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Facebook reaches half a billion users

Facebook reaches half a billion users

The social networking site snagged its 500 millionth user , according to Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who announced the news in a blog post.

2010-07-21 16:27:53
iPad goes to nine more countries

iPad goes to nine more countries

Apple Inc plans to start selling the iPad tablet PC, its latest hit product, in nine new international markets, making the device available in a total of 19 countries.

2010-07-20 16:26:20
E-book sales outstripping real books

E-book sales outstripping real books

Sales of digital e-books have outstripped real books for the first time, according to Amazon.

2010-07-20 16:23:11
Paul the Octopus now an iPhone application

Paul the Octopus now an iPhone application

Paul, the psychic octopus who predicted World Cup matches with uncanny accuracy, is now an iPhone application.

2010-07-19 16:57:04
Boeing unveils spy plane

Boeing unveils spy plane

Boeing has unveiled an unmanned hydrogen-powered spy plane called Phantom Eye, which can fly for days on end without refueling.

2010-07-17 22:46:11
Google buys Metaweb

Google buys Metaweb

Internet giant Google said Friday it has purchased database company Metaweb to help improve its search engine Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

2010-07-17 22:44:10
Unmanned solar-powered plane smashes records

Unmanned solar-powered plane smashes records

A British-designed, solar-powered aircraft has broken the endurance record for an unmanned air system.

2010-07-17 20:50:31
India to invest Rs 40,000 cr in e-governance

India to invest Rs 40,000 cr in e-governance

The government of India has planned an investment of up to Rs 40,000 crore over a period of 4 years to roll out all the planned 1,100 e-governance services by 2014.

2010-07-17 18:13:17
2.5 million Muslims threaten to leave Facebook

2.5 million Muslims threaten to leave Facebook

Angry over the removal of certain Islamic pages from Facebook, more than 2.5 million Muslim users are likely to quit the social networking website, according to a media report.

2010-07-17 18:08:37
German minister calls for Internet `honour code`

German minister calls for Internet `honour code`

Germany`s consumer minister, who vowed to delete her Facebook account in protest at the networking site`s privacy policies, called Monday for an Internet "honour code" to protect personal data.

2010-07-11 18:26:31
Law On Internet Usage Soon, Qamrul Tells Laptop-Show Audience

Law On Internet Usage Soon, Qamrul Tells Laptop-Show Audience

Hot On The Heels Of A Cyber-Scandal, The Government Moves To Enact A Specific Law Soon On The Usage Of Internet So Nobody Can Post Any Objectionable Matters On The Social Networking Sites.

2010-07-06 20:26:37
SMS charge highest 50 paisa

SMS charge highest 50 paisa

Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has cut down Short Message Service (SMS) charge to highest 50 paisa.

2010-07-05 22:21:59
Pakistan court wants Google, Yahoo, You Tube blocked

Pakistan court wants Google, Yahoo, You Tube blocked

A Pakistani court has ordered the authorities to block access to nine websites including Google, Yahoo and YouTube for allegedly offending Muslims with blasphemous material.

2010-06-23 21:09:09
Google assessing China`s new rule on web mapping

Google assessing China`s new rule on web mapping

Google said Thursday it was assessing the impact of a new Chinese rule on web mapping services, which state media said could exclude foreign companies from providing such services in the country.

2010-06-23 21:01:01
China Unicom in talks to launch iPhone 4, iPad in China

China Unicom in talks to launch iPhone 4, iPad in China

China`s second largest cell phone operator is in talks with Apple to launch the iPhone 4 and iPad in the country, reports said on Thursday, as the new smartphone went on sale.

2010-06-23 20:52:26