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Facebook's Zuckerberg to sell 41.35 mn 'B' shares: regulators

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will sell 41.35 million 'B' shares in the company for tax purposes, US stock market regulators said on Thursday.

‘Don’t shoot the messenger’

Mike Hooper (50), chief executive officer, Commonwealth Games Federation, was disappointed and felt that instead of addressing the issues of the Organising Committee, Indian Olympic Association chief Suresh Kalmadi had chosen to attack him. Indraneel Das caught up with him.

'Computers will turn humans into pets'

With Robots, super beings and artificial intelligence creeping on mankind, the human race is destined to become little more than house pets in future, says the co-founder of Apple. Read on to know why.

The Youtube Story: Everybody’s got talent

Millions of people log on to YouTube every day to gain a little knowledge. You find video how-tos for just about anything – from applying makeup to removing scratches from DVDs, to moonwalking like Michael Jackson to solving the Rubik’s cube. Scores of nobodies are gaining instant stardom with YouTube’s free upload button.

Like, Tweet, Plant trees

How smart entrepreneurs are using the power of social media platforms to spread the environment message.

France bans words 'Twitter', 'Facebook'

The French government has said it will ban the use of the words 'Facebook' and 'Twitter' on television or radio programs. The reason for this is that the government does not want to...

Google moves on, ditches old browsers

Next time you want to ignore the update notification, you might want to reconsider. Reportedly, Google is all set to take away support from old internet browsers from August.

The hidden gems of 2011

It’s time to take stock of what the tech world has come up with till now. And 2011 has been spectacular. Great new products, serious innovation, fat and juicy controversies and a new breed of CEOs who have taken the fight to the enemy camp – it’s all good. Rajiv Makhni writes.

Facebook users have real lives too

Contrary to popular opinion, social network users actually do have real lives. Facebook users are more trusting, have more close friends and are more politically engaged.

Review: Apple Soap Opera

With iCloud, it looks as though the Apple soap opera really does deliver happy endings. It’s a tight efficient script, has all the ingredients in the right doses, works wonders every time and has now been used to launch and sell millions of devices.

Being A Twit: A Socially Irritable Tale

With all its jaw dropping stuff that the 140 character revolution has archived, Twitter does have some truly gut-wrenching irritants. So, Dear dorks on Twitter: here is an open letter just for you: Have fun. From Rajiv Makhni.

Top 10 gadgets and games

From gaming to the thinnest smartphone, Androids, and much morea, all the excitement and fun is waiting for you. Check out the best gadgets you can get hold of this year.

The one billion internet game: what clicks with Indians

Internet usage is India is growing and driving its growth is the obsessive usage of social media by 15 to 24 years olds - reveals a recent State of the internet report by Comscore with special focus on India. Rashmi Chugh writes. The definitive guide to internet trends

Is Google+ the new Facebook?

After the lukewarm response to Google Buzz, the search giant is back again - this time with the feature packed Google+. Touted as the rival to Facebook, the new social networking place has the online forums buzzing.

Now, design your own 3-D chocolate!

Do you want to design your own chocolate? A chocolate teapot has finally become a reality after scientists invented a technology that allows people to design their own 3D objects, which can be reproduced in chocolate.
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