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::::11 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Gmail's New Interface::::

<h4><img src=&quot;http://9.mshcdn.com/wp-content/gallery/11-tips-for-getting-the-most-out-of-gmails-new-interface/Display%20Density.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; alt=&quot;1. Display Density&quot; width=&quot;400&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></h4><p>An easy fix, head to your Settings button and select a display density. 'Compact' makes your inbox shrink down to a tidy, manageable list.</p><p>New Gmail launched to all users on April 23, and a lot people are still getting used to the new look. If you don&rsquo;t have the time or energy to investigate at all the new features, try some of our tips and tricks above.</p> <p>We&rsquo;ve highlighted 11 Gmail options that will help you adjust to the new design. Some are cosmetic, while others improve efficiency. Either way, these tips will have you Gmail-fluent in no time. </p> <p>Are you happy with new Gmail? Cast your vote …

::::How to Maximize Your Facebook Engagement::::

<img src=&quot;http://7.mshcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/facebook-mobile-app-600.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; alt=&quot;facebook-mobile-app-600&quot; width=&quot;275&quot; height=&quot;171&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /><p>If you have a Facebook page, you likely know how important it is to get likes and comments. Without those, your EdgeRank suffers, and your posts are seen by fewer fans in the future. Facebook has already admitted that the average Facebook page only reaches about 17% of its fans. Since less than 1 to 2% of fans go back to your page, EdgeRank and newsfeed visibility are critical.</p> <p>When you get a new fan, you have the opportunity to keep them engaged. If you don&rsquo;t, they&rsquo;ll simply stop reading your posts. Here are some of the things you should keep in mind as you determine how best to engage your Facebook customers.</p> <h2>Which Days are Your Fans Most …

::::Yahoo's Five Counter-Counterclaims Against Facebook. #1: Throw Out Retaliatory Patents::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335581153_temp.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><p>Today Yahoo hit Facebook with five big counter-counterclaims designed to invalidate the patents cited in the social network's infringement countersuit. If the court concurs, Facebook&nbsp;could be left wide-open in settlement negotiations, and might have to pay Yahoo a hefty sum of cash and/or stock. Specifically, the old web portal&nbsp;claims&nbsp;that after it sued for patent infringement, Facebook bought patents&nbsp;'for purposes of retaliation'. </p><p>Therefore they don't meet the U.S. Patent Office's 'Duty of Disclosure, Candor, and Good Faith'&nbsp;and should be thrown out of Facebook's countersuit against Yahoo. Yahoo also claims Facebook broke their agreement to inform each other of IP iss…

::::Apple TV set chatter heats up with rumored content talks::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335581583_temp.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><p style=&quot;margin-top: 10px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; vertical-align: baseline; -webkit-font-smoothing: subpixel-antialiased; border-width: 0px; padding: 0px&quot;>Apple is once again said to be talking up a TV set when trying to ink deals with content providers.</p><p style=&quot;margin-top: 10px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; vertical-align: baseline; -webkit-font-smoothing: subpixel-antialiased; border-width: 0px;…

::::GiftCardsIndia.in records topline revenue of Rs 5 crore in first year of operations::::

<img src=&quot;http://www.indiadigitalreview.com/sites/default/files/GCIlogo.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; width=&quot;238&quot; height=&quot;125&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /><br /><p>Ecommerce service provider SociaLinked, which had&nbsp;<span style=&quot;outline-width: initial; outline-color: initial&quot;>launchedGiftCardsIndia.in</span>&nbsp;as an online aggregator of gift vouchers and certificates in India in February 2011, has said that the portal has recorded topline revenue of 1 Million USD (Rs 5 crore) in the first year of operations with 60,000 cards sold. The company also claims that the portal now sells 160 brands on the network.</p><p style=&quot;outline-style: none; outline-width: initial; outline-color: initial; margin-top: 0.6em; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.2em; margin-left: 0px; padding: 0px&quot;>Besides this, in the first year, the company also launch…

