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New Delhi/Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Assuring Indian business more access to Chinese markets and also to narrow the wide trade gap, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Tuesday said China and India can take their ties to "new heights of strategic growth" as he interacted with Indian business leaders in Delhi and Mumbai on the last day of his India tour.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Tainted cricketer S. Sreesanth went on a shopping spree with the money he earned from spot-fixing, buying apparel worth Rs.1.95 lakh for himself and a mobile phone costing over Rs.40,000 for his girlfriend, Delhi Police said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): A planned initial public offering of Vodafone Group Plc's Indian unit is unlikely this year, says the unit's Chief Executive Marten Pieters in New Delhi.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Vodafone India, the second largest mobile operator in the country clocked Rs.35,600 crore revenue for financial year 2012-13, a 10.6 percent rise, a top company official said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Reiterating his belief that India and China should "shake hands across the Himalayas", visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Tuesday said both countries "have the wisdom" to find a "fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable solution" to their festering boundary problem.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): After acquiring Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars, Yahoo has announced major changes to its photo sharing service Flickr.
Washington, May 20 (IANS) An 18-year-old Indian-origin girl in the US has developed a potentially revolutionary device that can charge a mobile phone in just 20 seconds, a media report said.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Mobile has made access to Facebook much easier, but the social networking site has also become susceptible to attempted hijackings and attempted thefts on cell phones.
Washington, May 20 (IANS) The board of web pioneer Yahoo has reportedly approved a deal to buy popular blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, according to various media reports.
Yaounde (Cameroon), May 20 (IANS) There's no official figure to determine its role in the Cameroonian economy but there is evidence that the "call box" business is a booming informal business in the country's mobile telephone sector.
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) 4G services, which provide mobile users with internet access up to 50 times faster than the current 3G network, will be launched in Shanghai next month when the China Mobile company begins large-scale trials.
Gumla, May 19 (ANI): Jharkhand Police arrested four cadres of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) who were acting as messengers of Maoists in Gumla district.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Mumbai, Himanshu Roy revealed on Saturday 30 phones were used during the spot-fixing episode in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Tokyo are in the process of developing a technology to put the mobile phone on the palm of your hand.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Social networking sites Facebook and Twitter have together launched apps specifically designed for Google Glass.
London, May 18 (ANI): Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has revealed that the search engine is in talks to acquire Tumblr for a billion dollars, and enter the premier league of social media.
Berlin, May 18 (ANI): Countries that have higher levels of corruption struggle to attract and retain skilled workers, the authors of a new study published in EMBO have reported.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The mother of Dec 16 gang rape victim Friday pleaded, with tears in her eyes and folded hands, to the fast-track court to "give justice to her daughter".
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Qualcomm Incorporated has developed SootSwap, a mobile application for monitoring the adoption of clean cooking technologies, a company official said here Friday.
Rio de Janeiro, May 17 (IANS) The number of internet and mobile phone users in Brazil has significantly increased since 2005 as more people from the middle and low classes have got access to them, official statistics showed.
Athens, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An 11-year-old Russian boy is in critical condition in a hospital in the Greek capital after he was stabbed 21 times while vacationing with his family on the island of Crete.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) Five new cyber police stations will be set up in Kerala, raising their number to six, a minister said Thursday.
A study released Wednesday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hypertension in San Francisco found that talking on a mobile phone causes systolic blood pressure - the higher number in a blood pressure reading and the number doctors pay more attention to as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease - to rise significantly.
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) An animated 3D comedy inspired by popular game Angry Birds is in the making and the makers plan to release it July 1, 2016.
London, May 16 (ANI): Google is on a feature addition spree. At the company's I/O conference, Google announced 41 new features to its Google+ social network.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Mobile phone calls may cause a rise in blood pressure; yoga may lower it; and despite the need to cut back on sodium to lower blood pressure, hypertensive individuals may have an increased desire for saltier foods.
London, May 16 (ANI): A mechanic from the UK has built a campervan, which has just 4ft of living space - making it the world's smallest mobile home.
Brussels, May 15 (IANS) The European Commission (EC) has decided to launch an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigation into mobile telecommunication networks and equipments imported from China, an official statement said Wednesday.
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China has the world's largest new media market, highlighted by the country's growing Internet penetration and a vibrant range of new media applications.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Blackberry unveiled its new slim and sleek low priced Q5 and has decided to offer its popular messenger service on other platforms like Android and Apple free of cost.
Bhubaneswar, May 14 (IANS) Accenture Services will develop five mobile governance applications for Odisha, an official said Tuesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) City-based Startup company DecideQuick Services Pvt Ltd, Monday launched cloud-based 'social decision-making platform' called DecideQuick.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) As global mobile-cellular penetration approaches 100 percent, by 2014, there will be more mobile phones than people on earth, says the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A report by an independent technology focused analyst house Catalys, has claimed that Apple's iPhone is losing market space to other smart phone manufacturers.
