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Nokia 808 PureView to roll out in May in ‘selected markets’ – includes Russia, India

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The Indians and the Russians are about to be the first few countries to get the new Nokia 808 PureView, with the mobile manufacturer confirming that it will be rolling out the 41-megapixel cameraphone in May in ‘selected markets’. Other markets have not been revealed, but having growing markets such as India and Russia as part of its initial launch could hint at launching it first in those markets to […]

Under threat from India, Google and Facebook removes ‘offensive’ content

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A threat of a crackdown “like China” by India has forced Google and Facebook to remove content that were deemed offensive to religions in the country. The threat comes after a lawsuit by one person claiming that both companies were violating Indian law. The decision came after a lawsuit by a Muslim petitioner, Mufti Aijaz Arshad Qasmi; with the court asking all 21 sites listed in the case to file […]

2011 – A Year of Many Things: A recap of the big events of the year

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The year 2011 was one year that we will all never forget. Even though they were all in the beginning of the year, the floods in Queensland and Brazil, the earthquakes in Christchurch and the tsunami in the north of Japan are still present in all of our minds. We also saw the death of a tech luminary, Steve Jobs; and the powerful News Corporation losing its influence over politicians […]

Ten unveils new digital channel plans

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The Ten Network has confirmed that it will be launching a new general entertainment channel on its second multichannel in the second half of the year, joining ONE HD and the main network on digital television. It has also been confirmed that the station will have a new brand, unlike the public broadcaster ABC and SBS – referring to their channels as ABC1, ABC2, SBS One or SBS Two. David […]

Meizu iPhone clone hits China, India in December

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Well, it looks like this is not going to die anytime soon. Meizu’s iPhone copycat, also known as the Meizu M8 cell phone is set to be released in China and India thanks to GeekITstores from December. The 8GB model is set to cost somewhere between US$380 and US$470, and will launch with “complete fanfare” – according to the press release. It even says that it was a “better, cheaper […]

India and others launch appeal of OOXML ISO recognition

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Microsoft’s Office Open XML may lose its ISO recognition after India, Brazil and South Africa launching an appeal against the decision, a standards agency said on Friday. The Head of the IEC, or the International Electrotechnical Commission, Jonathan Bucks said that the "appeals were filed during the course of the week," to AFP. The IEC and fellow agency the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) will now spend 30 days evaluating […]