::::Samsung overtakes Nokia as world's top handset vendor::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335580221_temp.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><p>South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co (<span>005930.KS</span>) overtook Nokia (<span>NOK1V.HE</span>) as the world's top handset maker for the first time in the first quarter, ending the Finnish firm's 14-year reign, a report by research firm Strategy Analytics showed on Friday.</p><p style=&quot;margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 5px; margin-left: 0px; padding: 0px&quot;>Samsung sold 93.5 million handsets in the first quarter, taking 25.4 percent of the global mobile phone market, Strategy Analytics said.</p><p style=&quot;margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 5px; margin-left: 0px; padding: 0px&quot;>Nokia sold 82.7 million phones and had 22.5 percent of the ma…

::::Infosys wage freeze has to do with high bench they have::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335579758_temp.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Viju&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>George</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>, Executive Director, JPMorgan, in a chat shares his views on IT earnings.&nbsp;</span><br /><br />All four large companies have declared their numbers. There is a huge disparity between what&nbsp;TCS&nbsp;has guided, whatInfosys&nbsp;has admitted, how&nbsp;Wipro&nbsp;has shared future outlook versus what HCL has guided.<br /><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>That is correct. The results point to a mixed picture as far as the health of near-term demand in the&nbsp;</span><span style=&am…

::::Apple launches iPad in India at Rs 30,500::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335579601_temp.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; width=&quot;200&quot; height=&quot;105&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Apple's new iPad</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>, with a price tag of Rs 30,500-Rs 50,900, hit the Indian market Friday.&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>The&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>tablet</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>&nbsp;features a new&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>retina display</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics and a 5 megapixe…

::::Google offers 15,000 3D 'photo tours'::::

<img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335580079_temp.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; alt=&quot;Image&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; />&nbsp;<span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Google has created 15,000 free 'photo tours' of world landmarks, which create a '3D' scene from tourist photographs.&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Google has 'built'&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>3D panoramas</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>&nbsp;of each scene by using public photographs from its Picasa's photo-sharing website.&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>The application enables the user Landmarks to 'fly around' Rome's Trevi Fountain, Half Dome in America's Yosemite and St…

::::Intel India to mentor 7,000 girls::::

<img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335579877_temp.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; alt=&quot;Image&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; />Intel India<span style=&quot;color: #3f3f3f; font-family: georgia; font-size: 15px; line-height: 20px; text-align: left&quot;>&nbsp;will mentor up to 7,000 girls through its&nbsp;</span>Technology and Entrepreneurship Program<span style=&quot;color: #3f3f3f; font-family: georgia; font-size: 15px; line-height: 20px; text-align: left&quot;>&nbsp;launched recently in the Capital, says Shelly Esque, vice president at Intel, global director of the company's corporate affairs group and president, Intel Foundation.&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span style=&quot;color: #3f3f3f; font-family: georgia; font-size: 15px; line-height: 20px; text-align: left&quot;>The programme will be conducted across 50 schools in and around Delhi.&nbs…

::::Pre-launch Windows 8 usage doubles that of OS X Mountain Lion::::

<img src=&quot;http://www-bgr-com.vimg.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Windows_chart.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; alt=&quot;Windows_chart&quot; width=&quot;420&quot; height=&quot;267&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /><p>Since Microsoft released its Windows 8 Consumer Preview in February, millions of users have downloaded the software giant&rsquo;s latest operating system, which looks to carefully blend its existing mobile and desktop experiences into one. According to research from ad network Chitika, the Windows 8 CP adoption rate in the U.S. and Canada has doubled that of OS X Mountain Lion, Apple&rsquo;s upcoming operating system. </p><p>Of course Microsoft&rsquo;s Windows 8 preview is publicly available for free while Apple&rsquo;s Mountain Lion preview is available only to those with paid developer accounts. Chitika&rsquo;s research was conducted from April 13th to April 19th and it analyzed…

::::Apple is 10 years behind Microsoft on security, expert says::::

<img src=&quot;http://www-bgr-com.vimg.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/apple-logo-sign-virus-mac.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; alt=&quot;apple-logo-sign-virus-mac&quot; width=&quot;200&quot; height=&quot;105&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /><p>Apple may be the most valuable company in the world, but when it comes to security, the Cupertino-based company doesn&rsquo;t hold a candle to Microsoft.</p><p>Kaspersky Lab co-founder and chief executive&nbsp;Eugene Kaspersky on Wednesday told CBR that Apple is a decade behind Microsoft in terms of computer security.&nbsp;&rdquo;I think they are ten years behind Microsoft in terms of security,&rdquo; Kaspersky said. &ldquo;For many years I&rsquo;ve been saying that from a security point of view there is no big difference between Mac and Windows. It&rsquo;s always been possible to develop Mac malware, but [Flashback] was a bit different. For exa…

