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Apple removes spam message app from App Store


July 6th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) Apple has removed an application collecting users' address book contacts from its App Store, which was taken as the first instance of iOS App Store ... Read more...

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Google buys Quickoffice


June 6th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, June 6 (IANS) Google Tuesday announced that it has acquired mobile office software company Quickoffice."Quickoffice has an established track record of enabling seamless interoperability with popular file formats, ... Read more...

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Unwitting Brazilian family used explosive device as doorstop


May 1st, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 1 (IANS/EFE) For 15 years a Brazilian family used a device they found buried on their farm as a doorstop without suspecting that it could be a ... Read more...

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Man calls police after woman demands more sex


April 14th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A man was forced to escape onto an apartment balcony and call the police for help after his lover refused to let him go - because ... Read more...

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Apple to introduce iPad 3 in March


February 10th, 2012 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 10 (IANS) Apple will introduce its latest iPad 3 here next month, media reports said Thursday.The next generation iPad will have faster chips and better graphics, Xinhua ... Read more...

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New device can scan brain diseases


January 13th, 2012 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 13 (IANS) A device that can scan and provide a three-dimensional image of the brain to help treat diseases like Alzheimer's was developed by an Israeli firm.The non-invasive ... Read more...

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Apple eyes Israeli flash memory maker Anobit


December 14th, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 14 (IANS) Apple is in talks to acquire Israeli fabless semiconductor maker Anobit for $400-500 million, Xinhua reported.Apple is likely interested in Herzliya Pituach, Israel-based Anobit for ... Read more...

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US concerned over Lanka-e-News blockade


November 1st, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 1 (IANS) The US Tuesday voiced "deep concern" over the blocking of Internet news site Lanka-e-News and urged authorities in Sri Lanka to ensure freedom of expression."While the ... Read more...

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Italian priest shot dead in Philippines


October 20th, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 20 (IANS/AKI) An Italian priest has been shot dead in the Philippines, the Vatican news agency Fides said.Police said Fausto Tentorio, 61, was shot dead soon after ... Read more...

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US deficit hits $1.1 trillion


August 11th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The US budget deficit has hit a staggering $1.1 trillion putting the federal government on track to finish the 2011 fiscal year with the second-largest gap ... Read more...

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Don’t hate Obama, defeat him: Bobby Jindal


June 18th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Republican Governor Bobby Jindal has cautioned his party's conservative activists against demonising Democratic President Barack Obama in the fashion some liberals did ... Read more...

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Prince William fails to spark ‘media tsunami’ during lacklustre Oz visit


March 21st, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 21 (ANI): Prince William's short visit to Australia has surprisingly failed to earn him the kind of rave reviews and cheering he got last year.The second in line to ... Read more...

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Trump admits admiring Saddam’s terrorism policy


March 16th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): American billionaire Donald Trump has said in a recent interview that he admired Saddam Hussein's terrorism policy.During his interview with conservative news site, Human Events, he said: "Whether you ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama Pregnant - Rumor Hits Web


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 2011 is kicking off with a bang as rumors have started to swirl that First Lady Michelle Obama is pregnant. Even then, representatives of the White ... Read more...

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First likely case of doping at CWG: Nigerian 100m gold medallist tests positive


October 11th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 11 (ANI): Nigeria's women's 100m gold medallist Osayemi Oludamola, who claimed gold after favourite Sally Pearson's disqualification, has reportedly tested positive for a banned substance in what appears to ... Read more...

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Bra that turns into 2 respiratory facemasks in emergency up for grabs


September 24th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): An Emergency Bra that can transform into two respiratory face masks in case of an emergency may be the ultimate resort when caught in a disaster.Simply unsnap the ... Read more...

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Isreali army fires on Lebanese soldiers: Report


September 21st, 2010 - 6:58 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Sep 21 (IANS) Israeli army fired gun shots on Lebanese soldiers Monday night along the border, media reports said. "Machine gun shots were heard coming from the Palestinian occupied territories towards the ... Read more...

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Now, watch Rooney’s sexual exploits in online animation spoof


September 10th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): If newspapers and tabloids were not enough to highlight Wayne Rooney's off-field sexual exploits, there are animated stories of his philandering making rounds in internet circle.The England star's ... Read more...

