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MP’s expense claims rise in a year


September 7th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Official figures show that the expenses for the MPs have gone up immensely as compared to what politicians spent before the expenses scandal. The bill rose ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rediscovering the ancient Indian art of handwriting


September 5th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) In the age of iPads and electronic notebooks, a NGO is promoting the art of writing with the aim of resdiscovering the "great civilizational history" ... Read more...

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Goa legislators could get IPads


August 8th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Goa assembly may go green and paperless by 2013, with Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday suggesting that IPads could be given away to legislators.In his closing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Strong iPad shipments drive tablet market growth


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) A record-setting unit shipments of Apple's iPad led to a better-than-anticipated growth for the tablet market during the second quarter of this year, a market ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Apple iPhone 5 connector to make accessories obsolete


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Apple will include a smaller connector in iPhone 5, its next version of the iconic device, rendering current accessories potentially obsolete, The Telegraph reported Monday.The iPhone ... Read more...

Posted in World |

This ‘iband’ creates music on their palms (With Images)


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Gone are the days when a music band had to hire a truck to move expensive equipment during a concert tour. Here is a unique music ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Huddled over eurozone crisis, EU leaders watch football


June 29th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) While expected to devote their full attention at evolving a plan at the crucial summit talks meant to save Europe, the European Union leaders instead ... Read more...

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MPs can now use iPads in house


June 4th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Lok Sabha MPs would soon be able to use iPads in the house with a parliamentary panel clearing wi-fi connectivity in the lower house of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Peddlers’ team in customs hassle


May 31st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) "Peddlers" co-producer Guneet Monga and director Vasan Bala were held up at the Mumbai airport by customs officials for carrying iPads and were released after they ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Victorian new media company in deal with Rajasthan Royals


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 22 (IANS) Innovative Victorian new media company My Heroes has inked a deal with Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals that will allow its fans to connect ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese student held with 59 iPads


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) A Chinese student was arrested after he tried to smuggle 59 iPads into Shanghai from Australia, on the same day the company put its new tablet ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple’s new iPad launched in India


April 27th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Apple's new iPad, with a price tag of Rs.30,500-Rs.50,900, hit the Indian market Friday.The tablet features a new retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Apple quarterly results exceed expectations


April 25th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 25 (IANS) Apple has released quarterly sales and earnings results that surpassed analysts' expectations.In its fiscal 2012 second quarter ending March 31, the company raked $39.2 billion ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

iPads could replace books in China school


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 3 (IANS) Students in a Chinese school may soon carry iPads instead of books to their classrooms as the management is planning to allow the use of the ... Read more...

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How iPads make eyes itchy and inflamed


April 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Hours of staring at iPads and smartphones have left many young people with dry eyes, which makes them itchy, inflamed and gritty.The mind can 'forget' to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Goodies for hockey players, talks on for contracts


March 29th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) and the Lalit Group of Hotels presented cash awards and iPads to the national men's team that recently won the Olympic qualifier while ... Read more...

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Paper iPhones offered to deceased


March 28th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) As iPhones and iPads are getting more popular in China, some people are choosing paper-made Apple goods as offerings to their deceased relatives.Many shops on Taobao, ... Read more...

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School to equip students with iPads


March 27th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) A top-tier high school in China is considering equipping its seniors with iPads, the first in China to do so, China Daily reported Tuesday.Starting in September, ... Read more...

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Apple eyes China expansion


March 27th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Apple Inc. said it was eyeing greater investment and growth in China as its chief executive Tim Cook visited Beijing Monday.The US electronics giant confirmed that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New iPad sales top 3 mn: Apple


March 20th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 20 (IANS) Apple announced Monday that three million new iPads have been sold since the product's launch last Friday."The new iPad is a blockbuster with three million ... Read more...

Posted in World |

iPads boost doctors’ efficiency


March 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Providing doctors with iPads multiplies their efficiency, cuts down delays in patient care and enhances continuity of care, says a new study. In November 2010, the ... Read more...

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New traffic penalties (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The following are highlights of the proposed new penalties for traffic violations:* Using mobile phones or iPads while driving: First offence - Rs.500 fine. Second ... Read more...

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Traffic penalties to increase manifold


March 1st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill increasing penalties manifold for traffic violations. Following are the highlights:* Using mobile phones or iPads while ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves amendments to motor vehicle act


March 1st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) In a bid to streamline implementation of traffic rules in the country, the cabinet Thursday approved the Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill 2007 to increase penalties ... Read more...

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RIM launches upgraded PlayBook operating system in India


February 24th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Canadian BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (RIM), battling tough competition from Apple's iPad, Friday launched PlayBook OS 2.0, an upgraded version of the operating system ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Amazon sells 3.9 mn tablets in Q4 2011


February 17th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 17 (IANS) Amazon.com shipped nearly 3.9 million Kindle Fire tablets in the last three months of 2011, making the online retail giant the world's second-largest tablet maker ... Read more...

Posted in World |

To cut corners, Britain to give MPs free iPads


February 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Tens of thousands of pounds may be spent by the House of Commons to give every British parliamentarian a free iPad tablet computer, as part of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Apple reports record quarterly revenue, earnings


January 25th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Apple has posted record quarterly revenue of $46.33 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion in the first quarter of the fiscal 2012 ... Read more...

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A quick-fix found for mobile phone cracks, scratches


January 11th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Mobile phones, iPads and iPhones often suffer cracks or scratches that are too small to detect, causing malfunction. Researchers have now come up with a new ... Read more...

Posted in World |

RIM offers over 50 percent discount on PlayBook tablets


December 28th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Canadian BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM), battling tough competition from Apple's iPad, is offering over 50 percent discount on its PlayBook tablets under a ... Read more...

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Apple gets setback in patent war


December 10th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 10 (IANS) Apple Friday suffered a setback in its global patent war, as a German court ruled over its copyright infringement battle in favour of Motorola Mobility.The ... Read more...

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Apple a day: Lok Sabha MPs to get iPads


December 1st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Parliament may be in a state of paralysis these days, but it has not deterred the authorities from taking a digital leap of faith. Aiming ... Read more...

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Despite record profits, Apple disappoints Wall Street


October 19th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Despite setting new sales and profit records over the last three months and blowing past the $100 billion mark Apple's revenue and earnings on the last ... Read more...

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Apple’s iPhone 4S sales top four mn in three days


October 18th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Though Apple iPhone 4S failed to wow pundits when it was unveiled, the company sold more than 4 million units over the weekend, making it the ... Read more...

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Thank you Steve, forever, say Indian youths


October 6th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) For millions across the country, logging on to their Ipads or Iphones will always bring back memories of the man who rattled the tech ... Read more...

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