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‘Grinning’ Chinese official sacked (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) An official who was photographed smiling at the scene of a fatal bus crash that occurred in northwest China's Shaanxi Province late last month has been ... Read more...

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Over 270 government websites hacked till July


September 1st, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Over 270 government websites were hacked till July this year, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot informed parliament."A total number of 201, ... Read more...

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Six held for sexual assault at China water festival


August 24th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Six people were detained Friday following an allegation of sexual assault at a water festival in China, Xinhua reported.The sexual assault allegedly took place at the ... Read more...

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Chinese disappointed with beauty queens


July 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Three winners of a beauty pageant in Chongqing, one of the largest cities in China, have failed to convince web users, who said the winners were ... Read more...

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TRAI issues draft guidelines on mobile data services


July 11th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The telecom regulator has released draft regulations on minimum quality benchmark for mobile internet service under which it will be mandatory for an operator to ... Read more...

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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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Computers with deadly virus to lose web link: FBI


July 5th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Internet users across the world have been warned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that if they have the "Alureon/DNS Changer bot" virus ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian-origin British TV star faces racist taunts


June 25th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Indian-origin British television actress Shobna Gulati has said she was forced to quit micro-blogging website Twitter after suffering a stream of racist abuse.Internet users mutilated photos ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lego spoof trailer of Inception becomes popular hit


June 12th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of seven British students have generated a Lego-form spoof trailer based on the movie Inception. The clip video shows a Lego take on the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Digitalisation is the future: Prasar Bharati CEO


June 5th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Terming digitalisation as the future in television viewing, Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar Tuesday said it would also help content providers understand which programme is a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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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China to put out quake data on social networks


May 24th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) Chinese authorities Thursday suggested they may use social networking websites to enhance awareness on earthquake prevention and disaster reduction.The popularity of microblogging sites should be utilised ... Read more...

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152 mn 3G users in China


May 18th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) China's 3G users reached 152 million by the end of March, almost a 10-fold increase from two years ago, show official figures released.The country's mobile online ... Read more...

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Chinese woman tortures step-daughter to death


May 17th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 17 (IANS) A woman in China's Shanxi province has been detained for allegedly torturing her seven-year-old step-daughter to death.According to the autopsy report, the girl, identified as Xiao ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russian orthodox church opens Facebook account


May 16th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Orthodox Church has opened a Facebook account called "Patriarch Kirill" to inform internet users about the life and work of the Russian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China ups ante at T-shirts with Wen’s quotes


April 26th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) A Chinese online fashion retailer is being probed for promoting its latest T-shirts by cashing in on Prime Minister Wen Jiabao's popularity - an act ... Read more...

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FBI to block web in 350,000 computers worldwide


April 25th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) American agency FBI will block internet services in over 350,000 personal computers across the world - including 80,000 in US and 20,000 in Britain - after ... Read more...

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China debates as student lambasts exams


April 17th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 17 (IANS) A school student has spoken up against the country's exam-oriented education system, triggering debate in China.Jiang Chengbo, a student at Huilong High School in Jiangsu province, ... Read more...

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Fake Chinese monks held for partying


April 9th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) Two fake monks have been detained in the Chinese capital for improper behaviour, including drinking and flirting with women.Dressed in yellow robes and drinking beer on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indians prefer banking over shopping on internet: Survey


April 4th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A majority of Indians - 57 percent -prefer to use the internet for banking and other financial holdings than shopping online, according to a survey ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

16 Chinese websites closed, six detained for spreading rumours


March 31st, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) Chinese authorities closed 16 websites and detained six people responsible for "fabricating or disseminating online rumors," the State Internet Information Office (SIIO) and Beijing police said ... Read more...

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Internet around the world may shut down Saturday


March 30th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Come Saturday and there is a strong possibility that you won't be able to indulge in your favourite internet activities like shopping and surfing due ... Read more...

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Now, Google tracking our each online move?


March 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Internet users watch out! The online search giant Google has unveiled a new "Account Activity" page which can sum up who you've emailed, what devices you've ... Read more...

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E-commerce to make even bigger gains


March 28th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) China aims to double the value of its e-commerce sales to 18 trillion yuan ($2.86 trillion) by the end of 2015, which would make it the ... Read more...

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Chinese hacker leaks data of six mn people


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) A suspected hacker in China, accused of leaking personal information of more than six million internet users, has been arrested.Zeng, detained on charges of illegal acquisition ... Read more...

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Internet users wary of backdoor snooping


March 19th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 19 (IANS) Internet users are uneasy about websites collecting personal information on behalf of advertisers and how they might commercialise it, according to a survey.Mark Andrejevic from ... Read more...

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Chinese hotel covers up nude statues after public ire


March 7th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) A hotel in China's Shanghai city had to cover up a set of sculptures depicting a naked couple in an intimate pose after it stirred up ... Read more...

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YouGov poll reveals that Britons are bored of Social Media


March 6th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following the boom of social media networks during the last parts of the last decade of the century, the effects seems to be draining from some people. ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Over three mn Mexican teens have posted racy photos on Web


March 6th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 6 (IANS/EFE) Around 3.6 million Mexican teenagers say they have posted photos of themselves in "provocative poses" on the Internet, a data-protection agency said.And more than 40 ... Read more...

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Now internet users can watch who is spying on them


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, has unveiled a new add-on for the popular web browser that gives users an instant view of which companies are "watching" ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Yahoo! offers Malayalam content to internet users


March 1st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Yahoo! India and Malayala Manorama, the leading Malayalam language daily, Thursday announced a partnership to deliver premium digital content in Malayalam."The co-branded property malayalam.yahoo.com offers ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Digital photos could put your kids at risk


February 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Parents could be putting their children at risk if they upload digital photos that are automatically "geotagged" by their camera, a study reveals.Geotagging is the process ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Yahoo! expands language base with launch of Bengali service


February 8th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Yahoo! India and Ananda Bazar Patrika (ABP) Wednesday announced a partnership to deliver premium digital content in Bengali to the Indian Internet audience.The co-branded property ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China’s telecommunication sector revenue up


February 7th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) The main business revenue of the China's telecommunication sector reached 988 billion yuan ($157 billion) in 2011, up 10 percent year-on-year, authorities said Tuesday.Overall users of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Putin fans launch website to build support


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Supporters of Vladimir Putin have launched a website to encourage internet users to upload their photos and videos in support of the Russian prime minister.The ... Read more...

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