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Google acquires Nik Software


September 18th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) Google has announced that it has acquired Nik Software, a German software company behind the popular photo application Snapseed on Apple's iOS platform."We want to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fiery pacer Brett Lee retires from international cricket


July 13th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) It's official, I have retired from international cricket! Thanks for all your love and support. It's been an amazing 13 years -- so tweeted Australian ... Read more...

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Yahoo, Facebook form advertising alliance


July 10th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Facebook and Yahoo have agreed to form a web advertising alliance and haave also settled their patent litigation case, The Telegraph reported Monday.The companies said ... Read more...

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Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2 bn


June 26th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, June 26 (IANS) Microsoft has acquired business-focused social network Yammer for $1.2 billion."The acquisition underscores our commitment to deliver technology that businesses need and people love," said Steve ... Read more...

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Samsung launches new tablet in Indian market


January 11th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 11 (IANS) Global consumer electronics major Samsung Wednesday launched in the Indian market its next-generation tablet Galaxy Tab 620, with a 1.2GHz dual core processor and Android Honeycomb ... Read more...

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Year of Dragon stamp sparks debate


January 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) A set of stamps to mark the Year of the Dragon has aroused a heated debate on the image of the legendary creature after China Post ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russian president joins Facebook


October 20th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has decided to expand his interaction with internet users by posting regular comments on Facebook.Facebook is a social networking service ... Read more...

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Google unveils social network to challenge Facebook


June 29th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 29 (IANS) Google Tuesday unveiled its new social networking service to take on Facebook.The Internet search engine introduced Google+ social network for what it called 'real-life ... Read more...

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Obama pokes fun at Facebook founder


April 21st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) President Barack Obama has joked that he was very proud he got Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to wear a jacket and tie."I'm very proud of ... Read more...

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More than 5 in 10 US adults use Facebook


March 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): More than 5 in 10 American adults use the online social networking service Facebook, according to a report by Edison Research and Arbitron Inc.The report, which is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Coffee Mate Offer Marred By Technical Error


February 5th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Coffee Mate made by Nestle is quite popular among the Coffee drinkers as is clear from the huge response meted out to an online offer ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Investing In Facebook May Not Be A Possibility


January 4th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The user base and asset of Facebook is growing with time. The popular social networking service has over 550 million users and it is worth $50 ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Time Person Of The Year 2010 Award Goes To Marc Zuckerberg!


December 16th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The CEO of popular social networking site Facebook has added yet another feather to his cap of achievements. Marc Zuckerberg who shot to global fame after ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Facebook To Recruit 100 Employees For Dublin Operations


December 8th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Top social networking service Facebook is going to recruit 100 employees for its headquarters in Dublin. Facebook is going to invest in Ireland despite the dire ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

US woman with Twitter name ‘theashes’ sick of score update requests!


November 29th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 29 (ANI): An American mother with Twitter name @theashes is reportedly said to be irritated after being flooded with messages about the ongoing Ashes cricket series between Australia and England.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Facebook Attacked By New Worm, Again!


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook the social networking site that has overtaken its rivals in terms of popularity and user base is back in news. The social networking service has ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

iTunes 10 Lands With Sleeker Interface And Social Networking Bundled


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Cupertino, Sep 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Everybody was waiting eagerly at the mega music event of technology giant Apple yesterday at San Francisco and it proved to be an eventful evening ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Facebook Unveils New Feature Called Places


August 19th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Palo Alto, Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The users of the popular social networking service Facebook have reasons to feel happy about. In a recent development the CEO of Facebook Marc ... Read more...

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Facebook Clickjacking Worm May Hurt Your Wallet, Warns Sophos


August 19th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Zuckerberg the CEO of Facebook is going gaga over the new places features incorporated in the extremely popular social networking service but the users have ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

New Album Of Kanye West


August 7th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kanye West is taking complete benefit of all that today's technology has to offer.The rapper had recently joined a popular social networking service. He also hosted ... Read more...

