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Tata DoCoMo brand in Maharashtra -GSM services

Tata Teleservices Maharashtra has launched its GSM services under the Tata DoCoMo brand in Maharashtra. TTML is a subsidiary of Tata Teleservices Ltd. (TTSL) in which Japan’s NTT DOCOMO has a 26 per cent stake. As an introductory offer, across Mumbai and Maharashtra, Tata DOCOMO is offering a Lifetime plan at one paise per second(…)

Logitech unveils Gaming Mouse G500 and Gaming Headset G330

Logitech has unveiled extensions to its award-winning G-series line of gaming peripherals: the Logitech Gaming Mouse G500 and the Logitech Gaming Headset G330. These models are designed to provide computer gaming enthusiasts with new tools to improve their gaming. The G500 Gaming Mouse, which is an update to the current G5 Laser Mouse. The G500 gives(…)

Publicis to buy Microsoft’s Razorfish for $530M

NEW YORK —French advertising company Publicis Groupe SA has agreed to buy Microsoft Corp.’s digital advertising firm Razorfish in a move to boost its share of advertising on the Web, according to a joint statement released Sunday. The deal is valued at $530 million, comprised of cash and 6.5 million Publicis Groupe treasury shares. The(…)

Sony Launches WX1 and TX1 Cyber-Shot Compact Cameras

Sony has added two new compact digital cameras to its Cyber-Shot range with the launch of the Sony Cyber-Shot WX1 and TX1. Two new mini compact cameras which offer detail snaps even if the light conditions are bad. The camera comes with the revolutionary Exmor R CMOS sensor that boosts sensitivity while reducing image noise(…)

The Linux Desktop’s Next Challenge: Layer 8

Computerworld’s Preston Gralla blogged the other day that Microsoft, in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing, admitted that Microsoft is afraid of Linux, specifically Ubuntu maker, Canonical, and one of the grand daddies of Linux distributions, Red Hat. And with Windows 7 now released to the large volume customers, the debate of the desktop(…)

Motorola W403 flip phone launched

Motorola has just unveiled a new entry level handset, the MOTO W403. The W403 is a simple and stylish mobile phone featuring advanced mobile phone features which consumers are looking for in a mobile phone today. The new MOTO W403 will come equipped with features focused on music and camera. Presented as “an all-in-one music(…)

Dell launches Alienware M17x notebook

Dell has announced to roll out its Alienware M17x notebook in the Indian market. The new Alienware M17x is the most powerful 17-inch gaming notebook in the universe and delivers a pulse-pounding, life-like experience. Sporting an Anodized aluminium design, the M17x comes in a variety of colors.It packs in around 8GB DDR32 1333MHz memory and1TB3(…)

Optical disc offers 500GB storage

A disc that can store 500 gigabytes (GB) of data, equivalent to 100 DVDs, has been unveiled by General Electric. The micro-holographic disc, which is the same size as existing DVD discs, is aimed at the archive industry. But the company believes it can eventually be used in the consumer market place and home players.(…)

Internet Explorer 8 review

After you install and run IE8, the first thing it asks you to do is set up some of its new feature, such as web slices and accelerators, which we’ll explain further down. What’s clear though is that Microsoft’s has clearly been forced to be more open to the world outside Microsoft – while its(…)

India’s Tech Mahindra wins Satyam bid

MUMBAI (AFP) – India’s Tech Mahindra has won the bidding for Satyam Computer Services in a sale aimed at giving the scandal-hit outsourcing giant a fresh beginning, according to media reports. Both India’s NDTV and CNBC television networks reported that the telecom software firm had put in the highest offer for Satyam in sealed bids(…)

eBay sells StumbleUpon to founders – Confirmed at $75 Million

The struggling e-commerce giant eBay Inc. sold StumbleUpon on Monday, and StumbleUpon’s founders confirmed they bought back the company, media reports said Tuesday.     eBay Inc, which acquired the fast-growing company in May 2007 for 75 million dollars under the tenure of eBay’s former Chief Executive Meg Whitman, didn’t disclose how much it sold StumbleUpon for.     The(…)

Microsoft Urges Users Stop Using Safari In Windows Platform

A week after the report made by Researcher, Nitesh Dhanjani, to Apple that the users who are using Safari as a web browser will be facing a serious security threat to their Windows Operating System if they visit any malicious website, Microsoft has issued a public notice to advice all Windows users to stop using Safari as(…)