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Should I Unfollow Roger Ebert?

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I know Roger Ebert like most of you. I know him from his many film review shows, from his numerous and well-written movie reviews syndicated in hundreds of newspapers, and his many appearances on late-night talk shows. It was through Twitter, however, where I felt most close to him. Now...
Should I Unfollow Roger Ebert?

Nokia Asha 501 leaked before New Delhi reveal on Thursday

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A Nokia smartphone being revealed in New Delhi tomorrow has allegedly been uncovered in a leak earlier than the manufacturer intended. A photograph showing a stack of phones, claimed to be the Asha 501, with the range of device casings matching the "add some color" statement made on an official...
Nokia Asha 501 leaked before New Delhi reveal on Thursday
Indian Women Use Smartphones To 'Pin The Creeps' After Delhi Gang Rape

Google, Facebook Working on India Request

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Google and Facebook said they are working on requests from India to remove from their web sites "inflammatory and hateful content" that New Delhi blames for sparking a mass exodus of people from several cities....
Google, Facebook Working on India Request

Privacy concerns grow in India

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NEW DELHI — The Indian government’s recent announcement that it taps nearly 300 new phones every day has sparked a debate about privacy in a country that traditionally views such concerns as an ugly offshoot of Western individualism. Read full article >>...
Privacy concerns grow in India

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Here's That Creepy Indian Facebook PSA Campaign You Never Asked For

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TBWA New Delhi released a strange series of Facebook PSAs "issued in interest of facebookfans." Did you know that, unless used wisely, your "Like" could: "Ignite a riot." "Hurt someone's feelings." Or "lead you into DANGER"? Although Facebook bullying is clearly prevalent and problematic, the campaign appears slightly excessive. Earlier...
Here's That Creepy Indian Facebook PSA Campaign You Never Asked For

TNW Liveblog: Apple's WWDC 2013 Keynote

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Another Apple Worldwide Developer’s Conference is upon us and with it comes news of the next version of iOS, OS X and perhaps some new hardware. This is the place you’ll want to be for our live coverage of the event including a blow-by-blow with commentary and images of the...
TNW Liveblog: Apple's WWDC 2013 Keynote

500 Startups' latest batch of companies is so international we had to map it out

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500 Startups, Dave McClure’s seed fund and startup accelerator, announced today that it’s added 33 more companies to its portfolio. The new startups range from a tea marketplace based in Honolulu to a Web resource for repair shops based out of Estonia and Latvia. The greater focus on international...
500 Startups' latest batch of companies is so international we had to map it out

How A Total Amnesiac Used Facebook To Piece Together The First 26 Years Of His Life

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Facebook has released a video that introduces the world to Mayank Sharma: A 29-year-old who woke up with absolutely no memory and then used Facebook to put the pieces of his life back together. Although it isn't technically an ad, rather a "short documentary," Sharma's journey nonetheless promotes "Facebook...
How A Total Amnesiac Used Facebook To Piece Together The First 26 Years Of His Life

Google at odds with African ministers and musicians over internet regulation

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Eric Schmidt has been lobbying for an 'open internet' in emerging markets - but in Africa artists are concerned over piracyThe Google chief executive, Eric Schmidt, has been on a lobbying tour of India, in the attempt to convince the country not to regulate the internet. "Now is the moment...
Google at odds with African ministers and musicians over internet regulation

Nokia’s Lumia 610 and 900 handsets appear poised to land in India

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According to an invitation, Nokia appears set to unveil and release its Lumia 610 and 900 handsets into the India market. The event, set for the 6th of July, will take place in New Delhi. Earlier, TNW noted the rise of the Lumia line of smartphones as a brand, separate from the...
Nokia’s Lumia 610 and 900 handsets appear poised to land in India

iPhone 3GS Coming to India via Airtel

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Airtel PR just sent me an email note saying that Airtel would be selling the iPhone 3GS in India in the coming months (no exact dates yet). Bharti Airtel and Apple to Bring iPhone 3GS to India New Delhi, March 19, 2010: Bharti Airtel and Apple have reached an agreement...
iPhone 3GS Coming to India via Airtel
Social networks targeted by Indian government in crackdown on ethnic violence
Khosla-backed SunBorne Energy raising $20M for Indian solar

DARPA’s Cheetah Robot Will Stab You With Its Pointy Legs

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Seriously: this is what is going to do our fighting soon. Imagine stand-off situations with this bastard rolling through the door and then skittering across the marble floor of Oslo City Hall straight into a crowd of hostages, aiming right at the gunman. The design is based on Big...
DARPA’s Cheetah Robot Will Stab You With Its Pointy Legs

