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a letter sent by eight members of Congress in May raising similar questions about Glass and privacy.';We would be very interested in hearing about the privacy implications of this new product and the steps you are taking to ensure that, as you move forward with Google Glass, individuals' privacy rights are respected around the world,'; the officials wrote.Glass, which is not yet ...
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Airtel slashed data usage charges by 90 per cent for pre-paid subscribers in Punjab and Haryana, a day after Vodafone lowered data charges by 80 per cent for its pre-paid and post-paid customers in three circles. Airtel said that the Volume Based Charges (VBC) on its recharge vouchers for 2G data usage of three denominations have been reduced to 1 paisa per 10 KB from 10 paisa per 10 KB making ...
Michel Combes , the company's new chief executive, will also include more than a billion euros of unspecified asset sales and 2 billion euros in debt re-financing by 2015, followed by a further 2 billion in debt reduction that could include issuing new shares. Alcatel shares jumped more than 7 percent to a new year high in early trade. "This plan goes in the right direction, but I ...
Dell founder Michael Dell's effort to take the struggling computer maker private. Icahn, now the company's second-largest shareholder after buying 72 million shares from fellow activist investor Southeastern Asset Management, wants the company to buy back up to 1.1 billion Dell shares at $14 apiece to boost shareholders' return on their investment. The price of the buyback would ...
(Credit: CNET) Microsoft and Qualcomm will work together on the next generation of Surface RT devices, a new report claims. Microsoft will use Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor in some versions of its Surface ...
Both Apple and Google's voice-control technologies get high satisfaction ratings from half or more users, but Siri has an adoption edge for many ...
They Said It
Our nuclear programmes are completely transparent. But we are ready to show greater transparency and make clear for the whole world that the steps of the Islamic Republic of Iran are completely within international frameworks. The sanctions are unfair, the Iranian people are suffering, and our (nuclear) activities are legal. These sanctions are illegal and only benefit Israel.
Iran's president-elect was speaking after his historic election victory.
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Dr. Kavuru Sambasiva Rao took over here today as the new Union Minister for Textiles.
After assuming office, Sambasiv Rao said the Ministry will do everything possible to provide employment to poor sections of society, increase exports and do justice to cotton growers and handloom weavers.
He also hoped to raise textile exports to 50 billion dollars by the year-end from the present 34 billion dollars. To achieve this he promised to encourage skill development and find out problems faced by industrialists and address them.
Sambasiva Rao added that with skilled people, the country's production would go up which will enable it to compete in the international market. (ANI)
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