Twitter Inks Deal With Microsoft, Google

twitter-googleLast Wednesday, Twitter sold rights to both search giants Google and Microsoft (Bing) for indexing tweets in their search results. Both claims it to be revolutionary in terms of real-time search. Read their respective blog posts about deal at Google Blog and Bing Blog. It looks like Microsoft took lead over Google in the same day deal. As Microsoft representative quoted, “Bing would be the best way outside of Twitter’s own web site to find out what people are Tweeting. Bing will provide you Real Time tweet results.”


LOL: Google’s New Product – IceGola AKA GoGola

Google-icegolaLook at the logo on the left closely. Seems Google has new product in the making. Though it has nothing to do with the technology part, I couldn’t resist myself from posting this funny take on Google by Indian Ice-Gola verndor. And these guys have their website too. Check GoGolaIndia.  Anybody who don’t know what ice-gola is, check out this article on wikipedia. Below I’ve posted more images of that stall.


What Is Tablet PC And Where You Can Use It?

tablet_pcMany people are not much familiar with the term ‘Tablet PC” because of its limited popularity till today. Keep in mind, Tablet PC is altogether different from eReaders like Amazon Kindle or B&N Nook. But Tablet concept expected to rise once major players will come into the picture, like Microsoft, Apple etc. Microsoft is planning to launch ‘Courier Tablet PC’ and Apple will be releasing ‘iPad Mac Tablet’. Both are expected to come in market in mid-2010. Few Tablet PC manufacturers are already in this business like Acer, HP, LG, IBM, and Panasonic.


Biggest List Of Indian Celebrities On Twitter – Follow Them

Twitter_Indian_CelebritiesTwitter is quite catching on in India and the celebrities are also using it as a medium to connect with their fans. Here’s the biggest list of Indian celebrities who are using Twitter. This list includes big names like Aamir Khan, Sharukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Karan Johar, Mallika Sherawat, Akshay Kumar, Ram Gopal Verma, Shashi Tharoor, BJP, Narendra Modi, Barkha Dutt, Chetan Bhagat, MTV, Channel V and many more from different categories of professions. Start following the celebrities you love or like.


Chart: Microsoft’s Online Business Arm Still Losing Money

15 consecutive months of losses in Microsoft’s Online Services Division. This quarter sucked more $480 million. But Bing’s growing market share seems a golden line behind the clouds (Real Clouds!!!)


Twitter + Airtel : Now Use Twitter Via SMS Through Your Airtel Mobile Phone In India

twitter-airtelIn the strategic move to gain the advantage of large tehcno-savvy Indian population, Twitter recently announced an exclusive deal with Bharti Airtel. Airtel is also promoting this deal prominently through advertising on various online newspaper editions as well as Television. See the Airtel campaign here. Airtel punchline for the campaign goes something like this “Share from anywhere. Twitter on SMS, only on Airtel”. Now you can send updates to your Twitter account via SMS from your Airtel mobile phone. Let’s see how you can do that.


How To Count Words, Lines And Characters In Microsoft Word Document

Counting words, lines and characters in Microsoft Word is quite an easy task. We will see how to count in both Word 2003 and Word 2007 versions, as both versions do this in slightly different manner.


How To Ping Your Blog Updates To Google And Other Services

ping-meYou own a blog and update it frequently, so the world should know it, isn’t it? Some blog owners complains that their blog posts are not getting listed for long time in Google, Bing and Ask. It helps to ping the site to let the rest of the Internet that you have added new content. In this article we will see how to ping your blog to services which will notify blog aggregates like Technorati, IceRocket, Newsgator and many more. Also how to notify search engines like Google, Bing and Ask.

If you have not pinged your blog before, you will need to have three pieces of information that the pinging services are going to request from you.


How The Amazon Kindle Works?

how-kindle-worksRecently I wrote an article about the reasons of Why Buy Kindle And Why Not, on the launch of Kindle in Indian markets. So I thought why not write on How Kindle Works for more insight. The online bookstore recently launched the Kindle2, a thinner version with more memory and other enhancements. So what’s the big deal about the Kindle? The Kindle is intricately linked to Amazon‘s online book store where there are more than 230,000 book titles to choose from. These books cost as little as $1 or as much as $10. In addition, there’s a selection of magazines, newspapers and blogs. And all this is delivered wirelessly to the Kindle, without the need for a PC. The Kindle2 can hold as many as 1,500 books. Fortunately, the Kindle now can be used internationally. Since the Kindle has a USB connection you can transfer certain documents to it from your PC, such as audible audio books, MP3 files and text documents.

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