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YouTube launches iPhone app with advertisements


September 12th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 12 (IANS) YouTube, the world's largest video-sharing service, has launched a new official application with advertising for Apple's iPhone.According to YouTube's official blog, users of iPhone ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Saving Mughal-era ponds in Agra


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 9 (IANS) With Agra losing its Mughal-era ponds to builders and a court issuing an order to save them, a citizen's group, using Google Maps and land records, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Facebook generates feel good factor


June 27th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) People love social networks, which is quite obvious from Facebook's 900 million active users and its reputation as one of the most visited websites, second ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Apple to drop Google Maps from upcoming mobile platform


May 12th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 12 (IANS) Apple will drop Google Maps from its upcoming mobile platform iOS 6 in favour of its own mapping system, it was reported Friday.The application design ... Read more...

Posted in World |

EC moots GIS mapping of all polling booths in UP


April 27th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has decided to undertake an ambitious project to conduct geographic information system (GIS) mapping of all polling booths in Uttar Pradesh that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Spies could use your TV to snoop on you


March 18th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Spies could now snoop on you through your TV, dispensing with the necessity of planting bugs in your room, according to CIA director David Petraeus. The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gobi desert images raise alarm


November 16th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are several rumors on the Internet regarding recent images on Google Maps taken at a location on the Gobi desert in China. The images were ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Light a Diwali diya at home - from miles away!


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A new web-application which allows people to light a virtual diya at the homes of their loved ones has become a popular way of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Google buys restaurant review guide Zagat


September 9th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO (BNO NEWS) -- Internet search giant Google Inc. on Thursday announced it has acquired restaurant review guide Zagat in an effort to provide more local content in the United States. ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Google to add Thailand to Street View


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Google and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) have announced plans to introduce Google Street View to Thailand in the next few years. It will include special areas ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News, Thailand |

MTS launches two Android phones for below Rs.5,000


August 31st, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), operating its telecom services under the MTS brand in India, Tuesday launched two Android-based smarphones -- MTAG 3.1 and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Google Street View a security threat: BJP


July 18th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The Street View project of global search engine Google would be a security threat to Indian cities, especially Bangalore, which is on the terror radar, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Google told to get clearance for Bangalore street view


June 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) The Bangalore police has directed global Internet search engine Google to get permission from the central government to film this tech hub for its Street View ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shilpa Shetty’s estate taken over by squatter gang


May 28th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) A private estate in Britain that is home to a host of celebrities - including Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty - is reportedly being taken over ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google to offer street view of Indian cities soon


May 26th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) Global Internet search engine Google Thursday announced plans to offer street view of Indian cities on its maps platform."We are launching the street view project from ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Flying robot to track security threats


May 12th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) A deadly new flying robot, named Aeryon Scout, promises to replace the CCTV camera and track down criminals and security threats with greater effectiveness. Users simply ... Read more...

Posted in World |

After iPhone, game-changer PaperPhone is here!


May 6th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 6 (IANS) Canadian researchers have invented a plastic smart phone which is as thin and flexible as a credit card and changes its shape depending on where it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now websites can track your IP address


April 25th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) A new online tracking system will allow websites to pinpoint your location to within a few hundred metres, without your permission.Internet sites will be able to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Porn Wikileaks’ enrages adult industry by revealing porn stars’ real names


April 1st, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): A Porn Wikileaks site has enraged the adult industry by revealing the real identity of porn stars.The website published a leaked database containing the real names, dates of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit engineers find image of Virgin Mary in sandpit through Google Earth


March 19th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Construction engineers in Britain were left stunned when they saw an image of the Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus in a sandpit through Google Earth.Contractors Steve Hirst and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google to provide bird’s eye view of the Royal wedding route in 3D!


March 12th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Just because you haven't been invited to the wedding doesn't mean you can't get a fantastic view of it.Because Google has expanded its 3D imagery available via Google ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, an iPhone app to find parking spots!


February 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): The headache of finding a parking space in a busy city may soon be eliminated by a new app available for iPhone users.This 1.99-dollar app, called Parker, was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New smartphones give instant access to Facebook


February 16th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Mobile phone giant HTC has launched two handsets - called Salsa and ChaCha - that will provide instant access to Facebook.By punching in the 'F' logo, users ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, access Facebook on your mobile phone at the touch of a button!


February 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Now, just press a button on your mobile phone and it will connect you to your Facebook account.Mobile phone giant HTC has launched two handsets that will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Google launches virtual tour of world’s finest museums


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Google is harnessing its controversial Street View technology to take you on a virtual tour of the world's finest museums, from the comfort of your home. The search ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now Google Street View lets one tour world’s finest museums from home


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Google Street View has now used its technology to allow users to roam the world's finest museums from the comfort of their own homes.The online search giant even ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Google tech-head, Bluetooth inventor to address Mumbai students


January 5th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Google's Chief Technology Advocate Michael Jones, Bluetooth inventor Jaap Haartsen, and constructor of the world's tallest building William Baker will address thousands of students at the 'Techfest' organised ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Coming soon: Microsoft’s taxi-driver software to guide you through jams!


December 29th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Ever marvelled at a taxi-driver's knowledge of a city's short cuts? Well, you can now be happy, as soon you would be able to take advantage of that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New computer project to simulate ‘everything happening on Earth’


December 29th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): One of the most large-scale computer projects undertaken aims to simulate everything that happens on Earth - global weather patterns, spread of diseases or international financial transactions."Many problems ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Google’s Nexus S works fine at 60,000 feet: Report


December 26th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Google techies have been taken by pleasant surprise after Nexus S, the new Android smart phone the company launched early December, was found ticking even from the Earth's ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Santa Tracker Gets Activated


December 24th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2010 Santa Tracker service gets activated once again from North American Aerospace Defense Command. It all happened back in 1955, when a certain department store ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Coming soon: New taxi-driver software to guide you through jams!


December 17th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Ever marvelled at a taxi-driver's knowledge of a city's short cuts? Well, you can now be happy, as soon you would be able to take advantage of that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

JavaScript can allow anyone to access your web-surfing history


December 4th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study has shown that your web surfing history is easily accessible without your permission - through JavaScript code.Research from computer scientists at the University of California, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: New taxi-driver software to guide you through jams! (Corrected)


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Ever marvelled at a taxi-driver's knowledge of a city's short cuts? Well, you can now be happy, as soon you would be able to take advantage of that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: Google’s taxi-driver software to guide you through jams!


November 10th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Ever marvelled at a taxi-driver's knowledge of a city's short cuts? Well, you can now be happy, as soon you would be able to take advantage of that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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