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Google, AP reach deal on online news


August 31st, 2010 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 31 (DPA) Google and the Associated Press have reached a new deal that will allow the web-search giant to continue running stories from the AP on its Google News ... Read more...

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Indian father, son face lawsuit in US over hedge funds


August 24th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) An Indian father and son who ran two small hedge funds catering to Silicon Valley Indian professionals are facing a lawsuit by angry investors alleging the two hid ... Read more...

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Militants kill 11 Algerian border guards


July 1st, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Algier, June 30 (DPA) Suspected Islamist militants have killed 11 Algerian border guards in an apparent revenge attack near the country's border with Mali, news reports said Wednesday. The Algerian internet news site ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda ‘building bunkers’ in the Sahara


June 25th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Timbuctu (Mali), June 24 (IANS/AKI) Militants linked to Al Qaeda are building fortified bunkers in the Algeria and Mali areas of the Sahara desert to shelter militants from air attacks, security experts ... Read more...

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Israel to release 124 activists from Gaza aid flotilla


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) – Israel will immediately release 124 Arab activists from the Gaza aid flotilla who were arrested on Monday, Ynet news site reported on Tuesday.The release of the activists, who ... Read more...

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Yahoo buys Associated Content to connect better with its users


May 20th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): Yahoo has taken over Associated Content, a user-generated news site, to improve its engagement with its users.Associated Content boasts of over 380,000 contributors who receive a market-determined ... Read more...

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Prisoners released by US troops joining Al Qaeda: Iraq


May 19th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 19 (IANS/AKI) Iraqi security forces are concerned that many of the prisoners released by US troops are joining Al Qaeda terror network, according to local news site, Al-Sumaria News. "Most of ... Read more...

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Buffy’s Emma Caulfield Files For Divorce


May 18th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Less than a month ago, Emma Caulfield spoke exclusively with a news site called "The Dish Rag" and shared how much she was in love with her ... Read more...

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Osama Bin Laden Facebook Page With 1000 Fans Shut Down


April 19th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Facebook account whose profile was supposed to be that of Osama Bin Laden, the Al Qaeda terrorist, attracted over 1000 fans. It was covered with postings ... Read more...

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Sigourney Weaver: James Cameron Lost Oscar For Being A Man


April 14th, 2010 - 3:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The very glamorous, very outspoken Hollywood star, Sigourney Weaver has launched her own verbal war against the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. According to the "New ... Read more...

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Cameron didn’t win Oscar because he “didn’t have breasts”, says Weaver


April 13th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 13 (ANI): Sigourney Weaver has attacked Oscar voters, saying James Cameron didn't land the Best Director Oscar gong because he "didn't have breasts."Cameron lost out the Oscar to his ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey ’scraps’ new album release


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 23 (ANI): Mariah Carey has reportedly scrapped the release of her new album Angels Advocate.The star was previously slated to unveil the remix record on February 23 but the date ... Read more...

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Missing actor Andrew Koenig parents bail out on Larry King Live


February 26th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vancouver, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The parents of the missing actor (Andrew Koenig) were scheduled to appear on the Larry King Live show, but just prior to being on air ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods ready to quit golf to save marriage (Lead)


December 11th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Celebrity golfer Tiger Woods is ready to quit golf in a desperate bid to save his marriage with Elin Nordegren, a news site said. The 33-year-old world Number ... Read more...

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Wife broke Tiger Woods’ tooth during fight?


December 10th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Golfer Tiger Woods is said to be in hiding after one of his teeth was broken when his furious Elin Nordegren hurled a mobile phone at ... Read more...

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Four doctors visited Israeli soldier held in Gaza Strip: report


December 6th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Dec 6 (DPA) A team of four French doctors visited the Gaza Strip last week to examine an Israeli soldier held there for three-and-a-half years, ahead of a possible prisoner ... Read more...

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Jackson family reality show to debut


November 7th, 2009 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 7 (DPA) Michael Jackson's brothers are to debut a new reality television show starting in December, E Online reported Friday. The entertainment news site said that Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, ... Read more...

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