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After leaving an indelible mark on almost every video on YouTube, advertisements of UIDAI chairman, Nandan Nilekani, have started appearing recursively in the midst of Nilekani advertisements themselves, thus making it the most heavily concentrated internet ad campaign in the world. “Crazy, yaar. This morning I was surfing YouTube for some timepass,” said Ajay Prasad, [...]

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Infosys is going to spin off its product and tools business as an independent company called Edgeworks. It has been announced that the leadership positions of CEO and COO will be held by insiders. The CEO, in fact, will be a person who previously headed the corporate planning function. In a different announcement, it was [...]

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Taking time off from a hectic, high-octane election run-up coverage, Indian journalists cooled their heels at tech parks in the IT City of Bangalore and took the opportunity to enhance their technical skills by writing C++ programs, along with cricket commentating legend Ravi Shastri. One such program that these guys tried was to compare 2 [...]

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After 18 hours of non stop work on his latest round of reforms, Dr Singh decided to take a break, logged on to Facebook, and discovered Facebook’s new Look Back feature. His curiosity piqued, Dr Singh decided to check his own Look Back video and inadvertently shared it on his Facebook profile. Here’s what he [...]

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For once, Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal is at the receiving end of truckloads of praise and appreciation from youth all over the country after he declared that sharing of “Facebook lookback movies” would be considered a non-bailable offence under Section 66A of the Information Technology Act. Facebook’s “lookback movie” feature, which was launched to [...]

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Taking time off from a hectic, high-octane election campaign, Indian politicians cooled their heels at tech parks in the IT City of Bangalore and took the opportunity to enhance their technical skills by writing C++ programs. One such program that our netas tried was to compare 2 strings. How did their code look like? The UnReal [...]

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New Zealand’s premier cricket broadcasting channel Sky Sport has come in for severe criticism from India’s Aam Aadmi Party leader and noted psephologist Yogendra Yadav, for not backing up its Winning and Score Predictor (WASP) results with raw data. The WASP, which made headlines and climbed up Twitter trends, dynamically calculates the probability of a [...]

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In the wake of the electoral rout and strong anti-Congress wave sweeping across India – Mizoram may possibly be the honorable exception – Rahul Gandhi launched a mobile application ‘India 50+’, which sets the stretch goal of India’s grand old party achieving the magic figure of 50 Lok Sabha seats in the upcoming general elections. [...]

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Finnish software start-up Crowd Tech just released a new Mozilla Firefox add-on that enables users to detect any articles with an opinion against Mr.Narendra Modi and automatically generates and posts a comment against the author after calling them “paid media”, while offering other customizable abuses. The announcement took the social media circles by storm. Most [...]

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With millions worldwide getting their hands on the newly launched multi-platform BBM app and flooding social media with their BBM pins, Indian politicians and celebrities couldn’t be far behind. The UnReal Times correspondent Rajniti Sarkarwala exclusively brings you the special 9 character BBM pins of some of them: Rahul Gandhi 59PT5KMPS Justice Katju 90PCF00L5 Himesh [...]

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