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Stamping out rumours, viruses with mathematics


August 12th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, Aug 12 (IANS) Tracing the source of epidemics or crime has become much more complicated in the age of Internet connectivity, unlike detecting those committed by old, mafia-style ... Read more...

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Facebook gambling app evokes public outcry


August 7th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The first Facebook app to allow players to gamble with real money has provoked an outcry from Christian groups, the Telegraph reported Tuesday.Bingo Friendzy, developed ... Read more...

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President’s website goes interactive


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee's official website has been redesigned to make it more interactive for the people, a Rashtrapati Bhavan release said Friday.The redesigned website ... Read more...

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Facebook share price slumps below $20


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is with fear of its growth. Yesterday, 2nd March for the first time since it came in to being, Facebook shares dropped to below 20 ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Gay activists to hold their couple kissing day at Chick-fil-A restaurants


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gay rights activists are planning to hold a national same sex couple kissing day on Friday. The event will be held at the chick-fil-a restaurant chain. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

India spurs Facebook growth; 83 mn fake users worldwide


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Spurred by growth in Brazil, India, and Indonesia, Facebook increased its user count to 955 million, but the popular social network said over 83 million ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Facebook has more than 83 mn fake users


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Social network Facebook has said there are now more than 83 million fake users on the website, BBC reported Thursday.The company said 8.7 percent of ... Read more...

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Microsoft unveils new email service


August 1st, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 1 (IANS) Microsoft Tuesday introduced the preview version of Outlook.com, a new free web-based personal email service with cleaner user interface and integration with social networks ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pitbull keeps Alaska Walmart gig promise


July 31st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pitbull is a rapper who has had many solo hits and has also been well featured in songs by other musicians. He is based in Miami ... Read more...

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German trainee fined for illegal Facebook party


July 31st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Constance, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 20 year old German trainee was fined 280,000 dollars for holding an illegal party by the court. The 20 year old organized a party through Facebook ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Selena Gomez sizzles in her new edgy hairstyle


July 31st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Justin Beiber’s girlfriend Selena Gomez spotted a new edgy hairstyle on Saturday after spotting braids for her birthday. Selena posted a picture of her new hair ... Read more...

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Fan threatens to shoot Sheryl Crow


July 31st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Singer Sheryl Crow has requested for a restraining order against a fan who has threatened to shoot her.According to the legal documents, the 50-year-old's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Missing woman traces out family after 34 years!


July 28th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A woman, long believed to be dead, has stunned her family by tracing it out after 34 years with the help of Facebook!Susan Ardron emigrated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Osian’s film fest begins with tribute to Rajesh Khanna


July 28th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The 12th Osian's Cinefan Film Festival, kicked off here Friday with a tribute to the late actor Rajesh Khanna. A short film chronicling the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook ‘working on phone with HTC’


July 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is working with HTC, a Taiwanese handset maker to build a smart phone that will be specifically for Facebook. Reports on this say that the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Cop fired for Carl Crawford slur


July 27th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Massachusetts, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cop in Massachusetts was fired for insulting Boston Red Sox star Carl Crawford. The policeman is said to have used racial insults to attack Crawford. Crawford ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Facebook stock hits a new low of $24


July 27th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook has recently reported that it is experiencing slow revenue growth and they have not forecasted thier financial growth yet. Facebook had reported a revenue increase ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Navjot Sidhu complains against fake Facebook page


July 26th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu Thursday complained to the police that the Facebook page in his name is fake and he had nothing to do with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facebook hiring for its engineering office in London


July 25th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social networking site Facebook is hiring engineers for its new office which would be located in London. This would be Facebook’s first engineering office, which would be ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Babysitter killer jailed for life


July 25th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 19-year-old Briton has been sentenced to life in prison for stabbing to death a teenager as she babysat her sister's two children. The judge ... Read more...

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Facebook to host live science lesson


July 24th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) School pupils are set to be taught a science lesson live on Facebook from the Royal Albert Hall, The Independent reported Tuesday.Dallas Campbell and Yan ... Read more...

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Facebook: The new battlefield in Bengal politics


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) With the Who's Who of West Bengal's politics swearing by the appeal of Facebook, it seems the social networking site is rapidly turning into a ... Read more...

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Join hands with cops, police chief says


July 20th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi Police Chief Neeraj Kumar urged students Friday to help his force educate children from economically weaker sections.Speaking at an orientation for new students ... Read more...

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Six jailed for offending Oman sultan on Facebook


July 18th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, July 18 (IANS/AKI) Six people, including a woman, have been sentenced to a year in prison for offending Oman's monarch Sultan Qaboos Bin Said on social networking website ... Read more...

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My religion is music: Manasi Parekh


July 15th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) After doing fiction series "Gulaal", Mansi Parekh returns to the small screen as co-host of "Funtakshari". The actress says that she accepted the game ... Read more...

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Fake users hit the value of Facebook likes


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC investigated into whether advertisers were gaining anything from advertising on the world’s most popular social networking site Facebook and the results are startling to say ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Kalam’s e-paper ‘billion beats’ now on Facebook


July 11th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's e-paper 'billion beats' has now started beating on the social media site Facebook."We are happy to start the Facebook page ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mulayam to take up ‘anti-Islam’ comments on Facebook with PM


July 11th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) Objecting to "anti-Islam" material like cartoons and comments on sites such as Facebook, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday called for a blanket ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Researchers debunk findings about Facebook and depression


July 10th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) New evidence thrown up by researchers debunks the finding that spending time on Facebook and other social sites causes depression.The University of Wisconsin School of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Yahoo, Facebook form advertising alliance


July 10th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Facebook and Yahoo have agreed to form a web advertising alliance and haave also settled their patent litigation case, The Telegraph reported Monday.The companies said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facebook, Twitter lowering your confidence?


July 9th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Ever felt low if your friend gets more likes or tweets than you? You're not alone. Comparisons on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kerala tourism goes hitech


July 9th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 9 (IANS) Kerala Tourism, ahead of the new season starting in two months, will launch a fresh set of mobile-based services and IT-based projects to make the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

300,000 computers with deadly virus to lose internet: FBI


July 8th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Around 300,000 internet users across the world may lose their internet connections July 9 if their computers have been infected with the deadly "Alureon/DNS Changer ... Read more...

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Fox shares childhood photos online


July 8th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox has posted pictures from her youth on social networking site Facebook and asked fans to admire her braces and sunburn."I encourage ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A single click protects kids from pedophiles


July 8th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, July 8 (IANS) A new Facebook app can help parents protect children from snooping with a single click and also keep them safe from pedophiles.The Social Privacy ... Read more...

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