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  • 'Kiss of love' organisers get hate mails, threat in Bengaluru November 19, 2014

    Bengaluru: Even before the 'Kiss of Love' is to be held in Bengaluru, organisers are already getting hate messages both on social media and offline. There were protests in several parts of Karnataka opposing the event. The Bharatiya Janata Party workers staged a protest in Chikkamagaluru while Pramod Muthalik's right...
  • Yahoo Mail users furious over disruptions; vent anger on Twitter November 15, 2014

    San Francisco: Yahoo Mail users vented their anger on Twitter Friday about disruptions plaguing the free messaging service. Website Downrightnow.com, which monitors popular online services, displayed a graph showing multiple disruptions of Yahoo Mail in the past 24 hours. "Yahoo mail is down... AGAIN," one Twitter user wrote, using the hashtag #yahoomail....
  • Actor Tom Hanks to publish collection of stories November 4, 2014

    New York: Actor Tom Hanks will publish a book of stories linked to his collection of typewriters, publisher Alfred A. Knopf said on Monday. The book, which will include photographs, is still untitled and no publication date has been set. "I've been collecting typewriters for no particular reason since 1978 - both...
  • Flipkart sends apology mail to customers after its botched 'Big Billion Day Sale' October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: E-retailer Flipkart's "The Big Billion Day Sale" on Monday started with a roar and ended in a whimper. While many customers failed to log in, others could not book their desired products. A day later, Flipkart admitted that the company was not prepared for the mega rush for...
  • Mail.Ru takes over 'Russia's Facebook' VKontakte September 17, 2014

    Moscow: A media company owned by Kremlinfriendly oligarch Alisher Usmanov has splashed out $1.5 billion to gain full control of Russia's most popular social network, VKontakte, referred to as 'Russia's Facebook', bringing an end to a monthslong dispute that saw the original investors sue each other in court. Londonlisted Mail.Ru Group...
  • 18yearold British Indian hailed as brainiest student in Britain August 23, 2014

    London: An 18yearold British Indian boy has become Britain's brightest student after getting perfect fives in all major subjects with 100 per cent score, a media report said. Asanish Kalyanasundaram, who hails from Lancahsire in northwest England, got the highest possible grades in maths, physics, chemistry, biology and critical thinking, as...
  • Shocking video of Angelina Jolie from 'dark' heroin addiction days resurfaces; the actress to sue a tabloid July 14, 2014

    If reports are anything to go by Angelina Jolie has taken legal action against The Daily Mail for publishing a video which was taken about 15 years back. The man who shot the footage, a former drug dealer named Franklin Meyer, alleges Jolie was one of his clients and the...
  • Actor George Clooney slams UK story about his future marriage July 10, 2014

    New York: Actor George Clooney criticized Britain's Daily Mail on Wednesday for publishing what he called a "completely fabricated" story that said his future motherinlaw opposes his upcoming marriage to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin. The Mail Online story posted on Monday said Alamuddin's mother was telling family in Beirut that...
  • Faridabad: One bogie of Punjab Mail gets derailed, no injury reported June 3, 2014

    Faridabad: One bogie of the Punjab Mail got derailed near Faridabad on Tuesday morning. No injury was reported in the incident. The train was going from Ferozepur in Punjab to Mumbai in Maharashtra. More details of the incident are awaited. ...
  • NSA finds one email from Edward Snowden raising question May 30, 2014

    Washington: Edward Snowden says he repeatedly raised constitutional concerns about National Security Agency surveillance internally, but an NSA search turned up a single email in which Snowden gently asks for "clarification" on a technical legal question about training materials, agency officials said on Thursday. Snowden, a former NSA systems administrator whose...
  • BSNL, Data Infosys jointly launch locally developed email service May 17, 2014

    Staterun BSNL on Saturday launched a locally designed and developed email service XGen personal and enterprise in partnership with IT firm Data Infosys. "Customers will have a wide range of features in the new service," said BSNL CMD RK Upadhyay at the launch here. The servers will be offered through...
  • Yahoo email accounts hacked, passwords stolen January 31, 2014

    New York: Usernames and passwords of some of Yahoo's email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information about people those Yahoo mail users have recently corresponded with, the company said Thursday. Yahoo didn't say how many accounts have been affected. Yahoo is the secondlargest email service worldwide, after...
  • Shanti Bhushan files FIR against Mail Today for forged article December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi party member Shanti Bhushan has lodged an FIR and filed a defamation suit against Mail Today after the newspaper carried an article purportedly written by him. 'Mail Today' carried an article in the name of Shanti Bhushan which was critical of Aam Admi Party leader Arvind...
  • Mail Today editor apologises to Shanti Bhushan for forged article December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Mail Today Editor Sandeep Bamzai has apologised to senior lawyer Shanti Bhushan for publishing an article on Aam Aadmi Party with his name. An article allegedly written by Shanti Bhushan was published on Friday in Mail Today in which he had purportedly criticised Aam Aadmi party's (AAP) national...
  • Apple internally testing Mail app update for OS X Mavericks to fix stability issues November 4, 2013

