Twitter savvy PM Narendra Modi does not have a personal email ID: Report

By on March 5, 2015 at 12:42 PM.

Twitter savvy PM Narendra Modi does not have a personal email ID: Report

The new government embraced social media, pioneered 'Digital India' and encouraged 'Make in India' initiatives. Their pro-tech stance was loved by all, and Modi's election victory tweet broke records of sorts in 2014. Modi was painted as a smartphone man who loves Twitter and other forms of digital communication, that he is very active on. However, a recent RTI report has revealed that even though the PM is very active on social media, he does not have a basic email ID for digital communication.   More →
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Government to monitor online activities of officials; bans Gmail, Yahoo and other third-party email services: Report

By on February 28, 2015 at 4:10 PM.

Government to monitor online activities of officials; bans Gmail, Yahoo and other third-party email services: Report

Indian government officials will now have limited access to Internet in office, which will additionally be monitored. Government officials have also been directed to use only National Informatics Centre (NIC) prescribed email services for communication, and the government has effectively banned third-party emails for all kinds of communication . More →
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Snapchat reportedly seeks funding at a valuation of $19 billion, will make it the third-most valuable venture-backed company in the world

By on February 18, 2015 at 5:33 PM.

Snapchat reportedly seeks funding at a valuation of $19 billion, will make it the third-most valuable venture-backed company in the world

After raising close to $485.6 million last year from big names like Yahoo and venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Snapchat is looking to raise new capital that will value it at a whopping $19 billion. Bloomberg citing anonymous sources have reported that if this funding comes through, it will make Snapchat the third-most valuable venture-backed company in the world. More →
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Yahoo, Bing search outage was caused due to a bad code update: Reuters

By on January 3, 2015 at 12:53 PM.

Yahoo, Bing search outage was caused due to a bad code update: Reuters

Microsoft’s Bing search and Yahoo search both suffered an outage late last night. While the companies are yet to release a statement, Reuters reports that the outage was caused because Microsoft pushed a bad code update. More →
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Yahoo starts prompting Internet Explorer, Opera users to switch to Firefox

By on December 15, 2014 at 12:15 PM.

Yahoo starts prompting Internet Explorer, Opera users to switch to Firefox

Yahoo has started prompting its users to upgrade to the new Firefox by displaying a link in the top right corner of the browser window. The prompt appears on Internet Explorer, Opera and even the new Yandex browser. More →
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Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5 were the most searched gadgets in India this year: Yahoo Year in Review

By on December 8, 2014 at 3:18 PM.

Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5 were the most searched gadgets in India this year: Yahoo Year in Review

Yahoo India has released its annual 'Year in Review' report today. They have curated many lists on political big-wigs, sports stars, celebrities and tech gadgets of the year among other lists. The lists had names like Sunny Leone, Narendra Modi and Mukesh Ambani, who ruled Yahoo India's search engine in 2014. The Apple iPhone 6 (along with its bigger variant) was crowned the most searched gadget on Yahoo India. It even landed as the ninth most searched-for item on all of Yahoo this year. More →
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