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  • Pirate Bay taken down after police raid; other file-sharing websites also offline December 10, 2014

    Bengaluru: Popular Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay was taken down after Swedish police seized servers and computers from a server room in Stockholm. "We had a crackdown on a server room in Greater Stockholm because of a copyright infringement, and yes it was Pirate Bay," Paul Pinter, national coordinator, intellectual...
  • Gmail users can now edit Microsoft Office files straight from their inbox December 3, 2014

    Google has added a new feature in Gmail that lets users edit Microsoft Office files that come to them as attachments in emails - right from the mailbox. The Gmail attachments now have an edit button that automatically converts Office documents to corresponding Google formats.With the new update, Google has...
  • There was an international conspiracy involved behind Netaji's disappearence: Grand nephew December 1, 2014

    The Prime Minister's Office on Monday refused to make public the files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's his grand nephew has said that this confirms that there was an international conspiracy surounding Bose's disappearance. ...
  • Should Centre reveal files releated to Netaji's disappearance? December 1, 2014

    The Prime Minister's Office on Monday refused to make public the files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's his grand nephew has said that this confirms that there was an international conspiracy surounding Bose's disappearance. ...
  • Data sharing over Bluetooth may get faster November 29, 2014

    London: Your Bluetooth device may soon become faster at transferring data! Researchers are looking into ways information can be shared quickly and effectively using Bluetooth technology. Bluetooth technology is the most widespread standard wireless communication. One of its applications is the creation of electronic sensor networks. Researchers at the University of the...
  • Microsoft partners with Dropbox for online file-sharing November 5, 2014

    Bangalore: Microsoft said it teamed up with online file-sharing company Dropbox to allow Office software users to manage and share files through Dropbox's website and mobile app. Microsoft said the functionality would be included in the next updates to the Office mobile apps, to be rolled out in the next few...
  • New payment gateway for efiling of intellectual property September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Ministry has launched a new payment gateway for efiling of intellectual property, a move which will further simplify the procedure to get patents and trademarks. "This facility enables payment using Internet banking, credit cards or debit cards of more than 70 banks as against Internet...
  • Extended week for babus in Bangalore to clear pending files September 7, 2014

    Bangalore: It was a working Sunday for several bureaucrats at the state secretariat in Bangalore as they sifted through pending files to clear them, following concerns expressed by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah recently over pileup of files across departments. "This is a drive, this is not a new thing, we have been...
  • Pirate Bay launches a mobile site, makes it easier for users to browse torrents on the go July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Filesharing website Pirate Bay has launched a mobile site to make it easier for users to torrent on the go, reports Torrent Freak. Named The Mobile Bay, the new mobileoptimised site has an updated interface which is easier to navigate. Earlier mobile users were presented with a smaller version...
  • 11,100 files destroyed, Mahatma Gandhi assassination records safe: MHA July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: 11,000 files were destroyed as per Prime Minister Narendra Modi's orders to weed out files and papers but none of these related to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday. Singh said that this in a suo motu statement in Rajya Sabha two days...
  • Another complaint filed against Shankaracharya of Dwaraka Peeth Swaroopananda Saraswati June 26, 2014

    A complaint was filed against Shankaracharya of Dwaraka Peeth Swaroopananda Saraswati on Thursday in a court accusing him of hurting religious sentiments with his reported remarks about eating habits of Saibaba. Chandrakant Kunjir, a trustee of a Saibaba temple in Sukhaliya area, moved the Magistrate's Court seeking registration of case against...
  • Author of the 'Snowden Files' on the impact of Snowden leaks on India June 24, 2014

    The author of "The Snowden Files", Luke Harding, a journalist with the Guardian speaks to CNNIBN on his book, the Snowden revelations, and what Indian diplomats have had to learn. Following are the questions: 1) So far, India hasn't officially had a very strong reaction to the Snowden revelations, what have...
  • MHA goes for cleanliness drive; junks nearly 1.5 lakh files June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: On the direction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Home Ministry is on a cleanliness drive and, in less than a month, has destroyed nearly 1.5 lakh files that had gathered dust for years. While going through the steel almirahs of North Block, officials also found some interesting...
  • Tanushree Dutta to host the 'Best of Fear Files' April 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Tanushree Dutta is all set to host thriller show 'Best of Fear Files'. The show is ready to send shivers down the spines of audience yet again as Tanushree will revisit the eerie, mysterious world of the supernatural and unexplained. "It feels fantastic to be a part of...
  • Pune-based social activist files complaint against Amitabh Bachchan for promoting superstitious beliefs in a TV commercial March 28, 2014

