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Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today requested Google to do a Kejri-turn on their decision of shutting down its first social networking site, Orkut. ”AAP always bats for the aam aadmi, whether it comes to humans or social networks, and Orkut was as aam aadmi as they come. Is that why Google-ji is now cutting [...]

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a new dish on his social media outreach menu. And that is Instagram. Modi, who is proving to be some kind of social media missionary, is said to be aggressively pushing with his Ministerial colleagues for the regular use of Instagram, the video/photo-sharing service that is mostly popular [...]

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As former ministers of the erstwhile UPA regime prepare for a life outside government, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has landed a plum role in the form of Chief Engineer of Google’s so called social networking platform, Google +. In his new avatar, Dr Singh will, among other things, drive the design and features [...]

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A decent Twitter conversation on Indian politics has at last been unearthed, stunning behavioural scientists and social media commentators worldwide and partially restoring hope in the future of humankind (especially the ‘kind’ part of it). Ben Keepdiggin, a virtual Twarchaeologist, unearthed the gem of a Twitter exchange, which occurred between two real human beings  with [...]

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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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