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Telcos back Firefox phone platform to rival Android

By : CIOL Bureau

Phone companies have tried before to create platforms to combat the growing dominance of Android but have so far failed

RIM to spend $100 mn on developer eco-system

By : CIOL Bureau

BlackBerry platform today has around 40 lakh developers working globally and the average earning of developers on the RIM platforms is about $3,000

TCS eyes growth in Australia, Middle East

By : CIOL Bureau

Company’s top management signals out concerns over weak western markets, but sees Australia and Middle East as new opportunity for the company’s growth

India telecom equipment industry posts Rs 1 L cr

By : CIOL Bureau

Nokia, Samsung, Cisco emerge top 3 players

No more Twitter posts on LinkedIn

By : CIOL Bureau

With Twitter’s latest strategy involving third-party applications, tweets from micro- blogging site will no longer appear on user’s LinkedIn account page

5 budget-friendly smartphones for students

By : CIOL Bureau

From checking emails to taking notes, student tasks are made easy with these smartphones, which are priced in the range of Rs.4100-Rs.9000

No Flash for Android Jelly Bean, says Adobe

By : CIOL Bureau

However, users who will have Adobe Flash Player on their Android gadgets before August 15, 2012 or use devices with pre-installed Flash will receive future updates

RIM prospects dire after launch delay: analysts

By : CIOL Bureau

BlackBerry 10 was originally slated to be launched in the first quarter and the delay has already contributed to a 40 percent drop in the company’s stock price so far this year

E-filing of income tax must from 2012 onwards

By : CIOL Bureau

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued a notification making electronically filing (e-fling) of returns compulsory for Assessment Year 2012-13 onwards

SME growth hit by poor marketing strategy

By : CIOL Bureau

Authorities can come up with a set of uniform policy guidelines to benefit the already dwindling SMEs/entrepreneurs and give them a new lease of life

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for you

By : CIOL Bureau

Learn about keyboard shortcuts through which you can make your work more innovative

Leap Second: How Google saved its websites

By : CIOL Bureau

Unlike many websites which came crashing down on Sunday because of Leap Second, Google remained safe as it has adopted a solution called Leap Smear

Indian Rupee slide affecting SMBs?

By : CIOL Bureau

The continuing Rupee slide is affecting the SMbs in India

Apple pays Proview $60 mn, settles iPad dispute

By : CIOL Bureau

The lawsuit had hampered some sales and delayed the launch of the new iPad in China. Prior to the launch, Proview requested Chinese authorities in scores of Chinese cities to order re-sellers to take all iPads off their shelves

BSNL, ZTE sign India’s largest GSM deal

By : CIOL Bureau

ZTE will support 10.15 million BSNL GSM lines in Northern and Southern zones to expand 2G and 3G services

Google Nexus 7 only after 3 months?

By : CIOL Bureau

The Google Nexus 7 Tablet will still take some time to hit Indian shores

Play Amazing Spiderman on Android device, iPhone

By : CIOL Bureau

The game developed by Marvel and Gameloft incorporates familiar characters and provides players some amazing missions

Ex-staffer exposes Facebook’s dark side

By : CIOL Bureau

Former employee of the social networking site reveals Facebook had developed a feature called Dark Profiles, which tagged people in Facebook photos even if they did not have a profile

Storm affected AWS back in action

By : CIOL Bureau

The incident happened on Friday at 8.21pm PDT taking down Amazon’s AWS data centre in Northern Virginia, due to which various social media sites and online services such as Netflix, Instagram, and Pinterest were affected