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  • Microsoft sued over browser error, slapped with $731 million fine 12-04-2014 10:12 AM

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp's board faces a lawsuit over the way it handled an error with its Internet Explorer browser that ended up costing the company a record-breaking $731 million fine by European antitrust regulators. The lawsuit, brought by shareholder Kim Barovic in federal court in Seattle on Friday, charges that...
  • Hackers use previously unknown Internet Explorer 10 flaw in new attacks 14-02-2014 02:24 PM

    San Francisco: A previously unknown flaw in a recent version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser is being used to attack Internet users, including some visitors to a major site for US military veterans, researchers said Thursday. Security firm FireEye discovered the attacks against IE 10 this week, saying that...
  • India 5th largest exporter of illicit money between 2002-11: Survey 12-12-2013 01:32 PM

    India ranked fifth largest exporter of illicit money between 2002-2011, with a total of USD 343.04 billion, and in 2011 it was placed third when USD 84.93 billion was sent abroad, according to a new report. Crime, corruption and tax evasion drained USD 946.7 billion from the developing world in...
  • Triumph launches motorcycle range in India; prices start at Rs 5.7 lakh 28-11-2013 01:27 PM

    Nearly two years after it made a high impact appearance at the 2012 Auto Expo in Delhi, Triumph has finally launched its products for commercial sale in India. The initial range is ten models spread across all of its model lines. Representing the classic line are the Bonneville and the...
  • Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11 browser now available for Windows 7 08-11-2013 10:09 AM

    Redmond: Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that it has made its latest browser, Internet Explorer 11, available to users of Windows 7 machines. The new browser had already been part of the Windows 8.1 upgrade the company released last month. The browser, available as a free download, improves the performance of...
  • Cabinet nod for shale gas exploration on nomination basis 24-09-2013 09:09 PM

    New Delhi:The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Tuesday approved exploration and exploitation of shale gas and oil by national oil companies (NOCs) on acreages given on a nomination basis. "This policy will allow NOCs to carry out exploration and exploitation of unconventional hydro-carbon resources particularly shale gas and oil...
  • Tata introduces Safari Storme Explorer Edition at Rs 10.86 lakh 25-08-2013 04:32 PM

    Tata Motors today announced the launch of its new Safari Storme Explorer Edition. It will be available at all Tata showrooms starting at Rs.10.86 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The new Storme gets a slew of features and changes. Externally, the SUV gets Explorer front nudge guard, Explorer body decals on...
  • Moily retracts statement on threat from import lobby 15-06-2013 09:20 PM

    Bangalore: Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily Saturday denied he had said that he faced a threat personally from oil import lobbies. "I did not say that. My statement has been confused by media," he told reporters on the margins of a function in Bangalore. Moily said what he had stated...
  • Indian discovers super-giant star in constellation Virgo 12-04-2013 09:40 PM

    Washington: An Indian scientist and his Taiwanese colleague have discovered a blue super-giant star located in the constellation Virgo, far beyond our Milky Way Galaxy. Over 55 million years ago, the star emerged in an extremely wild environment, surrounded by intensely hot plasma (a million degrees centigrade) and amidst raging...
  • Cairn India makes new oil discovery in Rajasthan block 09-04-2013 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: Cairn India on Tuesday said it has made the 26th oil discovery in its prolific Rajasthan block. The discovery follows allowing the company to explore for oil on block well after expiry of the exploration phase. "Cairn India has made its latest oil discovery, the 26th discovery so...
  • Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 10 browser for Windows 7 14-11-2012 11:27 AM

    San Francisco:: The latest version of Microsoft's Web browser is now available to the vast audience connecting to the Internet on personal computers running on the Windows 7 operating system. The redesigned browser, Internet Explorer 10, made its debut last month when Microsoft released Windows 8, which makes dramatic changes...
  • 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...
  • India, China to hold border talks in November 29-10-2011 02:03 AM

    New Delhi: With India's energy exploitation bid in the South China Sea threatening to cast a fresh shadow on bilateral ties, India and China will hold the 15th round of boundary talks in New Delhi next month that could also see the sealing of a joint border mechanism between them....
  • India's oil move serious provocation: China daily 16-09-2011 08:06 PM

    Beijing: Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday refused to join issue with India over its assertion to go ahead with oil exploration cooperation with Vietnam in the South China Sea despite Beijing's objections, but an influential official daily said the move constituted "serious political provocation" and should be "resolutely stopped". Chinese...
  • Google Chrome overtakes Firefox in UK 02-08-2011 07:30 AM

    London: Google's Chrome overtook Mozilla Firefox in July to become Britain's second-most popular Web browser after Microsoft's Internet Explorer, Web analytics firm StatCounter said on Monday. Chrome, launched in December 2008, took 22.1 per cent of the UK market, up from 12 per cent a year earlier. Internet Explorer's share...
  • Google Chrome tops 20 per cent market share 02-07-2011 08:58 AM

    Seattle: Google Inc's Chrome Web browser has grabbed more than 20 perc ent of global market share, while Microsoft Corp's long-time leader Internet Explorer has slipped below 50 per cent, according to Internet statistics firm StatCounter. A seven-fold increase in usage in the last 12 months is a boost for...
  • Ex-DG Hydrocarbons booked for helping oil firms 01-07-2011 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed an FIR against former director general of Hydrocarbons VK Sibal on charges of scuttling investigation into discrepancies in oil exploration. The investigating agency on Friday conducted raids at 15 places across New Delhi, Noida and Dehra Dun. Sibal's residence in...
  • The most comprehensive moon map ever 20-12-2010 02:32 PM

    Washington: Researchers have created the most detailed and comprehensive map of the moon's complex landscape thanks to data provided by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). "This dataset is being used to make digital elevation and terrain maps that will be a fundamental reference for future scientific and human exploration missions...
  • Microsoft unveils 'do not track' feature for IE 08-12-2010 05:23 PM

    San Francisco: An upcoming version of Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer browser will let users add lists of sites that they don't want tracking them, a peace offering amid uproar over the sneaky ways that websites watch their users as they bounce around the Internet. The new feature, however, won't be...
  • Microsoft CEO hypes smartphone, browser 29-10-2010 12:32 PM

    Redmond: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer pumped up unique features in the company's new Web browser and smartphone software at a software developer conference Thursday, the company's annual pep rally for people who will build programs for the Web, Windows computers and phones. Ballmer is known for his onstage enthusiasm. This...
  • Microsoft issues its biggest-ever security fix 13-10-2010 10:56 AM

    Boston: Microsoft Corp issued its biggest-ever security fix on Tuesday, including repairs to its ubiquitous Windows operating system and Internet browser for flaws that could let hackers take control of a PC. The new patches aim to fix a number of vulnerabilities including the notorious Stuxnet virus that attacked an...
  • Rise of Google Chrome threatens IE, Firefox 11-10-2010 01:27 PM

    London: Web browser Google Chrome, which emerged in mid-2008, has hit Internet Explorer hard and stalled the rise of Mozilla Firefox. Internet Explorer now accounts for less than 50 per cent of worldwide web browser usage, a fall from its peak of 88 percent in 2003. The fall makes the...
  • Microsoft launches new Web browser IE9 17-09-2010 04:52 PM

    The browser war just got meaner. Microsoft has launched its new version of Internet Explorer which they claim is amazingly fast and secure. ...
  • Microsoft releases latest version of Web browser 16-09-2010 08:43 AM

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp released the latest version of its Web browser, saying that it would work at faster speeds, deliver better graphics and be less obtrusive to users. Internet Explorer 9, unlike previous versions and many competing browsers, pushes itself into the background. "People go to the Web for...