Dalai Lama Joins Twitter – Verified!
February 22nd, 2010
More and more celebrities are joining twitter. Almost one year after the shutdown of a hoax account of Dalai Lama which managed to get 16,000 followers in just one weekend, the confirmed authentic Dalai Lama new twitter account
was today verified by Twitter founder Evan Williams. The verified account has got just 4 tweets and 7434 followers right now, but as the media picks up the news, that will grow as well. Seems like whole world is tweeting!
How to do everything and anything – ehow.com
February 22nd, 2010
Have you ever try to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew, check if your house is haunted, make perfect paper aeroplane or tell a convincing lie? Sounds insane, but the new website ehow.com
has tips on how to do absolutely everything. The site shares tips on some of these ''How to do'' things, which may not be found anywhere else. Weird things to do: 1. How to make a cheese toasty with an iron 2. How to whiten your teeth with strawberries 3. How to kiss 4. How to tell if your house is haunted ...
HTC Desire launch in UK on March 26 [Video]
February 17th, 2010
Smartphone specialists HTC have unveiled three new phones at the Mobile World Congress - Super-fast HTC Desire, The HTC Legend and The HD Mini. The HTC Desire - The Desire will have one thing the Google's Nexus One lacked - HTC's Sense interface, the Taiwanese manufacturer's intuitive and widely-praised skin for Android. Desire boasts 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, a 3.7 inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, and a 5 megapixel camera with an LED flash.The Desire will support Flash 10.1. Sense allows users to pull information from web services like Twitter and Facebook and display them in widgets on a variety of customisable home pages. Desire will have a miniature optical track pad to give users greater control of where they're pointing. The Desire will be ...
Samsung Wave Smartphone
February 15th, 2010
Here comes the Samsung Wave with open source operating system, Bada. Samsung Wave enters the market, where already Smartphone Operating Systems like Apple's iPhone OS, Google's Android, Symbian, Microsoft's Windows Mobile, RIM's BlackBerry OS, Palm's webOS and Nokia and Intel's newly announced MeeGo are all competing for attention. The Wave was unveiled in Barcelona on Sunday ahead of Mobile World Congress - the world's largest mobile phone trade show which opened today. Samsung currently lies fifth in the smartphone market, behind HTC, with just 3% of the world market share. Wave is the first handset to run Samsung's new open source operating system, Bada, and features an iPhone-style app store for downloading games, mapping, eBook and lifestyle applications. Mark Mitchinson, vice president of ...
Gmail into Social Networking with status update feature
February 8th, 2010
Google Gmail is soon launching a new feature for sharing content and status updates with friends, just like Twitter and Facebook. With the growing popularity of social networking sites and Orkut, Google’s social networking site, losing its shine to Facebook and twitter in India and Brazil, Google was in desperate need to come up with some idea to keep its hold on social networking market. Despite the Google brand attached to it, Orkut never picked the market outside Brazil, India and some other Asian countries. Later this week may be Tuesday, Google will unveil its new feature added to Gmail that let people post and view messages about their day-to-day activities. ...
Facebook redesign homepage for it’s 6th birthday
February 5th, 2010
Facebook is celebrating its 6th birthday with a brand new redesign homepage. The website's new face is being steadily rolled out today and many users should have some access by tonight. The new format focuses more on search and real-time chatting by showing a list of friends who are also online. The focus of the site shifts also onto the left side of the page, with most links on side bar. Privacy settings have been adapted to allow users to prevent others seeing their applications use. Applications and gaming are being pushed as a new way for users to interact and find new information from each other. As gaming surge on the website, new games and ...
Launch of Apple iPad in UK
February 2nd, 2010
Apple iPad will launch in March in America and in UK, Brits would have to wait until June or July to get their hands on the 3G iPad. But Apple’s UK website
has confirmed that it will ship in April, just days after the Wi-Fi version. Price is still being kept under wraps for iPad. Rumours are it will cost around £400 mark, as the cheapest model with 16GB, which retails at £308 in the US. Apple prices are normally high in UK. Orange, O2 and Vodafone are the companies thought to be in the running for streaming the 3G data. O2 had exclusivity over the iPhone to begin with and the iPad is being offered through ...
IPL Youtube Partnership for live streaming
January 20th, 2010
What more can an IPL fan ask for, free live matches on Youtube…Great! The IPL is set to be broadcast live on the internet
. Google will partner with the IPL and show all matches of the 2010 season on a dedicated YouTube channel. First of its kind! Under the terms of the agreement, Google will have exclusive online rights for IPL content for two years and both parties will share revenues from sponsorships and advertising "We are thrilled to have the IPL as our global partner," said Shailesh Rao, a senior manager of Google India. "YouTube offers an open platform for sports and entertainment companies to take their content to a global audience and a great opportunity for advertisers." ...
“Mukesh Ambani” World’s richest man
October 29th, 2007
Few months back it was Mexican business magnate Carlos Slim Helu
, who was richer
then American software czar Bill Gates and now it’s our Mukesh Ambani
, Wow! He has surpassed everybody in the world to be on the top of Billionaires list. Following a strong share price rally on in his three group companies, India's most valued firm Reliance Industries, Reliance Petroleum and Reliance Industrial Infrastructure, the net worth of Mukesh Ambani rose to $63.2 billion (Rs 2,49,108 crore). In comparison, the net worth of both Gates and Slim is estimated to be slightly lower at around $62.29 billion each, with Slim leading among the two by a narrow margin. While most of Mittal's wealth comes from his steel empire, ...
Charity Auction of Yuvraj’s Car on Ebay India
October 19th, 2007
eBay India, India's leading online marketplace, announces a high profile charity auction
of Indian cricketing hero Yuvraj Singh's Honda City. This charity auction is aimed at raising money for Bharmour Development Agency, an NGO working towards the development of agriculture and local tribals in Bharmour. Yuvraj is very emotionally
attached to this car, he never wanted to sell it, as he had bought this car from his first earning when he started playing for India, his first kamai. But his mother made him understand the value of his car and that auctioning it will help out for a social cause.Yuvraj Singh will personally autograph the car and handover the keys to the winner in Chandigarh. ...