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I am Sherly, living in the city of Alappuzha, which known as the 'Venice of the East'.

Facebook games may actually do some good in your family life

Do not fret if your child is playing Farmville on Facebook with his/her siblings or cousins. This will only cement the bond between them in the long run. New research shows that beyond being a fun distraction, social network games

Yahoo Replaces Google As Default Search Provider in Mozilla Firefox

Yahoo and Mozilla just announced a “strategic five-year partnership that makes Yahoo the default search experience for Firefox in the United States on mobile and desktop.” The companies said they will explore other potential “future product integrations and distribution opportunities

WhatsApp Now Provides End-to-End Encryption For Your Messages its Android app

WhatsApp is making a big push for privacy, adding end-to-end encryption to its Android app. The “end-to-end” part means WhatsApp won’t be able to decrypt your messages, even if it is compelled to do so by law enforcement agencies. This,

DoT may offer Rs 11,000 crore loan to address BSNL’s concerns

The telecom department is considering offering a soft loan of as much as Rs 11,000 crore to a potential combination of loss-making state-run telecom operators Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL) to address BSNL’s concerns about taking

Asus Transformer convertible touchscreen laptops launched in India starting at Rs.35999/-

The Asus Transformer Pad TF103 Android tablet has been officially launched in India along with the Transformer Book T200 2-in-1 and the Transformer Flip Book TP550LD convertible notebook. The new lineup of devices has something for everyone with prices starting

How Glass Can Help Build Super-Fast Computers

A new research has demonstrated that how glass can be manipulated to create a material that will allow computers to transfer information using light. The study conducted by the University of Surrey suggested that this development could significantly increase computer

WhatsApp messages to come under Election Commission scanner

Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath today said any offensive material on social media during election period will be strictly dealt with. “The Chief Secretary and the DGP were told to instruct the police stations to register complaints against obnoxious

Data tariffs may fall 20% with Reliance Jio’s entry: Fitch Report

The entry of Reliance Jio Infocomm in the telecom space would intensify competition and might bring data tariffs down by at least 20 per cent. “The likely entry of Reliance Jio, which is a part of Reliance Industries Ltd. in

Apple releases online tool to fix escaping iMessage purgatory easier

Apple has released a tool that should remove the hoops people have had to go through to stop their SMS messages being trapped in iMessage after switching to Android. The two-step Deregister iMessage tool reduces the difficulties some people had

Security software AVG Technologies Approached by Potential Buyers

AVG Technologies NV has been approached by potential buyers amid a wave of deals for security-software makers, according to people familiar with the matter. AVG says it has more than 187 million active users. Its software–aimed at neutralizing viruses and