John Lennon and Yoko Ono Smile Film Resurrected as iPhone App

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Yoko Ono wants to document all the smiling faces in the world, and earlier this month she released an iPhone app to just that. So far she's collected 2,700 jovial expressions, but it's unclear how the app is different from all the smiling pictures which currently exist on Facebook and...
John Lennon and Yoko Ono Smile Film Resurrected as iPhone App

Olympus Executive Found Hanged In Apparent Suicide

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say an executive at an Indian subsidiary of scandal-plagued Olympus Corp. has apparently committed suicide. Police officer Amarjit Kataria says Tsutomi Omori's body was found Monday hanging from a railing in a children's play area at a luxury high-rise apartment complex in the New...
Olympus Executive Found Hanged In Apparent Suicide

Google Maps Navigation And Live Traffic Data Come To India

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Google announced a couple of updates to Google Maps today. The Google Maps Navigation app for Android, for example, will now offer turn-by-turn navigation for India. In addition, Google has also turned on live traffic data for six large Indian cities and their suburbs. These cities are Bengaluru, Mumbai, New...
Google Maps Navigation And Live Traffic Data Come To India
TechCrunch Goes To India -- Bangalore Meetup On Tuesday

Google Maps unveils new features in India, New Zealand and in 150 Universities worldwide

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Google is bringing voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation to Android smartphone users in India. While the functionality's been available since January if you've rooted your device, the official version lands today with a localized "Indian English" voice option. At the same time, it's adding live traffic information for major roads in...
Google Maps unveils new features in India, New Zealand and in 150 Universities worldwide

Vodafone India IPO Is Unlikely This Year

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Vodafone of the U.K. said it is unlikely to launch an initial public offering of stock at its Indian operations this year amid New Delhi's decision to auction a number of telecommunications licenses....
Vodafone India IPO Is Unlikely This Year

Nokia teases 'colorful' announcement Thursday from New Delhi

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Nokia already has one surprise scheduled for next week on the 14th, but it's doubling up by teasing more news Thursday in India. Scheduled for noon in New Delhi (2:30AM ET), all we have to go on are hints about "color", the yellow picture above and word that it's...
Nokia teases 'colorful' announcement Thursday from New Delhi

Mobile Video Startup Vuclip Buys Jigsee To Target Emerging Markets With Apps

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A little consolidation underway in the world of mobile video streaming: Vuclip — a Silicon Valley-based startup that offers mobile video streaming services to across some 200 countries and 5,500 devices — today announced that it is acquiring Jigsee, an app platform created specifically to let content publishers create their...
Mobile Video Startup Vuclip Buys Jigsee To Target Emerging Markets With Apps

Nokia unveils the touchscreen Asha 501 with new software platform, we go hands-on (video)

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One or more additional members are expected to join Nokia's Lumia line-up next Tuesday, but today the company has chosen New Delhi as the stage to unveil the Asha 501, a new touchscreen handset that further blurs the line between featurephone and smartphone. While the last touchscreen Asha Nokia...
Nokia unveils the touchscreen Asha 501 with new software platform, we go hands-on (video)

Evernote to open an office in India in January 2013 as its Asian expansion continues

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Internet firms are increasingly wising up to the potential of Asia, and few have done so like Evernote. The online note taking service is set to further expand its global presence with the launch of an office in India next month, which will be its third country launch in Asia...
Evernote to open an office in India in January 2013 as its Asian expansion continues

Facebook Just Launched A Brand New Site That Lets You Share Stuff With More Than Just Your Friends (FB)

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Facebook introduced a new product called Facebook Stories today. Stories is a new site that allows Facebook to share the stories of individuals using Facebook in extraordinary ways. Stories is a separate site from the Facebook you're used to. To use stories head to FacebookStories.com and take a look at some of the events already...
Facebook Just Launched A Brand New Site That Lets You Share Stuff With More Than Just Your Friends (FB)

Bangalore brings India's startup ecosystem into the limelight, but how exactly is it faring?

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In the world of technology, it is possible to have centers of innovation outside of Silicon Valley. Shocking, right? We’re not talking about just Boulder, Austin, Los Angeles, or even New York City. Think more globally like Tel Aviv, London, Berlin, Toronto, and Sao Paulo. Another country that is emerging...
Bangalore brings India's startup ecosystem into the limelight, but how exactly is it faring?

Google to help open Android Nation retail stores throughout India

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Google may not be planning its own retail stores, but the truth is that it already has a semi-official footprint: it's been teaming with Indonesia's Erafone on a series of Android Nation shops. That physical presence is about to spread, as Google is partnering with Spice Global to open...
Google to help open Android Nation retail stores throughout India

Facing Lawsuit, Google Drops Some Content in India

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Google Inc. removed some controversial content from its Indian services to comply with a court order in a civil lawsuit, the latest twist in the legal drama over Web censorship in the world’s largest democracy. A person familiar with the matter said Google removed content from its search service, YouTube...
Facing Lawsuit, Google Drops Some Content in India
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