Gumla (Jharkhand), May 12 (ANI): Five sympathizers of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were arrested from Jharkhand's Gumla district.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Google has cancelled its decision to launch a physical credit card as part of the Wallet project. The company will upgrade its existing Wallet products but will not be launching the credit card as proposed earlier.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Yahoo! Inc. is considering bidding for Hulu LLC's streaming-TV service.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): The new Nokia Asha 501, which was launched on Thursday, will give 48 days of battery life on 2G networks while on standby, according to Nokia.
Paris, May 11 (ANI): Social media giant Facebook is in talks with Israel-based GPS mobile app Waze for a deal worth a whopping one billion dollars.
London, May 11 (ANI): Football pundit Jamie Redknapp has revealed that he checks his wife Louise's phone for messages from men - and she still looks at his.
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Blaming gross human negligence behind the bus accident in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday that claimed 39 lives, state Transport Minister G.S. Bali Friday announced to constitute a four-member probe panel into the incident.
Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh finance minister Anam Ramanarayana Reddy Friday requested the Empowered committee of finance ministers to accelerate the process of arriving at an early consensus to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
London, May 10 (ANI): A United Nations agency has said there will be more mobile subscriptions than people in the world by the end of next year.
London, May 10 (ANI): Signaling a hit to people's privacy in the digital world, engineers announced that they were able to recover deleted files from the popular mobile photo-sharing application Snapchat.
Dhaka, May 9 (IANS) The death toll in the collapse of an eight-storey building here in the Bangladesh capital approached 1,000 Thursday, after 55 more bodies were pulled out from the rubble, officials said.
London, May 9 (ANI): A teenage girl was sexually assaulted by a group of arrogant footballers, including the son of a Premier League manager while she was slept in a town in Britain, jurors heard.
Washington. May 9 (ANI): After a month of its launch, a Facebook Phone by HTC is on sale for just 99 cents with a two year AT and T contract. The reason for having a dedicated device to provide a more pleasant Facebook experience is to merely keep the users hooked on to the site, reports Slate.
London, May 9 (ANI): Researchers at Cambridge University have developed an app that could track happiness by combining smartphone data with users' perception of mood.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Qatar's telecom network Ooredoo, formerly known as Qtel, has launched the first live IPX+ enabled network in the Middle East with Tata Communications to meet the growing demand for mobile data.
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) IT bellwether Infosys Ltd has entered into partnership with enterprise software major SAP (Systems Applications & Products) to develop future versions of mobile applications for the retail sector.
London, May 7 (ANI): In yet another patent dispute, Google-owned Motorola Mobility has reportedly abused its position in the German mobile market by not allowing Apple to enter in a fair and non-discriminatory agreement.
Bhubaneswar, May 7 (IANS) Maoist rebels early Tuesday blasted landmines and damaged a government building in Odisha, police said. No loss of life was reported.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Where you are and what you're doing increasingly play key roles in how you search the Internet. So much so that your search may just conduct itself.
London, May 7 (ANI): Amazon has launched its first ever paid-for Android apps in China, beating Google, which has offered only free apps. This move is considered as Amazon's strategy to delve deep into the Chinese mobile phone market where it had controlled less than three percent of the e-commerce market till last year, the BBC reports.
Abu Dhabi, May 7 (IANS/WAM) In a first-of-its-kind, the Abu Dhabi Airports Company has introduced sleeping pods at the international airport in the emirate.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday pulled up Director General (Prisons) Vimla Mehra for a recent clash among inmates in Tihar Jail, which left one person dead and eight others injured.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Reliance Communications Monday raised mobile call rates by 20-30 percent across India, a company statement said.
London, May 6 (ANI): Only 6 percent of drivers consider using a mobile while driving as highly socially unacceptable, a new survey has revealed.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Sanjay Dutt, along with his sister Priya, recently inaugurated and handed over a mobile mammography unit to a leading oncologist Dr. Advani's 'Helping Hand' Foundation on behalf of the Nargis Dutt Memorial Charitable Trust in Mumbai.
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) For 14 months, anxious animal lovers waited for a pregnant giraffe at the Lucknow zoo to give birth. All the hope turned to gloom, when the baby giraffe died, soon after birth, officials said.
Wellington, May 5 (ANI): Chat apps and free messaging services designed for smartphones are slowly killing text messaging with businesses and teenagers shifting their way of communication.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 5 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan will watch closely proceedings in the Supreme Court, as it considers Monday a "special reference" from the Kerala governor on the dismissal of a top state official.
London, May 4 (IANS) Pornography is all set to be banned from Britain's public Wi-Fi networks by the year-end, Prime Minister David Cameron?s children?s czar has announced.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): The Florida Supreme Court has declared that it is illegal to search information on an arrested person's mobile phone without a search warrant.
London, May 3 (ANI): BBC has laid down a report on its fear-filled environment that puts forth alleged sexual harassment cases over the past six years, where senior managers and on-screen stars are known to verbally abuse or pass on sexist comments to the junior female workers, following the Jimmy Savile scandal in the corporation.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Microsoft has created an application named 'Switch to Windows Phone' on the Google Play Store available on all Android phones.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 2 (IANS) Technopark-based Flytxt, a provider of big data analytics powered revenue and customer experience management solutions for Cellular Service Providers (CSPs), Thursday said it has been named as a "Cool Vendor" by technology research and advisory Gartner.
