AUDIO

  • How Facebook is ensuring that your friends pronounce your name right April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: What is worse than having an usual name? Having people pronounce it incorrectly. Well, Facebook totally understands this and wants to help you with a new feature that will help your online friends get your name right in the first go. Facebook is experimenting with a new feature that...
  • 'Oh Kadhal Kanmani' audio to be unveiled on April 4 April 1, 2015

    Chennai: The much-anticipated album of Mani Ratnam's Tamil romance 'Oh Kadhal Kanmani', which has music by double Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman, will be released on Saturday, the makers have announced. Earlier scheduled to be released on Wednesday, the album will now come out over the weekend. Starring Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menon...
  • HP to start using Bang & Olufsen audio technology in devices March 25, 2015

    Palo Alto: Hewlett-Packard's PCs, tablets and accessories are going to start using audio technology from Denmark's Bang & Olufsen. The companies said Tuesday that all HP devices that carry the Bang & Olufsen or B&O Play brand will have a dedicated audio island that isolates the sensitive audio circuits from other...
  • This new app claims to treat hearing disorders March 21, 2015

    New York: A new web-based app claims to treat Tinnitus -- the condition that causes ringing in the ears. Tinnitus is mainly triggered by age-related hearing loss and prolonged exposure to excessively loud noise, but it originates in the brain. The new app, called Tinnitracks, claims to treat the cause of the...
  • Rhapsody allows users to share music with Twitter followers even if they are not subscribers March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Music streaming service Rhapsody has brought in a new feature for its users that allows them to share songs with their followers on Twitter, even if they are not Rhapsody subscribers. The full-track playback feature will let Rhapsody subscribers, who pay $9.99/month for the service, share songs from its...
  • Former AAP minority cell leader Shahid Azad releases audio clip of Arvind kejriwal March 13, 2015

    AAP Youth Wing Convener Shahid Azad on Thursday released another tape where Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is allegedly promoting communal politics. Kejriwal is heard talking to Chief of AAP's minority wing Irfanullah Khan. ...
  • Another Arvind Kejriwal audio tape surfaces March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after a tape surfaced in which Arvind Kejriwal is purportedly talking of poaching on Congress MLAs to form government in Delhi, another audio tape emerged on Thursday in which he allegedly talks of Muslims having no option other than AAP to stop the Narendra Modi wave. In...
  • Delhi polls: Distributed more than 2000 spy cameras to volunteers, says AAP February 5, 2015

    AAP says it has distributed video cameras and audio recorders to its workers saying there could be attempts to subvert the poll process. "We are keeping a close eye on allegations of distribution of liquor," said AAP leader Atishi Marlena. ...
  • Shamitabh: First audio poster hints at Amitabh Bachchan playing an alcoholic December 24, 2014

    In an unique way to generate more curiosity, the makers of 'Shamitabh' have released an audio poster of the film. The film features Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush and Akshara Haasan and has been directed by R Balki. Hear the audio clips carefully; doesn't it hint at Amitabh Bachchan playing an artist...
  • IFFI 2014: China takes country focus; plans to combine Indian dance forms with martial arts and hold film exhibitions discussed November 26, 2014

    Panaji: An Indo-China Audio-Visual Co-production Agreement was signed on 18th September in presence of Indian Prime Minister and Chinese President, but its impact could only be felt at IFFI this year. Whether it was by way of Chinese films that are being screened at the ongoing festival, presence of Chinese...
  • Islamic State releases Baghdadi's speech November 14, 2014

    There have been contradictory accounts out of Iraq following US air strikes on Friday about whether Baghdadi was wounded in a raid. The Islamic State released a audio recording on Thursday putting to rest all the rumours of Baghdadi's death. ...
  • Need to thank K.V Anand for adjusting his dates for 'Shamitabh': Dhanush November 10, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Dhanush, who recently completed shooting for R. Balakrishnan-directed 'Shamitabh', Sunday said that he could be part of the project because filmmaker K.V Anand allowed him to take out time to shoot for it while working on his upcoming Tamil film 'Anegan'. "I was working on 'Anegan' when I got...
  • Twitter adds audio card support, ties up with SoundCloud to let users stream music, audio on timelines October 17, 2014

    San Francisco: Twitter will allow users to play podcasts, music and other audio clips direct from their timelines, or message feeds, via a new feature designed in partnership with Berlin-based audio-streaming service SoundCloud. The online messaging service introduced on Thursday what it called Audio Card, through which users can listen to...
  • SoundCloud to start paying artists, record companies August 22, 2014

