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Facebook Launches App for Teenagers

Facebook took direct aim at video-loving adolescents, and Snapchat, with the release of a new iPhone app that allows teens to watch clips about the lives of their classmates. The app, called Lifestage, was released with no fanfare, and is available for anyone to download on iPhone, although seeing profiles …

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2 Indian Kids Selected for Google Science Fair Final

Every year Google invites individuals and teams between the ages of 13 to 18 from across the world to participate in its online science competition. And among the 16 Google Science Fair 2016 finalists, two are school students from India. Manisha Fatima, a 15-year-old from Hyderabad, and Shriank K, a 16-year-old …

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Exception for Diesel Vehicle in Delhi

In a relief to car manufacturers, the Supreme Court lifted a ban on the registration of large diesel cars across the national capital region on Friday, but on a condition. Diesel car ban: SC lifts ban on registration of vehicles over 2000cc. — ANI (@ANI_news) August 12, 2016 The condition …

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Microsoft India Gets New Head

With the parliament approving the GST bill, making eye-catching headlines, the HR worldwasn’t behind in making some appointments to its senior management. While the activity seemed to be rising in the world of startups, the corporates were also making some power changes to its executive leadership. Here are the personnel …

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Facebook tests Selfie FIlters

Snapchat opens to the camera by default to spur content creation, and now Facebook is trying the same starting with an Olympics-themed test in Brazil and Canada. Instead of just the “What are you doing?” text status update prompt, users will see an open camera window as Facebook executes on …

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India Disappoints on Day 1 at rio

Indian archery campaign got off to a rousing start with a brilliant show in the morning session by Atanu Das in his maiden Olympics appearance.  Atanu impressed on his Olympic debut by finishing a creditable fifth in the individual section.  Das showed fine composure and skill to bounce back from …

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Play any Rio game with Google Doodle

The year’s biggest sporting carnival has begun and here is Google with its yet another super cool Doodle to promote the Rio Olympics 2016. Well, this is not just another doodle as Google has a lot more to offer this time. Called as 2016 Doodle Fruit Games, Google has now …

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Satya Nadela Equates Linked in with Minecraft

You could make a case that Minecraft is the professional network of 10-year olds, but you’d have to work pretty hard at it. That’s not what Satya Nadella means when he uses Minecraft as an example of why LInkedIn was a great acquisition target for Microsoft, speaking to Bloomberg today in …

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