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Identity theft at all-time high: British officials


July 24th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Identity theft now accounts for two-thirds of all frauds, according to Britain's fraud prevention service.According to the latest figures released by CIFAS - the country's Fraud ... Read more...

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Aussies get threatening SMS


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) People in Australia's New South Wales state are getting a mobile phone text message that warns them they will be killed unless they send $5,000 to ... Read more...

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Australians receive pay up or die death threats text messages


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many Australians received a text message which asked them to pay up $5000 or die. Thousands of people got this message and many of them started panicking ... Read more...

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Yahoo confirms 400,000 user accounts stolen by hackers


July 13th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Yahoo has confirmed that hackers had stolen around 400,000 account credentials from its computer system.In a statement to technology blog TechCrunch Thursday, Yahoo said that ... Read more...

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Yahoo hackers leak passwords


July 13th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Yahoo is probing an apparent security breach which has led to over 450,000 email addresses and passwords being leaked online, a media report said Thursday.Hackers belonging ... Read more...

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Yahoo, Facebook reach patent deal


July 7th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Yahoo and Facebook have reached a strategic deal as part of a final settlement of their patent infringement lawsuits, according to US media.The agreement will ... Read more...

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Website content: Google, Facebook plea to be heard Aug 7


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday deferred till Aug 7 the hearing on pleas filed by Facebook and Google challenging a trial court's order to ... Read more...

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Yahoo cuts 2,000 jobs


April 5th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Yahoo announced Wednesday it will cut 2,000 jobs, about 14 percent of its workforce, as the troubled internet company struggles to turn around its fortunes.This ... Read more...

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Yahoo! to cut another 2,000 jobs in restructuring effort


April 4th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Internet giant Yahoo!, Inc. on Wednesday said it will cut another 2,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its global workforce, as part of a broader ... Read more...

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Delhi court’s breather for Yahoo


April 4th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday allowed US-based Internet giant Yahoo Inc's application to remove its name from the list of parties allegedly involved in displaying objectionable ... Read more...

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Objectionable content case: Hearing put off till May 23


March 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday put off till May 23 the hearing on a complaint against social networking sites, including Facebook India, for allegedly hosting ... Read more...

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Court rejects complaint against Microsoft (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A complaint against Microsoft for allegedly displaying objectionable content on its website was rejected by a Delhi court Thursday.Administrative Civil Judge Praveen Singh was hearing ... Read more...

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No defamatory material on website: Yahoo


March 1st, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Accused of hosting objectionable content, Yahoo and Microsoft told a Delhi court Thursday that there is no defamatory material posted on their websites.While the companies ... Read more...

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Case filed with ulterior motive, says Facebook


February 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook, facing trial for hosting allegedly objectionable content, has told a Delhi court that the case has been filed against it ... Read more...

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Google to become top online ad seller in US by 2013


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) The online advertising business of search engine giant Google is growing faster than anticipated and is expected to surpass Facebook to be the top display ... Read more...

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Suit on objectionable content motivated: Yahoo India


February 21st, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Yahoo India, facing trial for hosting objectionable material on its website, has told a Delhi court that the suit against it was "motivated" and should ... Read more...

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Objectionable matter: Yahoo plea for staying case refused (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday refused Yahoo India's plea for staying a trial court's proceedings against it for allegedly hosting objectionable content on its ... Read more...

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Content screening: Facebook, others to reply in 15 days (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A Delhi court here Monday directed Facebook, Yahoo, Google and other websites to file written statements within 15 days on removing objectionable content from ... Read more...

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Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang resigns


January 18th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 19 (IANS) Yahoo's co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from its Board of Directors and all other positions with the company, it was announced Tuesday.The 43-year-old Yang also ... Read more...

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Objectionable content on websites: Delhi court adjourns case


January 13th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The case of 21 social networking sites allegedly hosting objectionable content was Friday adjourned in a Delhi court till March 13. The court ... Read more...

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Yahoo names new CEO


January 5th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Yahoo has named Scott Thompson, former president of online payment service PayPal, as its new chief executive officer.Wednesday's announcement ended the internet company's four-month search for ... Read more...

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Remove derogatory content by Feb 6: Court to websites (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday ordered websites like Facebook, Google and Yahoo to remove all "derogatory" content from their sites by Feb 6.The court ordered ... Read more...

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Republican animosity grinding government to a halt: Obama


December 16th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) President Barack Obama has accused opposition Republicans of grinding the government to a halt over personal animosity toward him - as well as an inability ... Read more...

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Facebook’s releases list of most popular ’shared’ news items


November 30th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook has released the list of the top 40 most "shared" news in the past year. The popular social networking site published the list on Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Katherine Kalnes creates ‘Ryan Gosling Pancake’


November 16th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) How will you like to eat Ryan Gosling each morning? Oops I meant to say Ryan Gosling pancake. OMG Yahoo hired a Chicago-based artist to build ... Read more...

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Pitt, Aniston voted most fit over 40


October 25th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) Former couple Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have been voted as the Most Fit Over 40 stars in a new survey.The two beat actors ... Read more...

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Court stays Rs.11 lakh fine imposed on Yahoo India


September 14th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed the Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA) order asking Yahoo India to pay Rs.11 lakh as penalty for its failure ... Read more...

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Carol Bartz could get $10 million in compensation from Yahoo


September 8th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo! Inc. Carol Bartz could walk away with $10 million following the termination of her contract recently. Bartz was the boss of ... Read more...

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‘Kings of Leon’ to record new James Bond theme song


June 24th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, June 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The band Kings of Leon has announced that they are now ready to provide a theme song for the spy franchise “James Bond.” The band was approached ... Read more...

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Is Hulu available for sale?


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a strong rumor doing the rounds today that the online video service Hulu might be up for sale. There are unconfirmed reports that Yahoo ... Read more...

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22nd June is National Chocolate Eclair Day


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After celebrating Father’s Day last weekend, the 22nd of June is observed as the National Chocolate Eclair Day. The origin of how the day came to ... Read more...

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Google has one billion users


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Every seventh person in the world uses Google and other websites the company owns, a media report said Wednesday.The landmark figure in May revealed by ... Read more...

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Facebook is ‘most appalling spying machine ever’: WikiLeaks’ Assange


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 3 (ANI): Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has in a recent interview slammed Facebook as the "most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented."In an interview with Russia ... Read more...

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Twitter banned at Wills-Kat royal wedding


April 28th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 28 (ANI): Twitter has been banned at the wedding venue of Prince William and his bride-to-be Kate Middleton.The social networking site has effectively been barred from the royal wedding ... Read more...

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Michael Buble’s home robbed during his wedding


April 5th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Buble and new wife Luisana were given a rude wedding present when robbers broke into their home during their wedding ceremony. The couple recently got ... Read more...

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