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Internet more popular than TV in Russia


May 26th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS) More people in Russia spent time on web portals than in watching traditional TV channels, a survey has shown.The trend has helped web portals to lead ... Read more...

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‘Google Earth can help fight illegal mining in Goa’


July 20th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) If used effectively, internet search engine Google's software Google Earth can help pinpoint and curb illegal mining in Goa's hinterland, noted environmentalist Madhav Gadgil said Wednesday.Gadgil, ... Read more...

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Google unveils social network to challenge Facebook


June 29th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 29 (IANS) Google Tuesday unveiled its new social networking service to take on Facebook.The Internet search engine introduced Google+ social network for what it called 'real-life ... Read more...

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Apple, Intel join Google in bidding for Nortel patents


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (IANS) Auction for thousands of wireless technology patents belonging to failed telecom giant Nortel began Monday. The bidding process for 6,000 patents and patent application began in ... Read more...

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Google can now translate five Indian languages


June 22nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Google has extended its translation services to five more Indian languages - Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu - besides Hindi potentially increasing its reach to ... Read more...

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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...

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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...

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Osama, who? ask clueless teenagers


May 4th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) While millions of people across the world heaved a sigh of relief as TV channels broke the news of world's most wanted terrorist Osama bin Laden ... Read more...

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Google gets approval for $900-million bid for Nortel patents


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 3 (IANS) Google Monday got the approval for its $900-million bid to buy about 6,000 patents and patent applications from failed Canadian telecom giant Nortel.Estimated to be worth ... Read more...

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More Brits shun keeping ‘key under the mat’ tradition


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A survey has revealed that the tradition of leaving 'key under the mat' while being away from home has virtually disappeared in modern-day Britain.According to the figures released ... Read more...

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BlackBerry to bid for Nortel patents to stop Google


April 19th, 2011 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 19 (IANS) Though Research In Motion (RIM) here has not confirmed it, reports say the BlackBerry maker is planning to bid for thousands of wireless technology patents belonging ... Read more...

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Google’s plan to publish books online blocked by US court


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): A court in the US has blocked an agreement between Google and publishers that would have allowed the Internet search engine to publish books online.Google has scanned millions ... Read more...

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Google develops plug-and-play subscription service


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 22 (ANI): Internet search engine Google is developing a subscription service that would be plug-and-play for publishers and consumers the world over.In February, Google announced a subscription service called ... Read more...

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Google’s email service faces glitch


February 28th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Internet search engine giant Google has been searching for a solution to a glitch in its email service, which has affected the Gmail accounts of tens of thousands ... Read more...

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Girl vents ire on ex-beau’s images on Google


February 7th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) A teenage boy's ex-girlfriend posted "slanderous, defamatory and pornographic" captions on his pictures on the internet search engine Google.The boy's mother has sought advice from Google's webmaster help ... Read more...

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Computers can intuit for people: Google chief


February 6th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) In 50 years, computers will be able to intuit for people, Eric Schmidt, the chief of internet search engine giant Google, predicts."There will be a ubiquitous computational ... Read more...

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Many ‘cyberchondriacs’ misdiagnose themselves via Google, say Oz docs


January 31st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 31 (ANI): Australian doctors have warned that they are coming across various 'cyberchondriacs'-patients who misdiagnose their illnesses after Googling their symptoms.The Australian Medical Association is concerned that the ample of ... Read more...

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Google accused of breaching Spain’s privacy law


January 17th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Google will challenge the Spanish authority which has asked the internet search engine giant to remove links of the country's newspapers and official gazettes, accusing it of breaching ... Read more...

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Channel 4 show that teaches teens Kama Sutra positions labelled ‘porn’


January 9th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Britain's leading broadcasting watchdog has labelled a television show, designed to teach teenagers Kama Sutra positions, as 'porn'.The controversial series 'The Joy Of Teen Sex' appearing on ... Read more...

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Google’s new browser can map human body in 3D


December 17th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): After its 'Street View' programme, Internet search engine Google has developed a new browser that can map out the entire human body.The hi-tech 3D application, called 'Google ... Read more...

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India now third biggest internet user


December 14th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) With a user base of 100 million, India now stands third in the world in terms of the number of people surfing the net, an official of internet ... Read more...

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US cables link China to Google hacking: WikiLeaks


December 5th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Chinese leaders were obsessed with the threat posed by the internet search engine Google and sought to obtain the secrets of rivals through hacking, especially of the ... Read more...

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Google picks fight with Australian business Scoogle


November 12th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): Internet search engine Google is said to have picked a fight with an Australian business working under the name Scoogle.Scoogle, which is owned by Melbourne partners Colin Redmond ... Read more...

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Google better at advising teachers than Scotland’s curriculum body


November 6th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 06 (ANI): Leading education academics have concluded that the Internet search engine Google offers better advice to teachers than Scotland's curriculum body.The verdict comes as the Scottish Government admitted it ... Read more...

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‘Google killer’ search engine to ‘clean up web searches’


November 6th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): A new Internet search engine called Blekko, which relies on recommendations from other users, has been launched and hailed as a 'Google killer'.It filters out poor quality ... Read more...

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Google staff to get servants as perks


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 2 (IANS) Servants to help in household work, including picking up dinners and cleaning up dog poop, will be given as perks to hardworking employees of Google, the internet search ... Read more...

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Woman in UK finds out about bigamist husband through Internet


October 30th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A woman in Britain has revealed how she found out through the Internet that her husband, who she had been married to for 21-years, was a bigamist with ... Read more...

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Google bans phone application used in spying


October 30th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) A controversial mobile phone application, which helps a cell phone user read the text messages of others secretly, has been removed from sale by internet search engine Google.Google ... Read more...

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Hollywood to make film on Google


August 21st, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) The path-breaking invention of internet search engine Google will now be the subject of a Hollywood film. According to Deadline Hollywood, the entertainment industry blog, the film ... Read more...

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Google to use ’spy drones’ for street mapping


August 10th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Internet search engine giant Google has plans to use "spy drones" similar to the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used in military operations for surveillance and bombing to prepare ... Read more...

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Google shuts two online services in China


July 21st, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Internet search engine giant Google will shut down its two China-based online services and stop providing technical support to a Chinese-language website. The company announced this decision Tuesday, 10 ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber falls victim to cruel Internet pranks


July 6th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 06 (ANI): Canadian singer Justin Bieber was recently targeted by cruel Internet pranksters.Hackers infiltrated his YouTube page and fans were allegedly fed false reports the singer had died in a ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber death reports ‘hoax’


July 6th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber is the latest celebrity to fall victim to internet pranksters. Hackers infiltrated Bieber's YouTube page and his fans were allegedly fed false reports that he had ... Read more...

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Chinese experts blast Google for “politicizing” trade rules


June 19th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 19 (ANI): Chinese trade and Internet experts have criticized Google's move to declare the country's Internet restrictions a trade barrier, saying it was another move by the Internet search engine ... Read more...

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Access to indiscreet Facebook updates a click away


June 17th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Indiscreet updates posted by the users of social networking website Facebook for their small group of friends can now be read by anyone with the help of ... Read more...

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