    Berlin: SoundCloud said on Thursday that it will start paying artists and record companies whose music is played on the popular streaming site, a move that will bring it in line with competitors such as YouTube and Spotify. Berlinbased SoundCloud boasts some 175 million unique listeners a month, but so far...
  • Bose sues Beats over headphone noisecancellation patents July 26, 2014

    San Francisco: Audio technology veteran Bose Corporation on Friday sued Beats Electronics over patented technology for cancelling noise in earphones. The suit filed in federal court in the US state of Delaware pits the 50yearold firm against an Internet Age youngster being bought by Apple in a deal valued at $3...
  • Ukraine releases audio tapes of proRussian rebels on shooting the Malayasian plane July 18, 2014

    A Malaysian plane was shot down by "terrorists" on Thursday over wartorn eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. The Ukrainian government on Friday released audio tapes of intercepted conversations made by proRussian rebels on shooting down the Malayasian plane. "We have just shot down a plane. That was Miner's group....
  • Intel to make audiovisual gear chips for Panasonic under contract July 8, 2014

    San Francisco: Intel Corp said on Monday it would make chips for Panasonic for the audio and visualequipment markets, the latest expansion of Intel's contract manufacturing business in the face of slow personal computer sales. With Intel far behind rivals in making chips for smartphones and tablets, the US chipmaker has...
  • Twitter in talks to buy audiosharing site SoundCloud: Report June 7, 2014

    Bangalore: Microblogging platform Twitter Inc has been in talks with Berlinbased audio sharing website SoundCloud in its efforts to add a music service to its offering, the Financial Times reported citing people familiar with the matter. Twitter has weighed up deals worth billions of dollars and has also considered buying musicstreaming...
  • Bollywood's Baadshah SRK and Thalaiva Rajinikanth come together for 'Kochadaiyaan' music launch March 9, 2014

    Fans went berserk as Shah Rukh Khan and Rajinikanth shared the same stage at the audio launch of latter's forthcoming film 'Kochadaiyaan'. The film, which has been in the making for a long time, has Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone and Jackie Shroff in key roles. The audio launch also had composer...
  • Happy Holidays: Headphones, speakers top gift lists December 24, 2013

    Atlanta: Headphones, speakers and other audio gear are topping the holiday gift lists of many Americans. Audio equipment is among the topselling electronics gifts this holiday season, accounting for 13 per cent of the $8 billion in consumer electronics sales between November 24 and December 7, according to research firm...
  • Portronics launches 4inone portable device Superbox at Rs 2,499 December 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Portronics launched a new device Superbox in India at Rs 2,499. Superbox is a palmsized device, which has the capability of being your speaker, your MP3 player, your audio recorder and even your power bank. The Superbox comes packed with an 8 GB card. One needs to...
  • AOL shutting down the oncepopular Winamp media player November 21, 2013

    New Delhi: AOL announced the closure of Winamp.com and its associated web services. The services will no longer be available from December 20, 2013, said the company. The company has also made it clear that Winamp media players will no longer be available for download past Dec 20. Users can...
  • 'Janal Oram' audio to be unveiled in a bus October 19, 2013

    Chennai: Upcoming Tamil romanticdrama 'Janal Oram' is about a bus driver and its conductor. Keeping this in mind, the makers have decided to unveil its audio Thursday in a private bus. "Since the movie is about bus a driver and a conductor, the crew has planned to hire a special bus...
  • Case filed against producer of Telugu film 'Baadshah' March 18, 2013

    Hyderabad: A case has been filed against Bandla Ganesh, the producer of Telugu film 'Baadshah', at the Rayadurgam Police Station on Monday, following the death of a fan at the audio launch of the movie. The case was filed under section IPC 304 (A). Some of the fans were also injured...
  • Apple in talks with Beats Audio over new music service March 6, 2013

    San Francisco: Apple Inc has held talks with Beats Electronics LLC, the audio technology firm co-founded by influential hip-hop producer Dr Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine, on a potential partnership involving Beats' planned music-streaming service, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook met with...
  • 2G: CBI to submit status report on ChandraSingh tapes February 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will file its status report on the audio tapes in which Unitech Managing Director Sanjay Chandra is allegedly heard talking to former CBI prosecutor AK Singh about the 2G spectrum case. In the report the CBI will revealed what action has been...
  • 2G collusion: Singh, Chandra's audio tape to be part of status report February 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Audio tape linking Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) prosecutor AK Singh to 2G scam accused Sanjay Chandra will now be part of the status report, a week after CNNIBN's 2G collusion expose, sources have said. The status report is set to be presented to the Supreme Court on...