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  • Facebook launches 'I'm a Voter' feature for Indian users 10-04-2014 10:44 AM

    New Delhi: Facebook users in India can now update their status after casting their ballot with a new "I'm a Voter" feature that the social networking giant has introduced to cash in on the election buzz. For the first time in the country, users over the age of 18 will...
  • Twitter testing 'Fave People' timeline; displays tweets from your favourite accounts in one place 18-03-2014 11:08 AM

    New Delhi: Twitter, reportedly, is testing a new feature called "Fave People", which lets users view tweets from their favourite accounts in one place. You can favourite profiles by tapping the star icon on the profiles to see tweets from them under the "Fave People" timeline. TechCrunch reports that the...
  • Timeline: How Malaysia's Flight MH370 went missing 17-03-2014 01:50 PM

    Here is a timeline of events in the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner which vanished from radar screens on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Saturday, March 8: (all times are local Malaysian, eight hours ahead of GMT) 00:41 - Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 departs from Kuala...
  • Timeline: Major Maoist attacks since 2009 11-03-2014 06:14 PM

    At least 15 security personnel and one civilian were killed in a Maoist attack on a CRPF search party in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. The attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers took place in the thickly forested Tongapal area in Sukma district, about 500 km south of Raipur...
  • Absolutely sick of the sentimental Facebook look back videos on your timeline? Hit back with this hilarious parody 06-02-2014 11:43 AM

    You need to see this Facebook parody video if you are absolutely sick of people's sentimental Look Back videos. Facebook turned 10 by offering its users a look back to the special moments of their time spent on its website. It was touching the first few times people shared their...
  • Interactive timeline: Aarushi-Hemraj murder case 21-11-2013 03:45 PM

    The Aarushi-Hemraj murder case was one of the most mysterious killings in the recent past.A special court in Ghaziabad found Aarushi's parents - Rajesh and Nupur Talwar guilty in the case.Aarushi was found with her throat slit in the bedroom of her Noida home on May 16, 2008 while the...
  • Twitter introduces Custom Timelines, lets you create timelines with tweets of your choice 13-11-2013 04:15 PM

    New Delhi: Twitter introduced a new feature, Custom timelines, which lets you create custom timelines of tweets. Users can control custom timelines by selecting the tweets they want to include. "This means that when the conversation around an event or topic takes off on Twitter, you have the opportunity to...
  • Facebook Timeline and Pages inaccessible, complain users 08-11-2013 10:24 PM

    New Delhi: There appears to be a service disruption at Facebook as users from around the world are reporting that they cannot access their Timelines. But the issue seems to have partial impact that many other users say that they are able to access Facebook as usual. This Facebook disruption...
  • Sachin Tendulkar announces retirement after his 200th Test 10-10-2013 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday stunned the cricket world by announcing his retirement from international cricket after playing his 200th Test match in the home series against the West Indies in November 2013. The 40-year-old Tendulkar contacted BCCI President N Srinivasan on Thursday and requested the board to release...
  • Rahul Dravid quits competitive cricket: timeline of a legendary career 06-10-2013 09:48 AM

    After retiring from all forms of international cricket in 2012, Rahul Dravid announced earlier this year that the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) will be his last tournament as a professional cricketer. And on this day, October 6, 2013, when Dravid makes his final appearance as a player, we look...
  • Feb 1985 - Sep 2013: Milestones in the history of BlackBerry 24-09-2013 11:12 AM

    Toronto: Embattled smartphone company BlackBerry Ltd plans to go private in a $4.7 billion deal being orchestrated by its largest shareholder. Here are important milestones in the history of the company formerly known as Research In Motion: February 1985 - Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin co-found Research In Motion in...
  • Timeline: The Ishrat Jahan encounter case 03-07-2013 06:35 PM

