Category Archives: Information

Facebook in Indian Language

In order to gain some more footing from Indian citizens, Facebook has launched the local language version (translated) in Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. Users can change language settings through the ‘settings’ tab or through the language option on their Facebook homepage.

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Facebook looks towards expanding its over 200 million user base by reaching out to the vast Internet user community in local languages in India. Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam are the languages being offered.

However, Facebook is not yet enabled for transliteration ie conversion of English script into phonetics of other languages. The move is expected to bring in a substantial rise in Facebook users.

Orkut still leads the social networking race India, and with this Facebook hopes to connect to the Indian audience on a more local level.

New Firefox version Latest- Free Downloads

The new Firefox version is in the process of release soon. Now they are in the act of getting the feedback from the users. They have placed this free trial version in their webpage. So if you wish to download this version then click the below picture

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This browser has many new features; some of the features I found while I tried this version are;

Private browsing is the main feature which is included in this version.

When we use this mode and browse the history will not be stored in the web page or any other source.
Includes private browsing, enhanced performance and other new features are present.

When you go to that link and see, we have flexible versions as per the users OS usage it supports are XP, MAC OS, Linux, etc..

Microsoft to Launch Next Generation Search Engine- Kumo

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Although Microsoft is testing the search engine under the Kumo name, executives have said that is just one of several names the company is considering.

Microsoft has reportedly put up a clock in one of its buildings with a 40-day countdown to the launch of its next generation search engine, code named Kumo.

The search engine focuses on a couple of areas, including an attempt to break down a search query into a couple more detailed options. When searching, say, for the term “Audi,” Kumo breaks things down into an initial result with facts such as price and fuel economy pulled out in bold, followed by general Web results, then results by category, such as Audi parts, used Audis, and Audi accessories.

The software maker has been testing its search engine internally since last month, but has not said exactly when the service would launch. The countdown appears to roughly coincide with a speech from newly minted online boss Qi Lu, who is slated to speak at the SMX Advanced event on June 3. The timing also seems to coincide with reports that Microsoft plans a big ad campaign for its search engine starting this summer.

Yahoo-new music service

yahoomusicThe new version of Yahoo Music, unveiled on Monday, aggregates paid and free music services available on the Internet, allowing Yahoo users to access and interact with the services directly from the Yahoo site.

Yahoo Inc is partnering with other online music providers as the Internet giant tries a fresh approach to getting an edge in the evolving digital music business.

The move comes a little over a year after Yahoo announced it was shuttering its own paid-music service, and is in keeping with the company’s latest efforts to make Yahoo a more open service by integrating products and services developed by other companies.

Visitors to the Yahoo Music site will be able to select from a variety modules representing the Web’s disparate music sites, including free, radio-like streaming audio services such as Pandora and last.fm, music videos from Google Inc’s, YouTube, and paid music downloads from iTunes and Amazon.com.

Yahoo Music was the No. 2 online music site in December, with 19.6 million unique visitors, according to research company ComScore. Time Warner Inc’s AOL Music was the top site with 24.6 million visitors, while News Corp’s MySpace Music ranked third with 17.2 million visitors. The new Yahoo Music-a major strategic shift for Yahoo.

Yahoo Music General Manager Michael Spiegelman said that We really want to focus on providing the service that’s most valuable to users, and then partner with third parties to provide the entire set of music services.

Wipro Infotech-India’s number one Green Brand

wiproWipro’s ranking has moved up largely due to its continued commitment to energy efficiency and structured programme for effective e-waste management for customers.

Wipro Infotech on Tuesday said it has been rated India’s number one Green Brand and is named among the top five brands in the world, in environmental organisation Greenpeace’s ‘Guide to Greener Electronics‘.

With this, Wipro has not only reasserted its top position among Indian IT brands, but has also marked a place in the league of top-five global green brands.

HCL Technologies bags five-year IT services contract with Microsoft Corpration worth $170 million

hcl-microsoft-logosA spokesman for the Indian software firm confirmed the deal HCL Technologies Ltd has bagged a five-year IT services contract worth close to $170 million from software giant Microsoft Corp but declined to provide further details. Economic Times business daily reported on Monday.

HCL’s has made third outsourcing deal in four weeks, following a six-year $100-million deal from Xerox that was announced on Sunday and a $350-million seven-year contract from Reader’s Digest Association secured last month.

HCL is likely to deploy 600 employees on the Microsoft contract, with about 250 of them already working on the project.


Under the transaction, HCL will provide technology services for Microsoft’s online service business, the report said citing a person familiar with the negotiations.