    Mumbai: A social activist from Pune has accused megastar Amitabh Bachchan of promoting superstitious beliefs, and filed a complaint before a court seeking action against the Bollywood actor. Hemant Patil has demanded a police complaint against Bachchan and others under the stringent new Maharashtra Prevention and Eradication of Human Sacrifices and...
  • Relief for UPA, CBI to close enquiry into 'missing' coal files case March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In a relief to the Congress, the Central Bureau of Investigation will file a closure in preliminary enquiries in the 'missing' coal files from the Coal Ministry. The CBI has said that it has found no criminality in the case and that it has recovered all major documents,...
  • EC introduces e-filing of poll affidavits for the first time March 6, 2014

    In a maiden initiative, the Election Commission (EC) has introduced e-filing of affidavits by candidates for the forthcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly polls. The affidavits (Form 26) are supposed to be furnished by the candidates at the time of filing of their nomination for contesting a Parliamentary or an Assembly...
  • BBM to soon let users share photos in multi-person chats, send files up to 16MB in size March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Bringing new features and improvements to BBM, BlackBerry has now announced that BBM will soon support photo sharing in multi-person chats. This comes as an addition to existing sharing options that exist in multi-person chats - sending voice notes, sharing your location powered by Glympse, and sending...
  • Lokayukta police to file chargesheet against MP IAS couple on March 1 February 22, 2014

    Lokayukta police is likely to file chargesheet on next Saturday against IAS couple Arvind and Tinoo Joshi who were accused of amassing wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income. The Special Police Establishment of Lokayukta police was supposed to file the chargesheet before the additional sessions court on Saturday but...
  • Petition filed against Pervez Musharraf's possible exit from Pakistan January 3, 2014

    A petition seeking to restrain hospitalised former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf from travelling abroad for treatment was filed in a court in Islamabad on Friday by the son of a slain cleric of the radical Lal Masjid. Haroon Rasheed, son of cleric Abdul Rasheed, asked the Islamabad High Court to...
  • BitTorrent's Sync seven times faster than Dropbox, hits 2 million user mark December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Announced quite sometime back, BitTorrent's file synchronisation app Sync is claimed to be seven times faster than the popular cloudstorage app Dropbox. Also, the company claims that doubling its user base in a month, the Sync tool has hit the 2 million user mark. With BitTorrent's Sync, users can...
  • Twitter likely to go public on November 15 October 16, 2013

    New York: The much anticipated initial public offer by microblogging site Twitter is likely to hit the US stock market on November 15, claims a research report. Twitter has disclosed plans to raise up to USD one billion from its proposed initial public offer (IPO) in...
  • Twitter reports biggest quarterly loss ahead of IPO October 16, 2013

    New York: Twitter's losses are mounting as the online messaging service prepares to make its stock market debut. A regulatory filing Tuesday disclosed the San Francisco company lost nearly $65 million during the three months ending in September. That's the largest quarterly setback that Twitter has suffered during the past three...
  • David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson wish for another 'XFiles' October 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are game for another 'XFiles'. The two actors, who played FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in the scifi TV series, said they are willing to star in another spinoff of the story, reported the Wrap. "All the principals are on board," Duchovny...
  • Website development platform Wix.com files for $100 million IPO October 2, 2013

    Bangalore: Wix.com Ltd, which helps companies build and operate websites, filed with the US regulators on Tuesday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering. Wix, which sells its cloudbased templates to design websites to small business owners, said revenue grew to $43.7 million in 2012 from $9.9...
  • Twitter sorts out lockup agreements, likely to make IPO filing public this week October 2, 2013

    San Francisco: Twitter Inc's bankers contacted early investors this week asking them to sign a 180day lockup agreement by Wednesday afternoon, showing the company is moving swiftly toward its initial public offering. The email from Goldman Sachs, the lead underwriter of Twitter's IPO, asked shareholders to sign and return a form...
  • N Srinivasan to be reelected as BCCI president unopposed September 28, 2013

    New Delhi: A defiant N Srinivasan is certain to be reelected unopposed as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) during its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday after he filed his nomination on Saturday, although he won't be able to discharge his functions due...
  • Coal scam: Is the preliminary enquiries set to bring embarrassment to the govt? September 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The coal scam is set to get more embarrassing for the government as the CBI has filed two preliminary enquiries to investigate the missing files in the coal block allocation, a move which was avoided by the government for the months. The results of the enquiries, if reveals...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 20, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Indian Mujahideen terror accused Afzal Usmani escapes from Mumbai Police custody September 20, 2013

    An alleged Indian Mujahideen terrorist Afzal Usmani on Friday escaped from Mumbai Police's custody. Usmani managed to escape while he was being taken to a Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in Mumbai by a team of police officials....