07 Nov

News RoundUp: Firefox 8, Disney & Youtube, Tablets and Others

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Firefox 8 is available to download now

The next version of Mozilla’s Firefox web browser will be officially released on Tuesday only, but users can download the update from Mozilla’s servers now.
Download the Windows version of Firefox 8 here
Or Visit this Link : ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/8.0/


Disney & YouTube Signed a Deal

Disney Interactive Media and YouTube have signed a deal to invest a collective sum of $10-$15 million to develop three original video series for distribution on Disney.com & YouTube.
Read full coverage here.


TabletWorld.in launched to offer online ordering service for Tablet PCs

TabletWorld.in has been launched to provide information & reviews on Tablet PCs from different brands.
The website is launched by Delhi based EasyTech Solutions and users can also buy Tablets from the site on discounted deals.

India to have 121 million internet users by December-end: Report

As per the annual I-Cube Report jointly published by IAMAI & IMRB, India’s internet user population is expected to touch 121 mn users by Dec. 2011 from 100 million in September this year.
Read full report here.

31 Oct

News RoundUp: Youtube, Blackberry, E-Commerce, Apollo & Others

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Youtube launches Channels

Youtube is expanding their channels by introducing channels created by famous personalities from different fields like TV, music, film, sports, media companies or Youtube existing partners.
These channels will have something for everyone, whether you’re a sports freak, comedy lover, mom, a music fan or a pop-culture crazy fan.
For a sneak peak, click here.

RIM sets up facility in Mumbai to help Indian Government in surveillance efforts

RIM (Research In Motion) has set up a facility in Mumbai to help the Indian Govt in lawful surveillance of its services.
India Govt can submit the name of a suspect they want to investigate, & Blackberry will provide decoded messages for that person if it satisfies the legal authorization.
Last year, Indian govt threatened to shut down BB encrypted email & instant messaging services because it could not be wiretap because of its encrypted form.

Rs. 5 crore KBC winner fear of abduction?

Sushil Kumar who won the KBC big prize of Rs. 5 crore fear of abduction as he returns home to Bihar next week. The fear arises in the Sushil’s family because of the several abduction cases in the State.
This raise question on the CM Nitish Kumar efforts who claims that kidnap cases have reduced in Bihar during his tenure.

New Mobile Numbers Might Begin With 5,6 & 3

DoT forwarded a new proposal to issue new mobile numbers with digit 3, 5 and 6 that will free 2.75 billion mobile numbers. The initial proposal to issue 11 digit numbers has been put on hold for the moment.
The Telecom department(DoT) has also accepted the short-term solution from TRAI to issue nos in the 7 & 8 series that will free 650 million nos to meet the demands for next 2.5 years.

Apollo Hospitals launches robotic technology for stroke treatment

Apollo Group has launched “stroke Robot” that will provide quality care to the patients who are staying at remote places.The RP-7 remote presence Robot will help the doctors to monitor & guide the patients who are living in far places from cities itself.

It is the 1st such technology in India and US Food & Drug Administration is the only one to give a clearance for this device.

GNBIndia.com launched as a group buying ecommerce site for financial products

GNBIndia.com has been launched as a group buying website to get discounted deals on loan products.
Presently the service is only available in cities like Delhi/NCR, Jaipur and Mumbai.