    New Delhi: In its first chargesheet in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday told a court in Ahmedabad that the 19-year-old girl along with three others was killed by the Gujarat Police in a fake encounter. Here is the sequence of events in...
  • Prior approval must to arrest under Section 66A: SC 17-05-2013 04:20 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said no person would be arrested under Section 66A of the IT Act for posting objectionable comments on social networking websites without prior approval from an officer not below the rank of inspector general of police. A vacation bench of Justice BS Chauhan...
  • Facebook can be sued over 'timeline': US court 04-04-2013 08:04 AM

    Chicago: A Chicago-based social media company called Timelines Inc can sue Facebook Inc over allegations that it violated the smaller firm's trademark on the word 'timeline', a federal judge ruled. Timelines launched a website called Timelines.com in 2009 that enables users to track historical events and their personal lives online....
  • Facebook unveils new privacy controls 12-12-2012 10:34 PM

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  • Timeline: A look at RIM's much-delayed BlackBerry 10 08-11-2012 03:06 PM

    Toronto: BlackBerry maker Research In Motion says it's now testing its much-delayed BlackBerry 10 smartphones with 50 wireless carriers around the world. RIM calls it a key step. RIM previously announced delays to its upcoming BlackBerry 10 system, which the company considers crucial to its future. It's expected in the...
  • Facebook testing new one-column Timeline design 01-11-2012 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: Facebook users upset with the two-column layout of the Facebook Timeline, may have some reason to cheer. According to Inside Facebook, the social networking service is testing a new design with a small percentage of users that has the posts in one column instead of the current format...
  • Here's how to get your old Facebook profile back 02-01-2012 06:08 PM

    New Delhi: Not everyone is happy with Facebook's dramatic redesign of its users' profile pages. While Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the Timeline is a "new way to express who you are," many users want to get back the old way of expressing themselves. Users who have opted for the...
  • Review: Scrutinising your presence on Facebook 29-12-2011 11:17 AM

    New York: Here's one way to sum up 2011: I added 71 people as Facebook friends, shared 26 links and commented on 98 of my friends' status updates. I was tagged in 33 photos and added 18 of my own to the site. I also attempted to keep up with...
  • A trip down memory lane with Facebook's Timeline 16-12-2011 02:31 PM

    New York: Facebook's 800 million users can now access the site's Timeline feature, which turns their profile pages into a virtual scrapbook full of big photos, memorable posts and life events. People can add pre-Facebook memories, too. The Timeline goes back as far as the user's birth date. The Timeline...
  • Timeline: The Ishrat Jahan encounter case 21-11-2011 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Ishrat Jahan case has told the Gujarat High Court that the encounter was not genuine. The SIT had submitted its final report on last Friday. Ishrat, a 19-year-old college girl, along with Javed Sheikh alias Pranesh Pillai, Amjad Ali Rana and...
  • Factbox: Adobe vs Apple on Flash technology 10-11-2011 09:03 AM

    New York: Here is a timeline of the battle between consumer technology giant Apple Inc and software company Adobe Systems over the latter's Flash technology, which is widely used to view videos and play games on the Internet. January 2007: Apple unveils its blockbuster iPhone with a browser that was...
  • Timeline: Libya's civil war nears end 20-10-2011 05:25 PM

    Here is a timeline of the civil war in Libya since protests against Muammar Gaddafi broke out in February: Feb 15/16, 2011 - The arrest of human rights activist Fethi Tarbel starts a riot in Benghazi. Feb 24 - Anti-government militias take control of central coastal city of Misrata after...
  • How to take control of your Facebook Timeline 29-09-2011 02:04 PM

    New Delhi: Many of us, including me, want to pen an autobiography, but most of us will never be able to do so. Writing a book, even if it is the story of your own life, takes a lot of effort and also a skill for writing engaging prose. Further,...
  • Timeline: Kalmadi’s role in CWG scam probe 25-04-2011 03:09 PM

    New Delhi: Congress MP Suresh Kalmadi was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday for irregularities in a Commonwealth Games corruption case. Here is a timeline of events relating to the former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman's role in the investigations into the multi-crore scam. April 25:...