Wellington, May 02(ANI): The most galling habit of New Zealand drivers is hitting a parked car and not leaving a note, a new survey has revealed.
California, May 2 (ANI): Facebook has said its net income and revenue grew in the first quarter of the year, helped by an increase in mobile ad revenue.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Three persons were arrested and a juvenile was held on charges of picking the pockets of people commuting by Delhi Metro trains, police said Wednesday.
New York, May 1 (ANI): The most sought-after phone once, the first generation iPhone is set to become 'vintage' and 'obsolete', six years after its launch.
London, May 1 (ANI): A video of a woman motorist attempting to park her car has gone viral with over one million views in just five days on Youtube.
London, May 1 (ANI): Microsoft has announced that its Outlook.com will now support Skype video calling.
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) The 2009 rape case of a minor German girl, involving the son of the then Congress minister, could have been sabotaged, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Tuesday.
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Business meetings are likely to be small and shorter, a new study has revealed.
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) E-commerce giant Alibaba has purchased 18 percent stake of China's popular microblogging service Sina Weibo for $586 million, Sina Corp. announced.
Beijing, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): E-commerce giant Alibaba has purchased 18 percent stake of China's popular microblogging service Sina Weibo for 586 million U.S. dollars, Sina Corp. announced Monday.
London, Apr. 30 (ANI): The amount of messages being sent using instant chat apps, such as Whatsapp and BlackBerry Messenger, has overtaken the traditional SMS messages for the first time ever, according to a research firm.
Toronto, April 30 (IANS) An Indo-Canadian man has alleged that he was denied entry to a graduation party in a Vancouver club purely on the basis of his skin colour.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The mobile phone of the Dec 16 gang-rape victim was recovered from the house of one of the accused, a prosecution witness told the fast track court here trying the case.
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Actor Arshad Warsi, who shares screen space with Aamir Khan in "P.K.", says the Indian film industry needs more people like the actor-filmmaker, who made his Bollywood debut 25 years back on this date.
Dubai, April 29 (IANS) A 25-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to three months in jail for secretly filming with his mobile phone women using the toilet in a supermarket here.
New Delhi Apr. 29 (ANI): Rediff.com India Limited (Nasdaq: REDF), India's leading online provider of news, information, communication, entertainment and shopping services has released the latest version of its Rediff.com website, featuring a new and enhanced homepage sporting a tiled interface.
Sydney, Apr. 29 (ANI): A majority of users have given Facebook's Home mobile a one star rating on the Google Play store.
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) Being paid to travel and scooping a monthly salary of 10,000 yuan ($1,600) just for taking photos and writing blogs... this is not a dream, but Hao Na's job.
London, April 29 (ANI): Researchers including one of an Indian origin have developed prototype mobile devices that can change shape on-demand, and will be unveiled today - Monday, the 29th of April.
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) China has witnessed a decline in the number of Internet bars, a first instance in last eight years, courtesy a boom in the household broadband and mobile Internet sectors, the government has revealed.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Delhi Police Saturday said they have cracked an "international cartel" of drugs and fake currency dealers, arresting seven Nigerians and a Burmese woman.
London, April 27 (ANI): A new sex tape app, which offers to store your homemade sex tapes, is all set to be launched.
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): Researchers have created and tested a mobile phone app to support people, who are set to embark on a partial meal replacement program (MRP).
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): The sale of smartphones has significantly gone up and over shadowed the feature phones (dumbphones) during the last quarter worldwide.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 27 (IANS) The country's first international event on travel technologies will be held in Kerala, with the objective of helping the travel and tourism industry leverage the massive marketing potential of the internet.
Sharjah, April 27 (IANS/WAM) The Pink Caravan, a breast cancer awareness initiative in the UAE, has screened a total of 21,795 people -- including over 16,000 women -- for breast cancer in the past three years.
Washington, Apr. 26 (ANI): Smartphones have been supersized, growing in length and girth.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Electronics major Samsung Friday launched its new flagship smartphone Galaxy S4 priced at Rs.41,500. It will go on sale from Saturday.
London, April 26 (IANS) Researchers have now found why we often feel such a strong urge to glance at our handset: checking your mobile is contagious.
Sydney, Apr.25 (ANI): The accused in the Boston Marathon bombings, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were reportedly under heavy financial crisis but this did not stop them from perpetrating their terror mayhem for less than a hundred dollars.
Hyderabad, April 25 (IANS) Mobile High-definition Link (MHL) Consortium is looking to partner with Indian companies, including game publishers, content providers and local mobile device manufacturers to promote its technology, which enables consumers to display HD content from a smartphone to a television.
London, April 25 (ANI): Blackberry users, who secretly watch porn on their new smartphone, could be in for a nasty shock as a new built-in feature tells all their friends about the naughty habit.
Beijing, Apr. 25 (Xinhua-ANI): Samsung Electronics said Thursday that it will roll out its new flagship smartphone model Galaxy S4 in Seoul this Friday for the first time across the globe.