::::StumbleUpon Hits 25 Million Users - And is Gaining 1 Million a Month::::

<img src=&quot;http://6.mshcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/stumbleupon.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; alt=&quot;stumbleupon&quot; width=&quot;275&quot; height=&quot;171&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /><p>StumbleUpon passed the 25 million user mark earlier this week &mdash; that&rsquo;s about one million users every month since it announced it had reached 20 million users in October.&nbsp;</p> <p>The discovery service has existed in some form since 2001. It accepted its first round of funding in 2006, was purchased by eBay in 2007 and became independent again in 2009. </p> <p>At that point, it had about 5.5 million registered users. It&rsquo;s been growing at a lightning rate since, nearly quadrupling its userbase in three years.</p> <p>&ldquo;For all intents and purposes this is a new company since the spin out from eBay,&rdquo; StumbleUpon VP of Business Developme…

::::Not updated your computer anti-virus? Conficker targets Microsoft Windows Operating systems::::

<img src=&quot;http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/photo/12879303.cms&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; hspace=&quot;10&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Are you using weak passwords or have not updated your computer&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>anti-virus</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>? Well, there's something to worry about and that threat comes from Conficker, a computer worm that targets&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Microsoft</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>&nbsp;Windows&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Operating systems</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>.&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;…

::::CCI orders formal probe against Google on BharatMatrimony complaint::::

<p><img src=&quot;http://www.indiadigitalreview.com/sites/default/files/Google-consim.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; width=&quot;250&quot; height=&quot;180&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></p><p>The Competition Commission of India has taken cognizance of the complaint filed by Consim Info (BharatMatrimony Group) against Google and ordered a formal probe against Google, a person close to developments have told India Digital Review, in condition of anonymity. We are also told that this makes it the first formal probe against Google in India, joining the global noise against the search major.</p><p style=&quot;outline-style: none; outline-width: initial; outline-color: initial; margin-top: 0.6em; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.2em; margin-left: 0px; padding: 0px&quot;>In February 2012, Consim Info (BharatMatrimony.com) had&nbsp;<span style=&quot;outline-width: initial; outline-color: initia…

::::Finally, Professional Social Network LinkedIn Gives Users An iPad App::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335491699_temp.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><p>Although the iPad has been available for more than two years, LinkedIn has yet to offer its users a native app despite the fact that mobile engagement has been growing at a fast pace for the network. But last August, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner said that the company is doubling down on its mobile strategy. And the network then debuted new versions of its iPhone and Android apps as well as an HTML5 mobile site.</p><p> In fact, LinkedIn now says 22 percent of its active members have been visiting on mobile devices. And today, LinkedIn is finally launching its native iPad app to the public. As LinkedIn's head of mobile products Joff Redfern explains, the app was built with the user and tablet interface in mind. </p><p>Since the iPad has bec…

::::Here Are 20 Companies Who Sell Your Data (& How To Stop Them)::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335492696_temp.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; width=&quot;250&quot; height=&quot;180&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><p>Meet the data brokers. There&rsquo;s a whole industry full of companies who make their money buying and selling our personal information. The FTC is working on busting this dark racket wide open, but in the meantime, they&rsquo;re out there. Who are they? Can we stop them? Read on to find out.</p> <p><strong>What Are &ldquo;Data Brokers?&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>Data brokers scrape public information like names, home addresses and purchase histories, credit card activity and other such sensitive tidbits. Then they sell it. There is nothing at all to like about this. At best, they&rsquo;re Spam-as-a-Service companies. At wor…

::::It's Official: Google Has Lost Control of the Android Tablet Market::::

<img src=&quot;http://www.readwriteweb.com/files/styles/150_150/public/files/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/500px-android-logosvg-300x300.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /><p>This story was originally published in&nbsp;Silicon Alley Insider. More bad news for Google and Android.</p> <p>Amazon's Kindle Fire now has 54.4% of the Android tablet market in the U.S., according to comScore. This means Google has lost control of the Android tablet market to one of its newest mobile rivals after just a few months.</p> <div align=&quot;right&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.readwriteweb.com/files/bizinsider_amzn.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div> <p>Amazon used the base layer of Android to build its own operating system. Google doesn't have its app store or any of its services on the Kindle Fire.</p…

