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Microsoft launches TV campaign to challenge Google


September 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Microsoft has launched a nationwide campaign called "Bing It On" in the US, trying to show web users the quality of its Bing search engine ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese disappointed with beauty queens


July 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Three winners of a beauty pageant in Chongqing, one of the largest cities in China, have failed to convince web users, who said the winners were ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Beijing auto show models denounced over attires


April 29th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) Authorities in Beijing have issued a "serious reprimand" for an ongoing car exhibition which has stirred controversy for its scantily-clad models, Xinhua reported.According to Beijing's Capital ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rihanna in new photo scandal


April 21st, 2012 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has shocked fans by posting a picture of herself sitting on her bodyguard's shoulder with a bag of white powder.In the picture, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Medvedev praises development of internet


April 19th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has praised the rapid development of the internet in the country, and called on web users to engage more in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Pornographic’ sculptures in Shanghai hotel


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) Sculptures in a Shanghai hotel that were covered up after being branded pornographic will be back on display in July, a media report said.Currently, the garden ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Social media bores Britons


March 6th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Increasing numbers of Britons are becoming bored with social networking sites, a study has found.According to the research, 41 percent of the British online population ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now internet users can watch who is spying on them


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, has unveiled a new add-on for the popular web browser that gives users an instant view of which companies are "watching" ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China debates a cycle that was stolen, found


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) A stolen bicycle, which was found and returned to its Japanese owner, has sparked a fierce online debate in China, with some cheering and others criticising ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese want slaughter of strays to end


January 5th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beining, Jan 5 (IANS) Chinese activists want early legislation to protect animals in a bid to stamp out growing abuse such as slaughter of strays as well as live shows ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tell your real name: Beijing asks microbloggers (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) Beijing Friday asked users of Twitter-like microblogging services to provide their real names.Beijing's government published new rules requiring users of microblogging services to provide their authentic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Give your real name: Beijing to microbloggers


December 16th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) Beijing Friday asked users of Twitter-like microblogging services to provide their real names.Beijing's government published new rules requiring users of microblogging services to provide their authentic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Twitteratti offer help for blast victims


September 7th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Offering all possible help - be it blood donation, information on missing people, emergency numbers or the latest update - web users came together Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Britain spies the most on web users: Google


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Britain requests the maximum details about internet users than any other country, internet giant Google has said.A report by the search engine revealed that British law ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Less than one-third of Mexicans have internet access


May 19th, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 19 (IANS/EFE) Less than a third of Mexican people have access to the internet, says a study by the Mexican Internet Association.Of the country's 113 million ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UK becomes biggest target for cyber criminals


May 1st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Britain has become the number one target for cyber criminals, according to security experts.The Daily Star quoted the security experts, as saying that last month's huge hack of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Microblogs get Chinese interested in politics


April 12th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) Over 70 percent of web users in China feel their growing interest in politics was thanks to microblogging, reveals a survey.A Global Times survey showed that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Users’ consent required by websites tracking cookies on Internet


March 9th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): A major shake up is likely in the way websites track visitors and tailor ads to their behaviour in the UK May onwards.From 25 May, European laws dictate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Only six percent Chinese happy: Poll


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 3 (ANI): Regardless of efforts put in by the government to improve the sense of happiness among people, only six percent of Chinese see themselves to be happy, a survey ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three quarters of kids aged 5 use Internet every day: UK study


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 02 (ANI): A new UK study has suggested that nearly three quarters of children under the age of five use the Internet every day.The research has revealed that as many ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brian McFadden’s new single slammed for promoting ‘date rape’


February 25th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 25 (ANI): Westlife member Brian McFadden's new single 'Just The Way You Are (Drunk at the Bar)' has been slammed by music fans for promoting "date rape".The song, released February ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Video shows Chinese man skinning dog on roadside


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 16 (IANS) A video has been posted on Chinese websites that shows a man using a knife to skin a golden retriever dog on a busy street in Shanghai, which ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Greenpois0n RC5 Goes Out To Web, Users Excited


February 4th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The newest Greenpois0n untethered jailbreak, RC5 is making waves among the iPad and iPhone users. The industry insiders report that it ships with custom boot logo ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

New Zodiac Signs Rubbished By A Section Of Astrologers


January 14th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The web users are spending a lot of time today to find information of a new zodiac sign after astrologers reported of the existence of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Thor’ Movie Trailer Surfaces Online, Creates Sensation


December 11th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Another mythological flick is in the anvil and the movie's first teaser has been released online. The teaser of the much anticipated film 'Thor' has been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

JavaScript can allow anyone to access your web-surfing history


December 4th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study has shown that your web surfing history is easily accessible without your permission - through JavaScript code.Research from computer scientists at the University of California, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US couple set up website poll to decide on abortion


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A couple expecting their first child have launched a website, www.birthornot.com, to ask people to vote on whether they should have an abortion.Married Pete and Alisha Arnold, both ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British gangs duping people to buy malicious software


November 15th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Britons are being duped to buy malicious software in the guise of anti-virus protection by criminals posing as legitimate IT experts, officials warned Monday.Investigators said hacking gangs are ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rockmelt: A Social Browser Emerges In The Web


November 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With so many Internet browsers already present and easily accessible, is there any need for yet another browser? The inventors of the new social browser Rockmelt ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Specialization helps ‘build trust among Web users’


November 7th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 07 (ANI): An international team of researchers has revealed that web users are likely to use products, which are labelled to do specialized tasks rather than the general ones.In an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blekko: New Search Engine Claiming To Offer Accurate Search Results


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The majority of the web users stick to Google and Bing for searching about any kind of information online. However, at times the widely used and ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Coming soon: Captcha adverts you just can’t ignore


October 31st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Here's some good news for advertisers: It would now be difficult to take eyes off your work.Some ads on the websites you visit could soon be impossible to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Charges Placed Against Facebook’s Virtual Burglar In Italy


October 27th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An unidentified thief may be jailed in Italy for breaking and robbing a house, the one which exists not in the domain of physical reality but ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Erin Andrews’ Peephole Video Resurfaces


October 25th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) ESPN sportscaster Erin Andrews has hogged the limelight once again. The beautiful sportscaster's infamous nude video became an on-line rage last year when an insurance agent ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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