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  • Yahoo to stop users logging into its services with Facebook, Google accounts March 5, 2014

    San Francisco: Yahoo will stop letting consumers access its various online services, including Fantasy Sports and photo-sharing site Flickr, by signing-in with their Facebook or Google credentials. The change, which will be rolled out gradually according to a Yahoo spokeswoman, will require users to register for a Yahoo ID in order...
  • Flickr turns 10: A timeline of the photosharing site's milestones February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Flickr, the popular online photosharing site owned by Yahoo, turned 10 on February 10. Yahoo last year had redesigned the Flickr website to emphasise photos rather than text or white space, as was the case previously. Photos are bigger and shared in full resolution rather than compressed into...
  • BenQ launches ultraslim monitors with flickerfree resolution at Rs 6,900 onwards December 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Digital technology firm BenQ launched ultra slim monitors with low blue LED light, flickerfree super resolution and mobiletobigscreen mobile high definition link (MHL) connectivity. The complete range of Eye care monitors which include EW2440L, EW2740L, GW2760HS, VL2040AZ for home and entertainment purpose are priced in the...
  • Google eyes a pie of online photograph sharing market August 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Internet giant Google said it would increase its focus on photograph sharing here by offering tools to help both professionals as well as amateurs to share their images. Currently, Facebook, Pintrest and Flickr lead the online photograph sharing market, of which Google aims to corner a larger pie. ...
  • Yahoo reboots Flickr, offers 1 terabyte of online storage for free May 21, 2013

    New York: Fresh on the heels of its $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr, Yahoo says it is rebooting its languishing photosharing site Flickr with plans to make it "awesome" again. Yahoo Inc. said at an event in New York City's Times Square on Monday that it is now offering users 1...
  • Flickr groups get new features June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Yahoo India has announced the launch of 'Justified view' feature for Groups on Flickr, and also introduced 'API Methods' and direct upload of photographs on the Groups through Uploadr. With the new Justified layout to Flickr Groups, the earlier white space has been done away with, and now features...
  • Yahoo India launches new Flickr Uploadr version April 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Yahoo India announced the launch of Flickr Uploadr, a new feature that enables simpler, easier, and faster upload of photographs on Flickr. The feature available for both Pro and Free users on the photo storage and sharing service, currently supports Firefox 8, Safari 5, and Chrome 6 browsers....
  • What Is Pinterest? March 28, 2012

    1. A social photosharing website that some call (sigh) the new Facebook killer. Its users 'pin' photographs on virtual boards sorted by 'interests'. It's as easy to use as Twitter, except that it's visual. It's about photos, but unlike with Flickr, Pinterest users pin other people's photographs, not their own....
  • Yahoo touches up Flickr amid internal turmoil September 29, 2011

    San Francisco: It isn't a pretty picture at Yahoo Inc. right now, but that's not stopping the beleaguered Internet company from touching up its popular photosharing service, Flickr. Yahoo made that clear on Wednesday with the introduction of a new way for friends in different locations to simultaneously browse through pictures....
  • Techsavvy Iceland online for new constitution June 10, 2011

    Reykjavik: How do you write a new constitution in the 21st century? You go where the people are online. That was the decision of tiny but techsavvy Iceland, which is overhauling its constitution in the wake of an economic catastrophe, and has turned to the Internet to get input from...
  • Twitter and Facebook: the new age diplomatic tools May 26, 2010

    Washington: The Obama Administration, which is making maximum use of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter in governance, feels these are "effective tools" that can enhance diplomacy. Top officials of the Obama administration are seen twitting round the clock and various wings of the US government have now dedicated team...
  • Govt bars bureaucrats from Facebooking in office February 8, 2009

    New Delhi: Indian diplomats now cannot open a Facebook account, use external email services, or write blogs. Thanks to the new rules and much stricter firewalls aimed at preventing cyber attacks and leakage of classified information. Over the past eight months, the Ministry of External Affairs has been overhauling its computer...
  • Browse in the rain on your Net umbrella November 27, 2006

    Sydney: Being stuck in the rain may soon become the in thing, thanks to Japanese boffins who have invented an umbrella that comes equipped with the Internet. Developed at the Okude laboratory in Tokyo's Keio University, the hightech umbrella comes with an integrated digital camera, builtin WiFi and an attached projector. The...