::::Sunny Leone will sell mobile phones now::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335491274_temp.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>India's moral police may soon have a tough task at hand with an unknown, small firm launching what would pass off as India's first phone endorsed by a real-life&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>porn queen</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>.</span><br /><br /><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Having signed on Canadian porn star of Indian origin&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Sunny Leone</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>&nbsp;as its brand ambassador,</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>C…

::::Micromax launches A50 Ninja Superfone::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335491616_temp.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Micromax Informatics Limited has expanded its Superfone smartphones portfolio in the country with the addition of another budget phone A50 Ninja.&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>A50 runs on&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Android version 2.3.6</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>(Gingerbread) with a processor speed of 650 MHz .The phone features a 7.9 cms multi-touch capacitive screen. The dual-SIM Micromax A50 sports a 2.0 MP camera.&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Priced at Rs 4,999,&nbsp;</span>&l…

::::Firefox 12 released with UAC-less update system on Windows::::

<img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335407508_temp.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; alt=&quot;Image&quot; width=&quot;250&quot; height=&quot;150&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /><p style=&quot;margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.308em; margin-left: 0px&quot;>Mozilla announced today the availability of Firefox 12, a new version of the popular open source Web browser. The release brings some minor incremental feature improvements, a number of fixes under the hood, and a significant change to the browser&rsquo;s update system on Windows.</p><p style=&quot;margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.308em; margin-left: 0px&quot;>Ever since Mozilla transitioned Firefox to a shorter development cycle, the organization has been working tomake browser updates less intrusive&nbsp;and more seamless. The eventual goal is to make updates completely silent, performin…

::::Though risks are minimal, one in five Mac computers found to contain Windows malware::::

<img src=&quot;http://www-bgr-com.vimg.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/top-win-malware-on-macs.jpeg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; alt=&quot;top-win-malware-on-macs&quot; width=&quot;350&quot; height=&quot;200&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /><p>Security firm Sophos on Tuesday indicated that a surprisingly high level of malware has been found on Mac computers &mdash; the firm&rsquo;s research revealed that one in every five Mac computers is harboring some kind of Windows malware. Of the 100,000 customers sampled through Sophos&rsquo;s antivirus offerings, 20% of users were found to be carrying one or more instances of Windows malware. The firm highlighted that Windows malware on a Mac won&rsquo;t cause any harm, however, unless the computer also runs a Windows partition in addition to OS X. The company&rsquo;s&nbsp;research found that just 2.7% of Macs that installed the company&rsquo;s free anti-virus so…

::::Pulse announces programmable antenna to enable LTE connectivity in laptops::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335408281_temp.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; width=&quot;300&quot; height=&quot;200&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><p>Pulse Electronics, a provider of electronic components, has introduced a high performance programmable antenna that enables LTE connectivity on mobile-connected laptop computers.&nbsp;</p> <p>The antenna can switch frequencies easily to accommodate both low and high operating bands. With a maximum height of 1mm, this low profile antenna fits the design of ultra thin laptops.</p> <p>Pulse Electronics' new antenna enables four states for low band operation: 700-750MHz (LTE low), 750-790MHz (LTE high), 820-900MHz (GSM850), and 880-960MHz (GSM900) as well as high band operation covering GSM 1800/1900/2100. </p> <p>The switch to change the frequency is on the same fl…

::::My inspirations from life - N Nataraj, Global CIO, Hexaware::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335407988_temp.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><p>A fast rising performer, N Nataraj, Global CIO, Hexaware and Head (SVP) IMS Business, Hexaware, has been one of the rare CIOs to leverage IT to create business opportunities for his firm. He incubated the IMS service line within Hexaware and now it contributes approximately 5 percent of revenues in a short span of time. He has also been instrumental in developing Hexaware&rsquo;s private cloud platform, which is now opening the doors for his firm into several businesses. <br /> <br /> As President, CIO KLUB, Bangalore Chapter, and an active and influential CIO among his peers, and winner of several prestigious awards such as the Global CIO award from InformationWeek, there are several important lessons from his career and life, which are inspiration…

