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Over 250 websites blocked for triggering northeast panic


August 20th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) In the wake of morphed images triggering an unprecedented exodus of northeastern people from major cities in other states, the government Monday blocked over ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

50 held in US child-sex sting operation


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Nov 3 (IANS/EFE) Fifty people were arrested in Orlando, Florida, in an operation targeting paedophiles who contacted minors via the Internet.The Orange County Sheriff's Office said that Operation SpiderWeb ... Read more...

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Briton stabs wife 100 times after reading killing manual


July 27th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) A Briton stabbed his wife at least 100 times, after researching on internet sites like "How to kill someone" and "Top 10 tips on how to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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 |

Smartphones ‘undermining parental tabs on kids’ Internet use’


April 11th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that although parents want their children to have a mobile phone for safety and social reasons, they now realise it leaves them powerless ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google revamps to keep ‘low-quality’ sites at bay


February 26th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 26 (ANI): Google has made amendments in the way it ranks web pages as it has been struggling to combat websites that have been able to game its system.The Internet ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China to mark official websites


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) China will mark all government websites with an official logo as part of crackdown against unauthorised internet sites in the country. The ministry of industry and information technology ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New Starbucks logo ‘could prove beneficial to company’


January 8th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Despite general disappointment expressed by U.S. consumers in response to the redesigned Starbucks logo unveiled yesterday, scientists believe the move could do good to the company."The logo of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

66pc Brits auction their Christmas gifts on Internet


December 27th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): What would you do if you were gifted something you do not want? Well, according to more than two-thirds of Britons, auctioning them off on Internet sites in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Move to block Internet pornography at source from entering Brit homes


December 20th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): The British government has called a meeting with the country's biggest broadband providers in a bid to curb Internet pornography from entering the homes of people with children.Ed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Face recognition may replace passwords in mobile phones


October 28th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) A new software that can track your facial features in real time is likely to replace passwords and PIN numbers when you log into internet sites from ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Justin Bieber Enjoys On The Hawaii Waters


October 12th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Teen singing sensation, Justin Bieber, who has taken a break from work to celebrate the wedding of his guitarist accompanist, also made the most of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Female student’s private sex life thesis makes waves in cyber space


October 8th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): A female student in the US has been left devastated after a sex list, in which she ranked the university men she had slept with, became an Internet ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vera Wang Designs Capture Markets After Clinton Wedding!


August 1st, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chelsea Clinton was looking beautiful in a Vera Wang gown on her 31st July wedding and following her footsteps are several other celebrities from the entertainment ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rachel Maddow’s High School Photos Reveal Her Blonde Look


July 11th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Not many a time do we get to see the photos of our favorite celebrities' yesteryears, years when the concerned celebrity was not a star, and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Is Josh Hutcherson the next Spider-Man?


July 1st, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Rumours are abuzz that actor Josh Hutcherson is the next Spider Man.Various Internet sites including Twitter are buzzing with reports that the 17-year-old actor will replace Toby Maguire ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Do Porn sites need a new top-level domain?


June 28th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Internet sites have been grouped into several domains. For example education sites are grouped under one domain 'edu'.Websites that offer adult content may soon be grouped under ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Facebook CEO admits mistakes, plans changes


May 25th, 2010 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 25 (DPA) Social networking giant Facebook admitted Monday that it had made mistakes in its privacy policies and promised to roll out new tools that would make it ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Technology Industry News |

Venezuelan President Chavez says raids expected in currency probe


May 15th, 2010 - 4:05 am ICT by BNO News
CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) -- Leftist Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Friday said that its government will likely carry out raids on people linked to currency websites, as part of a fight ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

A cuddle is ‘better than sex’


April 17th, 2010 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) More than 50 percent of people in a survey have said they prefer a kiss and cuddle to sex in a relationship. The survey claims sex comes after ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lady Gaga Ready To Rock Pittsburgh


April 10th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Pittsburgh, Apr 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga, one of the most popular faces in the music arena of America, is scheduled to perform in Pittsburgh later this year. The tickets ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mindy McCready Sex Tape Removed From Many Websites


April 3rd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sex tapes of country singer Mindy McCready were leaked in some internet sites recently. Distributor Vivid Entertainment, which released the video could however not show any ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Justice John Roberts Not Stepping Down, Contrary To Reports


March 5th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Mar 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chief Justice John Roberts has been hitting headlines on Thursday after certain reports surfaced which claimed that the Chief Justice of the United States had ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Romanian citizen sentenced for participating in a Connecticut phising scheme


February 10th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by BNO News
BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Romanian citizen was sentenced on Monday to approximately seven months in prison for his role in a phising scheme that affected several Connecticut residents, U.S. Attorney ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Oz cricketers body steps to stop impostors targetting Test cricketers


January 31st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.31 (ANI): Bogus social networking Internet sites are being created under the names of Australia's top cricketers.The Australian Cricketers Association said it had helped several players and managers to remove ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Katy Perry skips work to watch porn!


January 25th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry's love of porn is playing havoc with the recording of her new album, as she is missing on recording sessions to watch expicit content. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Celebrity BB’s Dane Bowers ‘bedded 60 girls in 4 months’


January 24th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Celebrity Big Brother star Dane Bowers' best friend has revealed that the singer went off the rails after the breakdown of his marriage.Adam Spratt, who lived ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sophie Monk’s nipple peeks out during Mother Teresa film shoot


September 29th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 29 (ANI): Brit-Aussie pop singer Sophie Monk, 29, reportedly had a wardrobe malfunction while shooting for a docudrama about Mother Teresa's life.She was just about to shoot the scene where ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit men having moob jobs on the rise


September 18th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): It has emerged that more and more Brit men are having cosmetic surgery to get rid of their "moobs".According to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Adobe buys Omniture for $1.8 bn


September 16th, 2009 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 16 (DPA) Adobe Systems is to buy internet services firm Omniture for $1.8 billion, the company said Tuesday. The deal will mark the biggest acquisition by Adobe since its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Halal search engine launched in UK to help Muslims avoid forbidden Internet sites


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.2 (NI): A halal search-engine has been launched for Muslims to know which Internet sites should be avoided because of their forbidden, or "haram" content as per Islamic law. The search ... Read more...

Posted in World |

“Green Dam Youth Escort” software was ‘not handled well’ in China


August 14th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 14 (ANI): A senior Chinese government official has said that the implementation of the "Green Dam Youth Escort" software, which filters online pornographic, was "not thoughtful enough".The government had demanded ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nicole Kidman dismisses pregnancy rumours


May 30th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30(IANS) Australian actress Nicole Kidman has dismissed rumours that she is pregnant for a second time after many Internet sites splashed photos of her with a baby bump. "She is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Social networking sites can help protect youngsters from cyber bullying


May 12th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 12 (ANI): An inquiry into cyber bullying has revealed that young victims can use friendships on social networking websites to help protect themselves.Gillian Calvert, the NSW Commissioner for Children and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FDA, FTC Warn Public of Fraudulent 2009 H1N1 Influenza Products (Swine Flu)


May 2nd, 2009 - 2:22 am ICT by admin
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission are alerting the public to be wary of Internet sites and other promotions for products that claim to diagnose, prevent, mitigate, ... Read more...

Posted in Press Release |

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