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Microsoft reports first loss in 26 years


July 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US computing giant Microsoft has reported the first unprofitable quarter since it became a public company in 1986 after it wrote down the value of its ... Read more...

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Hyundai to launch tablet production in Russia


July 13th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean company Hyundai will launch tablet computer production under its brand name in Russia, with sales expected from autumn 2012."We are preparing to start ... Read more...

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E-goods gobble up gold, silver


July 8th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Personal computers, mobile phones, tablet computers and other electronic items gobble up a staggering 320 tonnes of gold and 7,500 tonnes of silver worldwide, experts say.Manufacturing ... Read more...

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China sends 10,000 tablet computers to Thailand


June 21st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) A Chinese company has sent 10,000 tablet computers to Thailand, where the government plans to hand the devices to grade 1 primary school students.The tablets were ... Read more...

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China to become biggest IT consumer in Asia-Pacific


May 19th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) China will soon surpass Japan to become the biggest consumer of IT products and services in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).China's ... Read more...

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US online spending up


May 10th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) US online retail spending reached $44.3 billion in the first three months of this year, with help from shoppers using tablet computers to buy clothing and ... Read more...

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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...

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China’s smartphone firms warned of patent disputes


April 15th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) China's smartphone companies are at risk of becoming embroiled in disputes over intellectual property rights since many important patents are held by international companies like Google ... Read more...

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Apple mulls settling patent fights with Samsung


March 30th, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Top executives at Apple and Samsung have met recently about a potential patent settlement, a media report said Thursday."Apple CEO Tim Cook does not seem to ... Read more...

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Video accounts for half of mobile data traffic


February 24th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Half of all data traffic on mobile networks now is video recording, an indication of users' growing demand for mobile content, said a report ... Read more...

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Tablet computers cause postural problems


January 25th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London Jan 25 (IANS) The use of tablet computers such as the Apple iPad cause postural problems, which can be improved by placing them higher to avoid low gaze angles."Compared ... Read more...

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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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MCD schools see rise in nursery students


January 14th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The number of nursery students enrolled in Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) schools has seen a jump of over 4,000 compared to last year, an ... 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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Mini-laptop market to shrink by 40 mn in 2012


December 8th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Dec 8 (IANS) Tablet computers will eat into the miniature laptop market by 40 million units in 2012, the head of a Taiwanese research institute has said.Tablets and Ultrabooks ... Read more...

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Print media business booming in india, but concerns over future


October 15th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 15 (IANS) Despite assurances that the print media is a booming business, Manjula Rajagopal, associate editor of the Tamil daily Dinamalar, returned home from the World Newspapers ... Read more...

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iPads help ‘blind’ children see


October 7th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Children hampered by poor vision could change the way they communicate by using an iPad.A University of Kansas team gave the tablet computers to a group ... Read more...

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MPs go hi-tech, Rajya Sabha paperless


September 7th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) It's the high-tech pill for going green and saving reams of paper -- members of India's upper house of parliament, equipped with tablet ... Read more...

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World’s leading electronics fair opens in Berlin


September 4th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 4 (IANS) A range of items from tablet PCs, smartphones to 3D televisions are on display at IFA, the world's largest consumer electronics fair underway here.Despite the US ... Read more...

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PC sales in India may rise to 12.71 million in 2012


August 31st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The personal computer (PC) market in India is expected to register sales of 12.71 million units in 2012, 14 percent higher than the estimated 11.15 ... Read more...

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Counting India’s poor begins Wednesday


June 28th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) A nationwide census to identify Indians living below the poverty line (BPL) and help determine those eligible for social welfare schemes meant for the poor ... Read more...

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China bans 43 online pornographic novels (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) China has banned 43 pornographic novels published online.Xinhua said that the Beijing Cultural Law Enforcement Agency had also taken action against 24 websites and demanded the ... Read more...

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China bans 43 online pornographic novels


June 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) In an anti-pornography move, China has banned 43 risque novels published online, Xinhua quoted a notice issued by the National Office against Pornographic and Illegal ... Read more...

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Poverty, caste census will be almost paperless


May 19th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The six-month long census for conducting a head count of poor people, along with their caste and religious affiliations, will be almost paperless as the ... Read more...

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Is microchip at 50 ready for retirement?


April 24th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) After 50 years of tectonic improvements, the microchip may be finally be reaching its limits.Monday will mark the 50th anniversary of the patent for a silicon ... Read more...

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Soon, point your smartphone to any picture and it will come alive!


April 20th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Newspaper pictures that came alive in the fictional world of 'Harry Potter' will soon be a reality - thanks to ground-breaking British technology.Software company Autonomy has developed a ... Read more...

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Apple sues Samsung over Galaxy phones, tablets


April 19th, 2011 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) Apple Inc. has sued Samsung Electronics Co. over patent infringement in a latest suit, Xinhua reported Monday.The suit, filed last Friday in US District Court ... Read more...

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MPs allowed to ‘tweet’ during debates in Commons


March 25th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): MPs are no longer barred from taking their iPads and Blackberrys into the Commons chamber to update their micro-blogging site 'Twitter' during debates.An official standards committee has said ... Read more...

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Tablets set to sweep corporate offices


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh New York, Feb 25 (IANS) Just second year into their existence, tablets are set to sweep corporate offices, according to a survey.With tablets' business apps luring them, about half of ... Read more...

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Android overtakes Symbian as world’s most popular smartphone OS


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Nokia's Symbian is no more the best smartphone operating system - it has been toppled over by Google's Android.According to figures released by analysts Canalys, during the last ... Read more...

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Facebook, Google join web future warning


January 16th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Web addresses are likely to run out as soon as November and to raise public awareness Google and Facebook have decided to switch their websites to a ... Read more...

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Britain council gifts iPads to staff


January 7th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) A council in Britain has been criticised for its decision to shut down public libraries and spending over 14,000 pounds ($21,640) to buy iPads for its staff.The 24 ... Read more...

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More Brits to shop online than go to church on Christmas


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Rather than attending a church service, this year's Christmas Day will see more number of British people logging on to the Internet for some online shopping.Online retail ... Read more...

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Glasses-free 3-D devices to hit market


November 28th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Wearing those glasses while watching a 3-D movie may soon become a thing of the past, as new glasses-free 3-D devices are about to hit the Japanese market.These ... Read more...

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Samsung’s tablet looks to take on iPad


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Samsung and Google have launched their version of a tablet computer designed to take on Apple's iPad, the market leader. Samsung's Galaxy Tab has a seven-inch touchscreen, compared ... Read more...

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