::::Can software help Infosys out of financial rut?::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335407413_temp.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; width=&quot;300&quot; height=&quot;180&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><p>Infosys derives only about 6 percent of its almost USD 7 billion in annual revenue from proprietary software products. Its goal is to pump that up to one third of its revenue. The move comes as Infosys's traditional IT services business faces slower growth. To understand how Infosys hopes to get to this new future in software, look at its new software product in one of the industry&rsquo;s hottest markets: digital marketing.</p> <p>Infosys is selling an online, subscription software product called BrandEdge, aimed at helping companies conduct digital marketing campaigns and measure the results. Inofsys is pitching the software to chief marketing officers, whose tech budgets are rising …

::::Google launches Google Drive; upgrades Gmail to 10 GB for all users::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335407326_temp.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><p><span style=&quot;text-align: justify&quot;>Google has launched&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;outline-width: initial; outline-color: initial; text-align: justify&quot;>Google Drive</span><span style=&quot;text-align: justify&quot;>, a cloud storage service where users can upload and access all of their files, including videos, photos, Google Docs, PDFs and beyond. The service is offering new users 5GB of storage for free with upgrades starting at 25GB for $2.49/month, 100GB for $4.99/month or even 1TB for $49.99/month. Google also increased the free storage in Gmail from the existing 7.5 GB to 10 GB to all users.</span></p><p><span style=&quot;text-align: justify&quot;>&ld…

::::Yahoo India, DataWind enter strategic partnership for pre-loaded Yahoo apps on UbiSlate7+::::

<img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335407706_temp.jpg&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /><div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;>Yahoo India has entered a strategic partnership with&nbsp;<span style=&quot;outline-width: initial; outline-color: initial&quot;>DataWind</span>&nbsp;to enable Yahoo services on its soon to be launched tablet Ubislate7+. As a result of this partnership, the tablet will come preloaded with Yahoo Cricket as the exclusive cricket application along with the popular Yahoo Mail app. The Yahoo India&nbsp;<span style=&quot;outline-width: initial; outline-color: initial&quot;>Homepage</span>&nbsp;will be the default browser landing page for Ubislate7+.</div><p style=&quot;outline-style: none; outline-width: initial; outline-color: initial; margin-top: 0.6em; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.2em; margin-left: 0px; padding: 0…

::::HomeShop18 to raise $100 million through US listing::::

<img src=&quot;http://www.indiadigitalreview.com/sites/default/files/homeshop18.com-logo.jpg?1335358382&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; alt=&quot;Image&quot; width=&quot;320&quot; height=&quot;160&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /><p><span style=&quot;outline-width: initial; outline-color: initial&quot;>HomeShop18</span>, the ecommerce and TV shopping brand from Network18, is planning to get listed in the US and raise about $100 million,&nbsp;<span style=&quot;outline-width: initial; outline-color: initial&quot;>reports</span>&nbsp;Reuters. The group is in talks with institutional investors, including private equity firms for pre-IPO placement and to take up shares as part of the listing plan.</p><p style=&quot;outline-style: none; outline-width: initial; outline-color: initial; margin-top: 0.6em; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.2em; margin-left: 0px; padding: 0px&q…

::::Facebook claims to have 901m users::::

<img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335407618_temp.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; alt=&quot;Image&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Facebook</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>&nbsp;has said it has 901 million users and is likely that it'll pass the one billion user mark well before the end of this year. The company, which displayed the statistics in its amended S-1 filing , also said that its network receives 3.2 billion comments per day and 300 million new photos daily.&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>The site also claims 125 billion friendships are forged daily. Of the 901 million users, 526 million were described as daily active users in March. Some 488 million people also used</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Facebook mobile products<…

::::Apple announces dates of developer conference::::

<div class=&quot;custm_img_blk&quot;><img src=&quot;http://www.techgig.com/files/photo_1335408143_temp.png&quot; border=&quot;0&quot; align=&quot;left&quot; /></div><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Apple</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>&nbsp;on Wednesday announced that it will hold its annual Worldwide&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>Developers</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>&nbsp;Conference (WWDC) between June 11 - June 15 in&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>San Francisco</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>. This will be the first year when&nbsp;</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>WWDC</span><span style=&quot;text-align: left&quot;>&nbsp;will not have Apple&…