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  • Darkness hinders McIlroy's fight with Casey at WCG Match Play Championship 5 hours 13 minutes ago

    World number one Rory McIlroy will return to TPC Harding Park at the crack of dawn on Sunday to fight for a place in the semi-finals of the WCG Match Play Championship after darkness halted his match with England's Paul Casey on Saturday. The pair were deadlocked through 21 holes before...
  • Rory McIlroy rallies to survive, Jordan Spieth eliminated in Match Play Yesterday

    San Francisco: The new Match Play Championship felt a lot like the old one Friday when one top seed after another began making plans to go home. Rory McIlroy kept some star power at TPC Harding Park with a comeback that shows why he is No. 1 in the world. After...
  • Anirban Lahiri losses to Justin Rose by a whisker at WGC Matchplay Yesterday

    San Francisco: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri came within a whisker of pulling off a second upset in as many day before World No. 6 and Masters runner-up Justin Rose produced two great shots to first even the match on the 18th and then birdied the first play-off hole to keep...
  • Rickie Fowler wins to secure a spot in Saturday's Match Play 2 days ago

    San Francisco: Masters champion Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler were making putts from everywhere on Thursday in the Match Play Championship. Fowler survived a tough match and already secured his spot for the weekend. Spieth rolled to another easy victory and still faces the prospect of going home on Friday. Even with a...
  • Anirban Lahiri beats Ryan Palmer to win on debut in WGC Match Play 3 days ago

    San Francisco: Anirban Lahiri indicated he is ready to make his presence felt at the highest levels, as he made a sensational debut at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play, beating higher-ranked Ryan Palmer of the US comprehensively for a 4&2 win in Group 6. In the second set of matches, Lahiri will...
  • Golf: Jordan Spieth advances on a day of hand-wringing at Match Play 3 days ago

    San Francisco: Even with a new format, the objective didn't change in the Match Play Championship. And neither did the emotions. Masters champion Jordan Spieth, still equipped with that sporty short game, made seven birdies in 16 holes and had an easy time against Mikko Ilonen of Finland. Rory McIlroy, the top...
  • Anirban Lahiri to meet Ryan Palmer in WGC Cadillac Match Play 4 days ago

    San Francisco: Anirban Lahiri will take on World No. 23 Ryan Palmer in the opening match of the World Golf Championships Cadillac Match Play which gets underway at the TPC Harding Park. The other two players in the group include Justin Rose, the runner-up at Masters and winner at the Zurich...
  • Micromax Canvas Play Q355 with 5.5-inch display, 5MP camera launched in India for Rs 7,490 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Micromax has launched the Canvas Play (Q355) smartphone, its latest budget smartphone in the Canvas range of handsets. The affordable Android Lollipop-based smartphone boasts of a 5.5-inch FWVGA display and at its heart is the 1.3GHz quad core processor. The Micromax Canvas Play sports a 5 megapixel rear camera and...
  • Rory McIlroy grouped with three Americans at Match Play event 5 days ago

    Top seed Rory McIlroy has been grouped with three highly-rated Americans for this week's WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship in San Francisco. A draw on Monday put Northern Ireland's world number one up against reigning FedExCup champion Billy Horschel, seven-times PGA Tour winner Brandt Snedeker and major champion Jason Dufner in round-robin...
  • Google rolls out Android for Work app April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: In a bid to bring in more security to work data and allowing the flexibility to get work done on Android devices, Google has finally rolled out its Android for Work app providing users with the option to separate office data from personal data on their devices. The...
  • Google's new program will develop family-friendly apps April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Google Play has introduced a new program for developers to design apps which are family-friendly. The 'Designed for Families' program is Google's aim at developing apps that are focused on families and children. Developers will be required to carefully tailor their apps to provide high quality, age appropriate...
  • 'Ok Google' Trusted Voice smart lock feature rolling out to Android Lollipop users April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Google's Trusted Voice smart lock feature that allows users to unlock devices with their voice is being rolled out to Android Lollipop users. While the feature was introduced with Google Play Services 7.0 last month, it wasn't visible in the app settings just yet. However, multiple users of the...
  • Chris Martin, Rihanna back new Jay Z streaming music service March 31, 2015

    Los Angeles: Some of the world's biggest names in music including Beyonce, Cold Play's Chris Martin and Rihanna are backing Jay Z's new global streaming music service Tidal, which launched on Monday, and is billing itself as the first of its kind owned by artists. Co-owners Kanye West, Daft Punk, Alicia...
  • Google forms special team to screen Play Store apps for malware, sexually explicit material March 18, 2015

