by big gains by energy, financial and tech stocks Wednesday, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) surged over 14,000 points for the first time since ... Read more...

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HP Unveils TouchPad To Take On Rival Tablets


February 10th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Those who had thought that HP is out of the tablet race are wrong. The Computer giant has taken the veils off its upcoming touch screen ... Read more...

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iPhone fits device with screws impossible to remove


January 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) If you want to repair your iPhone without the aid of Apple, you could be screwed!The computer giant has started to use a rare type of screw that ... Read more...

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Nintendo’s new 3D gizmo could harm kids’ eyesight


January 2nd, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Playing 3D games on Nintendo's new 3DS hand-held games console could harm the eyesight of kids under six, the company has warned.The Japanese computer giant has said children ... Read more...

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Apple designing ‘no-glasses’ 3D technology


December 27th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Computer giant Apple, the company behind the iPod and iPhone, is working on a next generation 3D technology for TV and movies that does away with its biggest ... Read more...

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Microsoft warns about flaw that makes hacking easier


December 26th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Microsoft has warned about a flaw on the Internet Explorer browser that could allow hackers to take control of unprotected computers.The bug allows hackers to inject malware onto ... Read more...

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McCartney inks deal to preserve Beatles’ works


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Beatle Paul McCartney has inked a deal with a computer giant to preserve the music and memorabilia of the band in digital form. The singer's library of ... Read more...

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Nokia to get new chief executive from Microsoft


September 10th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 10 (DPA) Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia Friday announced that its chief executive Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo would be replaced by Microsoft's Stephen Elop Sep 21. Elop, a Canadian, currently heads the computer ... Read more...

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HP CEO Mark Hurd resigns over sexual harassment charges


August 7th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 7 (ANI): Mark Hurd has resigned as President and CEO of computer giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) after a probe into sexual harassment charges slapped against him by one of the former ... Read more...

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HP chief resigns over sexual harassment investigation


August 7th, 2010 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 7 (DPA) Mark Hurd, chief executive of computer giant Hewlett Packard (HP), has resigned following an investigation into charges of sexual harassment, the company announced Friday. HP said the investigation ... Read more...

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Malaysian IT consultant to digitalise heritage Tamil inscriptions for posterity


June 28th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 28 (ANI): A globetrotting Malaysian-born information technology (IT) consultant, Subhashini Tremmel has embarked on an ambitious initiative to preserve ancient Tamil heritage in digital format.Tremmel, currently residing in ... Read more...

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All schools in India to have an IT teacher, says Sibal


March 18th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) All secondary schools in India will have a computer teacher each and the central government will bear the related expenses, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal ... Read more...

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Apple’s ‘iKey’ to replace the humble door key


March 7th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Computer giant Apple is set to revolutionize the traditional door key with introduction of a hi-tech alternative nicknamed the 'iKey'.It means people can stop carrying around a bunch ... Read more...

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US stocks drop amid mixed earnings


October 21st, 2009 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 21 (DPA) US stocks fell Tuesday amid a rash of company earnings reports and government figures that pointed to a still-struggling housing market. Earnings were mixed at some of the ... Read more...

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Microsoft apologizes for changing race on Polish site


August 27th, 2009 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 26 (DPA) Microsoft officials in Poland apologized Wednesday for a photo on the company's Polish website that changed a black man's face to white. The photo on the computer giant's ... Read more...

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Apple recalls iPod MP3 players


July 10th, 2009 - 5:04 am ICT by John Le Fevre
US computer giant Apple has agreed to recall all first-generation iPod Nano MP3 players sold in South Korea following reports of batteries overheating and exploding.The recall, the first in the world ... Read more...

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iGATE joins fray to buy majority stake in Satyam


March 13th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 13 (IANS) Nasdaq listed IT and outsourcing solutions major iGATE Friday announced its interest in acquiring a 51-percent stake in scam-hit Indian firm Satyam Computer Services by registering for ... Read more...

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Markets take a dive, weak trading predicted (Lead)


January 20th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Indian equities markets took a nosedive a little before noon Tuesday with a key index falling by about 2.61 percent over its previous close.The sensitive index (Sensex) of ... Read more...

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Gary Glitter makes PS100,000 from telly ad


October 29th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): English rocker Gary Glitter, convicted for sexual offences, stands to make 100,000 pounds after advertising chiefs used one of his songs for an ad.The ad, made for ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel to launch iPhone on Aug 22


August 6th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Himank Sharma New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Almost two months after Apple chief executive Steve Jobs' keynote address featured the Bharti logo prominently alongside the likes of AT&T and O2 as ... Read more...

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