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  • Microsoft releases fix for Internet Explorer security hole, rescues XP users May 2, 2014

    Boston: Microsoft is helping the estimated hundreds of millions of customers still running Windows XP, which it stopped supporting earlier this month, by providing an emergency update to fix a critical bug in its Internet Explorer browser. Microsoft rushed to create the fix after learning of the bug in the operating...
  • Internet Explorer users beware! Hackers could take complete control of your PC April 29, 2014

    Redmond: Microsoft says a security gap in Internet Explorer could allow an attacker to take complete control of a computer if the user clicks on a malicious link. The vulnerability affects versions 6 through 11 of the Web browser. Microsoft Corp. said Saturday that it was aware of "limited, targeted attacks" that...
  • Hackers exploit major security flaw in Internet Explorer; Microsoft offers no fix for Windows XP users April 28, 2014

    Boston: Microsoft is rushing to fix a bug in its widely used Internet Explorer web browser after a computer security firm disclosed the flaw over the weekend, saying hackers have already exploited it in attacks on some US companies. PCs running Windows XP will not receive any updates fixing that bug...
  • Microsoft sued over browser error, slapped with $731 million fine April 12, 2014

    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 directors...
  • Hackers use previously unknown Internet Explorer 10 flaw in new attacks February 14, 2014

    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 hundreds...
  • India 5th largest exporter of illicit money between 2002-11: Survey December 12, 2013

    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 2011,...
  • Triumph launches motorcycle range in India; prices start at Rs 5.7 lakh November 28, 2013

    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 November 8, 2013

    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 websites that...
  • Cabinet nod for shale gas exploration on nomination basis September 24, 2013

    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 in...
  • Tata introduces Safari Storme Explorer Edition at Rs 10.86 lakh August 25, 2013

    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 the...
  • Moily retracts statement on threat from import lobby June 15, 2013

    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 was...
  • Indian discovers super-giant star in constellation Virgo April 12, 2013

    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 April 9, 2013

    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...
  • EU fines Microsoft $733 million for breaking browser pact March 6, 2013

    Amsterdam: The European Union Commission has fined Microsoft €561 million ($733 million) for breaking the terms of an earlier agreement to offer users a choice of Internet browser. The penalty is a first for Brussels - no company has ever failed to keep its end of a bargain with EU authorities...
  • Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 10 browser for Windows 7 February 27, 2013

    Seatlle: Microsoft announced the general availability of Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7, providing availability of IE10 to millions of customers worldwide. It hopes the latest version of its market-leading browser will win back customers who have migrated to Google Inc's Chrome and help it establish a toe-hold in the...
  • Russia plans to send probe to moon in 2015 January 16, 2013

    Moscow: Russia will resume a long-dormant quest to explore the moon by sending an unmanned probe there in 2015, the head of the space agency was quoted as saying on Tuesday. The craft, called Luna-Glob, or Moon-Globe, will be carried by the first rocket to blast off from a new...
  • Watch: Microsoft paints Internet Explorer haters as trolls November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Microsoft is on the warpath. After taking on Google, calling the search giant a "Scroogle," the world's largest software company's latest target is the Internet Explorer hater (that actually includes a sizeable portion of the of the more tech-savvy computer users). In a video titled 'Do you know...
  • Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 10 browser for Windows 7 November 14, 2012

    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 to...
  • Microsoft introduces new MSN for Windows 8 October 2, 2012

    Seattle: Microsoft is launching its own news operation as part of its new-look MSN website when Windows 8 launches later this month. The world's largest software company is making a "big, multi-million dollar investment" to create a "decent-sized media operation," said Bob Visse, general manager, MSN Product Management Group. Microsoft sold its...
  • Microsoft says has fixed Internet Explorer flaw September 21, 2012

    Boston: Microsoft Corp said it has fixed a security bug in Internet Explorer that hackers exploited to attack some customers. The attacks prompted the German government and security experts to urge people to temporarily stop using the browser. The software maker said late Wednesday that the permanent repair to the software, used...
  • German govt warns of Internet Explorer breach September 19, 2012

    Berlin: The German government agency overseeing IT safety is warning of a security breach in Microsoft's Internet Explorer and recommending people use other browsers until the problem is fixed. The browser's "weak point is already being used for targeted attacks," the Federal Office for Information Security warned, adding that the code...
  • Microsoft warns on Internet Explorer security flaw September 18, 2012

    Boston: Microsoft Corp warned a newly discovered bug in its Internet Explorer web browser makes PCs vulnerable to attack by hackers and urged customers to download a piece of security software to mitigate the risk of infection. The security flaw affects hundreds of millions of Internet Explorer browser users. Microsoft said...
  • Browser wars: 4-yr-old Chrome emerges as winner September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The story of the battle of the browsers reads like an edge-of-the-seat thriller. The beginnings of the browser wars were murky with many shots taken below the belt. It was a David vs Goliath battle and Goliath, after an initial setback was winning. Netscape put up a brave...
  • Key dates in the history of space exploration August 26, 2012

    Washington: A "deeply saddened" US President Barack Obama hailed Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, as one of the greatest American heroes of all times, and said that it was he who taught the enormous power of one small step. Armstrong, the first man to...
  • Oil Min wants Cabinet to decide on RIL's proposal August 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Oil Ministry is likely to ask the Cabinet to decide on proposals of Reliance Industries and Cairn India to drill exploration wells in already producing oil and gas fields. While RIL has proposed to drill an exploration well on the flagging D1&D3 gas fields in the KG-D6 block...
  • Location app Foursquare to focus on exploration June 7, 2012

    New York: Foursquare is best known for letting smartphone users tell others about the restaurants and other places they are at, but people are increasingly using it to find nearby places to go to. Now, the mobile app is getting a makeover that turns the focus to this sort of...
  • Google using Bob Moog doodle to promote Chrome May 23, 2012

    New Delhi: While you were busy creating new tunes with the Google doodle version of the Moog Synthesizer on your non-Chrome Web browser a little link below the doodle may have missed your eye. It says "Upgrade to a modern browser and see what this doodle can really do" and...
  • Browser wars: Google Chrome beats IE May 21, 2012

    New Delhi: After a long reign at the top of the Web browsers, Microsoft's Internet Explorer is finally making way for a new leader, Google Chrome. Chrome which was launched in 2008, has in a span of a few years posed a serious threat to the dominance of Internet Explorer which...
  • China warns India again on South China Sea April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: China has once again warned India against exploring oil in the South China Sea. The warning came a day after China lost ground on the issue at the ASEAN summit that ended in Cambodia on Wednesday. The South China Sea dispute was discussed at the ASEAN summit despite...