    Mumbai: If you've recently upgraded to OS X Mavericks and are facing issues with Apple's mail application, don't fret, you're not the only one. There seem to be problems cropping up within the mail app, especially with regards to Gmail. The good news, however, is that Apple is already aware...
  • LinkedIn announces Intro that shows user information on iPhone email October 24, 2013

    San Francisco: LinkedIn just gave its users another reason to ensure their resumes are up to date. The online professional network has introduced a mobile feature that shows information about people's careers in emails being read on iPhones. The tool, called Intro, pulls details from the profiles of LinkedIn's more than...
  • Mumbai: CBI stenographer arrested for molesting woman doctor on train September 13, 2013

    A 21-year-old stenographer with the CBI, in Navi Mumbai was on Friday arrested for allegedly molesting a female doctor while she was asleep in a Mumbai-bound Express train, railway police said. Chandraprakash Malkhan Singh, was arrested after he was brought to Mumbai Central Government Railway Police (GRP) station on Friday following...
  • Govt may restrict usage of Gmail, Yahoo in official communications September 3, 2013

    Wary of cyber snooping, the government may ban use of e-mail services like Gmail and Yahoo for official communications so as to safeguard its critical data. Department of Electronics and Information Technology is drafting a policy on e-mail usage in government offices and departments, which will be released in two months. "We...
  • Yahoo shuts down email service in China August 19, 2013

    Mumbai: The shutters have finally gone down on Yahoo Mail in China, four months after the company announced its decision to do so, Tech In Asia reports. While Yahoo China had stopped taking in new registrations for its email service in April itself, it had given users time until August 19...
  • Assam: Bandh called for separate Bodoland, train services affected August 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The trains services to the North East in Bodoland have been disrupted due to the bandh called for separate statehood. Several trains including Brahmaputra Mail, Garibrath have been stranded at New Jalpaiguri railway station. The passengers are having a difficult time due to the delays. Meanwhile, Assam Chief...
  • Yahoo accepting requests for inactive email IDs July 16, 2013

    San Francisco: Yahoo is allowing people to place claims on inactive email addresses that are being given a second life. The opportunity to request the identifications began Monday and will extend through August 7. Up to five different names can be submitted at http://wishlist.yahoo.com . Yahoo Inc. says a substantial number of...
  • Mail for Exchange app comes to Nokia Asha phones June 23, 2013

    New Delhi: With the arrival of Mail for Exchange app on Nokia Store, Nokia Asha users can now send and receive office emails from the comfort of their mobile phones. The new app, which is compatible with the Nokia Asha 311, Asha 310, Asha 309 and Asha 308 allow users to...
  • Google Mail, Google Drive and other services hit by partial outage April 18, 2013

    New York: Google Inc is experiencing a small outage of some of its popular applications such as Gmail and Google Drive, the search engine said on Wednesday. The company disclosed on its website that six of its 13 applications were having partial status disruptions. The issue with Gmail, for example, is affecting...
  • Hyd blasts: Gujarat youth arrested for sending fake e-mail February 25, 2013

    Hyderabad: A 23-year-old engineering student was arrested on Sunday from Kheda in Gujarat for allegedly sending a fake e-mail in the name of his former friend and her relatives to some electronic media houses. The e-mail claimed responsibility for the twin bomb blasts in Hyderabad last week. According to local...
  • Unseen photo of teenage Princess Diana up for auction January 5, 2013

    London: A previously unpublished photo of Princess Diana as a teenager is set to go under the hammer. This picture of the Princess of Wales was given to a newspaper a day after she and Prince Charles announced their engagement. Editors had decided not to use the picture and even stamped...
  • Yahoo CEO unveils overhaul of email service December 12, 2012

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc rolled out new versions of its popular Web email on Tuesday, the first major product makeover since Chief Executive Marissa Mayer took the helm of the struggling Internet company five months ago. Yahoo released new versions of its Yahoo Mail product for smartphones and tablets in...
  • Polish orangutan addicted to Pride And Prejudice November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: A 40yearold Polish orangutan has a strange obsession. He cannot go to bed unless he's read 50 pages of writer Jane Austen's masterpiece 'Pride And Prejudice'. The Daily Mail reported quoting the newspaper Daily Star that Albert, the 200pound orangutan at the Gdansk Zoo in Poland has to be...
  • Now, a new technique to get rid of spam mail November 21, 2012

    Toronto: Researchers have proposed a new statistical framework for spam filtering that can quickly and efficiently block unwanted messages in your email inbox. Scientists from the Concordia University have conducted a comprehensive study of several spam filters in the process of developing a new and efficient one. "Our new method...
  • Oops! Taliban mistakenly reveal their mailing list! November 18, 2012

    Washington: In an unusual gaffe, the Taliban mistakenly revealed their mailing list, which included email addresses of many top members of the militant outfit and journalists. A Taliban spokesperson sent out a routine email on Saturday with a notable difference that he publicly CC'd the names of everyone on his...
  • British village blacklisted after postman bitten by fleas October 12, 2012

    London: Britain's Royal Mail has blacklisted a village after a postman was badly bitten by fleas. The postman was left with bites all over his arms and legs while making his daily delivery to houses in Queens Crescent in Chippenham, Wiltshire, The Sun reported. He complained to his senior officials,...