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Manmohan Singh’s website rated far better than Zardari’s by BBC critic

Manmohan Singh’s website rated far better than Zardari’s by BBC criticLahore, Mar. 21: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s official website has been rated better than that of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari.

After comparing various South Asian leaders’ websites on the basis of layout, design and user friendliness, BBC News has given Indian prime Minister a score of six points out ten, while Zardari’s constantly “under construction” site got just four points.

E-Mail System of Indian PMO Hacked!

E-Mail System of Indian PMO Hacked!Here`s something to wake you up.   

For nearly 3 months during the last year, the E-mail system of the Indian Prime Minster's Office (PMO) remained affected by a computer virus.

It is learnt that the PMO e-mail communication system was affected by the technical error caused by the Microsoft Outlook Express between February and April 2008.

The PMO maintained that many e-mails forwarded to the office didn't reach the inbox. The authorities were able to find out the problem only in the month of April.

94pc of Facebookers hate its latest makeover

94pc of Facebookers hate its latest makeoverSydney, March 21: Facebook has left 94 per cent of its users, participating in a new poll, facing disappointment after making changes to its services.

The social-networking giant received the green signal from only six per cent of nearly 800,000 members who cast their votes.

Facebook had previously announced the makeover on every member’s homepage and changes were being introduced to a small percentage of its expanding 175 million members every day to prevent crashing the system.

Google removes dozens of photos from UK Street View service

Google removes dozens of photos from UK Street View serviceLondon, Mar 21: Google has removed several images from its new UK Street View application.

The firm was forced to pull some of the images from the street-mapping facility following complaints.

It is thought that the pictures removed contained revealing images of homes, a man entering a London sex shop, people being arrested and a man being sick.

"We''ve got millions of images, so the percentage removed was very small," Google''s Laura Scott told the BBC.

Gmail launches ''undo send'' feature

Gmail launches ''undo send'' featureNew York, March 21: All those who

Now, a device to read e-mails out for you while driving

Now, a device to read e-mails out for you while drivingLondon, Mar 20 : Imagine opening your inbox and a female voice alerting you to a new email and even reading it out for you. Well, it has now become a reality, thanks to a new device called iLane.

Designed for a car, iLane features a synthesised female voice, which alerts users when a new email has been received and reads out the message.

The gadget, by Intelligent Mechatronic Systems, even responds to the voice to draft a reply, reports the Telegraph.

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