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Hindus suggest adopting meditation-yoga-spirituality to Lindsay Lohan for gainful rehab & life


July 30th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 30 (ANI): Finding inner peace through meditation, spirituality and yoga and adopting these as a permanent lifestyle would prove very helpful to Hollywood diva Lindsay Lohan (Mean Girls), ... Read more...

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Meditation, yoga will prove helpful to Lindsay Lohan, Hindu statesman Zed suggests


July 21st, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 21 (ANI): Hollywood diva Lindsay Lohan (Mean Girls) reportedly adopting meditation and yoga in her life was "step in the right direction" for her, acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Suppressing political criticism behind Facebook, Twitter, Youtube ban: Google CEO


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco (US0, May 22 (ANI): Google chief executive Eric Schmidt on Friday said he suspects suppressing political criticism is a factor behind the move to block YouTube and Facebook in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Upcoming film to explain role of “Karma” in Tiger Woods’ famous apology


March 9th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 9 (ANI): A new film, titled "Karma: The New Revolution", will explain the role of Karma in the recent golfer Tiger Woods' apology, according to reports.Reportedly releasing on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Texas invests $1.4 million in new Facebook office in Austin


February 26th, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by BNO News
AUSTIN, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – Governor Rick Perry announced Thursday that the state will invest $1.4 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) for Facebook to create a sales and operations office ... Read more...

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Hindus concerned over usage of Karma loosely in Hollywood


February 22nd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 22 (ANI): Hindus have expressed concern over the usage of Hindu terminology loosely in Hollywood.'Karma' is becoming highly popular in Hollywood and other entertainment industries. In 2009 alone, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Tweetups’, ‘unfriend’ added to Oxford English Dictionary


December 30th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): The increasing popularity of Internet has led to the inclusion of 'Tweetups' and 'unfriend' in the Oxford Dictionary.While 'Unfriend' means removing someone as a 'friend' on a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindus suggest Lindsay Lohan to take a dip in holy river Ganges


December 9th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Seeing her belief in "karma", Hindus are urging Hollywood diva Lindsay Lohan to take a dip in holy river Ganges during her current travel to India to make a BBC documentary.Lohan wrote ... Read more...

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Facebook Founder Informs The Users Of Upcoming Security Policy Changes


December 2nd, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.02 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO and founder of popular social networking service facebook has made an unprecedented move by reaching out to 350 million people who ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

On upcoming India trip, Hindus urge Lindsay Lohan to “reinvent” her in ashram


October 29th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have urged Hollywood diva Lindsay Lohan to utilize her upcoming trip to India to "reinvent" herself by spending some time in ashram (hermitage).MTV Award winner American actress-singer-model Lindsay Dee Lohan (Mean ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

On upcoming India trip, Hindus urge Lindsay to “reinvent” herself in ashram


October 29th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 29 (ANI): Hindus have urged Hollywood diva Lindsay Lohan to utilize her upcoming trip to India to "reinvent" herself by spending some time in ashram (hermitage).MTV Award winner ... Read more...

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Famed Hollywood director David Lynch frequently tweets Bhagavad-Gita


October 22nd, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Oscar nominated David Lynch (Mulholland Dr.) frequently tweets verses from ancient Hindu scripture Bhagavad-Gita.Here are some examples of Lynch's tweets: "You have control over action alone, never over its fruits. Live not ... Read more...

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Hindus suggest Lindsay Lohan and Jessica Simpson to visit an India ashram


October 17th, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus are encouraging Hollywood divas Lindsay Lohan and Jessica Simpson to spend some time in an ashram (hermitage) in India for solace and reinventing themselves.Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan believes in “karma”


September 6th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 6 (ANI): Welcoming Lindsay Lohan's belief in 'karma', Hindus have urged her to further explore the rich philosophical thought of Hinduism.Lohan recently wrote on social networking service 'twitter': ... Read more...

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Hollywood diva Lindsay Lohan urged to visit Hindu temple in view of her faith in ‘karma’


September 5th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Welcoming Hollywood star Lindsay Lohan's belief in "karma', Hindus have urged her to further explore the rich philosophical thought of Hinduism. Lohan recently wrote on social networking service "twitter': "i'm all about Karma..what ... Read more...

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