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  • Apple, Samsung join smartphone anti-theft initiative, agree to provide a pre-loaded anti-theft tool on smartphones 16-04-2014 10:26 AM

    San Francisco: A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that the biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft. CTIA-The Wireless Association announced that under a "Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment," the companies including Apple Inc., Samsung...
  • Google Plus strives to catch up with Facebook, adds more tools to edit photos, video 30-10-2013 10:46 AM

    San Francisco: Google is introducing more tools to automatically edit images posted on its Plus networking service in its latest attempt to lure traffic away from Facebook and other online hangouts. Most of the 18 new features unveiled Tuesday rely on technology designed to identify the photos and videos that...
  • LinkedIn announces Intro that shows user information on iPhone email 24-10-2013 10:28 AM

    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...
  • Facebook offering e-retailers sales tracking tool 18-11-2012 03:17 PM

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc wants more credit for making online cash registers ring. Facebook has begun rolling out a new tool which will allow online retailers to track purchases by members of the social network who have viewed their ads. The tool is the latest of the new advertising features...
  • UK woman changes her name to include 14 Bond girls 30-10-2012 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: British barmaid Emma-Louise Hodges has legally changed her name to 'Miss Pussy Galore Honey Rider Solitaire Plenty O'Toole May Day Xenia Onatopp Holly Goodhead Tiffany Case Kissy Suzuki Mary Goodnight Jinx Johnson Octopussy Domino Moneypenny' to include the names of 14 different Bond girls, according to media reports....
  • Facebook aims to help prevent suicide 14-12-2011 10:33 AM

    California: Facebook launched a new suicide prevention tool, giving users a direct link to an online chat with counsellors who can help, the company said. Friends are able to report suicidal behaviour by clicking a report option next to any piece of content on the site and choosing suicidal content...
  • Microsoft India launches disabled-friendly tools 04-12-2011 10:30 AM

    New Delhi: With World Disability Day being observed Saturday, software major Micrsoft India introduced disabled-friendly tools for application in software of common use. It also announced special certification programmes for those with impairments. "It is estimated that there are around 70 million people with disabilities in India. Ensuring that their...
  • Can Buzzdeck make you a rock star ? 28-01-2011 01:49 PM

    London: For a virtually unknown 16-year-old British ukulele player and singer, Misty Miller already boasts an impressive international following. "The places in the world that know my music" South America, China and Australia," she says with slight astonishment. Miller knows this by looking at a "heatmap" generated by a new...
  • Cretan tools point to 130,000-year-old sea travel 04-01-2011 11:10 AM

    Athens, Greece: Archaeologists on the island of Crete have discovered what may be evidence of one of the world's first sea voyages by human ancestors, the Greek Culture Ministry said Monday. A ministry statement said experts from Greece and the US have found rough axes and other tools thought to...
  • New tool sweeps away Alzheimer's plaque from brain 13-12-2010 04:34 PM

    Washington: A new molecular tool developed by US scientists has shown promise in 'clearing' the brain of plaque that triggers Alzheimer's disease. This plaque is the aggregation of protein-like bits known as amyloid-beta peptides that accumulate in the brain. It can cause cell death and devastating symptoms of memory loss...
  • BlackBerry a spy tool: Dubai Police chief 03-09-2010 09:30 PM

    Dubai: Worries about spying by the US and Israel spurred plans to sharply limit BlackBerry services in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai's police chief said in comments that suggest a tough line in talks with the smart phone maker. The UAE says it will block BlackBerry e-mail, messaging and Web...
  • Security E-chips for new borns 13-05-2010 10:22 AM

    Surat hospital is providing a security blanket for babies like never before in India. ...
  • Old teaching methods give way to ipods for kids 03-02-2010 09:09 PM

    21st century kids are now using mobile applications to learn ...
  • Watch: Woman engineer goes missing on Pune trek 07-11-2009 02:51 AM

    Police teams and volunteers are searching for Kavita Chikli. ...
  • Robbers' thunder stolen: Repair tools in ATM cash bag 29-05-2008 01:39 PM

    Bridgetown: India A's top order collapsed in the second innings as the unofficial Test against the West Indies A was heading for an exciting finish with visitors placed 22 for 3, chasing 186 to win, here. With a slender 25-lead in their hands, India A shot out West Indies A...
  • Power of compounding 07-02-2008 02:09 PM

    Sydney: Australia's tour to Sri Lanka in August is in doubt after Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) trimmed its budget, specially the security bill which was slashed from $445,000 to just $81,000. Though Sri Lankan Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage assured that security would not be compromised, Cricket Australia (CA) is not...
  • IBM and Yahoo try to challenge Google 13-12-2006 12:14 PM

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  • Draw 3-D models with new mapping tool 07-11-2006 04:25 PM

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