Twitter to launch new Facebook-style timeline in 23 countries

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Twitter to launch new Facebook-style timeline in 23 countries

Twitter is planning to introduce a new Facebook-style algorithmic timeline in 23 countries, including India, as soon as next week in an attempt to bring the micro-blogging site to more people across the globe. The new timeline will reorder tweets based on what Twitter's algorithm thinks people want to see most, a radical departure from the present reverse chronological order of tweets in the micro-blogging site's current feed. More →
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India ready to offere assistance to Sri Lanka in IT sector: Sushma Swaraj

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India ready to offere assistance to Sri Lanka in IT sector: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said that India is ready to assist Sri Lanka in the information technology (IT) sector and set up an IT park in this island nation. "One of the issues that I discussed with (Sri Lankan Foreign) Minister (Mangala) Samaraweera was the importance of information technology for the development of both our countries, and to take advantage of the opportunities that the new digital world offers," Sushma Swaraj said while inaugurating a "Rise of Digital India" exhibition as part of "Sangam - a confluence of cultures", a festival of India in Sri Lanka 2015-16. More →
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Tata Sky, Videocon d2h to launch new Set Top Box to enable Internet browsing

By about 1 hour ago.

Tata Sky, Videocon d2h to launch new Set Top Box to enable Internet browsing

Direct-to-home (DTH) players like Tata Sky and Videocon d2h are bringing Internet browsing applications on their Set Top Box, which will enable subscribers to browse and interact on certain apps. "This launch of gen-next HD Smart Set Top Box demonstrates our unrivalled expertise and innovation in creation, delivery and execution of technologically advanced products," Videocon d2h Executive Chairman Saurabh Dhoot said in a statement. More →
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Make for India continues to be our focus: Samsung CEO HC Hong

By on February 6, 2016 at 5:15 PM.

Make for India continues to be our focus: Samsung CEO HC Hong

Products made specifically to meet the requirements of Indian consumers as well as to suit the country's climatic conditions will continue to be key focus for Samsung in southwest Asia, the company's president and CEO H.C. Hong said on Thursday. He launched a host of new products at the Samsung Forum 2016, including 4G-enabled Smartphones -- Galaxy A7 and Galaxy A5, SUHD television sets with "quantum dot" display, smart home appliances including 5-in-1 convertible refrigerator, washing machines and microwave ovens, energy efficient and more durable air-conditioners. More →
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Industrialists attend ‘Make in India Week’ seminar in the US

By on February 6, 2016 at 4:00 PM.

Industrialists attend ‘Make in India Week’ seminar in the US

Leading industrialists in the US have attended a 'Make in India Week' seminar in Chicago, during which several American companies showed interest in reaping benefits of the opportunity to invest in India. 'Make in India' is one of the flagship schemes of the Indian government which is aimed at transforming Indian economy from services driven growth model to intensive manufacturing-driven growth not only to increase productivity but also to promote India as an international manufacturing hub, Consul General of Indian Consulate in Chicago Ausaf Sayeed said yesterday. More →
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Twitter suspends 125,000 ISIS-related accounts

By on February 6, 2016 at 3:00 PM.

Twitter suspends 125,000 ISIS-related accounts

Twitter said on Friday it has suspended 125,000 accounts primarily related to the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) since the middle of 2015. The social media network that has more than 500 million users worldwide, said in a tweet that its policy does not permit the use of Twitter to promote terrorism, Xinhua reported. Twitter, compared with other US-based networks of its kind, has been considered to be more reluctant to intervene against contents posted by users. More →
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Amazon renews credit card deal with JPMorgan

By on February 6, 2016 at 2:30 PM.

Amazon renews credit card deal with JPMorgan

American electronic commerce and cloud computing company Amazon.com Inc, has renewed its long-running credit card relationship with JPMorgan Chase and Co, Reuters reported. The Amazon Chase credit card provides several benefits to shoppers on Amazon.com including instant savings of 3 percent. Meanwhile, a JPMorgan spokeswoman refused to comment on the development.  More →
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Error 53: A mysterious Apple bug is killing iPhones worldwide

By on February 6, 2016 at 2:26 PM.

Error 53: A mysterious Apple bug is killing iPhones worldwide

Users worldwide are reporting a mysterious Error 53 that is rendering their iPhones useless. The error seems to be affecting iPhones that have suffered damages and in cases where users have got them repaired from third-party service centers, especially repairs that involve replacing the home button that also has the Touch ID fingerprint sensor or replacing the display. The error seems to be affecting only iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users at the moment though the jury is still out.  More →
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Researchers claim that battery technology could provide fresh water from salty seas

By on February 6, 2016 at 1:30 PM.

Researchers claim that battery technology could provide fresh water from salty seas

The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could help provide fresh water from salty seas, new research has found. "We are developing a device that will use the materials in batteries to take salt out of water with the smallest amount of energy that we can," said one of the researchers Kyle Smith, professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the US.  More →
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