    San Francisco: Google is tightening supervision of its freewheeling Play store, forming a special team to screen new apps for malware and sexually explicit material, and strengthening its age-based rating system. The change brings Google Play, a bazaar for digital games, social media apps and entertainment software, closer to Apple's tightly...
  • Weekend Reading List: Why URLs won't die to 10 ways in which Google Play is better than Apple's App Store March 14, 2015

    It's weekend and finally we have some time to catch up on the good things we missed during a busy week. Below is a little list of eight read-worthy articles on other websites that we came across during the week. Why URLs won't die: Like it or not, the URL is...
  • Google launches new web store to sell Nexus devices, Chromebooks, smartwatches, other hardware March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Google has created a separate online store to sell its products like the Chromebooks, Nexus devices, and more which were earlier sold through its Google Play store. The new destination for all physical products has been named the Google Store and is solely for all hardware, unlike the Google...
  • Google to show ads for apps in Android app store; strives to bring in more revenue from smartphones, tablets February 27, 2015

    California: Google will start showing ads in its online store for mobile apps and entertainment as the Internet search leader strives to bring in more revenue from smartphones and tablets. The advertising expansion announced Thursday will provide Google with a new opportunity to profit from its Android software, the world's most...
  • Free online storage limit on Google Play Music increased from 20,000 to 50,000 songs February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Google has expanded the music storage limit on Google Play Music. Users can now store 50,000 songs for free and stream or download them to their phone, tablet, computer or Chromecast. Google would earlier let users store up to 20,000 songs for free. To store music online, users need...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography released in Hindi February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: After breaking many sales records since its release in November last year, iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography 'Playing It My Way' will now enthrall Hindi readers with the book's version in the language - 'Meri Atmakatha' - set to hit the stands next month. The Hindi edition, which was...
  • Jose Mourinho continues attack on Financial Fair Play rules February 7, 2015

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has repeated his call for clubs who breach European governing body UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules to be stripped of their titles and docked points. "I don't think a team can be champions when you are punished because you didn't comply with Financial Fair Play (FFP)," Mourinho...
  • Radhika Apte lands role in British play January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Radhika Apte has been roped in for an untitled British play, which revolves around an Indian woman striving to make it big in London's Broadway shows. The actress, who auditioned for the role via Skype, is excited to be a part of the play as it gives an...
  • Delhi elections: BJP to start nukkad natak from January 12, target 50 lakh voters January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: At a time when social media and integrated communication technologies are being used to reach out to voters, BJP will take to a more traditional medium of street plays (nukkad-natak) to woo voters, aiming at reaching out to more than 50 lakh people in the national capital. The...
  • 'The Interview' released on digital platforms; here's where you can watch the movie online December 25, 2014

    You don't need to leave your house to watch "The Interview." Sony Pictures released the comedy on digital platforms. The online release comes a day after the studio reversed its previous decision not to show the movie after hackers stole internal documents and emails from Sony. The US said North...
  • Manchester City bullish after cutting financial losses December 4, 2014

    Manchester City cut their financial losses en route to the Premier League title last season, leaving the English champions to believe they will not fall foul of UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations again. City's annual report published on Wednesday revealed a loss of 23 million pounds ($36.1 million) in 2013-14, substantially...
  • Google releases list of 68 best Android apps of 2014; 61 free, 7 paid December 2, 2014

    With the year-end approaching, Google has published a list of the best Android apps of 2014 available on the Play Store. The list includes total of 68 apps - with 61 of them free and 7 paid. Popular apps including Swiftkey Keyboard, IFTTT, Groupon, CNN, Bitmoji, and Google Fit feature...
  • Financial Fair Play is a contradiction, says Jose Mourinho December 2, 2014

    UEFA's Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules are "a contradiction" and only serve to protect big clubs with a long history of success, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho's club spent heavily in the close season to sign Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa but, after losing a number of players, had...
  • Robert Downey Jr. used to sing for charity December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Downey Jr. says he used to sing in shopping centres to raise money for music education. The 49-year-old says he produced a series of unplanned concerts, reports contactmusic.com. "When I was growing up, it was a given that if you wanted to have that initial exploration into music,...
  • London: Sachin Tendulkar gives insights into his book 'Playing it my way' November 15, 2014

    During the book tour for his autobiography "Playing it my way" in London, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar said that this book has many facets of his life which have never been written or talked about earlier including his "personal life with Anjali." ...
  • Toughest bit for me to cover my personal life with Anjali: Sachin Tendulkar November 15, 2014

    Speaking in London on his autobiography tour, Sachin Tendulkar shares his secretes which he revealed in his book 'Playing It My Way'. ...