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Facebook to allow users to shop directly from its app

In a move to let its users shop for clothes, shoes and other accessories online, Facebook Inc announced on Monday that it is testing several ad features that will allow users to shop from their mobile phones without leaving its app, according to Financial Post. Facebook wants to make the process of purchase via mobile phones smoother and help businesses ... Read More »

Astronauts replace pump to tackle ISS ammonia leak

Moscow: Expedition 35 crew members have removed and replaced a pump on a cooling system of the International Space Station (ISS) that may be leaking ammonia, NASA said. The astronauts Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn — have removed “a 260-pound pump controller box that may be the source of an ammonia leak on the International Space Station and replaced it ... Read More »

Top five music phones in India

Many people would not buy a phone unless it had FM or an MP3 player as these users are not satisfied with just the ability to make calls. If you are one of them, here are a few phones that will keep you humming all the time. Nokia N8 (Rs 22,699) Nokia N8 makes a great music player, especially since ... Read More »

Switch on phones as soon as plane lands

Air travelers will now be allowed to use mobile phones once the aircraft lands and clears the active runway. DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) has amended aircraft rules to allow the use of mobile phones by passengers once the aircraft clears the active runway except in cases when low visibility conditions exist at the airport. So far, the use ... Read More »

3G on your phone: auction begins today

New Delhi: It’s the biggest government auction ever and could rake in a whopping Rs 50,000 crores. The 3G (third generation radio frequency ) auction begins Friday and set to create mobile history in India. 3G allows faster connectivity and will offer host of value added services like internet TV, video-on-demand, audio-video calls and high-speed data exchange. Top telecom companies ... Read More »

Act now, or you’ll have e-waste mountain, UN tells India

India, China and other developing countries face “the spectre of hazardous e-waste mountains” unless they step up action to collect and recycle e-waste, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has warned. As sales of electronic products in India, China and other developing countries are set to rise sharply in the next 10 years, these “e-waste mountains” would have “serious consequences for ... Read More »