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Cyber crime targets 5.4 mn Australians


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 6 (IANS) About 5.4 million Australians were targeted by cyber crimes, which cost the country 1.65 billion Australian dollars ($1.68 billion) in the past 12 months, according ... Read more...

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Work landlines all set to disappear soon


August 29th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Due to the growth of technology, research has said that the use of work landlines will soon be forgotten. This was reported by a very executive ... Read more...

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China launches rare earth trading platform


August 8th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) China Wednesday launched a trading platform for rare earth metals as part of its efforts to regulate the sector and strengthen its pricing power for the ... Read more...

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Intel looking for channel partners for all-in-one computers


July 18th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Intel India is in talks with a number of channel partners, original design manufacturers (ODMs) and chassis vendors to offer All-in-One (AIO) computers, which as a ... Read more...

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Indian handsets market reports 5 percent drop in revenues


July 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Indian mobile handsets market reported a 5 percent drop in revenue at Rs.31,215 crore during the financial year ended March 31 due to a ... Read more...

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Kerala tourism goes hitech


July 9th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 9 (IANS) Kerala Tourism, ahead of the new season starting in two months, will launch a fresh set of mobile-based services and IT-based projects to make the ... Read more...

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Sandisk unveils latest flash drives


June 20th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Global major in storage memory, SanDisk Corp Wednesday unveiled in the Indian market four high-capacity flash drives for smart devices such as smart phones, tablets and ... Read more...

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China issues white paper on rare earth


June 20th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) China, the world's largest producer of rare earth products, Wednesday issued its first white paper on the rare earth industry.Titled "Situation and policies of China's rare ... Read more...

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‘Nokia regaining lost ground in handset market’


June 7th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) Finnish telecom giant Nokia is regaining its lost ground in the global handset market, thanks to a strategy it adopted in 2011, said an official here. ... Read more...

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Sony unveils smart phones for upward mobile


May 24th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Sony Mobile Communications of Japanese electronics major Sony Corporation Thursday unveiled a range of smart phones for the upward mobile with unique features to access a plethora ... Read more...

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Sony to phase out feature phones by September


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Sony Mobile Communications (India), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese technology giant Sony, has decided to phase out feature phones (non-smart mobile phones) by the end of ... Read more...

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Gen Y not keen on saving energy: Study


May 6th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 6 (IANS) Gen Y - aged between 13 to 30 years and heavily dependent on power intensive technology like iPods and laptops, shrugs off messages to conserve energy ... Read more...

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50 Cent to launch gambling game


April 25th, 2012 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent is set to launch a gambling game on Facebook.The singer has teamed up with bosses of Game Show Network Digital to ... Read more...

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Text messages can soothe stressed souls


April 11th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Text messaging is often rapped for promoting reckless driving, but it could be good for people who feel stressed out, isolated or alone. Adrian Aguilera, professor ... Read more...

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Sibal launches 4G, admits 3G has ‘not successful’ (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Launching Airtel's 4G services in Kolkata Tuesday, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal admitted that 3G services have not been as popular as 2G due to lack of ... Read more...

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Transparent 3-D chips to power next gen computers


March 28th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Transparent and flexible memory chips that can shrug off temperatures twice as hot as a kitchen oven and survive other hostile conditions are likely to usher ... Read more...

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Programme converts sign language into text


March 12th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Researchers are designing a software programme which instantly translates sign language into type which can be read on a computer screen.The new technology could be available ... Read more...

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Facebook: India is second fastest growing market


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Why is Facebook becoming more and more popular? Connectivity and accessibility are the biggest drawing cards, say users.Facebook also finds India equally indispensable.According ... Read more...

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Nokia seeks price correction in 3G services


January 17th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The world's largest cellphone maker Nokia Tuesday asked for a quick price correction in 3G services in India to make it affordable to the lower-end consumers."Pricing ... Read more...

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Mastermind of AIIMS paper leak not from my college, says dean


January 10th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 10 (IANS) The Dean of R.D. Medical College in Ujjain Tuesday refuted reports that a youth arrested in Delhi in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences post-graduate ... Read more...

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Delhi Police launch e-map to locate police stations


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday launched a new e-initiative 'Know Your Police Station' on its website to help people locate the nearest police station.Commissioner B.K. Gupta said: ... Read more...

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Technology killing old joys like letter-writing


December 9th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) The traditional way of life appears to be fast vanishing down the memory lane, thanks to modern technology.According to a British study, things like writing a ... Read more...

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(After 12) For life without a cellphone - dial in (Feature)


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Ankit Varma pores over his worn out, slightly yellowed diary, tracks his own smudged handwriting for a number and thumbs in the digits on his ... Read more...

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IMT organises international conference


November 17th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Over 200 delegates from across the world Thursday attended the 4th International Conference on Data Management at the Institute of Management Technology's (IMT) Ghaziabad campus.The Nov ... Read more...

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Inflation pinching Britain’s shoplifters?


October 18th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) In Britain, it seems even shoplifters are feeling the inflationary squeeze, as figures have revealed that over the past year, thieves have increasingly opted to steal ... Read more...

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Katrina most searched celeb on mobile videos


October 14th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has been named the most searched celebrity on mobile videos in a new survey. She has beaten international stars Britney ... Read more...

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Lenovo pips Dell to become world’s second largest PC maker


October 13th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Oct 13 (IANS) Computer and electronic device maker Lenovo, listed in both Hong Kong and New York, has replaced Dell to become the world's second largest personal computer ... Read more...

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The smart phone as diagnostic tool


October 7th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) Inspired by an iPhone application that also monitors heartbeats, a researcher is now tweaking the smart phone to act as a cutting-edge diagnostic tool.Developed by Ki ... Read more...

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Gaga designs Polaroid printer


September 16th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has designed a high-tech portable printer for camera company Polaroid.According to Nme.com, the 25-year-old, who took up the role of a creative ... Read more...

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RIM ties up with Dolby for its audio technology


September 13th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Global audio technology firm Dolby Laboratories Tuesday said it has entered into a license agreement with Canadian BlackBerry maker Reserch in Motion (RIM) for using Dolby's ... Read more...

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Now, uninterrupted videos even on basic mobiles


September 11th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Mobile users with basic phones can now view videos without buffering hiccups thanks to an innovative streaming platform, Jigsee, which enables an uninterrupted viewing experience ... Read more...

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RComm, Coolpad launch Android CDMA phone in Kolkata


September 8th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Reliance Communications Ltd, India's number two mobile service provider, and China-based Coolpad Overseas will roll-out India's first fully loaded Android CDMA phone in eight cities in ... Read more...

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Today is the IBM PC’s 30th birthday


August 12th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) IBM will commemorate the manufacture of the first “Personal Computer” on the 12th of August. The first computer which was considered simple enough for personal use ... Read more...

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Apple ‘crowned’ global smart phone leader


August 6th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) Apple now tops smart phone rankings while BlackBerry has slipped to the fourth spot, confirmed the latest data from the US analyst firm International Data Corporation ... Read more...

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RIM unveils five new BlackBerries


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 3 (IANS) In its biggest ever global launch of smart phones, Research In Motion (RIM) Wednesday unveiled five new BlackBerry models running on its new BlackBerry 7 Operating ... Read more...

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