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Nargis Fakhri to endorse HCL’s computing products (With Images)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "Rockstar" actress Nargis Fakhri has signed on as brand ambassador of HCL Infosystems's computing products.As part of the deal, Nargis has done a photo shoot ... Read more...

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Kalki brand ambassador of AOC TV


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin has been roped in as the brand ambassador of AOC TV range in India and the actress believes that these TV sets ... Read more...

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Chinese official held for sodomising minors


August 7th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) A provincial government official in China has been arrested for molesting, sodomising and raping four underage boys.Li Jun, a section chief with the Civil Affairs Bureau ... Read more...

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British parents regret gifting gadgets to kids


June 1st, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) A study in Britain has found one third of parents regretting having given their children mobile phones, computers, and games consoles.According to the study commissioned by ... Read more...

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‘Bulletproof’ case for your iPhone


April 16th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A Japanese firm called Marudai has unveiled a $650 bulletproof case for your iPhone.It could offer the perfect protection for those planning to recreate the infamous ... Read more...

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Wrist watch mobile maker Burg extends footprint to India (With image)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Netherland-based wrist watch mobile phone maker Burg Friday launched three stores in India - two in Delhi and one in Gurgaon - and said it ... Read more...

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‘Solar jacket’ lets Kindle last forever


April 4th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A solar Kindle case lets readers "top up" their gadget simply by leaving it in the sun.The case has a built-in solar panel and battery, which ... Read more...

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New mobile needs no recharging for 15 years


March 6th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Forget about recharging the £60; SpareOne basic mobile phone, running on single AA battery, for the next 15 years, for use as a backup phone.The ... Read more...

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Chinese official jailed for 15 years for graft


February 20th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) A senior city official in China's Hunan province has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for taking bribes worth about 2 million yuan (about$318,000) and ... Read more...

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A mobile phone with a battery life of 15 years!


January 10th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) SpareOne's mobile phone comes with a battery life of 15 years, whether you charge it or not and is designed for emergencies.It runs on one AA ... Read more...

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IBM predicts ‘mind-controlled’ PCs within five years


December 21st, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Technology company IBM predicts that mind-controlled computers will be on the market within five years.Apple, Google and Microsoft are already investigating voice-controlled gadgets - or gadgets ... Read more...

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New portal to help track neighbourhood deals, discounts


November 22nd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Consumers will now be able to track online discount deals on various brands even in their neighbourhood stores with the help of a new portal ... Read more...

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Woman finds porn in computer she bought for kids


November 13th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A British woman who bought two tablet-style computers as Christmas gifts for her children was shocked to find pornographic photos and erotic literature in one of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Steve Jobs turned smallest of ideas into life-changing products (Tribute)


October 6th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
It's a well-worn cliche to speak of the end of an era when someone well known has passed away. Today, however, it does feel like something has changed forever in the ... Read more...

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Five-tier security for Kerala treasure temple


September 29th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) The security cover at Kerala's Sree Padmanabhaswamy, where around Rs.1 lakh crore worth treasure was found stashed away, will be upgraded from three-tier to five-tier, an ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax on Howrah bridge


September 25th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) An anonymous call saying explosives had been planted on the Rabindra Setu (Howrah Bridge) kept police on tenterhooks for hours Sunday.No explosives were found at the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court moved over security at courts (Lead)


September 8th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Thursday for directing the central and state governments to install CCTVs and other security gadgets at all courts under their ... Read more...

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British iPod kids struggling with daily chores


September 1st, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) A large number of school kids in Britain are more at home when it comes to using computers than doing simple things of daily life such ... Read more...

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Proposal to give Bin Lorry workers iPads criticized


August 30th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bury Council has been criticized for their decision to give bin-men iPads to do their job. The council members have been criticized for misplacing their priorities at ... Read more...

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Britons turning smartphone addicts


August 4th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Britons have turned so addicted to their Blackberrys and iPhones that they cannot do without them no matter if they are having a meal or going ... Read more...

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Study says that Britons feel deprived without internet


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that Brits do not feel the same without their Internet. The study which was meant to determine how Internet affects the daily ... Read more...

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Motorbike showroom gutted in Uttar Pradesh


July 18th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), July 18 (IANS) Motorcycles worth lakhs of rupees were gutted in a major fire that broke out in a two-wheeler showroom here Monday, police said. No casualty ... Read more...

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British school to give iPads to 1,400 students


July 15th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) A school in Britain is spending 800,000 pounds (around $1.2 million) to give iPads to all its 1,400 pupils in a bid to "revolutionise learning".The Longfield ... Read more...

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Haryana lawmakers to have websites


June 25th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), June 25 (IANS) Lawmakers in Haryana will soon have their individual websites where details of their activities and developmental works would be given, Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Sharma said ... Read more...

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Chinese teen sells kidney to buy iPad 2


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A teenager in China's Anhui province sold his right kidney to buy a new iPad 2, satellite TV channel Dongfang reported Thursday.Seventeen-year-old Xiao Zheng had ... Read more...

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PM takes stock of nuclear safety


June 1st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday took stock of India's nuclear disaster preparedness in the backdrop of Japan's nuclear plant leak following an earthquake and ... Read more...

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Britons spend 12 hours staring at electronic screens


May 26th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Britons spend almost 12 hours every day staring at an electronic screen, including that of a computer, television or mobile phone, says a new study.Five hours ... Read more...

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Three satellite phones seized


May 12th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Delhi Police Thursday said it had seized three satellite phones from a news channel."We seized the gadgets on Wednesday after we found that a ... Read more...

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Osama must have moved to Abbottabad recently: Pakistani envoy


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Pakistan's envoy in Britain Wajid Shamsul Hasan said Monday Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed by American forces in Abbottabad near Islamabad, lived ... Read more...

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Modern teen girls value character, gadgets and Facebook the most


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
The poll conducted on a group of 500, 16 to 19-year-old females published by the think-tank Demos also found that mobile phones and bedroom computers are the things they value more ... Read more...

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Youths addicted to mobile phones, computers: Study


April 19th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Youngsters are inseparably hooked to gadgets like mobile phones and computers, with some so addicted that they seem to have lost a limb when they are ... Read more...

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‘Exasperated’ Obama says White House tech is “30 years behind” time


April 16th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has expressed disappointment at the lack of new technology in the White House, claiming the gadgets he has at his disposal are "30 ... Read more...

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UK iPhone users look rich but usually have an overdrawn bank account


April 4th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): A survey has found that even though iPhone owners in Britain may look well off with their expensive gadgets, their main bank accounts however are usually overdrawn.Under ... Read more...

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BBC bought iPads, iPhones not approved for staff


March 31st, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) The BBC spent over 40,000 pounds last year on 104 flashy Apple iPads and iPhones even though they are not approved for use by its staff, ... Read more...

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New iPad app lets parents read stories to their kids - even if they are at work


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): For parents too busy to read bedtime stories to their kids, here's the perfect solution to their problem.The latest iPhone and iPad app can actually read your child ... Read more...

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