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Facebook under pressure over privacy

By : CIOL Bureau

According to a Financial Times report, Gary Davis, Irish deputy data protection commissioner, said that his office would conduct a detailed audit of the group’s activities outside the United States and Canada next month

Amazon’s Fire sparks supply, margin questions

By : CIOL Bureau

The rock-bottom price of the new Kindle Fire tablet computer is raising questions about Amazon.com Inc’s ability to keep up with demand and the device’s effect on the company’s already razor-thin profit margins

Apotheker’s HP payout dwarfs new CEO’s salary

By : CIOL Bureau

Hewlett Packard will pay fired CEO Leo Apotheker nearly $10 mn in severance and bonuses, a handsome payout for a much-criticized leader that dwarfs new chief Meg Whitman’s $1-a-year base salary

RIM says remains committed to PlayBook tablet

By : CIOL Bureau

RIM reacts to a quote made by semiconductor analyst John Vihn stating, we believe RIM has stopped production of its PlayBook and is actively considering exiting the tablet market

HCL Technologies inks deal with CAST

By : CIOL Bureau

The tie-up is aimed at further strengthening HCL’s Assessment Services ‘ASSESS-SMART’ through the suite of CAST tools

Poor nations told to tap power of Web

By : CIOL Bureau

The Internet’s potential to raise living standards is under-exploited in the developing world, where just 21 per cent of the population has access, compared with 69 per cent in the developed world

Intel to continue India tech ventures

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel Capital has set up a $250 million India Technology Fund to invest in technology and innovative firms in India and over 80 p.c. of the fund has been invested in 40 plus Indian firms so far and remaining fund is expected to be invested by 2012-end

Visual Web Ontology Language Modelling

By : CIOL Bureau

Semantic Works from Altova is a powerful tool for creating, editing and visualising OWL ontologies and RDF documents. Read on to know more about this versatile IDE in the Semantic web domain

Torn by terror, J-K craves for IT power

By : CIOL Bureau

A J-K minister says the government is working on IT policy framework to attract investors by giving incentives and subsidies to the companies willing to set up operations in the state

A review on Windows 8 developer preview

By : CIOL Bureau

It claims to be ready out of the box for smartphones, tablets, as well as the traditional laptops and desktops. That provides developers a lot of opportunity to create apps that are ready for all three screens

Entrepreneurs build nation, not govt: TiECon chief

By : CIOL Bureau

Human resource will be a biggest asset for the country in next 20 years and India is the only country in the world that provides human skills to rest of the world, said Saurabh Srivastatava, chairman emeritus, TiE Delhi and NCR

Current trends in data centre transformation

By : CIOL Bureau

A great deal of thought has gone into increasing the performance and efficiencies of today’s data centres and of the IT infrastructures that they support

KDDI recalls 2 mn phones after battery overheat

By : CIOL Bureau

The three mobile phone models of KDDI affected by the recall are made by NEC Casio Mobile Communications and the battery packs are made by Sony

The best browser for your Android phone!

By : CIOL Bureau

The default stock browser of your Android phone may not be the perfect fit for you! Here we tested five popular mobile browsers available in the Android Market, for speed and overall performance to find out the best replacement for the default Android browser

Flickr launches Flickr Android App

By : CIOL Bureau

New app enables Flickr users to capture and share beautiful, high-quality photos on the go

Raja’s counsel threatens trial boycott

By : CIOL Bureau

Former telecom minister’s counsel has refused to file a reply to charges of criminal breach of public trust till the CBI says the probe against Raja is completed

TV, films, internet make you racist

By : CIOL Bureau

A new research suggests that you might be a bit of a racist, because of the books you read, movies and television shows you watch and the websites you surf

Cricket Companion launches Android app

By : CIOL Bureau

The free app provides users a one window operation to quench their thirst for the latest scores, updates and news from the world of cricket

Intel Capital to invest $20 mn in 6 Indian cos

By : CIOL Bureau

The investments are part of Intel Capital’s ongoing efforts to support Indian technology innovation and entrepreneurship

Hardware Review: Nokia E6 and Symbian Anna

By : CIOL Bureau

The picture on the box of the Nokia E6 instantly reminded me of my old Nokia E71, but that’s where the similarity ended