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Tweet Makes It Into The Oxford English Dictionary

After seven years of short 140-character bursts, memes and punchline hashtags, the term “tweet” has officially become a real word in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). Tweet can now correctly be used as either a noun or a verb (as in “Send me a tweet” or “Let me tweet that”) and joins the 54 year-old slang term “to have a ... Read More »

Shopping: Smartphone users prefer websites over apps

MUMBAI: More Indians prefer to log onto websites for shopping on their smartphones rather than using apps, a Nielsen Informate report said on Thursday. Close to 25% of smartphone users in the country prefer to shop on websites than use shopping apps, it said. “When it comes to accessing content on the smartphone, there has been an increasing preference for ... Read More »

Reputed websites under hacker threat: CERT-In

NEW DELHI: Websites of reputed government and private organisations are under threat from hackers, the Computer Emergency Response Team India (CERT-In) has said, warning users to be extra cautious while using the internet. “It is observed that some hacker groups are launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on websites of government and private organisations in India. The attacks may ... Read More »