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Woman, hit by car, sues Google for faulty directions

Why trust the machines when you can trust your own eyes, your own brain, your own basic sense of survival? This philosophical question comes to mind after reading the tragic tale of a woman, her eyes, her brain, her BlackBerry, and her Google Maps. A tragic accident when Lauren Rosenberg decided to take a walk in Park City, Utah, on January 19, 2009.

2 million IPads in less than 60 days

Apple said Monday that it has sold more than 2 million iPads since the device debuted April 3rd. It's safe to assume that the vast majority of those sales came from the U.S. market, as the iPad only just went on sale last weekend in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, and the U.K. Apple didn't say how many iPads were sold internationally.

Microsoft bets big on Internet Explorer 9 (IE9)

Microsoft Corp could regain the edge over rivals Google Inc and Mozilla Firefox with its new Web browser due to be launched next year, the head of Microsoft Internet Explorer said. Its has lauched the pre launch test drive for users where people can download the second preview of IE9.0. Intrestingly Microsoft is aiming multiple purpose with its launch, to influence the market for Windows 7 and Office 2010.

Yahoo India launches World Search Championship 2010

Yahoo India has launched World Search Championship 2010, an online game-based search competition where users have to answer 10 questions in the shortest possible time. An interesting part of the competition is that it prompts participants to use Yahoo search to find the right answers. Yahoo had launched a similar completion in the country in October 2008.

Google India to organise event for ad-agencies, brand marketers

Google India has said it will organise Creative Sandbox, an invite-only event for the ad-agencies and marketing heads of leading brands in Mumbai on May 28, 2010. According to Google, this will be the first Creative Sandbox event in India. Google had earlier organised similar events at San Francisco, Chicago, New York in US and at Sydney in Australia.

Apple overtakes Microsoft !

Apple overtakes Microsoft ! The moment came on Wednesday when Apple, the maker of iPods, iPhones and iPads, shot past Microsoft, the computer software giant, to become the world's most valuable technology company.

Was it Microsoft who establised Facebook ?

There were 11 companies who played an important role for gaining Facebook such an exposure.Top of all, it's really surprising, it was Microsoft who outplayed rest all the companies and made Facebook out of reach from most of the companies. An interesting story behind the success of Facebook and how Microsoft helped Facebook to transform its image from 1.5 Billion to 15 Billion company

Pakistan throws out YouTube again after Facebook !

The blockade came after the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) directed Internet service providers to block access to social network site Facebook indefinitely on Wednesday because of an online competition to draw the Prophet Mohammad.

Finally Big Cat is out of the box: Google TV !

Google allowed its Big Cat out finally. The company made the announcement that everyone was waiting for — Google TV. While some glitches in the demo (with the Bluetooth keyboard) prevented it from being a “wow” moment, the implications are pretty clear what Google is going for. That is, the 4 billion TV users worldwide. Or rather, advertising to the 4 billion TV users worldwide.

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